A Thankful Table

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Thankfulness is a feeling of gratitude, an expression of thanks and the Thanksgiving season causes us to pause from busy schedules to reflect on the people and circumstances that have made our lives fruitful. The first Thanksgiving was celebrated in 1621 when the Pilgrims celebrated a good harvest. Today, the meaning of harvest is reflected […]

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Color of the Year 2018 | Benjamin Moore ‘Caliente’

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“Strong, radiant and full of energy” perfectly describe Benjamin Moore’s 2018 Color of the Year, Caliente (AF-290) whose powerful and bold statement reminds me of This is Us, the popular new TV show that befriends standing apart in a bold and confident way. Crowned “the signature color of a modern architectural masterpiece” by Ellen O’Neill […]

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Kitchen of the Year 2017 | House Beautiful

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  San Francisco designer Jon de la Cruz is the creative and talented eye behind the luxurious future oriented Kitchen of the Year 2017 in partnership with Thermador and House Beautiful. This 10th Annual Showcase takes on a modern application to traditional kitchen design as the stainless steel Hillside 10-inch depth farmhouse style sink by […]

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Luxurious Outdoor Living

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While enjoying a great Labor Day meal my thoughts went out to you all who frequently visit my blog in wonder of how you were spending your day honoring those you love who work so hard providing for you as well as your hard work being honored. I envisioned your family and friends gathered in […]

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Grand Design | Southeastern Designer Showhouse 2017

Page stopping, jaw dropping inspired interior design describes my first reaction to this years Southeastern Designer Showhouse in Atlanta, Georgia. The remarkable collaboration of architect Yong Pak, builder Michael Ladisic and a very talented interior design team produced stunning results in this historic renovation and “spectacular display of forward-thinking, traditional-minded design,” according to Atlanta Homes […]

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Inspired Design | Restored to Life

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This inspiring design project deserves a shout out. A historical treasure in the Atlanta area (Buckhead), it was nearly destroyed by fire, razed to its foundation in 2014 according to its owner, Gerry Hull. Originally designed by architect Neel Reid, the restoration was placed into the hands of D. Stanley Dixon Architect firm who would […]

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Color Trends | Sherwin-Williams Colormix 2018

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The Sherwin-Williams Colormix Forecast 2018 takes a turn from last year’s bold color forecast with a fresh, lighthearted palette embracing “a collision of influences” that offers a chance of creating community within our contemporary lifestyles according to Sherwin-Williams. Sincerity, Affinity and Connectivity are the key words that reflect the Colormix Forecast 2018.  A prediction towards […]

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