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The Lavender Trellis

Those first two paragraphs said it so aptly for me. I wish I could hand it to clients, or the entire article, lol, before we even begin! Thank you!

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LampsUSA

Great article. I also love the discussion in the comments' section. Good job everyone!

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Turnstyle Design

YES - such clarity and the importance of an eyes open approach is so helpful to getting it right. Thank you for publishing in this very concise way.

   
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