Life & Home By Design: Gratefulness & Family

Gratefulness and family are two words that are intrinsically woven into the fiber of relationships that share life together; they are seldom mentioned under the assumption that they exist, taken for granted often from the parents down to the youngest sibling. An entitlement expressed most often when it is not shown or when treated unfairly. […]

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Kitchen Trends 2015: Countertops

As for interior spaces the kitchen I believe will forever be the most popular space in the home and we are always searching for the latest and greatest when our turn comes to update, renovate or build a brand new one. Countertops are one of the major investment elements following your cabinet choice and while […]

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Decorating Trends 2014-2015: Luxurious Textiles

Dramatic Scale ~ Glamour ~ Sophistication describe the direction of textile design for the home today! Finely woven linen prints derived from an antique Chinese painted silk mural panel. Known for blending her love of Chinoiserie, color and bold patterns Mary McDonald is a textile designer that I would like to feature today. She “reinterprets […]

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Kitchen Trends 2015

Thinking about updating your kitchen or building a new one? Then let’s talk kitchens and a few ‘must’ considerations for the most hardworking space in your home! Long term view: In terms of function and space what matters now and what will matter in the season to come…consider the must haves for efficiency sake. Smart […]

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Fall Design Trends for Home: Back To School

Our home is our design project, forever evolving into that ultimate look that seems to change a little or a lot with every season. Well, fall is approaching and its time to make a decision that will help prepare us for the holidays; you know, the one thing that you had intended to be ready […]

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Your Design Style, Pt. II

In our previous post “Your Design Style, Pt. I” we discussed three great design styles that you are welcomed to take a look at (Classic Traditional, Eclectic and Classic Contemporary). As stated before, decorating styles have evolved as our lifestyles have evolved continuing to adapt to new environments. In discovering your decorating style let’s take […]

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Color Forecast 2014, Sherwin Williams

Let’s talk color forecast for 2014 for a minute and I think you will be pleased to find out that next years forecast has something for everyone as color trends go. Sherwin-Williams has presented four categories according to their release of “The State of Color” which includes four categories, “four distinct palettes reflecting the world […]

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