Holiday Decorating Trends

It’s that time again and we’re all looking for holiday inspiration that will add a fresh touch to our existing Christmas decorations. You will find a sampling of all styles of decorating, just enough to inspire from decorative tablescapes to gift wrapping to tree toppers that promise to spark a new approach or encouragement to enhance […]

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Decorator Show House Winners

Bold and glamorous color, wallcoverings, lush textiles and mixed patterns run a common thread through the annual Kips Bay Decorator Show House offerings. A true winner at showcasing the creative talents of top designers to benefit the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club. Study each space, examine the layers of design and the magnificent attention […]

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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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Decorating Trends 2015-2016

Taking a look at decorating trends before tackling your next renovation project or purchase of a new home can pay huge dividends in the long-term. Decorating Trends 2015-2016 offers a snapshot of the major interior design trend categories that once incorporated, will add value and enjoyment to your home for years to come. Color Trends: […]

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Color Trends 2015: Pantone Names Marsala Color of 2015

Pantone, the global color authority according to The Gourmet Retailer, has created quite the buzz by naming Marsala, an earthy wine red hue as the Color of the Year for 2015! Pantone’s Leatrice (Lee) Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute describes the 2015 color choice as “Nurturing and fulfilling, Marsala is a natural […]

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Holiday Table Settings From Popular Interior Designers

The art of decorating a table begins with inspiration, imagination and coordination of different design elements. In the case of a recent House Beautiful challenge to 15 popular interior designers who were given a simple but elegant line of PB White china from Pottery Barn with one criteria: to create a table setting around this […]

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