Creativity

An Affordable Flush Mount Light Goes Glam

An Affordable Flush Mount Light Goes Glam

I love that brass has made a big comeback in the design world, and I hope it’s here to stay for a while. Sometimes the finish comes at a higher cost though, as most of the big box stores are still focused on bronze as an alternative to the standard nickel fixtures that are still so prevalent. With a little DIY know-how though, you can transform a basic flush mount light into something a lot more luxe, which is just what Sarah Gibson did.

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Perfect Pair: Caesarstone and Subway Tile

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Perfect Pair: Caesarstone and Subway Tile

When it comes to interior design, versatility and endurance are two hallmarks of any great material. As both Caesarstone and subway tile are premium examples of both qualities, why not pair them together? Today I’m looking at kitchens that do just that, and do it in a variety of ways.

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13 Beautiful Screens for Your Home

13 Beautiful Screens for Your Home

Screens can be a beautiful addition to a room. They provide both a practical and aesthetic function. Practically speaking, they can function as a divider to a space, thus separating rooms with a moveable wall. They can hide messes or act as an impromptu changing area. Aesthetically, they can add visual interest with how they are designed and decorated. Here are some clever ways to divide and decorate a space with screens.

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8 Lace Projects to Add Flourish to Your Home

8 Lace Projects to Add Flourish to Your Home

I remember seeing my great grandmother’s lace stacked in the linen cupboard. It sat there for ages without being used. Had I seen all the cool lace projects out right now, I might have considered putting them to use! There are so many beautiful ways to adorn your house with lace in a modern and refreshing way. Here are some of my favorite uses.

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5 Ways to Pair Caesarstone with Marble

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5 Ways to Pair Caesarstone with Marble

One of the loveliest ways to use Caesarstone countertops is with marble. It feels clean, calm, and luxurious all at the same time. This brilliant combination can be used in the kitchen, bathroom, laundry room, or even the studio. Here are some real-life examples of Caesarstone applications paired with marble to create one of my favorite looks right now, and how to achieve the look in the space you are designing.

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Trend Tracker: Backwards Books

Backwards Books

My husband is an avid book collector. We have boxes and boxes of books in our garage⎯books ranging from nature to romance novels. I appreciate books but sometimes when displaying them, especially in a neutral space, the colors of the spines become overwhelming. I remember seeing the concept of backwards books a few years back and thinking what a brilliant idea it was. Now, there are some drawbacks with backwards books. It’s harder to see which book is which so if you are in a hurry, this may not be the best solution. But my answer for that is to keep your most loved, most read books in a separate location.

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Dwell on Design: An Inside Look at the Met Lofts Project

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Dwell on Design featuring Caesarstone

Three interior designers have been invited to design and stage three lofts in a partnership with Dwell Media. These ASID designers—Frank Slesinski, Rachel Winokur, and Laurea Schwartz-Muller—have reimagined loft spaces in Downtown LA in Met Lofts (1050 S. Flower Street Los Angeles, CA 90015). The spaces will be on display to the public until July 19. Caesarstone is pleased to announce their participation in the partnership.

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New School: Incorporating Lockers into Your Décor

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As an unabashed fan of industrial influences in interior design, it’s a natural that I would be drawn to something as functional—and as seemingly out of place—as metal lockers in home décor. From school gyms to blue-collar factories, these utilitarian beauties have done all of us the service of storing our goodies at one time or another. So why not invite them into your home? Let’s look at a few places where they can come in handy.

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7 Beautiful Ways to Use Pegboard

7 Beautiful Ways to Use Pegboard

The practical pegboard has become quite popular recently and is being used in ways that I couldn’t have foreseen. Some of it is simply beautiful! Though I always considered this material to be a bit boring and too practical for my taste, I’m now reconsidering after seeing some clever ideas spring out. I’m thinking it would be perfect placed in an office or kitchen. Here are some beautiful ways to use pegboard in different environments.

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Designing Creative Shared Spaces for Kids

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Sharing a room with a sibling used to feel like a real bummer, but with endless creative ways to design shared spaces, these days, kids seem to be squealing over rooming together.

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