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Thanksgiving Tablescape

The holiday season is officially here with Thanksgiving coming up this week! If you are lucky enough to be hosting this year, you are already tackling your to-do list of grocery shopping and house prepping. Something that is at times overlooked but can be a simple task is a beautiful table setting! Now, no matter…

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Wednesday Rundown

If you stopped in at our lounge area at the recent Rooted event, held at the beautiful Garthered Oaks in Alexandria, MN, you could not have missed the mood boards that we brought along. They were layered with mixed materials, textures and cozy color palettes and are helping to lead our favorite listing for this…

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Favorite Fall Refresh

Thanks for joining us for another grouping of our current favorites! Fall has officially arrived, and with the change of seasons comes a personal desire to clean, organize, and freshen up spaces directing the theme for this post. This is definitely something that can be done without buying anything, but with all the great new…

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Sunday “How-to”

This Sunday I’d like to talk about how to create and style an entryway! No space is too small to create a welcoming and functional entry into your home and I find it a necessity to have a little organization at the point of entry, not only for your guests but for your own well…

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Pinspirations for the week.

Here we are at the start of another week! I wanted to start off sharing some of my top pin picks, what I’ve been interested in, and finding inspiration for! I’m going to start out with my sweet tooth. My daughter and I have been in sync with each other craving lemon! I’m even going…

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Come and have a seat.

The inevitable truth that summer is beginning to wind down, has me thinking of hanging out indoors. Inviting friends to gather around a coffee table, sipping on our beverage of choice while playing a game. Reading books in front of the window on a chilly morning, or having a movie night! Now that I have…

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We love a good #shelfie!

Yes, you read that right…we are talking about shelves. Shelving is a common necessity in your home, and there are a few simple tricks to take them from looking cluttered and boring to something you love to look at! Here are our top 3 tips for a perfectly styled shelfie. FUNCTION Obviously the most important thing…

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Hawthorne Dental Office Remodel

SGD took an out dated, tired, uimpressive foyer and restroom to the next level! We were  more than thrilled to transform this space into a warm, inviting, updated, interesting and architectural first impression. There are hundreds of people walking through here daily and our goal was for them to smile as they entered. After all,…

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[ ‘HOO_GA' ]

In the Design world, from scratch is my favorite. (Just like baking!)  I have the privilege and honor to do what I love the most and create custom spaces and transform spaces from mediocre at best to what I think is its calling, its potential, its destiny.  I love the challenge of it and coming…

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