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The Big Move Part III: Demo,Design & The Reason Why

Kitchens for Living

It’s Friday and time for another installment of The Big Move. Thank you so much for all the great feedback on parts I & II You can catch up right here in case you missed them. If you subscribe to the blog that will never happen again.

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17 Modern Sinks to Enhance a Home

Trendir Magazine

Look no further than these modern sinks when looking to enhance the interior of a home. Think about all of your options, your kitchen sink, master bathroom sinks, guest bathroom sinks, and even laundry rooms.

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Earthly Riches: Ceramic tile is the jewel of cottage style

Tile of Spain USA

With their promise of low-maintenance, natural colors and rustic feel, it is not surprising that ceramic tiles from Tile of Spain companies are the perfect compliment “Cottage” or “Country Chic” inspired homes.

Outdoor Living Rooms: Fresh Ideas For Expanding Your Living Space Outdoors

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. An outdoor living room is a great way to expand your living space.

Tiny and Textured

KB Culture

The L'H collection of tile spans large format floor pavers to mosaic tesserae. Both smooth and rough faced, they can give a room a sense of textural variety, but the space is still unified through consistent coloring. bathroom tile

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Wallpaper is Back! These Are the 2017 Wallpaper Trends You Need to Check Out

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Wallpaper is back — and there’s no limit to where it can go. Image: Hugh Jefferson Randolph Architects Believe it or not, wallpaper is back!

Veteran John Bailey Retires After 21 Years with ARDEX Americas

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

John Bailey, ARDEX Americas Government and Military Sales Specialist, retires at the end of June after nearly 21 years of service. He began his ARDEX career as a Sales Professional for North and South Carolina.

Tile Excellence For Sale and I retired to Florida, So why am I in Gloucester, MA.

Tile Excellence

Tile Installation Services | Labor Only | Tile Excellence. for the entire summer posting tile job pictures here and on Craigslist Boston -something I haven’t done since I retired 2 years ago-- from a tile installation job I just finished in Gloucester, MA ? Because.

6 Steps to Prep for an Appointment with AC

Architectural Ceramics

Have a tile project on your hands and not sure where to start? How about with an appointment with Architectural Ceramics. Our associates are eager to start the creative collaboration process with you.

How To Remove Glue Down Wood Flooring From Concrete

How to Floor Tile

This is what the finished product looked like. The homeowner had foundation work done and in the process the contractor had to break out some of their wood floor to break out concrete to install piers. A common practice in North Texas.


Get The Look: A Black And White Bathroom Floor

Granada Tile

Get The Look: A Black And White Bathroom Floor. We love a black and white floor. And, as cement tile fanatics, we’re always scouring the web for gorgeous concrete tile patterns. Here’s one we recently spotted over on Rue Magazine.

ARDEX Americas Honors Retired Sales Professional Brett Anthony

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Brett Anthony, recently retired sales professional for the northern California market, was recognized for his years of untiring service to ARDEX Americas. Presenting the retirement award are Jesse David (right), ARDEX Americas President, and Aaron Chaffee, Regional Sales Manager, Western Region.

Molten Gold – Shower Power

JG Kitchens

I’ve never been much of a bath girl. Showers are much more my thing. I like them big and I like them stylish. Sometimes you don’t have room in a compact bathroom for big, but there’s no excuse for a lack of style.

You Can Buy the Discovery Channel Founder’s Ranch for $149 Million

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

John Hendricks, founder of the Discovery Channel, TLC and Animal Planet, is selling his roughly 7,000 acres of land and estate in Colorado. The property, known as West Creek Ranch , is listed with LIV Sotheby’s.

A Kitchen Storage Trend That's a Fresh Update on Floating Open Shelving

Apartment Therapy

(Image credit: Hayley Kessner ). If you're itching to kick your standard closed cabinets to the curb to update the look of your kitchen, you may be considering the controversial open shelf.

Get The Look: Dabito’s Outdoor Space

Granada Tile

Get The Look: Dabito’s Outdoor Space. On the Old Brand New blog, stylist and photographer Dabito created a bright and beautiful outdoor space that mimics the look of cement tiles. But why not use the real thing? Our Serengeti concrete tiles have the same cross pattern.


KB Culture

I bet Westinghouse would think twice about this particular spin on its laundry appliances today. In 1960, a river of soapy water might have impressed folks with its implied cleansing power. But today, we see it for what it is: egregious pollution and waste. history


Marazzi's Modern Hardwood Look - Edgewood

ISC Surfaces

Edgewood Boulder Edgewood by Marazzi is a sleek, modern hardwood visual in stylish, fashion-forward colors at a competitive price.

Living House in Lima Mimics Human Forms

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Located in Lima, Peru, The Living House portrays energy and fluidity. The house was designed by Chetecortes Architects for a family of frequent travelers.

How to Pick the Best Carton of Strawberries — Kitchn

Apartment Therapy

(Image credit: Linda Xiao ). From Kitchn → Here's How to Pick the Best Carton of Strawberries. READ MORE

20 Ways to Maximize a Small Outdoor Space

Trendir Magazine

You don’t need a large backyard space to enjoy the outdoors. Whether you want to sit outside in the springtime or cozy up in the fall, your geographical location does not matter when it comes to a balcony or patio space.

Rough Plumbing

KB Culture

Perhaps the ultimate expression of authentic industrial style [at least in the world of fittings], the Da Reya faucet incorporates an actual wrench in its design, as the lever control. Certainly a novelty, but I give it points for gumption. faucet

Live Your Colors with Modwalls Tile

Making Tile Modern

This delightful shower floor is our Brio glass mosaic tile in Highlands blend. A great choice by @piquedpeaks ! Fresh Tile in Colors You Crave.

Get The Look: Medallion Cement Tiles

Granada Tile

Medallion Cement Tiles Are Trending. We’re always looking out for the latest trend in tile patterns and designs. So we were pleased to discover that, per Apartment Therapy, medallion cement tiles are trending.

5 Things to Know About Cleaning with Bleach in the Kitchen — Kitchn

Apartment Therapy

From Kitchn → 5 Things to Know About Bleach in the Kitchen. READ MORE

Trends in Backyard Design

Trendir Magazine

The very first thing you may notice from someone’s home is their landscape and/or backyard space. The reason being these areas tend to showcase the beauty of a home from the moment you lay eyes on it.

Custom Kitchen

KB Culture

Shiny and streamlined, the Ego is well suited to be the nucleus of an open plan kitchen. Unless, of course, your tastes run more to the subdued than the statement-making.]

486,712 is Not What I Signed Up For

Life of an Architect

For those of you paying attention, I am almost at my wit’s end.


Which Tile is Best for You?

Conestoga Tile Blog

Photo: NovaBell Imperial series, color Cappucino. When it comes to flooring there are many different choices for a homeowner. In this article, we’re going to focus in on the advantages of various types of tile and how to ensure that you know the advantages of using tile in your home.


Last Chance: Everything That's Leaving Netflix in July

Apartment Therapy

Netflix giveth and Netflix taketh away. While we're excited about what's returning to the streaming service next month, that means some things have to go. So to prioritize your watch list for the remainder of June, here is everything that's leaving Netflix in July. READ MORE ». Books & Media.


40 Cool Wall Clocks For Any Room Of The House

Trendir Magazine

Whether it’s in the kitchen, craft room or home office, wall clocks work! Thankfully, there are tons out there that not only add the functional of telling time but they add personality and style too. Check out some of our fun finds and see if one strikes your fancy.

Staycation:: How Your Home Can Be A Luxury Summer Vacation

The Ace of Space

Summer is here and it’s time to make vacation plans, whether you are traveling to a far off tropical locale or staying at home. The staycation is not a new concept, but with roadways overcrowded with summer traffic, and pricey airfare, the “Staycation” has taken on a whole meaning.

Margaret’s Fundraiser for her 50th: The Stained Glass Project for Philadelphia High School Students

Margaret Almon Mosaics

Fundraiser for The Stained Glass Project: Windows that Open Doors in Philadelphia. Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive, and go do that, because what the world needs is people who have come alive. Howard Thurman).

Guide to Surviving Your Kitchen Remodel

Conestoga Tile Blog

Kitchen remodels can become a lengthy process for homeowners. Our biggest tip to you is to not be caught off guard when the remodel begins and you have nowhere to cook. Remodeling your kitchen will be one of the best choices for your home, but it is a long process.