Bold Interiors | Color

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Color and nesting share equal value when it comes to describing home according to Laurie Pressman, vice president of Pantone Color Institute. Bright colors are associated with positivity, they make us happy, she goes on to say. This explains why colorful, bold interiors stop us in our tracks, refreshes our souls while silencing our speech. […]

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Showhouse Trends 2019 | Serenbe

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Drawn to the spacious and elegant European farmhouse kitchen with over-sized island and vaulted ceiling with beams represents the luxury scale of the most recent Serenbe Designer Showhouse. Kitchen | Ship-lak walls set the tone of uniqueness in this earth tone kitchen personalized with collectibles and reclaimed wood and high-end appliances. Breakfast Room-Butler’s Pantry | […]

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Luxury Bath Trends 2020 | Bath of the Year Contest

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In my world of design transitional bathroom styles are the most popular, they offer the homeowner clean fresh look and classic lines that result in a spa-like retreat against the demands of daily life and the following contest winners of Atlanta Homes & Lifestyle annual Bath of the Year contest proves my point. Personalization of […]

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Inspired Design | A Romance with France

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Captivated from the time he was a teen with the winding streets of Paris and its lovely scenery, David Jimenez jumped at the opportunity to make it his home in a leading creative role with a French based company. A 19th century apartment captured the heart of this designer with its high ceilings, exquisite architectural […]

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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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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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