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Only In Miami: Tommy Hilfiger’s Vibrant Beach Home

Only In Miami: Tommy Hilfiger’s Vibrant Beach Home

The story goes like this: fashion magnate Tommy Hilfiger and his wife Dee decided to buy a place near Tommy’s latest project: refurbishing the Raleigh Hotel in Miami Beach. So, naturally, they found a 14,000 square foot place on the beach and decided to bring in “million dollar designer” Martyn Lawrence Bullard to oversee design, then told Bullard “if it’s not shagadelic or groovy, it’s not coming into the house.” Add the couple’s tremendous collection of Pop and post-Pop art masterpieces, a love for all things ‘60s and ‘70s inspired, and a Hilfiger sized budget, and the result is the kind of place that has a Scarface meets Studio 54 vibe—in a good way.

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6 Great Space-Saving Ideas for the Bedroom

6 Great Space-Saving Ideas For the Bedroom

The bedroom is one room in the house that requires maximum efficiency. There are so many storage needs like shoes, clothing, books, and trinkets that it could become one massive mess if left unorganized. But with just a few easy additions or creative thinking, the bedroom can go from chaos to organized. Here are some simple organizational tricks that will help you maximize the space in your bedroom.

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Stylish Small Storage

Stylish Small Storage

We all have odds and ends around the house that need storing, so why not do it stylishly? There are so many beautiful baskets, bins, and boxes out there to choose from, and below are some of the best options.

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6 Stylish Ways to Organize Your Firewood

6 Stylish Ways to Organize Your Firewood

Burrr! I don’t know about you, but it got chilly fast here in the Rockies. Admittedly, I don’t do well in cold weather, but I can appreciate the wonderful things about it like cozy indoor activities and nights beside the fireplace. Thus, it’s time to start thinking about how to organize it so it looks presentable and functional in your space. Here are some of my favorite ways to achieve the look.

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Making a Small Bath Feel Spacious

Making a Small Bath Feel Spacious

We’ve all been there, whether it involved a rent check or a mortgage – the dreaded tiny bathroom. I found myself in this exact situation after purchasing my current home this past summer. My main bath features a beautifully tiled full-size walk-in shower, a toilet, a small vanity… and no room for anything else. So I set off to research just what design elements might make it feel like a larger and lighter space.

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Celebrity Bathrooms

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Now and then, when I’m daydreaming about having a very (VERY) large budget for a new home, I turn to the unreal-to-me lives of celebrities and their abodes for inspiration. There are plenty that I wouldn’t touch with a proverbial 10-foot pole (money does not equal taste, in case you haven’t heard), but then there are those that are very appealing. Here are a few that I particularly like:

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7 Clever Ways to Color Block Your Home

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I love a bright and cheery home! It’s welcoming as a guest and delightful to live in. One of my favorite ways to achieve a colorful home is the color blocking technique where you work with bright patches of color. This can be achieved in a number of ways, but here are some of my favorite ways to do it.

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Introducing: Caesarstone’s New Color Calacatta Nuvo

Caesarstone’s New Color Calacatta Nuvo

I’m thrilled to formally introduce you to Caesarstone’s new color, Calacatta Nuvo. This new color is the answer to all design needs! I love a beautiful, natural looking marble and the wide, grey veins on the white opaque base add the perfect amount of organic combined with the refreshing white palette. It’s based on the natural Calacatta marble but this has all the ease and maintenance of Caesarstone. With the beauty and function, it’s a win-win for everyone!

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How to Use Fashion as Art in the Bedroom

Using Fashion as Art in Your Home

Fashion and interior design go hand in hand. Both worlds overlap more than we know or think. As a designer, I am always looking to the fashion world for ideas on fabrics, colors and patterns. Color palettes are important, and there is no better way to view a color pattern than in a clothing ensemble. So if fashion is that important, why not use it as a form of décor?

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9 Graphic Prints for the Kitchen

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The kitchen is one of the least utilized spaces when it comes to wall decor, namely straight-up art! After spending time to make sure the furniture, the appliances, and the cabinets and counters are just so, spend a little more and think about how to make all of that free vertical space work for you. Hanging a few affordable art pieces can help you carry the mood you want that much further into the design of the space.

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