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January 3, 2020

This year Mark and I have decided to focus on finishing home improvement projects around the house so that we can move on to some new dreams and goals! To stay on track we decided to do a “project of the month” each month. This way we focus on one thing at a time. And […]

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Before & After – A Small Living Room Renovation

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January 3, 2020

The living room space in our house was in desperate need of a makeover! It had good bones with a large front window, wood-burning fireplace and vaulted ceilings. But it was also extremely dated and in need of a facelift! We transformed it on a budget with a little creativity! Here are our best tips […]

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Small House Renovation – A Modern Farmhouse Makeover

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January 2, 2020

When we first set eyes on our current home, it was most definitely not love at first sight! But it was in a prime location, the price was right and it came with 4 beautiful treed and fenced acres of land. It even had its own pond! When we drove down the driveway something about […]

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7 Tiny Master Bathroom Design Tips

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January 2, 2020

When we were house hunting one thing that was high on our list of wants was a master bedroom with an ensuite bathroom. Well, our wish was granted with this house…sort of!! The ensuite bathroom was incredibly small and we had to get creative to make it functional! Here are 7 tiny master bathroom design […]

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7 Small Master Bedroom Design Ideas

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January 2, 2020

Just like the rest of our house, our master suite was not large! We had to get creative to really make the space work for us! Here are some small master bedroom design ideas for maximizing your space! #1 Maximize Storage We added Ikea Pax wardrobes in one corner of the space so that Mark […]

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How to Make a Small Dining Space Functional & Pretty!

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January 1, 2020

The only dining space in our main house is the eat-in nook in the kitchen. It’s very small and has an awkward layout with patio doors to the back deck behind it and stairs and a doorway on either side! It was a bit of a design challenge, but we managed to make our small […]

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Best of The Ginger Home 2019

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December 31, 2019

I’ve teamed up with some amazing bloggers to share our top 10 posts of 2019 to ring in the New Year! These are the posts that really resonated this year and I can’t wait to get started on what’s coming up for The Ginger Home in 2020! Top Ten Posts of 2019 #10 Christmas Front […]

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The Best Ways To Organize A Small Kitchen

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December 31, 2019

Our kitchen is fairly small at 11ft x 12ft! It feels larger because of the open floor plan, but the cabinetry space is limited so we maximize every square inch! Read on for our ideas on the best ways to organize a small kitchen! We gutted and renovated this kitchen in 2011. If you want […]

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12 Reasons to Embrace Small Space Living

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December 31, 2019

I truly believe that any house can be a home no matter what the size! Our house is a 1350 sq ft bungalow built in 1993. It took vision to see it’s potential, but now we love small space living! We chose to buy a smaller home for many reasons! Here are the top 10: […]

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6 Easy Winter Decorating Ideas

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December 28, 2019

After the beautiful chaos of Christmas, I always crave minimalism and simplicity in my home. When all the garlands and trees have been packed away and the festivities are over I relish the task of refreshing and organizing our spaces for the coming year. I’ve outlined 6 easy winter decorating ideas to transition your home […]

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