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Making a Statement with Shower Accent Walls

Architectural Ceramics

Trends. They come and they go. Watch any interior design show on HGTV or DIY Network, and an open concept layout is in. We know what’s hot when it comes to your main floor’s kitchen and entertaining spaces, but what about a space that is a bit more private: your bathroom.

Rules to Pull Off a Successful Eclectic Design (Without it Feeling Overwhelming)

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. Eclectic design is all about limitless expression. Image: Rikki Snyder Eclectic design is kind of hard to get a handle on, isn’t it?

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The Big Move Part V Progress Not Perfection

Kitchens for Living

It’s time for Part FIVE!!! I know how patiently you’ve all been waiting for this new installment of The Big Move. It’s been a challenging week including a meltdown that turned a Phase two project into a Phase NOW situation.

Blue Paint Colors to Use in Your Kitchen for a Chic Upgrade

Trendir Magazine

Your kitchen may be one of the last places you may consider adding a bold color to. However, you may want to consider different shades of blue for your kitchen space. This versatile color has become all the rave when it comes to kitchen decor upgrades.

Before & After: A Small Suburban Bathroom Goes from Taupe to Timeless

Apartment Therapy

(Image credit: Diana Liang ). After living in New York for 11 years, Diana Marsh was ready to move back to her home state of Michigan and design a beautiful nest.

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Writing on the Walls [or Floors]

KB Culture

In these days of 140-character communications, Scrabble—both the traditional board format as well as online version of the game—still remains popular. These ceramic tiles let aficionados get their messages across [and yes, you can keep score!].

Family Home in Georgia Inspired by the English Countryside

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

We love how this family home in Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia, revives rustic details and delivers sophistication throughout. Swann Wynd Bridge Residence was completed by Washington-based National Association of Home Builders and has a total area of 2,475 square feet.

A Cozy, "Minimalist with Nerdy Flair" Studio Apartment — House Tour

Apartment Therapy

Name: Vicari Vollmar and Jordan Conley. Location: Lansing, Michigan. Size: 600 square feet. Years lived in: 4 months, renting. Vicari is a senior designer for a public policy firm with an affinity for fitness, bold color, and a good gin fizz. She firmly believes in carbohydrates, horoscopes, and the power of love. Jordan is a state contract monitor, CrossFit coach, and bookworm. He enjoys binge-watching a series on Netflix, comic books, and snuggling his calico, Harley.

15 Super Simple Back Porch Ideas

Trendir Magazine

Sometimes all you need is a no-nonsense plan to make things happen. And if you’ve been struggling on what to do with your outdoor space, we’ve got you covered. Here are 20 super simple back porch ideas that will have the area cleaned up and styled without any fuss or frustration.

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Peaceful Waters

KB Culture

In these whip-lash times, even a faucet that offers a sense of balance and beauty provides a welcome reassurance. The Equilibrio can be specified with a wide range of wood, metal, and stone elements, giving its organic forms a soothing tactility. I'll take two of them! faucet

Porto Fira Suites in Greece: Organic Shapes, Endless Blue

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The Greek island of Santorini is often associated with fulfilling escapes. Cycladic architecture, whitewashed walls, endless views of the sea and beautiful sunsets make this land surreal. Porto Fira Suites is a tantalizing retreat that reflects the personality of the island.

Runners High: The Versatile Rug for Your Home's Trickiest Spaces — Annual Guide 2017

Apartment Therapy

It's likely there has come a time that you mulled over the purchase of an area rug for the more obvious spots in your house like your living room or bedroom, but what about those other spaces where an 8x10 won't do the trick? Your hallways and narrow kitchens and bathrooms need some love, too! READ MORE ». High & Low. Annual Guides. Rugs & Carpets

40 Gray Bedrooms You’ll Be Dreaming About Tonight

Trendir Magazine

There’s something a bit romantic and hopelessly relaxing about the right shade of gray. And when it’s used in the bedroom, you get the benefits of both of those warm and enveloping feelings.

Spanish tile from Tile of Spain manufacturers sets the scene in outdoor spaces

Tile of Spain USA

Miami, FL, July 2017 – Lazy summer days are the perfect time for outdoor lounging and relaxation. Looking to add some style to your personal oasis? Spanish ceramic tile can help fine-tune residential exterior spaces and act as the perfect complement to outdoor designs.

How to Make Classic Blueberry Pancakes Recipe


Fourth of July is the perfect time to take advantage of seasonal fruits, especially blueberries that bring in patriotic blue to your meal! Delectable, fluffy and filled with the goodness of blueberries, Blueberry Pancakes are a great way to start your day.

A Small Space Squeezes in a Bathroom & Laundry Room Beautifully — Professional Project

Apartment Therapy

(Image credit: Vivian Johnson ). Project by: Clara Jung of Banner Day Consulting. Location: Oakland, California. Clara's clients had a weird little nook in their home that sat unused, just begging for something to do.

Bouncy Safety Net Installation Encourages Museum Fun in Singapore

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

How do you interact with children inside a museum to increase their cultural appetite? Atelier YokYok installed a giant safety net under the main dome of the National Museum of Singapore that allows visitors to witness the art works from a different perspective.

Going Down the Rabbit Hole

Life of an Architect

I like to talk – to the point where I am consciously aware that I am bothering the people around me … and yet I continue. As a mitigating consideration, (fingers crossed) I don’t think I’m boring.

Sunday Brunch: Black Bean Huevos Rancheros Recipe


Who doesn’t love a delicious huevos rancheros recipe ? To be exact a brunch recipe that you can never go wrong with. I am originally from Colorado and being from the southwest makes me a natural native to Mexican-inspired food.

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11 Rugs to Revitalize Your Space — Apartment Therapy Marketplace

Apartment Therapy

Wake up a room with a dead stock Rya rug from the 1960's, $275. Image credit: Apartment Therapy Marketplace ). We spend our days scouring the Marketplace for gems you can't find anywhere else. Buy and sell with over 200,000 neighbors who love quality home furnishings and good design.

Live Your Colors with Modwalls Tile

Making Tile Modern

Our Kiln modern triangular Wedge ceramic tile is just made for Wall Tile Wednesday’s! Shown in Milk White. Choose from 75 glossy & matte glaze colors. Custom made to order. walltilewednesday #customtile #tilestore #midcenturymodern #madeinusa.

Pretty, Dirty Laundry

KB Culture

The knowingly-named Anfibio sink and under-basin storage unit are sufficiently stylish to be installed in a bathroom; the functional aspects of their design are up to the rigors of a laundry room. Matteo Ragni's creation is a multi-functional fixture that doesn't tip its aesthetic hand.

Harvest Grove by American Olean

ISC Surfaces

Harvest Grove Walnut 6x24 Harvest Grove Walnut 6x24 Harvest Grove by American Olean is a charming, rustic wood look featuring a textured, grained visual and versatile colors.

IKEA 2018 Catalog Sneak Peek: A Top 10 Countdown of Favorite New Products

Apartment Therapy

(Image credit: Janel Laban ). True confession: I've been keeping something - a deep dark decorating secret - from you lovely people. Last week, IKEA sent me an advance copy of the new 2018 catalog.

Live Your Colors with Modwalls Tile

Making Tile Modern

Inspiration from @rexraystudio @sfmoma yesterday. His work always makes me happy. Check out our Rex Ray Studio for Modwalls tile collection at link in bio. artistsoninstagram #modernart #rexray #modernartist #inspired #design #designinspiration #gallery16.

Kitchen with a 360º View

KB Culture

I'd be hard pressed to focus on cooking in this glassed-in garden kitchen. The concrete sink is more rough than rustic, and the bare bulb light over the basin is also a no-frills touch. It's good to keep design low-key when competing with nature. kitchen

Cement Tile Roundup: Restaurant Design

Cement Style

Feast Your Eyes on This! This post is exactly what you expected, a lovely flight of photos featuring Villa Lagoon Cement Tile in a handful of restaurants. Bon Appétit! “Large Cubes” Cement Tile at Marcus, MGM National Harbor, MD.

In Search of Better Sleep? Just Remember the 6/30 Rule

Apartment Therapy

Does it feel like your sleep isn't as restful as it could be? If quality sleep has been eluding you more than usual, a few simple science-backed lifestyle changes might be able to help—all you need to remember is the 6/30 rule. READ MORE ». Sleep & Relaxation. Wellness


Vinyl Siding: #JamesHardieInspired For A Magazine-Like Exterior


Disclosure: This post is sponsored by James Hardie Building Products Inc. in conjunction with Blog Meets Brand and I have been compensated for my participation. All opinions are my own. Vinyl Siding: #JamesHardieInspired For A Magazine-Like Exterior.

9 Great Back to School Ideas for Your Home

JG Kitchens

This is the last week for Gold Notes ‘ Ninth Anniversary celebration. Since so many kids are going back to school next week and the week after, I decided to make this post and board 9 Great Back to School Ideas for Your Home.

Spotlight on Realstone Estate Stone and Twin Cities Summer BBQ Event at Rubble Tile

Rubble Tile

Summer fun is coming to Rubble Tile, and the list of reasons to drop by for a visit is growing by the day! Our showroom is always full of exciting products on view, and we’d like to spotlight the Estate Stone collection from Realstone Systems. Events New Product backsplash natural-stone-tile residential rustic-stone-tile stone-panels Tile Minneapolis tile shop minneapolis

You Have to See This Pretty, Peachy Kitchen — Kitchn

Apartment Therapy

(Image credit: Roberto Ruiz ). From Kitchn → You Have to See This Pretty, Peachy Pink Kitchen. READ MORE

Use of Leather Sofa To Beautify A Living Room


A living room is one of important rooms in a house to support collective activities done by members of family. It can also be used to gather with the family and enjoy relaxing atmosphere after doing hectic activities outside the house.


Cold War Cold Cabinet

KB Culture

Here's a page from "The Soviet Commodity Dictionary," a nine-volume publication that starting in 1956 was kind of a Communist Sears catalogue.