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A Tunis Cement Tile Elevates An Open-Plan Kitchen

Granada Tile

In this Austin kitchen by Lauren Ramirez, a backsplash of Tunis cement tiles is elevated by a backsplash of Granada Tile’s Tunis cement tiles. The blue and white design picks up the bright color of the island island while brass, wood, leather and rattan add warmth.

New Decorating Trends That Are Totally Worth Trying In 2018

Trendir Magazine

The great thing about a new year is that new trends and new ideas can be incorporated into the home for an easy revamp. With so many different trends merging on the scene it can be hard to decide which ones are actually worth investing time and money in.

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Check Out 15 Stunning Tile Design Ideas Just In Time for National Tile Day

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

National Tile Day is February 23. And we can thank the largest stone and tile show in North America, Coverings , for bringing it back.

The Dramatic, All-In Way to Make a Major Room Statement

Apartment Therapy

I love tile. I might even be a little obsessed with tile. So the fact that tile, even very bold tile, is making a comeback in the bathroom has me very excited. Lately I've been noticing an interesting trend in tiled bathrooms: bathrooms with tile on the ceiling. That, my friends, is commitment.

Designing for Coffee Lovers – from Kitchen & Bath Design News

JG Kitchens

Are you a coffee aficionado? If so, you might enjoy learning what kitchen designers are putting into clients’ homes to create the most aromatic, flavorful coffee possible in your house!

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50 Incredible Bathrooms to Add to Your "Dream Home" Pinboard Now

Apartment Therapy

Your bathroom is arguably the most personal and private area of your home, and that's why it should be a space where you enjoy spending alone time. To help inspire your very own bathroom decorating endeavors, we rounded up 50 incredible bathrooms for your perusal.

5 Remodeling Trends on the Rise in 2018

Burgin Construction

At Burgin Construction we love keeping up to date on the latest trends in home remodeling. From major renovations to simple decor changes, we know how important it is for your home to not only look great but also to function well.

Buying And Selling - The Costs You Need To Know About

Kitchen and Residential Design

If only buying and selling a home was as easy as putting pen to paper to transfer the deeds. According to the National Association of Realtors, home sales were down 3.2% in January 2018 - the second month in a row that a decline was recorded.

15 Glitter Accents Perfect For Jazzing Up The House

Trendir Magazine

On the walls, on the sofa, or in the bedroom, there are an infinite number of ways to utilize a bit of shimmer and shine throughout your home. Not only does it bring in some feminine touches but it adds a vibrant, youthful spirit to the mix as well. Let’s check out some of our favorite finds.

Small Tilted Kiosks in Canada Inspire a Sense of Movement

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Atelier Urban Face completed the design and development of the “Mount-Royal Kiosks” project. These three oddly shaped buildings are meant to spice up urban family escapes in Mount Royal Park, Montreal, Canada.

Before & After: An Unbelievable Vintage Bathroom Makeunder

Apartment Therapy

The original bathroom in this 1929 house definitely has a a lot going for it: the tile is totally classic with a unique detail (love that teeny horizontal line), a graceful sink with a charming faucet set, a cool ceiling, and fascinating — perhaps too fascinating — wallpaper.

LENOX® Tools || The Science of Cutting: Making and Saving Tradesmen Money (Reciprocating Saw Blades)

Building Moxie

*. This is a partnered post with LENOX® Tools. It seems I can’t walk into a supply house (Electrical, Plumbing, or HVAC) without seeing a significant build-out around LENOX® Tools. As a carpenter, handyman and a remodeler, and as a consumer, I wonder why.

Storage, Squared

KB Culture

The drawers and shelf on the side of this wall-hung sink offer convenient access to storage for those who may be standing [or sitting—it is a bathroom, after all] somewhere other than in front of the unit. Clever! boffi.com. sink storage

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15 Small Beds Fit For Whatever Space You’re Working With

Trendir Magazine

Sometimes you just aren’t given a very large amount of square footage to decorate with – let alone live in.

10 Things to Do With the Empty Space Over Your Bed

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

You’ve got the perfect headboard and bedding set up. But does your bedroom still feel a little … vanilla? The large and empty wall area over your bed is probably the reason something’s missing.

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Civil Engineers Devise Framework to Coordinate Water and Road Repairs

The A to Z of Building

Why repair a road today if it’s destined to be ripped up for new sewers the following summer? This sort of question is at the center of research from Tarek Zayed, and Amin Hammad, Professors in

LENOX® Tools || The Science of Cutting: Making and Saving Tradesmen Money (Hole Saws)

Building Moxie

*. This is a partnered post with LENOX® Tools. In Part 1 of this article, we looked at how from humble beginnings in hacksaw blades LENOX Tools has grown to become a leader in power tool accessories. LENOX has been at it, after all, for more than 100 years.

Design for Transition

KB Culture

Apparently, I'm in a minimalist mood, now; yesterday's kitchen design, and this barely-there bathroom, are mirroring the colorless, stripped-down quality of the late-winter landscape. What does the narrow portal to the shower portend?

Save on Your Home Energy Costs with These Renovations and Changes

Kitchen and Residential Design

via There's no secret that homeowners’ bills have been going up over the past decade, as the cost of living is always on the rise. Unfortunately for many families, increases in wages haven't kept pace making the rise in the cost of living all the more impactful. According to the U.S.

Awesome Room Divider Ideas, Even If You Have a Small Space

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Open space living in lofts, studios or homes with high ceilings and few walls are very popular. The open architectural look may be gorgeous, but not always practical.

Ultra-High Performance Concrete Using Milled Glass

The A to Z of Building

Researchers at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU, Lithuania) have developed unique receipt for ultra-high performance concrete. This material, produced from local and recycled resources, has the

The Lazy Girl's Guide to Thrifting: Where to Buy Great Secondhand Clothes & Accessories Without Leaving Your Sofa

Apartment Therapy

If you love the price tags associated with thrifting but would rather not spend an afternoon digging through racks, then you're in luck. There are plenty of online consignment and thrift stores that you can browse through right from the comfort of your own couch.

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Straighten Up

KB Culture

It's good to be back after a needed winter break. Looking ahead to Eurocucina, we'll be seeing more highly organized open storage in the kitchen.

Architectural Sketches 002 – The Series

Life of an Architect

About 30 days and thousands of sketches later, it’s time for the next round of Architectural Sketches – The Series. While I think adding “The Series” on to the end certainly makes it sound super exciting, I’m not entirely convinced of its value.

Butterfly Wings Inspire Art Studio Design in Connecticut

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Valerie Schweitzer Architects completed the design of a tiny sanctuary for creativity and reflection in Westport, Connecticut. Inspired in part by the closing of a butterfly’s wings, this 350 square foot (32.5 square meter) art studio and private office for a family home, provides a comfy refuge.

We Asked Interior Design Pros to Share Their Best Tips on Small Space Living

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The pros weigh in on how they handle small space living. Image: McGinn Photography Anyone who’s ever had to deal with a tiny apartment knows that small space living comes with its own set of challenges. It doesn’t mean designing these spaces is impossible.

IKEA's Home Makeover Series Is Coming Back for More Episodes & Here Are Some Of the Best Transformations From Past Seasons

Apartment Therapy

The IKEA Home Squad is back and ready to makeover some spaces. For the fourth season of their home tour YouTube series, the Swedish retailer sent a team of employees to help customers with projects, and if you love a good before and after, you'll want to tune in. READ MORE ». Interior Design

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True Bargain Hunters Need to Know This Online Shopping Tip

Apartment Therapy

Some people are very straightforward shoppers — they know what they want and they don't want to spend a lot of time or mental energy getting it. For the rest of us, shopping is a game. A game we want to win.

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This New Alexa-Assisted Board Game Is a Game Changer

Apartment Therapy

In stuff you didn't know you needed but totally do, there's now an Alexa-assisted board game called When in Rome. Instead of arguing over the rules with that pesky player who loves to find questionable loopholes, you'll be able to leave the dirty work to the Amazon Echo device.

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​Is it OK to Wash Whites & Colors Together in the Laundry?

Apartment Therapy

We all love shortcuts — especially when they involve saving time doing repetitive, not-fun chores that we can't escape.like, uhh, laundry. READ MORE ». Laundry Supplies. Cleaning

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Think You Found The Perfect Home? Check These 3 Things First

Apartment Therapy

We're the first people to advocate that you should hire a great real estate agent to help guide you through your home search. However, that said, it's also important to know that you can't rely on them to tell you everything.

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Counter Eye Candy: Dolce & Gabbana x SMEG Appliances Are Available For Preorder

Apartment Therapy

No basic black or white here: Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana and Italian appliance maker SMEG have released a line of small kitchen appliances emblazoned with colorful works from Sicilian artists. READ MORE ». Shopping Guides. Kitchen Appliances

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Why You Should Always Put a Coffee Filter In Your Flower Pots

Apartment Therapy

Plants add vibrancy to our living spaces like nothing else quite can. And although tending to them isn't necessarily hard, they are living things that require our time and attention. Anything that makes caring for plants a bit easier is a plus in our book — because this means we can add a few more!

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Trading Faces: A Makeup Lover Switches Beauty Routines with Her Friend

Apartment Therapy

This is the true story of two friends, picked to flip-flop makeup routines (or lack thereof) for a day, have their adventures chronicled, to see out what happens when people stop being polite.and start getting real (okay, so it's not really that dramatic.) READ MORE ». Fashion & Beauty.

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