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Kelly Anderson (RefreshedDesigns)
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Lives in Fredericton, NB, Canada
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Etsy is one of my favourite sources  of  affordable, quality, handmade and vintage home decor. It's the 10th anniversary of this amazing marketplace for makers, so I've devised a list of top 10 products to celebrate. Below are my  top 10 picks  to create a simple (and stylish)  home. These products are made from natural materials, promote healthy living, or pay homage to our heritage. They remind us to slow down, relax, and let simple ...
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I love seeing an interesting vignette in homes. It instantly gives me a glimpse into the personality of the homeowner. Vignettes are really easy ways to make your space meaningful and beautiful, and they're also a cinch to change up regularly with other things you own. I change up the vignettes ...
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One of the biggest problems I see a lot of clients and friends struggling with is a small entryway with little room to organize and store stuff. The family ends up tripping over shoes and jackets and getting irritated every time they enter. That's not the way our homes should greet us!
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Oh bathrooms - such small rooms that cause such big headaches for a lot of homeowners. Bathrooms need to function well so that day-day is made easy, and ideally be beautiful at the same time. But to be both practical and stylish means making a lot of decisions on finishes, storage and lighting, ...
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Is the stuff in your home overflowing and preventing you from having a serene, joyful and stress-free home? Invest in vessels. A vessel, as defined by the Oxford Dictionary, is any hollow container. One of my favourite vessels for storage is a recycled glass jar - I use them for practically ...
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4 tips to make choosing your kitchen backsplash easier!
Wow, don't you just love the options for amazing kitchen backsplashes these days? All manner of materials, colours and patterns are accessible and pretty easy to install as well. So, with such a wide array of choice, how do you select the best one for your kitchen?
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I'm working with an amazing client right now who is turning her big open-floorplan basement space into a comfy, relaxing spot for her family. The room needs to function: 1) as an entertainment space for watching movies; 2) as a family office space with a computer and desk; 3) as a craft/play area for her sweet daughter; and  4) as a traffic zone/storage area for entering and exiting into the hot-tub outside, where she and her hu...
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I just love blue ticking fabric, don't you? It's feels so summer coastal cottage - I can smell the strawberries and saltwater breeze now. So when I spotted the iconic pattern in a cotton duvet cover at IKEA, I grabbed it. I decided that I would use it to lighten up my bedroom for summer - by ...
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Have you visited Urban Jungle Bloggers yet? It's a wonderful site with lots of inspiring images of plants in homes around the world. It's quite amazing to see how plants have been embraced as a decorative and healthy addition to homes small and large. urban jungle in small condo ...
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In my small condo I've created a work space in the main living area, as I showed you in this post. Now that Spring has finally arrived, I wanted a quick update to make it feel a little warmer and colourful. Enter a Spring office refresh - with no budget.
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Live by Design.
Introduction is all about sustainable and natural home design and style that enables a more natural, joyful and purposeful life. I'm all for consuming less, living simply, and creating spaces and events that are stylish, holistic and leave a small footprint on our beautiful Earth. 
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Fredericton, NB, Canada
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Creating zones for large multi-purpose rooms

I'm working with an amazing client right now who is turning her big open-floorplan basement space into a comfy, relaxing spot for her family

Top 10 Etsy Products for a Simple Home

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Winter and Humidity

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Why White Works

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