Home Trends | Outdoor Living

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A luscious yet manicured and layered landscape describes this California backyard complete with water features and outdoor dining makes this a weekend retreat a daily treat. Thoughtful landscape planning with a functional foundation and easy-care flowering vines and shrubs produced an oasis of natural beauty and relaxation that is simply captivating. Comfort and function are […]

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Best New Kitchen & Bath Product Awards | KBIS 2018

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Newly built or remodeled U.S. kitchens today are trending toward a “clean, minimalist and modern [look] with a touch of luxury” according to the Hackettstown, NJ-based NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association) and the 2018 Best New Kitchen and Bath Product Awards reflect this trend. The best products include storage organizing accessories for your cabinets […]

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Home Trends | HGTV Smart Home 2018

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A “woodland retreat” appropriately describes the HGTV Smart Home 2018 whose architecture and landscaping offer a perfect blend in the midst of aged pine trees in the low country of Palmetto Bluff, South Carolina. Designed by Tiffany Brooks, the three bedroom, three and a half bathroom newly built home comes complete with state-of-the-art tech upgrades […]

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Kitchen Appliance & Storage Trends 2018

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Kitchen appliances that offer efficiency, function and personalization tend to catch my eye and I was inspired by a couple of offerings while attending the National Kitchen & Bath Association KBIS 2018 recently. Speaking of kitchen appliance trends that are not only listening and responding to consumer desires and wish lists to personalize their homes […]

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Inspired Design Trends | Spring & Summer Delight

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Serene, elegant and natural light-filled with a backdrop of pleasing color hues describes the seemingly perfect vacation and weekend John’s Island, Florida home designed by Carole Weaks of C. Weaks Interiors. The property commands respect from the break-taking views alone, a comfortable elegance supported by luxurious textiles, furnishings and flooring relax the soul upon entrance. […]

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Best in Show Kitchen Product | AquaBoy Pro II

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Purified water is the buzz word alongside smart and energy-efficient kitchen appliances during this years 2017 NAHB International Builders Show and Atmospheric Water Solutions raised the performance bar with a Best in Show winner. Aquarius Brands AquaBoy Pro II is actually an atmospheric water generator that produces up to five gallons of purified water from […]

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Kitchen of the Year 2017 | Contest Winners

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Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Kitchen of the Year 2017 contest winners have proven every homeowner’s desire to balance beauty and function in a family kitchen, spoken so eloquently by Lori Johnston of AH&L. Kitchen trends abound in all three projects featured from abundant natural light, architectural design elements, white kitchen cabinetry with stand-out custom islands, […]

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