It’s been raining a lot the past couple of days here. If you are like me and find yourself stuck inside and trying to avoid the pile of laundry in the corner, you may find these Blogs a worthy distraction. Tile Manufacturer Daltile launched a new Blog recently called “From the Floor Up.” The blog … Continue reading Around the Web
Before the days of Houzz and Pinterest, prospective clients would buy tons of Home Décor magazines and rip out pictures of their favorite rooms and put them in an idea file. This was helpful in allowing me to see what the client liked and get a general direction for the project. Even if the client … Continue reading Why Your Online Addiction Means You Need A Designer More Than Ever
As a designer I’ve been very happy with the improvements in touch-latch hardware. Also referred to as Invisible or Magnetic latch hardware, I would try to discourage customers from using touch-latch hardware because they were not very reliable and always seemed to break. Touch latch hardware comes in two versions – Magnetic and Mechanical. The more common … Continue reading Incorporating Touch-latch Hardware
Wishing everyone a Happy 4th of July! Here’s a Simple Recipe to take to your next BBQ or keep on hand for something sweet. 4th of July Nutella Puppy Chow I had a neighbor who made this but it was called White Trash. Some people know this snack as Muddy Buddies. Whatever you call it, … Continue reading 4th of July Recipe | Patriotic Nutella Puppy Chow
The Sub-Zero Group’s Wolf Appliance brand has partnered with Hamilton Beach to create a collection of housewares for the kitchen.
We install banquettes in our homes for many of the same reason restaurants use booths – they are efficient uses of space. We enjoy sitting in banquettes because of their intimacy and comfort. The built-in bench seating, sometimes referred to as nook seating, is a great place to gather for a casual meal, settle in for homework … Continue reading 7 Fresh Kitchen Banquettes
Have you seen the fall fashion runways? Although plaid seems to be a perpetual fall trend, the classic print is hotter than ever for the upcoming season. This means in the days ahead you’ll start to see chic home accessories popping up stores that will be featuring tartan motifs. I’m not the only one that thinks plaid will … Continue reading Mad for Plaid