Tamara’s Techniques

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Countertops | Marble, Quartz, or Granite?

As you may have noticed in our houses on Season 1 of Bargain Mansions, I'm a HUGE fan of Quartz countertops.  I love the clean and classic feel they bring to a kitchen. To me, it just feels elegant.. and that's the vibe I usually go for in my kitchens. What I love...

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Rosehill House | Living + Entryway

A few weeks ago, I walked you all through the STUNNING kitchen and dining area of the beautiful Rosehill house and as promised, we'll go through the rest of the first floor today. Like I mentioned, I've been working with this client and her family for years. They're...

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My Bargain Mansions Wardrobe!

Happy Hump Day, everyone! First off.. for those of you who always reach out and compliment my outfits from the show, thank you! I appreciate your kind words and encouragement more than you know! One of the tricky (but fun!) things about having a camera crew follow you...

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Tamara’s Tips | Best Floral Shop in KC

Happy Hump Day and more importantly, HAPPY VALENTINES DAY, everyone! I hope you guys have had a great start to your week! It has been FRIGID here in Kansas City lately, but it is supposed to get up to 60 today and I am SO HAPPY about it! I don't know about you all,...

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Rosehill House | Kitchen + Dining

Happy Friday, friends! CHEERS to the (almost) weekend! Today, I want to walk you through the kitchen and dining space of a beeaauuutiful home I worked on a while back. As you all know, I spend most of my time working on old, decrepit houses that have 8 million things...

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My Favorite Trends | Herringbone Tile

One of my FAVORITE trends we incorporated into our homes on Season 1 of Bargain Mansions is HANDS DOWN, herringbone tile. I seriously don't think I have ever loved a tile pattern more than I love this one. Trust me, I do not discriminate against other tile patterns,...

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Lake House | Living Room + Master Suite

Happy Hump Day, everyone! I hope everyone had a very Merry Christmas! I can't believe I'm writing my final blog post for Season 1 of Bargain Mansions!! Being able to share our homes with all of you through the show and our new blog has been such a pleasure and I can't...

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Lake House | Kitchen

Hey everyone! It's FRIDAYYYYY! I hope you all are officially on your holiday break and enjoying some R&R! My family and I are actually in the sunny state of California for the holidays seeing some family, so we are enjoying some warmer temperatures and quality...

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