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Latest Tile Trends

Latest Tile Trends

Have you ever visited a place and then been inspired to bring some aspect of the place home with you?  Many people do, and this trend is reflected in the many new varieties of tile available today.  Due to the increased interest in tile, manufacturers are keeping pace...

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Our Latest Basement Bathroom Remodel

Our Latest Basement Bathroom Remodel

Problem:  This original, dark and dingy basement bathroom had remained untouched for the entire time our clients owned the home and was last on their list of projects.  Their daughter was coming to live with them for a short period of time, so that was the impetus for...

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Spice up your space… with color!

Spice up your space… with color!

Have you ever noticed how color can affect your mood? According to Leslie Harrington, Executive Director of the Color Association of the United States, which forecasts color trends, "We react on multiple levels of association with colors -- there are social or culture...

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Green Living Begins in the Kitchen

Green Living Begins in the Kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of the home… and it’s also where eco-friendly living begins. With an increase in environmental awareness and social responsibility comes a deeper commitment to setting up healthier, eco-friendly living spaces.  This begins with some simple...

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Everyone’s In the Kitchen… again!

Everyone’s In the Kitchen… again!

It happens in nearly every American home. Gathering spaces are available throughout the house, yet everyone wants to hang out in the kitchen! It’s called the “heart of the home” for a reason. Comfort and connection can always be found there.   Does your kitchen...

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Putting the Kitchen Triangle to Work for You

Putting the Kitchen Triangle to Work for You

Back in the 1940’s, kitchens tended to be small and appliances tended to be large.  The concept of the Kitchen Triangle evolved as a general guideline for creating a certain proximity and distance between the three main kitchen work sites: Sink Refrigerator Range It...

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Choosing a Design Build Project Partner

Choosing a Design Build Project Partner

Spring has sprung and, along with it, a new season of home renovation inspiration! This is the time of year when many people start thinking seriously about remodeling a bathroom or kitchen or even tackling a bigger project such as a new home addition. Before you dive...

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The real truth about Reality TV

The real truth about Reality TV

The networks are full of great resources for design inspiration. Popular channels like HGTV and other home improvement shows provide a valuable glimpse into current trends, as well as some fabulous design ideas. However, it’s important to realize that reality TV is...

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