• April‘s Color of the Month

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    Article Courtesy- https://www.sherwin-williams.com/architects-specifiers-designers/inspiration/inspiration-videos/year-in-color/sw-video-cotm-apr2018-asd

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  • High-Gloss Design, High-Impact Results

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    High-Gloss Design, High-impact Results blog updated by Monica Rose Designs

    We asked savvy design pros how they use high-gloss finishes — here are some of their best ideas — plus product tips to pull off this lacquered effect.

    By Molly Burke

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  • Why Our Customers Love Us

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    Why Our Customers Love Us -  Monica Rose Designs

    At Monica Rose Designs, we prioritize customer service and satisfaction. To let you know just how committed we are to your happiness, here’s what a few delighted customers had to say about us:

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  • Announcing the new website

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    Announcing the new website -  Monica Rose Designs

    We are delighted to announce the launch of our new website!

    Our new website provides our existing and prospective clients a simple yet interactive view of our work and the services we offer. 

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  • Remove Clutter!

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    This may seem very obvious but it is one of the most difficult and time consuming items on this list. It includes not only clearing off surface countertop spaces but also these areas:

    • Clean out closets - Ideally you should aim for about 20% of empty space in your closets. The master bedroom closet is especially important. My general rule of thumb is if you haven't worn it in over 3 years you are unlikely to.
    • Pantry cabinets - This space should look well organized and not over crowded.
    • Bathroom cabinets and linen closets - The more well organized these spaces are the…

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  • Repaint rooms in a lighter colour palette

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    Paint is still one of the least expensive ways to decorate a room. Freshly painted walls in a light neutral colour will brighten a room and give a clean fresh look.

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  • Change flooring to be more uniform

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    Also one of the more expensive upgrades you can do but it can have a huge impact. If you have old stained carpets mixed with vinyl flooring try updating to a laminate floor throughout. Generally people like to see all of your main floor living spaces in a hard surface flooring not carpet. Laminate or engineered hardwood especially in a wider plank look (at least 5" wide) will update the entire look of your home.

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  • Group accessories into focal point areas

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    Having too many accessories scattered throughout a house is similar to having too much clutter. Edit accessories into clear focal point areas like the dining room table, coffee table, fireplace mantle, dining room sideboard etc. You also don't want to eliminate all of your accessories as this can make a home feel sterile and unlived in. You want to strike a good balance between making a home feel inviting but without feeling over personalized.

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  • Edit your bedroom furniture

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    If you have traditional heavy furniture in your bedroom consider not using all of the pieces or of changing out an old wood bed frame for an upholstered headboard in a lighter neutral colour.

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  • Change to lighter new bed linens

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    You can find inexpensive duvet cover and comforter sets at many retailers that can add brightness and a fresh look to bedrooms.

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