Connecticut Trip and a FAB remodel

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Lauren and I just returned from a trip to Connecticut to visit our two new showrooms (Danbury and Norwalk). Good morning! I hope everyone had a great weekend. What a beautiful state- especially in the fall!!

Butterfly Wings Inspire Art Studio Design in Connecticut

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Valerie Schweitzer Architects completed the design of a tiny sanctuary for creativity and reflection in Westport, Connecticut. The post Butterfly Wings Inspire Art Studio Design in Connecticut appeared first on Freshome.com.

Shopping for Antiques — and Inspiration — in Kent

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This weekend we took a drive up Route 7 to Kent, Connecticut, where hiding in plain sight is one of the coolest shops, RT Facts , located in the old Kent Town Hall. The inclement weather and randomness of a flea market instigated their move to a permanent home in Connecticut. Uncategorized antiques Connecticut Inspiration Shopping WaterworksIt has been awhile since I was out and about to check out some of my favorite shops.

Connecticut Photographer Alix Martinez’s Very Cool Studio

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So the other day, I’m tooling around the internet perusing the many blogs that I follow, when I came across the site of a photographer. Her name is Alix Martinez, and she specializes in children, baby, and families. In short, … Continue reading → Architecture Design Profile Projects Alix Martinez Alix Martinez Photography Cool Studios Photograph Photographer Photographic studio Photography

UTC Aerospace Systems Opens New MPE Laboratory in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

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UTC Aerospace Systems today opened its new state-of-the-art Materials and Process Engineering (MPE) laboratory in Windsor Locks, Conn. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp.

Imposing Log House in Colorado Mirroring Views of the Spectacular Rocky Mountains

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Some of the features of the five-bedroom villa include a four-car garage, outdoor living-room on heated deck, copper clad windows and spectacular slate roof reclaimed from Connecticut.

20 of the Coolest Outdoor Fireplaces

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Image: Connecticut Stone Outdoor fireplaces can have cooking functionality, as in this design that includes a pizza oven to the right. A fireplace usually conjures up images of sitting on the hearth indoors, sipping a warm drink.

What to Know About Exterior Functional Wood Window Shutters :: History, Styles & Curb Appeal

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In the article, I’ll also check in with Carpenter, Lenny Addario of Reputation Builders , working in Coastal Connecticut. He recently completed a shutter restoration job in Milford, Connecticut. ” Located near the Connecticut Coast, that makes perfect sense to me. *.

Featured Design on the Interior Design Society CT

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The Connecticut Interior Design Society is a group of designers, decorators and industry professionals who meet monthly to share, learn, and expand their businesses. I am so excited to share that I am the featured designer this month on the CT Interior Design Society website!

Terra Home Ceramics: hand made subway tile with turquoise.

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Connecticut. Terra Home Ceramics. Luxury art tile, hand built porcelain vessels, and porcelain jewelry by artist Bronwyn Simons. hand made subway tile with turquoise crackle glaze. This is our most popular glaze. You can see why, right?

How to Transform Your Home’s Exterior with Natural Stone

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Image via: Connecticut Stone. Image via: Connecticut Stone. Whether you are looking for durability or beauty a natural stone combined with other rustic outdoor elements can transform your home’s exterior.

Terra Home Ceramics: welcome spring!

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Connecticut. Terra Home Ceramics. Luxury art tile, hand built porcelain vessels, and porcelain jewelry by artist Bronwyn Simons. welcome spring! Welcome Spring! Tulips and carnations in one of my porcelain songbird vases. See the shop for more handpainted vases. Email This. BlogThis!

Shop Small

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Closer to home, I went to revisit my favorite Connecticut village of New Preston. I saw a sign in a window recently that said SHOP SMALL. I am a vocal advocate for the premise of supporting local businesses.

Secluded Home Overlooking River Views Beyond a Glass Wall Fireplace

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Homes like this light-filled Upper West Side apartment or the New Canaan Residence developed by Specht Harpman in Connecticut stay with us thanks to their elegance, simplicity and charm. There is no doubt when it comes to Specht Harpman ‘s architectural talent and hard work.

Women in Stone Connection Conference

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Throughout the day, moderator Brie Pfannenbecker (Connecticut Stone), shared information about the progress of the many subcommittees who are working hard to organize and generate resources for the group. The first educational event by the Women In Stone (powered by the MIA) group was held in conjunction with TISE/StonExpo East in Miami, FL on October 19, 2014. Over 50 influential women attended an afternoon of learning about leadership and connecting with their female peers.

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Terra Home Ceramics: buddha tea bowl

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Connecticut. Terra Home Ceramics. Luxury art tile, hand built porcelain vessels, and porcelain jewelry by artist Bronwyn Simons. buddha tea bowl. In the shop today, and part of the 108 Buddhas Project. Email This. BlogThis! Share to Twitter. Share to Facebook.

The Holiday Hostess

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What an incredibly sad week, with the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, it’s been hard to focus on work.

Take a Seat To Take a Stand Chair-ity Event

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IDS Connecticut supports the Center For Family Justice and we are excited to present this CHAIR-ity” event. Please come see the beautiful chair I created for the Charity Auction!

We Pray…

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I was all ready to put up a new blog post yesterday when the news broke about the senseless tragedy that happened to the children and families in Newtown, Connecticut. I mourn along with the rest of the nation, and like so many I am in shock. It stuck a cord with me because we are in the […

Terra Home Ceramics: inspirations

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Connecticut. Terra Home Ceramics. Luxury art tile, hand built porcelain vessels, and porcelain jewelry by artist Bronwyn Simons. inspirations. I wanted to share with you a few things that are influencing and inspiring my recent work in porcelain.

More Than Just a Company

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Where space may not be such an issue, such as in Connecticut or Westchester, other client concerns may come into play, such as creating an elegant home that has kid-proof durability.

Terra Home Ceramics: surface design inspiration

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Connecticut. Terra Home Ceramics. Luxury art tile, hand built porcelain vessels, and porcelain jewelry by artist Bronwyn Simons. surface design inspiration. I found this old Staffordshire platter at a thrift shop yesterday and Im pretty thrilled with it.

Terra Home Ceramics: birds, blossoms, butterflies on porcelain

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Connecticut. Terra Home Ceramics. Luxury art tile, hand built porcelain vessels, and porcelain jewelry by artist Bronwyn Simons. birds, blossoms, butterflies on porcelain. Fresh from the kiln: porcelain lovebird vases.

Terra Home Ceramics: Arts and Crafts Style Fireplace with Hand.

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Connecticut. Terra Home Ceramics. Luxury art tile, hand built porcelain vessels, and porcelain jewelry by artist Bronwyn Simons. Arts and Crafts Style Fireplace with Hand Made Pine Bough and Pinecone Tiles.

Terra Home Ceramics: Today in the Studio: Gorgeous Blue Koi Fish.

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Connecticut. Terra Home Ceramics. Luxury art tile, hand built porcelain vessels, and porcelain jewelry by artist Bronwyn Simons. Today in the Studio: Gorgeous Blue Koi Fish Tiles. Beautiful blue Koi pond from our Kyoto collection.

Avente Tile Talk: A New Year, A New Goal

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However, in the wake of the recent tragedy in Connecticut, and the heartbreak and confusion that continues to this day, I am more determined than ever to make the most of each moment, especially when it comes to my boys. Tuesday, January 1, 2013. A New Year, A New Goal.

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Terra Home Ceramics: Whimsical Hand Made Ceramic Sunflower.

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Connecticut. Terra Home Ceramics. Luxury art tile, hand built porcelain vessels, and porcelain jewelry by artist Bronwyn Simons. Whimsical Hand Made Ceramic Sunflower Vase. Coming soon to the shop! Email This. BlogThis! Share to Twitter. Share to Facebook. Labels: Blossomware , Tableware.

Terra Home Ceramics: luxe travertine stone shower features our.

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Connecticut. Terra Home Ceramics. Luxury art tile, hand built porcelain vessels, and porcelain jewelry by artist Bronwyn Simons. luxe travertine stone shower features our turquoise crackle glaze disc tile. The simple disc motif on this tile has a strong graphic impact and a.

One on One with Lynle Ellis of Lynle Ellis Design

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When Lynle Ellis was just a girl growing up in Connecticut, she already had the makings of a future interior designer. “With the recession, people still want their dream space, but now there’s a dollar value attached to it.”. by Jeffrey Steele.

hand carved japanese cherry blossom liner tile in jade green

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Connecticut. Terra Home Ceramics. Luxury art tile, hand built porcelain vessels, and porcelain jewelry by artist Bronwyn Simons. hand carved japanese cherry blossom liner tile in jade green. This 8" x 2" cherry blossom liner tile is brand new, fresh out of the kiln this morning!

Terra Home Ceramics: Handmade Tile Inspired by the Japanese.

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Connecticut. Terra Home Ceramics. Luxury art tile, hand built porcelain vessels, and porcelain jewelry by artist Bronwyn Simons. Handmade Tile Inspired by the Japanese Garden: Our Kyoto Collection.

Terra Home Ceramics: Happy Easter! Spring Flowers on Cream Jugs

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Connecticut. Terra Home Ceramics. Luxury art tile, hand built porcelain vessels, and porcelain jewelry by artist Bronwyn Simons. Happy Easter! Spring Flowers on Cream Jugs. Email This. BlogThis! Share to Twitter. Share to Facebook. Labels: Blossomware , Tableware. 0 comments: Post a Comment.

More Than Just a Company

Making Tile Modern

Where space may not be such an issue, such as in Connecticut or Westchester, other client concerns may come into play, such as creating an elegant home that has kid-proof durability.

Terra Home Ceramics: Hand Painted Tiles Inspired by the Frescoes.

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Connecticut. Terra Home Ceramics. Luxury art tile, hand built porcelain vessels, and porcelain jewelry by artist Bronwyn Simons. Hand Painted Tiles Inspired by the Frescoes of Pompeii + Video of Painting a Handmade Tile!

Terra Home Ceramics: Handmade Tile Inspired by the Northwest.

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Connecticut. Terra Home Ceramics. Luxury art tile, hand built porcelain vessels, and porcelain jewelry by artist Bronwyn Simons. Handmade Tile Inspired by the Northwest Coast: Our Vancouver Island Collection.

Terra Home Ceramics: Handmade Tile Inspired by Vintage.

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Connecticut. Terra Home Ceramics. Luxury art tile, hand built porcelain vessels, and porcelain jewelry by artist Bronwyn Simons. Handmade Tile Inspired by Vintage Japanese Textiles: Our Hanabi Collection.

What Is Your State’s Most Popular Design Style? Google Knows!

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Image: Markel Design Group California, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, New York, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin Most popular design style: Scandinavian Scandinavian design is popular because of its crisp white spaces and organic-feeling wood elements.

Terra Home Ceramics: Custom Handmade Floor Tiles with Old.

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Connecticut. Terra Home Ceramics. Luxury art tile, hand built porcelain vessels, and porcelain jewelry by artist Bronwyn Simons. Custom Handmade Floor Tiles with Old World Feel. Remember this custom job?

Terra Home Ceramics: Today In the Studio: Seashell Tiles

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Connecticut. Terra Home Ceramics. Luxury art tile, hand built porcelain vessels, and porcelain jewelry by artist Bronwyn Simons. Today In the Studio: Seashell Tiles.

Terra Home Ceramics: Today In the Studio: Earthenware Songbird.

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Connecticut. Terra Home Ceramics. Luxury art tile, hand built porcelain vessels, and porcelain jewelry by artist Bronwyn Simons. Today In the Studio: Earthenware Songbird Plate. Today the early morning sun was pouring in the studio clerestorey windows, and it almost felt like Spring.