6 Reasons to Add Wallpaper in the Home

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Wallpaper is no longer a #throwbackthursday. It can be tricky applying wallpaper but the finished look can’t even be compared to paint. From the walls to the ceilings, wallpaper can go just about anywhere, in any room. While some are still afraid of the “permanent-cy”of wallpaper (hey, we totally made that word up, but you get it), we are going …

Storage Solutions

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Now that the kids are back in school, it’s time to get organized! One of the main reasons homes appear so clean is because they have nothing lying around. While this isn’t realistic, having plenty of storage to hide everything you don’t want your friends and family to see is key. We put together a list of different storage options …

Once You Go Black…

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Remember in middle school when wearing all black made you weird? Now wearing all black instantly makes you chic and sophisticated. The same goes with interior design. Black can be thought of as a depressing color, but when done right it can actually be used in a sophisticated and dramatic way to create a space that makes your guest say …

Why Staging Matters

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House hunting is stressful, yet exciting. You are making one of the biggest purchases of your life and it needs to be perfect! Yet you walk in a house and are surrounded with family portraits and instantly you feel like you’re intruding in someone else’s home. Or the home is cramped with big furniture or outdated décor and you can’t …

San Marco Flip

Florida Flippers John & Whitney Spinks Jacksonville Florida

Whew, this house was a challenge! This home had great bones and tons of charm; it just needed some love and a lot of hard work. Thankfully we didn’t come across too many complications, except learning how to function without sleep. We had a timeline of four weeks to complete this house – I repeat FOUR weeks! While we laughed …

Mixing the Old with the New in the Bathroom

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Bringing old pieces into a new bathroom remodel is a trend we love! Having everything new in your bathroom can feel sterile but when you add vintage pieces it adds loads of character and creates conversational pieces. We have noticed, especially living in Jacksonville that people want updated bathrooms but still want the charm and character of the house. Mixing …

DIY Pennant Banner- Jacksonville Florida

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  Hustle hard – that’s the motto at 27 South Design Group and we made a banner to prove it. We just moved in our office and wanted to make it our own. I am seeing so many pennant banners and thought that would be an easy and cheap ($10 total!) way to inspire us every day. This project is …