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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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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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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Design Trends | Amazing Foyers

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It’s that time of the year when entertaining and holiday events begin to fill our calendars and our homes and the foyer takes center stage in setting a welcoming tone to our visitors. If your entryway needs a little updating get ready to be inspired by an array of amazing foyers that will give your […]

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Bold Interiors | 5

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Bold design in every aspect from vibrant color and pattern to custom furnishings describes this 1939 Colonial Revival Detroit home and I promise it will move you out from your comfortable neutrals to desiring a spark of color to your interiors. A gentle mix of traditional and modern elements executed with expertise stopped me in […]

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Luxury Bath Trends 2019 | Bath of the Year

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Although the term ‘luxury’ is relative to the beholder, luxury bathroom renovations contain design elements that speak luxury to the homeowner. The Bath of the Year Winner commands attention from the elegant entrance to the slightly oversized French limestone flooring that continues in the shower. The Calacatta Viola marble countertops invite serenity in this light filled […]

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Smart Kitchen Trends 2018

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Demand for smart home features in the kitchen remains solid according to the American Institute of Architects’ “Home Design Trends Study” for the fourth quarter of 2017. They go on to say that this “…isn’t a surprise as more new systems and products are being introduced at a dizzying pace, ensuring accessibility throughout these areas […]

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