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Hi, I'm Julie, Chief Executive Empress of my little apple green design studio.

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When I'm not out visiting a client or searching for just the right  product for a project, I can probably be found in my happy little studio (painted the perfect shade of green), busy drawing up new ideas for a cool kitchen or a "spa-licious" bathroom. I like to share the fun stuff I find along the way!

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Have you decorated your Christmas tree yet? Mine’s not up, but there's still a little time, right?! Whether you need a little inspiration or a little laugh this season, here’s something fun for ya. I’ve put together my second annual Creative Christmas Trees collection, and there's some unusual ones. It’s amazing wh...

'Tis the season for holiday get-togethers, and that might mean friends or family coming into town to stay with you, and they’re gonna want a place to sleep. Whether you have a dedicated guest room, or your office or playroom will double as a bedroom for a few days, you want them to feel at home and happy that they’ve c...

Crazy to think about it, but the holiday season is nearly upon us, and in less than two weeks we’ll be stuffing ourselves with turkey (and stuffing).  If you’re hosting Thanksgiving dinner, you’ll not only have to think of turkey and stuffing, but also what the table looks like. If the thought of decorating is your least f...

So if you read my blog post last week, you’ll remember the rainbow of alternative colors I showed you for Christmas decorating. Well. As I was looking for all those lovely, colorful options to share with you, I also ran across some clever and humorous Christmas trees that people had created. So, thinking we could all use a...

Ever thought about decorating your home for Christmas in your favorite color rather than the traditional red and green? Here is a rainbow of color inspiration for your holiday decorating!

You work hard to decorate the main part of the house to inspire holiday cheer, but have you thought about paying some Christmas attention to your powder room or hall bath? After all, guests are going to spend a little time in that room too, if you know what I mean.

I hope you had a lovely Thanksgiving full of family and friends and good food. We had a gorgeous dinner (all 17 of us!) at my niece’s darling little house in Camas, and I STILL feel full.

December is just a week away and, hang on(!), Christmas is going to be here before we know it. So to get us both in the holiday mood, I’ve...

Well here it is. Thanksgiving is less than a week away, and I’ve put off writing about last minute holiday centerpieces as long as I can. Oh, the irony, but I’m sure my procrastination will lend this little post that all-important tone of authenticity. Not to mention panic!

So if you haven’t gotten around to figuring out you...

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