A Thankful Table

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Thankfulness is a feeling of gratitude, an expression of thanks and the Thanksgiving season causes us to pause from busy schedules to reflect on the people and circumstances that have made our lives fruitful. The first Thanksgiving was celebrated in 1621 when the Pilgrims celebrated a good harvest. Today, the meaning of harvest is reflected […]

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HIDEAGATE | The Perfect Solution to Your Home

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Home is not just a place for shelter, it is a place that befriends loving relationships that protect those we love and in the context of this post, a place of safety for our young children and pets. If you have little ones running around the house or pets that need to be kept from […]

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Color of the Year 2018 | Benjamin Moore ‘Caliente’

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“Strong, radiant and full of energy” perfectly describe Benjamin Moore’s 2018 Color of the Year, Caliente (AF-290) whose powerful and bold statement reminds me of This is Us, the popular new TV show that befriends standing apart in a bold and confident way. Crowned “the signature color of a modern architectural masterpiece” by Ellen O’Neill […]

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Kitchen of the Year 2017 | House Beautiful

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  San Francisco designer Jon de la Cruz is the creative and talented eye behind the luxurious future oriented Kitchen of the Year 2017 in partnership with Thermador and House Beautiful. This 10th Annual Showcase takes on a modern application to traditional kitchen design as the stainless steel Hillside 10-inch depth farmhouse style sink by […]

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Luxurious Outdoor Living

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While enjoying a great Labor Day meal my thoughts went out to you all who frequently visit my blog in wonder of how you were spending your day honoring those you love who work so hard providing for you as well as your hard work being honored. I envisioned your family and friends gathered in […]

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Grand Design | Southeastern Designer Showhouse 2017

Page stopping, jaw dropping inspired interior design describes my first reaction to this years Southeastern Designer Showhouse in Atlanta, Georgia. The remarkable collaboration of architect Yong Pak, builder Michael Ladisic and a very talented interior design team produced stunning results in this historic renovation and “spectacular display of forward-thinking, traditional-minded design,” according to Atlanta Homes […]

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Popular Kitchen Design Trends 2018

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Strong kitchen design trends are popping up in popular designer showcases, competitions and new home builder models. For starters, kitchens are commanding greater square footage as the central hub and multi-functional space in the home. As a result, it makes sense that connecting spaces are open to the kitchen for ease of traffic flow. Exceptional […]

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