Reader's Favorites in 2016

It's been a great year for us in our first house tackling projects and now a renovation to update our 1920s home. Interior design and home improvement is a fun passion of mine and I appreciate everyone who has followed along on Blue Door Living this year!!! Your support means a lot, and I can't wait to share our home renovations with you all in 2017.


Best Of: IKEA Malm Series Hacks

You all know I love a good IKEA hack. When I saw this desk setup I instantly thought it could be re-created with two malm dressers and a piece of wood or composite stacked on top. It's been your favorite of the year.

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Decorating When Your Front Door Opens Into Your Living Room

One of my biggest design challenges since moving into our house was how to decorate our front room that serves as our entryway and our family room. I tried out a lot of different layouts and ended up with a layout influenced by the Houzz community that has been perfect for us!

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Our Paint Color Reveal 

Moving into our house one of the first things we did was pick the paint to refresh the walls before we moved in. After a lot of research, I settled on a few neutrals from a warm white to a warm gray that I have loved in our home.

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16 Of The Best Home Decor Trends In 2016

There were some great trends that came into play in 2016 from black faucets to boldly colored trim to bold runners in the kitchen. What were your favorites?

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11 Backsplash Alternatives To Subway Tile

While I love the classic style of subway tile especially when it's beveled, there are so many other options showing up in kitchens this year from the bold and colorful to gorgeous full marble walls.

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