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3 Styles to Pair With Caesarstone’s Calacatta Nuvo

3 Styles to Pair With Caesarstone’s Calacatta Nuvo

Calacatta Nuvo is Caesarstone’s latest offering, bringing you the beauty of marble in an easier to care for material. The look has been popular for years now, but it is a timeless addition to a kitchen and it pairs well with a wide range of finishes and styles. Here are a few options to consider!

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How to Design a Dream Library

Design a Dream Library

For me, bookshelves will always be a requisite to any living space I have. Aside from the practicality of holding some of my favorite things in the world, they’re a great décor feature. Books atop a shelf add in texture and variation, which help keep a space from looking one-dimensional. Much like Disney’s Beast who has an opulent collection and space, there are a number of gorgeous libraries that are perfect inspiration in creating a home library. But sometimes we can’t afford that dream library or don’t have the space to do so. Here’s how to create a dream library in any circumstance.

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Constance and Laurent’s Office

Constance and Laurent’s Office

The office of Parisian couple Constance and Laurent is simple and luxe at the same time. The furniture’s clean lines and the architecture’s simplicity are complemented by a plush Moroccan rug, classic window treatments, and a bit of softness on the seat, courtesy of a sheepskin. You can create a similar look in your home with the items below.

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Beautiful Buffets and Sideboards

Beautiful Buffets and Sideboards

Buffets have come a long way in the last few years. You now can find just about any style, shape, size and color of buffet that you desire. I am personally a buffet fanatic – I have one in almost every room of my house! They offer great storage solutions as well as tabletop room for vignettes. In my opinion, a well-styled room should and can consist of a beautiful buffet/sideboard.

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12 Fun Patterned Runners

12 Fun Patterned Runners

Hallways and long, narrow spaces can feel unfinished, undecorated, and forgotten. It’s easy to perk these utilitarian spaces up though, just by adding a fun, patterned runner! Below are a dozen of the best ones out there, in a range of styles, colors, and prices, so you’re sure to find a winner among them for your home.

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Millwork: In Praise of Molding & Other Detail

In Praise of Molding & Other Detail

I’ve always had a strong affinity for precise detail work. That’s true whether I’m enjoying a great actor’s performance on screen or I’m drinking in amazing architecture during a home tour event. So when I see particularly stunning molding, millwork, or other detail in an interior, I’m always captivated.

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10 Things to Learn From Mediterranean Interiors

10 Things to Learn From Mediterranean Interiors

There are moments in my design dreams when I want to get rid of all my stuff, paint everything white and live simply. And that’s exactly where the Mediterranean aesthetic gets it right. Right by the coast, the interiors are stripped down and focus on serenity and the views. When there is color it’s typically in the form of the natural landscapes like dashes of blues and organic shapes. Though we may not live by the coast, there are a number of things we can do to recreate the same feel. Here’s how!

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Beam Me Up: Exposed Rafter Ceilings

Beam Me Up: Exposed Rafter Ceilings

Design and Image: Jeffrey Alan Marks, “Jeffrey Alan Marks: The Meaning of Home by Jeffrey Alan Marks”, Rizzoli New York, 2013 I know what you’re thinking. You’re wondering if they put the wrong name on the author line of this post, aren’t you? How that little image of the person who wrote this could possibly  Continue Reading »

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Get the Look: Minnie Mortimer’s Library / Dining Room

Get the Look: Minnie Mortimer’s Library / Dining Room

Image: Vogue, Photographed by Claiborne Swanson Frank The room above in Minnie Mortimer’s home beautifully does double duty as a library and a dining room. The choice was practical (too many books, not enough storage), as well as aesthetic (a wall of books is beautiful!). You can get a similar look by lining your walls in  Continue Reading »

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How to Add Interest with Graphic Wallpaper

How to Add Interest with Graphic Wallpaper

Wallpaper is definitely one of those trends that has an ebb and flow. Lucky for us it’s on the up and up once again and there are countless looks and styles ready and waiting to add new interest to our homes. The thing is that today’s wall coverings aren’t your grandmother’s – in fact they’re not even last decade’s. They’re fresh, eclectic, and full of personal style that you can design an entire room around.

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