Her Heart is Her Home | Reflection

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  Her Heart is Her Home She shaped her daughters, influenced her sons, a labor of love, a life fully worn. She is a mother, her heart is her home. As days move on, now years long gone, reflections of laughter, hide and seek foregone, hugs and kisses still going on. My mother shaped me […]

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Spring Design

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Fresh and inviting make this home a perfect reflection of spring. Designed by Lauren DeLoach Interiors in partnership with the homeowner’s vast collection of inherited blue-and-white porcelain along with a touch of modern accents, we were instantly smitten with this calm, yet invigorating expression of a classic color scheme. Built-in bookcases, limestone fireplace by Francois […]

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Kitchen & Bath Trends 2019 | Best of KBIS

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KBIS, the premier kitchen and bath trade show, showcases and celebrates the best of the industry when it comes to the most innovative new kitchen and bath products every year. For all my prochef kitchen and bath enthusiasts I’m passing along vital product trend information that you can expect to see in future new home […]

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Inspired Design | Color & Pattern

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Influenced by a lifetime of world travels resulting in a vast collection of vintage collectibles after raising a family in a home-built in 1925 the homeowners were ready to lighten up the look and feel of their dated home. With a love for color and pattern Chicago based designer, Summer Thornton, shades of blue would […]

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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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