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Tile with Money in Mind

Architectural Ceramics

The deadline is here. We’re all holding our wallets and our breath in anticipation of (cue the diabolical laugh) Tax Day. We all know that preparing and filing taxes is taxing.

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Tile of Spain Companies Prepare for Coverings 2018 in Atlanta

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain companies are on the road again! In less than 3 weeks, 85 Spanish ceramic and stone manufacturers will be heading to the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta to showcase their latest products and innovations at Coverings 2018: The Global Tile & Stone Experience.

The hands of a working man

Tile Excellence

Ive been posting articles here since 2011. Ive been criticized by my peers mostly competitors and at times threats of being sued because i shared my opinions of products and procedures I use tried and true from over 35 years of laying tile.

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You Totally Need These Hanging Chairs and Swinging Beds In Your Life

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Are you ready to shake off the winter blues (we sure are!)? Why not swing them away instead? There’s nothing more relaxing than the soft, fluid motion of a hanging daybed or chair.

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Styling Small Spaces

Conestoga Tile Blog

Photo Credit: JDS Construction in Northern Virginia. Small rooms, at times, can be a challenge to decorate. They can provide little storage and they have the potential of getting cluttered quickly. Homeowners have become disappointed with their small rooms, but we are here to fight back.

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Design NJ Spring 2018 Edition

Garden State Tile Blog

See our ad in the latest edition that features sunrooms and color of the year — Ultra Violet! Getting ready for a remodel? Think tile! The post Design NJ Spring 2018 Edition appeared first on Garden State Tile. Blog Media

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Rubble Tile Sales Team Additions

Rubble Tile

Rubble has made new additions to its sales team! Dale Grunwald now manages the team. He brings to Rubble more than 30 years of experience in the flooring industry. Having worked in both residential and commercial markets, Dale has an extensive network throughout.

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A Jeweler's 19th Century Barn House & Blacksmith's Shop — House Call

Apartment Therapy

Name: Stacy Hopkins and Mark Meyerrose. Location: Hartland, Vermont. Size: 2,000 square feet combined. Years lived in: 2.5 years, owned. My partner Mark Meyerrose and I renovated a partially restored 19th-century barn house with an adjacent stone blacksmith's shop, (dating back to the late 1750s).

Small Bathroom Decor Options

Trendir Magazine

Whether you have a tiny powder room that needs revamping or your bathroom is small and compact. We have put together some interior decorating options for a small bathroom space that will not only enhance the room but will also make it appear larger.

Houzz Landscaping Survey – What’s Hot in Outdoor Living!

JG Kitchens

I’m at Salone del Mobile this week, so here’s some insight on outdoor entertaining from Houzz.

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16 Attic Design Ideas to Take Your Space Way Beyond Storage

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Use these attic design ideas to inspire your next remodel. Image: Stephen E. Kowalski Is your attic currently only being used for storage? If so, you’re not alone. Too many of us are guilty of taking older or rarely used items and burying them up in the attic, never to be thought of again.

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Unfair Trade Practices in Quartz Surfaces Claimed

Stone Update

manufacturer Cambria files federal petition to seek higher duty fees on Chinese quartz imports in antidumping claim. Featured Latest News


Before & After: Dated Mauve Tile Becomes Classic Herringbone — Sweeten

Apartment Therapy

Some vintage bathrooms are incredibly charming, but I'm afraid the same could not be said of this one.

Step Inside this Stunning Modern Zen Kitchen

The Ace of Space

Designer, Sherry Hope Kennedy-Studio SHK balances warmth and liveability in this modern zen kitchen designed for a young growing family.

Modern Wood Rainscreen

Life of an Architect

There is something about a clean and simple wood “screen” that is suspended off the face of the wall that is at the same time both modern and refreshing.

Spiral Staircase Elevates Minimalist Duplex in Thailand

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The creative team at FATTSTUDIO completed the renovation of an apartment with an intriguing layout in Bangkok, Thailand. The aim of the project was to design a bright, airy living space for a young couple with a love for minimalism.

Eco-Friendly Technique Uses Wood Waste to Strengthen Building Structures

The A to Z of Building

A novel, environmental-friendly technique that strengthens building structures has been developed by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS). The innovative method combines

Prefab Houseboats Exist, So You Can Live Out Your Sleepless In Seattle Dreams

Apartment Therapy

Studies show that living near water can reduce stress, so it stands to reason that one way you could maximize that benefit is by living on a boat , particularly a floating habitat that can be assembled in four days by two people. READ MORE ». Small Spaces. Design

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Revamp Your Kitchen Without Remodeling

Conestoga Tile Blog

Whether you use your kitchen to entertain or to simply prepare a meal for your family, it’s nice to walk into a kitchen that you love. If your kitchen is becoming a bit worn and a big-ticket renovation just isn’t in the budget you can still upgrade the space without breaking the bank.

Minimalist Kitchen Ideas That Are Not Boring

Trendir Magazine

While minimalist interior decorating has a reputation for being simple and sleek, it can sometimes feel impersonal or in need of something “different,” especially when it comes to kitchen décor.

10 Easy Rental Upgrades You Can Do (And Take With You When You Move)

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

A lot of renters settle for an outdated, boring space until they can move into the home of their dreams. Good news, renters: you don’t have to! Here are some easy rental upgrades you can complete yourself (or with just a little help) in no time.

What to Consider Before Opting for Bin Hire

Kitchen and Residential Design

There are many different reasons why you might find yourself in need of bin hire in Melbourne. From home renovations through to commercial demolition projects, skip bin hire is the best way to effectively and conveniently carry out a large rubbish removal job.

There's a Condo For Sale In The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel's Building

Apartment Therapy

Want to live like Mrs. Maisel? Then we have good news: an apartment in The Strathmore, the Upper West Side building where the show is set, is on the market. READ MORE ». Real Estate. New York. Books & Media

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Unfair Trade Balance in Quartz Surfaces Claimed

Stone Update

manufacturer Cambria files federal petition to seek higher duty fees on Chinese quartz imports in antidumping claim. Featured Latest News


How To Do Laundry While Keeping Your Sanity


Creating a healthy home means having a healthy person at the helm. (A A big “thank you” to our friends at for sponsoring this post.). Keeping your laundry clean and hygienic isn’t always easy.

4 Tips To Add Cinco De Mayo Decor For A Mexican-Style Boho-Chic Space

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Maximalism is big for 2018, and layered, global-inspired bohemian design is one of the freshest ways to execute it. With Cinco de Mayo (and summer) right around the corner, why not give your space a colorful little Mexican-style boho-chic lift?

10 Etsy Finds for the Target Obsessed (& Those of Us Who Love Them)

Apartment Therapy

Oh, Target. How do we love thee? Let us count the ways. Between their unbelievably low prices and insanely adorable home décor offerings, the mega store will always have a special place in our hearts.


One Thing That Agents Wish They Could Tell Their Buyers

Apartment Therapy

Have you ever wondered what your real estate agent is thinking — like really thinking? Well, now's your chance to find out. READ MORE ». First Time Home Buyers. Home Financing. z_realestate. Buying. Real Estate


The Best Small Space Organization Solutions—According to People Who Live In Tiny Homes

Apartment Therapy

The tiny home movement has undeniably arrived—not just for minimalists looking to get back to basics, but for adventurers, families, and even 9-to-5ers.

Ornamental Grass is A Low-Maintenance, Drought-Resistant Plant Wonder

Apartment Therapy

The hot new trend in planting right now is: grass. Grass? — you may find yourself asking. How could anybody get excited about grass? But that's because you haven't seen this grass.

How Do You Keep from Going Too Far with Your Fixer Upper?

Apartment Therapy

Oh, home improvements can be so much fun. Is there anything more satisfying than a dramatic before and after ? Fixing up your home can get to become a way of life. There's always another project just waiting for your magic touch.


Make Your Favorite Furniture Last Forever With One Easy Weekend Project — Weekend Projects

Apartment Therapy

Dusting is probably a regular task in your cleaning routine, covering all sorts of hard working surfaces like doorjambs, lampshades, furniture ledges, and side tables, among many others. But there's one cleaning task — pertaining to our wooden furniture in particular — that's too-often neglected.

A Cozy Century-Old Coastal Cottage in Australia — House Tour

Apartment Therapy

Name: Kirsty Davey and Simon Taylor and their daughter, Mali. Location: Victoria, Australia. Size: 180 square meters (1,672 square feet). Years lived in: 7 years; Rented.

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Before and After: Solving Storage Woes in a Home's High-Traffic Zone

Apartment Therapy

Look, having any entryway at all is a luxury—in all my studio apartments, you walked in the door and bam, that was it. But if you do have one it can be tricky to keep it functioning and looking its best.