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How to make a reclaimed wood accent wall: Design Group of Philadelphia has it in the works!

Tools you will need:  Hammer, Gloves, Pry Bar, 1 Thick Block of Wood, Hand Sander, Wood Stain, and Several Shipping Pallets.
If you are going for a rustic and chic look for a room, creating a reclaimed wood accent wall can transform the space from a rather normal experience to an exciting, warm, unique and sophisticated look. Here at Design Group of Philadelphia we’ve been working hard at trying to achieve this look for a client at a very low cost, and so it says “practice makes perfect” I feel as though we’ve got the technique down!

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Is it summer yet!?

  As the weather starts to turn to a colder and dimmer environment, it’s got us imagining what a brighter and more inviting home would look like. Where would we like to be? What kind of space could transport us back to warmer days? The best possible answer…The beach. Here are some suggestions on transitioning your home into a light, airy, warm and exciting beachy vibe without it being overwhelmingly cliché.

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There's More to a Floor

The kitchen is the heart of the home; it’s where you cook, gather, and eat together. With all its frequent use it may be in need of updating. One thing you may consider is changing your kitchen flooring.  Now a days we have access to a plethora of materials whether it be cork, rubber, or wood. All of these types of flooring have their pros and cons, so you may want to consider the care that goes into them, cost, and their function. Here are a variety of flooring options, their functionality, and durability.

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It’s about that time where the trees are going to start changing, the weather cooling down, and we’ll begin staying indoors a whole lot more. Cider will be brewing, fires roasting, and snuggling will be had! With the eminent coming of winter I think it is the perfect time to make small changes to your home in preparation for staying indoors. Here are a few interior design suggestions on getting ready for the chilly season. Just like fashion, color schemes change from season to season.

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