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White and gray modern kitchen remodel with high gloss white cabinets by Jillian Lare Des Moines Interior Designer

A Dramatic White and Gray Modern Kitchen Remodel

Today I’m very excited to share the before and after photos from a dramatic makeover that transformed almost the entire main level of this traditional West Des Moines home. My client and her husband built this home for their family twenty years ago, and their taste and style had evolved

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Bay window dining nook, Sherwin Williams SW9165 Gossamer Veil

The Best Light Gray Paint Colors for Walls

This post was originally published in March 2015. It was updated in June 2019 to reflect my new favorite light gray paint colors for a fresh and updated interior. The gray paint trend is still going strong, and I am often asked about my favorite light gray paint colors for

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Master Bathroom Remodel - Photo by Cassandra Monroe

The Worst Bathroom Remodeling Mistakes You Can Possibly Make

I’m currently in the midst of designing several bathroom remodels and multiple bathrooms in new build homes, so I have bathroom design constantly on my mind lately. Bathrooms are one of my specialties and really how I got my start in Interior Design (along with kitchen design), so I’ve been

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budget friendly guest room tips

Twelve Ideas to Update Your Guest Room before the Holidays

It’s the last week of October, which means the holidays are right around the corner! If you’re expecting overnight guests this holiday season, now would be a great time to spruce up your guest bedroom to ensure that they experience a comfortable and cozy visit. It doesn’t have to be

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