Alison Rubenstein

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Traditional Design Style 101

November 13, 2017
By: Alison Rubenstein
Welcome to your one-stop shop for learning how to create a traditional design style in your own home! In this post, you'll learn all about how to give each room in your home that classic, traditional feel.
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5 Kitchen Appliances You NEED This Thanksgiving!

October 30, 2017
By: Alison Rubenstein
Halloween is already almost here, and that means Thanksgiving and the holidays are fast approaching! Here is a definitive list of the top 5 kitchen appliances you must have this holiday season! 1. Paneled Refrigerator
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Northern VA Basement Remodeling

October 12, 2017
By: Alison Rubenstein
The first thought many homeowners have when preparing for the holidays is: “Where am I going to host everyone??” Whether you are hosting out of town guests for days or entertaining for just a few hours, you are already anticipating all of the cleaning and decorating that will go into the preparations. Here are a few tips for creating that perfect accommodating space in your basement!
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Northern Virginia Handyman: Fall Home Maintenance

September 28, 2017
By: Alison Rubenstein
The air is getting chilly, the leaves are falling from the trees, and the kids have gone back to school… That can only mean one thing – fall is here! As the seasons change and you begin to get ready for the cold weather, don’t forget to prepare your Northern Virginia home as well! Your yard, house exterior, and so much more require regular home maintenance throughout the year to ensure everything is working properly. Here are some things you shouldn’t forget about during fall and winter home upkeep.
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Bathroom Remodeling Northern VA

September 17, 2017
By: Alison Rubenstein
Bathroom Design Trends in Northern VA As summer comes to an end and autumn draws closer, you start spending more time indoors- so why not make your next project revamping your bathroom? Check out these new trends for bathroom renovations! Looking to create a relaxing oasis? Try a freestanding bath tub! They’re perfect for soaking away the approaching cold weather. (Via Baltimore At Home, Style Me Pretty, Moss Building & Design) Freestanding tubs are so versatile, they'll fit in any style bathroom. Rustic, modern, or traditional- you can design around it any way you want! Place it in your bathroom alone or in conjunction with a shower for the full experience. Select a tub with jets for a jacuzzi experience, or keep it simple! 
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Bedroom Design Trends in Northern VA

July 12, 2017
By: Alison Rubenstein
Imagine graduating college and moving back into your parents’ house, to a room you decorated when you were 12 years old. That was me about a month ago; pool blue walls with multi-colored waves I painted myself to match one side of my reversible brown polka-dotted comforter. What a view. Knowing it was time to have my bedroom match my current lifestyle, I set about doing my own little bedroom redesign project! I'm going to walk you through my design process, introduce you to a few of the latest trends in the "young adult" world, and provide you with some great ideas for your guest room!
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