Beauty & Durability of Natural Stone | A Conversation with Loretta Willis

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Designers have a way of spotting an object of beauty and its application for a design project and natural stone is no exception. The qualities alone command consideration such as was the case with a recent project of mine that involved updating a client’s newly purchased home. When the time came to make a decision […]

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Design Trends | Holiday Tables & More

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Holiday design is in high gear and excitement is growing as so many of us are looking for ways to enhance our existing holiday decor or start anew and I want to help by sharing some amazing arrangements that are sure to jump-start decorating for your home. Personalizing your decor is a popular trend and […]

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Color of the Year 2019 | Benjamin Moore Metropolitan

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“Sleek, sophisticated, soft gray with cool undertones” describes Metropolitan (AF-690), Benjamin Moore’s Color of the Year 2019 and wants to become your new neutral according to House Beautiful. Applied as an accent to this striking kitchen designed by Mark Lee & Ed the beams and shelving have a calming effect on the overall feel of […]

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Design Trends | Amazing Foyers

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It’s that time of the year when entertaining and holiday events begin to fill our calendars and our homes and the foyer takes center stage in setting a welcoming tone to our visitors. If your entryway needs a little updating get ready to be inspired by an array of amazing foyers that will give your […]

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Flooring Trends 2019

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Kitchen and bath remodels top the renovation list according to a recent survey conducted by Houzz and flooring decisions demand respect as it accounts for a sizable percent  of the total budget allocation. There are strong influencers that drive our flooring decisions; lifestyle demands, ease of care and durability, color, texture, finish and region all […]

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Beautiful Kitchen Trends | Backsplash Design

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The home renovation boom continues its three-year track with strong spending with kitchen and bath projects topping the list according to the Houzz & Home Survey earlier this year. Highest in frequency and spend, kitchen renovations topped the list (followed by guest bathrooms and master bathrooms). Whether you are considering a kitchen renovation or purchasing […]

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