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Q. Monique Allen is a Washington, D.C. based residential interior design and lifestyle blog dedicated to capturing and chronicling my experience as a first time custom home builder, consultant on design projects, and consumer of all things "mountain modern" including furniture, fabric, accessories, lighting, and more.

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We all love a great find. Estate sales (aka tag sales and auctions)are an amazing way to buy desinger housewares, linen furniture, artwork, and even clothes and jewlery. Right now, I have a mere 6 months to furnish an enitre vacation rental. From every piece of furniture to every individual spoon, fork and knife... I have to fill 3,500 square feet of space with furiture and accessories tht will keep my guests coming back and provide my family a comfortable place to retreat...

Two months ago, I gave birth to the most amazing little guy! Good news? He was born happy and healthy! Bad news? I gained 40 pounds. While I have about 5 stubborn pounds to go to get back to my pre-pregnancy weight, I've stalled for the past 2 weeks with little progress. The weeks have been manageable for me. I can control my diet and exercise. However, now that I'm no longer home-bound and I'm ready to re-enter my old life, the weekends have become a major challenge to my...

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Q. Monique Allen

Have you ever felt like there is something really special that brings you joy that you simply don't do enough of? I'm not sure what that might be for you, but for me, it's feeding my passion for interior design, furniture and the arts (all of them - visual, performing, culinary...). With a full time career in financial services in Washington, DC, a bustling family, a demanding schedule (and the list goes on), it's tough to find time for things that you love! But, I've committed to MORE. More inspiration...more hands on expression of my own creativity...and more beauty in my world. As I explore and expand my own space and fill it with chic "mountain modern" design, experiences, and ideas, I look forward to using this lifestyle and design blog to share them with you.

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