Home Trends 2016

In spite of a strong luxury home market, smaller, more efficiently designed eco-friendly and smart homes are making a mark in current home trends. Well designed residential square footage that incorporates easy movement between everyday tasks accommodating contemporary lifestyles are gaining popularity. The real estate market has its eye on millennial and baby boomers who […]

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Kitchen Appliance Color Trends 2016

Although kitchen color trends are dominated by whites and off-whites according to the latest NKBA Kitchen & Bath Style Report, increasing popularity in grays, blacks and slate kitchen appliances that bring a classic and modern look to the most popular room in the home are gaining momentum for many reasons. If a splash of bold […]

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Inspired Design: Southern Kitchens

At the heart of southern interior design is the kitchen. It portrays the heart of the home and on behalf of the women and mothers who serve their families, it portrays a labor of love. With each holiday as meals are planned and families gather my thoughts go back to my family holidays that I […]

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Small Kitchen Trends: Beauty & Function

The square footage devoted to residential kitchens can be compared to prime real estate in the marketplace; location, location, location! Small kitchen trends refuse to take a back seat in combining beauty and function. With thoughtful planning you can have all the bells and whistles that a large kitchen enjoys in half the space. Small […]

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Inspired Kitchens with Amazing Pendant Lighting

Inspired kitchen design continues to amaze by drawing us in to take a closer look at how these kitchens are accessorized with lighting. Today we’ll take a look at how pendant lighting can add that finishing touch to a gorgeous space that makes family gatherings a real pleasure. According to the NKBA 2015 Kitchen & […]

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A Working Kitchen is a Mother’s Best Friend

Mother’s work very hard for their families and the kitchen is an integral part of success in serving a family well. A working kitchen implies that it contains all the necessary tools and appliances that makes serving your family a little easier. It can be a mother’s best friend. According to a Houzz survey a […]

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Top 10 Kitchen Trends for 2016

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) sought out over 400 designers that participated in a study to determine the top kitchen trends for 2015 that I believe will carryover into 2016. Overall, designers predict that contemporary designs will continue to gain in popularity with transitional styles ranked as the most popular with the respondents. […]

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