Tue.Aug 15, 2017

Switching Gears: AC’s Mosaic Tile Collection

Architectural Ceramics

Summer is nearly over. As a result, families find themselves switching gears from vacation mode to getting back to the grind with school and work. While kids are stocking up on school supplies, adults are taking stock of their upcoming projects for the second half of the year.

“Two Homes In Oropesa” Wins Tile of Spain Award in Architecture

Tile of Spain USA

A panel of renowned architects recently awarded winners in the 15th annual Tile of Spain Awards , presented by ASCER. The first place award in the Architecture category was presented to ‘Two Homes in Oropesa” (Toledo, Spain) by Paredes Pedrosa Architects.

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Defining a Style Series: What Is Shabby Chic Design?

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. Shabby chic is the perfect mix of pulled together and carefree.

15 Dream Kitchens We All Hope To Have One Day

Trendir Magazine

Glistening countertops and cabinets for days, there is something so luxurious about kitchens that include every bell and whistle around. Whether you want colorful cabinets or a farmhouse style, there’s a beautiful design out there that will have you wowed.

Breakfast Quiche: How to Make Ham & Monterrey Cheese Recipe

Stagetecture

If you are trying to find ways to creatively use your leftover ham, today’s breakfast quiche will be just what you are looking for. Quiche has always been one of my favorite breakfast meals because it combines eggs, and meat all in a flaky pie crust.

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KB Culture

I'm envious. Just introduced in EU/UK [there's an impending difference, now, isn't there?] markets, the SmartLine collection is the latest modular offering for cooking appliances.

Amazing Looks in the Kitchen

Conestoga Tile Blog

* Photo Credit: Mother Hubbard’s Custom Cabinets, Mechanicsburg, PA. Kitchens are a known for their dynamic style and fresh take on current trends. If you are looking to update your kitchen with a great new look, here is our guide for 2017’s kitchen trends: Trend No. One: A pop of color. .

How To Get a High End Kitchen Look on a Budget: Tips for Using Affordable Building Materials Wisely — Case Study

Apartment Therapy

Flirting with the idea of using affordable building materials for a kitchen remodel? Smart move for your budget. But, that doesn't mean you want your home to look like you built it out of materials from the bargain bin. So, take notes from this minimal and modern kitchen in this Spanish hand-built home. We've got a breakdown of why this space doesn't look like it was done on the cheap, despite being primarily made up of very affordable materials. READ MORE ». Remodeling Ideas. Kitchen Projects.

Guest Post: Three Summertime Kitchen Lifesavers from Delightful Repast

JG Kitchens

I’m a fan of Jean at DelightfulRepast.com. She produces a cooking site that even a non-chef type like myself can read and understand. Here are her tips for those who can’t stand the heat of the kitchen at this hottest time of year. Summertime … and the livin’ is NOT easy!

3 Money Saving Moving Tips To Consider Before you Relocate

Stagetecture

Saving money and good moving tips are essential when relocating your family. One thing you can be sure of in life is that moving will cost you…unless your job pays for it. It also won’t have any positive effect on your bank account unless you happen to profit from the sale of your home.

8 Stylish Dining Room Lighting

Deepnot

The dining room will feel comfortable when it is decorated beautifully. At homes in today’s age typically they have a lamp in the dining room. These lights are used in the dining room.

7 Ideas For Tackling Small Kitchen Storage Shortages in Style — Dwell

Apartment Therapy

(Image credit: Linny Morris for Dwell ). A perpetual curse of the small apartment is the small kitchen, and a perpetual curse of the small kitchen is lack of storage. Sure, only having 18 inches of counter space is a real bear, but before you get there, where are you even going to put anything?

9 Best Bathroom Shower Doors in Beautiful Designs

Deepnot

Many people who get confusing when they would like to design their house specifically for the bathroom moreover if their bathroom is minimalist and small room. Today, bathroom is not only for taking a bath room but also sometimes it could be the washing hands or face room.

Get The Look: 7 Ways to Make Storage More Stylish With Locker DIYs

Apartment Therapy

(Image credit: Livet Hemma via IKEA ). Remember the good ole days of decorating your locker with neon magnets, stickers, and magazine cutouts of Will Smith, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, and the like?

Sorry Glue Guns, The Future Is This Handheld 3D Plastic Welder

Apartment Therapy

(Image credit: Bondic). Move over, glue guns, there's a new sheriff in project town — and he's gone futuristic to catch up with the 3D printing generation. READ MORE ».

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10 Under $10: Life-Saving Organizers for Serious Shoe Lovers

Apartment Therapy

House Tour: Lauren and Chad's Vintage Comfort. Image credit: Lauren Naimola ). Too much of a good thing can be wonderful, especially when it comes to shoes.

Halloween Is Coming: IKEA's Instructions for Your Own DIY Jon Snow Cape

Apartment Therapy

(Image credit: HBO ). Last week, the internet went wild(ling) when it was discovered that Game of Thrones' wardrobe department uses IKEA rugs as capes. Well, we have good news: the Swedish retailer just made pulling together your King of the North Halloween costume so much easier. READ MORE ».

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Before & After: Adding Classic Character to an 80s Kitchen — Sweeten

Apartment Therapy

(Image credit: Sweeten ). Last week we looked at the overhaul of Claudia's bathroom , which got a beautiful, classic update in keeping with the character of her 1929 apartment building on Manhattan's Upper East side.

5 Ways to Clean with Aluminum Foil — Kitchn

Apartment Therapy

From Kitchn → 5 Ways to Use Aluminum Foil to Clean. READ MORE

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Mid Century Meets Scandi Rustic Chic in Chicago's Bronzeville — House Tour

Apartment Therapy

Name: Kenyatta Forbes. Location: Bronzeville — Chicago, Illinois. Size: 1,450 square feet. Years lived in: 5 years, owned. Kenyatta is inspired by patterns in nature, textures, and bold and bright colors, all of which can be found in her Chicago apartment. "I I think the thing I love most about my home is the elements of history, memories, and design," Kenyatta says. "I I love how they all come together and couldn't exist without each other."

Rescued, Renovated and Now Revered: A Loved-Again Home — House Call

Apartment Therapy

Name: Leah, her husband and (occasionally) their college aged children. Location: Woodinville, Washington. The basics: 4 years, owned — 1,700 square feet. Leah and her husband snatched up this home and gave it a much needed facelift. Despite the less than stellar choices of the previous owner, Leah saw that the home had a ton of potential and set about carefully updating it to create a home that not only meets the needs of her family, but is fun and attractive. READ MORE ». House Call.

Think You Have it Bad? Here's What Kitchens Were Like A Century Ago — 100 Years in the Kitchen

Apartment Therapy

Imagine you're suddenly transported back in time by 100 years, to your great-great-grandmother's house. Most of the rooms are quite familiar: the styles are less modern, sure, but the basic setup is the same. The kitchen, however, is different. All the major players are in place — the sink, the stove, some rudimentary form of refrigeration — but they haven't quite evolved into their modern forms.

Before & After: An Unbelievable DIY IKEA Kitchen Renovation for $20k

Apartment Therapy

Cameron's post-renovation kitchen is basically unrecognizable. Aside from sharing the common elements of a kitchen (you can cook in it! there's a refrigerator!) the two spaces are completely different. Her new kitchen is softly colorful, light, breezy and spacious where the old kitchen was, well, very, very beige. READ MORE ». Kitchen Projects. Reader Submissions. Before & After

A Boring Rental Bathroom Gets a Totally Reversible Makeover

Apartment Therapy

Ladies and gentleman, here is what my boring bathroom looked like up until the other day. I've lived in my rental for just over two years, and this place looked the same as it did the day I moved in (with the addition of some hand soap, my toothbrush and a toilet paper roll) for far too long. Is it completely offensive? Nah, it's pretty passable, but boy was it dull.

A Kitschy, Pink-alicious Apartment that Says No! to Minimalism — House Tour

Apartment Therapy

Name: Alex and Sean. Location: Grand Lake — Oakland, California. Size: 500 square feet. Years lived in: 5 years, renting. Alex and Sean refuse to leave any walls bare in their Oakland apartment. Though tiny, the couple says there is always room for more kitsch, color, and mid-century treasures. It's also very likely there is not one white wall in their apartment, either.

8 of the Best Etsy Shops For Antique & Vintage Rugs

Apartment Therapy

It's amazing just how much a new rug could transform a room — you don't need to trouble yourself spending hours repainting the walls or splurging on new furniture piece when just a new floor accent will do the trick just as well. But rather than going to your local big box store and getting something possibly 10,000 other people in your zip code already have themselves, why not get a vintage rug instead?

Move Over Bread, Oprah Loves Bathtubs

Apartment Therapy

Oprah expands her empire by sharing her various loves: Reading, bread, the items on her actual annual list of Favorite Things. But did you know the media mogul has a deep love of bathtubs? She discusses her obsession in a recent interview for Vogue's September issue. READ MORE ». Culture.

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An Organizer's Dream: 9 Truly Covetable Kitchen Pantries

Apartment Therapy

A recent evolution in American kitchen design is the newfound prominence of the pantry, which can take the form of a cabinet to a closet to a small room unto itself. For this post I wanted to focus on pantries that are not just big, but also particularly beautiful and innovative: designs that take the pantry from a closet stuffed with food to a chief design element of the kitchen. Loading Email Sign-Up Form. If the form doesn't load, you can try our mailing list page instead. READ MORE ».