Jane Dagmi

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jane Dagmi is the Communications Manager for Parlore, an interior design project management app, and a curious observer of the way people live, shop and decorate. Jane lives in the Ft. Lauderdale area with her two daughters, and takes on occasional freelance styling and writing jobs. Check her out on Google+!

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APRIL 16, 2015 | THURSDAY
Clean Faster with 8 Secrets from the Pros

You know the feeling: At the first sign of warm weather, the desire to clean house is at an all time high. However, for today's time-starved homeowners, sometimes this traditional spring ...

JULY 14, 2014 | MONDAY
Sitting Pretty: 11 Amazing Chair Makeovers

Chairs are hospitable and versatile. Adding a couple of great chairs is an easy and affordable way to give a space a new look—plus, chairs are a cinch to reposition and move around as nee...

MAY 14, 2014 | WEDNESDAY
House Tour: Chicago's C3 Modular House

Jeffrey Sommers's C3 Prefab modular house is a landmark of new urban architecture—and the first of its kind in Chicago. Although the structure was quick to construct, its genesis was less...

MAY 5, 2014 | MONDAY
Beyond Recognition: 10 Rooms Totally Transformed

DIY bloggers are a talented bunch. Skilled in carpentry, styling, and social media, they constantly challenge themselves with home makeover projects that last anywhere from a weekend to w...

APRIL 14, 2014 | MONDAY
Before and After: 9 Totally Amazing Mobile Home Makeovers

Manufactured housing has always been an affordable alternative to site-built homes. Older models especially can be scooped up at a reasonable price, providing prospective buyers a relativ...

MARCH 19, 2014 | WEDNESDAY
Spring Cleaning? 8 Helpful Tips from Merry Maids to Ease You Through

Second only to a new mother’s instinct to nest is the desire to clean house at the first signs of winter thaw. Debra Johnson, a 16-year veteran of Merry Maids and now curriculum manager f...

FEBRUARY 26, 2014 | WEDNESDAY
Antiquing vs. Distressing: 8 Tips on Creating the Look and Patina of a Genuine Antique

Marian Parsons—mother, wife, and creative soul—was crushing on hand-painted antique European furniture. She coveted the timeworn look but couldn’t rationalize the price or preciousness, e...

FEBRUARY 13, 2014 | THURSDAY
Decorating with Chocolate: 12 Ways to Soothe a Style Craving with a Delicious Color

Walk into any store or turn a page in almost any magazine this month and witness the very publicly celebrated relationship between chocolate and pleasure. As award-winning food photograph...

FEBRUARY 7, 2014 | FRIDAY
Awesome Accents: 17 Ways to Make Any Space Pop with Color

Brilliant, bright, creamy, rich, dazzling color, whether used liberally or sparingly, can make a significant impact in a space. Much like a colorful scarf takes a neutral outfit in a bold...

JANUARY 24, 2014 | FRIDAY
Drab to Fab: 10 Fantastic Furniture Makeovers

Whether they involve repainting, resizing, or retrofitting, furniture makeovers are very popular in the DIY world. While original finishes and old-world style certainly have merit, there'...