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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Popular Kitchen Design Trends 2018

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Strong kitchen design trends are popping up in popular designer showcases, competitions and new home builder models. For starters, kitchens are commanding greater square footage as the central hub and multi-functional space in the home. As a result, it makes sense that connecting spaces are open to the kitchen for ease of traffic flow. Exceptional […]

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New Home Trends 2017 | Natural Light

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Did you know that Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas now leads the new residential construction in the U.S. according to Builder magazines annual ranking of the top 50 new-home markets by closings? Actually the South, Southwest dominates the list of top 50 including Atlanta, my hometown. Other than strong population growth driving residential construction in the Southwest […]

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Decorator Showhouse Favorites | Designer Showhouse of NJ

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Color, custom walls, ceiling and floor treatments, unique furnishings and luxury textiles are just a few highlights of inspired design that showcase the Designer Showhouse of New Jersey sponsored by Traditional Home. A linen upholstered bookcase makes us believe in the never-ending creative possibilities and range of design options for decorating your home to suit […]

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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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Kitchen | Bath Remodeling Trends 2017

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Each year homeowners remodel close to 10.2 million kitchens (roughly one in 10 of all households) and 14.2 million bathrooms. Compared to annual new home construction which adds roughly 1 million kitchens and 2.3 million bathrooms to the marketplace, remodeling kitchens and baths represent a $134 billion industry, according to the National Kitchen & Bath […]

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