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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Color of the Year 2019 | Sherwin Williams Cavern Clay

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Cavern Clay (SW7701), Sherwin Williams Color of the Year 2019 reminds me of colors hues rooted in the 70’s and 80’s with its warm, earthy tones. This terracotta color was birthed from our “elemental roots” and is a “nod to mid-century modern style, but with a soul of the American Southwest, which together creates the […]

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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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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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Kitchen of the Year 2018 | Atlanta Interior Designers

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Three talented Atlanta interior designers with three amazing kitchen renovations perfectly reflect their clients style, lifestyle needs and budget. Each project took a fresh approach to not only updating the space with modern design that increased function and style but also included many aspects that personalized the space to reflect the homeowners. Cosmopolitan & Sophisticated […]

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Color of the Year 2019 | PPG Night Watch

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Bringing the outside in best describes Pittsburgh Paints Color of the Year 2019, Night Watch (PPG1145-7) which some describe as a modern take on the classic Hunter Green. Rich in boldness, depth and effectiveness in helping us to reconnect with nature while residing at home, it offers timely relief from the frenzy of our hectic […]

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