How To Decorate A Bathroom Bookcase

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From L’Atelier MARINKA | Architect: Miriam Gassmann | Photographer: Stéphane Deroussent It’s not very often that we get to see bathrooms or powder rooms with a bookcase. Although reading in the bathroom is sort of a habit for many of us, having a whole collection of books in such a space is not a common thing to do.  Continue Reading »

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3 Different Kitchens Using Caesarstone Countertops

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When considering countertop materials for your kitchen renovation, you’ll want to keep both aesthetics and functionality in mind. Out of the many materials available, quartz is one of the most popular choices among kitchen renovators who use Sweeten, the free New York City–based renovation service that matches homeowners with general contractors. Quartz is engineered stone  Continue Reading »

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5 Sustainable Home Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank

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Ken Gutmaker Architectural Photography A sustainable household is important but it doesn’t have to be difficult or costly. Whether it’s environmentally friendly interior design improvements or maintaining good home practices, these tips will help you go green in style. If you’ve been thinking about going green, you might be wondering where to start. Taking care  Continue Reading »

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Designer Spotlight | Four Point Design Build Inc.

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Photography by Brian Thomas Jones For today’s Designer Spotlight, we journey to the golden state – California. West coast architecture offers an ease and openness that we are excited to celebrate with Four Point Design Build Inc, a design firm based in Los Angeles. Four Point Design believe every detail matters and, as the saying goes,  Continue Reading »

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15 iPhone Photo and Instagram Tips

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Instagram has evolved into a place for gorgeous, styled, quality photos. Even as a blogger, sometimes it’s intimidating to post an image that isn’t shot in a way that feels curated to your library. I know that sounds silly, but my place for “real” or messy behind-the-scenes has always been Snapchat or Stories. Instagram, on  Continue Reading »

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Kitchen Trends for 2017

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Image: Simply Grove Kitchen trends have come and gone quickly these past few decades. There’s been a lot of high moments in kitchen design and a lot of really low moments. Anyone remember pink formica? Or how about sour green refrigerators? We’ve experimented with colors and textures for many many years. 2017 feels different though-  Continue Reading »

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5 (Affordable) Ways to Make Your Home Look Expensive

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1. It’s Okay to Splurge (Once!) Our first tip may seem counterintuitive—splurge a little. But here’s the deal: You don’t need to replace every item in your home to give it that luxe feeling you love. You just need to make a statement with a focal point your friends and guests will remember. Whether you choose a  Continue Reading »

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The Latest Trends in the Kitchen and Bath Industry

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We just returned from the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), an event that showcases the latest industry products, trends, and technologies. This year, we celebrated the sophisticated homeowner by creating an entire home right on the KBIS tradeshow floor. We’re excited to give you a tour of our home and what went down: Welcome  Continue Reading »

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Designer Spotlight | Bay Countertops

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Today, we bring you a two for one: part fabricator and part designer, Bay Countertops does everything from start to finish. Located around the San Francisco bay (get it, Bay Countertops?), they work with fledgling Caesarstone slabs and create dream bathrooms and kitchens with a beautiful finish. The design team at Bay Countertops not only  Continue Reading »

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Unique Kitchenware to Display on Open Shelves

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Source: Stephane Chamard As a working mother, I find the idea of maintaining open kitchen shelves quite a challenge but I admit I’ve been always an admirer of this style. As a designer and lover of all things pretty, I have this urge to keep items that have soul and character in plain sight and,  Continue Reading »

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