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The Color Game

Tile of Spain USA

Choosing the right colors is key to building the personality of a home. Playing with tones helps to create an identity for each room, allowing us to explore our creativity and create unique spaces.

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Don’t Make Me Blush: The Pink Tiles Are Having a Moment

As The Tile Turns

Several trends made us sit up and take notice at the recent Salone de Mobile Milano. We were especially inspired by Artemest's Stranger Pinks event. It's just one example of the many contexts in which blush is having its moment in the sun.

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5 Concrete Floors That Will Cement Your Love for This Material

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Cement your interior design with one of the hottest flooring trends: concrete floors. Image: Effect Home Builders The design world is hot for concrete right now. It’s not only one of 2018’s biggest design trends , it’s equal parts sleekness and sturdiness.

Porcelain, The Ultimate Outdoor Tile

Conestoga Tile Blog

Kasbah Museum. Tangier, Morocco. For nearly 6,000 years, ancient architects have incorporated ceramic tile in their building projects. Ceramic tile was used during the construction of buildings, walkways, and courtyards.

15 Bathrooms That Have Been Transformed With “Wood” Tile

Trendir Magazine

When you think of bathrooms, you don’t necessarily get a clear picture of wood accents in mind. Obviously, water and wood don’t play too nicely together.

Porcelain, The Ultimate Outdoor Tile

Conestoga Tile

Kasbah Museum. Tangier, Morocco. For nearly 6,000 years, ancient architects have incorporated ceramic tile in their building projects. Ceramic tile was used during the construction of buildings, walkways, and courtyards.

Fast Money: 7 Things to Consider Before Flipping New Construction

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Whether you’re addicted to house flipping shows on TV or you’ve flipped a home for profit in the past, you know it can be tricky. Flipping existing homes can come with unexpected twists, turns and structural issues.

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Majestic Acquires Carolina Counters

Stone Update

Fourth deal for North Carolina stone- and glass-fabrication group. Featured Company Insider News

Six Home Improvement Jobs to do Before You Sell

Kitchen and Residential Design

When the time finally comes to sell your home, you want it to be worth as much as possible. For this to happen, you’re likely going to need to make some improvements. But where to begin? Which areas of your home will return the most value?

Not Your Father’s Laminate: Check out These Woodgrain, Stone and Matte Finishes

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Laminate used to look cheap and cheesy. It was durable, but certainly not fashionable. However, times have changed, and now the material is much more realistic-looking. In fact, it can mimic many of your favorite materials, which makes it an excellent, inexpensive design choice.

Rubble Tile and Original Style Present: King’s Highway

Rubble Tile

In South Minneapolis, there is a 1930 Tudor house, with a hint of Mediterranean flavor, owned by the designer Carolyn Mitchell of Carolyn Mitchell Interiors. The house was in need of some design work and modernization before its 100th birthday came up. That’s where Original.

12 Effortless Ways To Make Your Home Picture Perfect

Trendir Magazine

After spending a lot of time, money and effort to create the perfect space that speaks to your personality and creativity you ultimately want to take lots of pictures and share it with your loved ones. Therefore, here are 12 effortless ways to make your home picture perfect.

LPI Makes Inc. 5000 List Again

Stone Update

Digital measuring and technology solutions company makes fastest-growing private company list for second year running. Featured Company Insider News


5 Modern Ways to Use Wood Paneling

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Wood paneling was all the rage in the mid-20 th century, before falling out of favor for decades. If you wanted an updated home, the first thing to go was the wood paneling on the walls. Bright, sleek colors were used to replace what was seen as dated wood textures. But now wood paneling is back.

Watch Your Mouth

Life of an Architect

From time to time, there are moments when I hear someone say something that leaves me flabbergasted.


Green Kitchens That Will Make You Envious

Trendir Magazine

Having a green kitchen may sound a bit crazy or may make you reminisce of weekends at your grandmother’s house. Either or may be true, but green kitchens are on trend and we are all about it.

Choosing Stylish Faucets for Your Kitchen and Bathrooms


Kitchen faucet from Danze by Gerber’s Draper Collection #detailsmakethedifference. Disclosure: Our post sponsor is Danze by Gerber with Blog Meets Brand and I have been compensated for my participation. All opinions are my own.

5 Ways to Get a Zen Living Room

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Merriam-Webster describes Zen as “a state of calm attentiveness in which one’s actions are guided by intuition rather than by conscious effort.”

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5 Stylish and Functional Garden Edging Ideas

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Whether you’re designing a garden from scratch or trying to figure out ways to make your current garden more attractive, you might want to consider looking at garden edging ideas. Garden edging is not mandatory. Plenty of gorgeous garden spaces simply sit right next to the lawn.

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You Can Totally Change a Room by Switching out These 4 Small Design Elements

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Not all interior design changes have to be full remodels. Sometimes, all it takes is a few small additions to totally change the way a room looks and feels. If you’re looking for some small design elements that make a huge impact, this post is for you.

Let These Modern Farmhouse Kitchen Ideas Inspire Your Next Remodel

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

No matter what style it comes in, the kitchen is the heart of the home. But for those of us who are obsessed with making others feel welcome, there’s no better choice than a farmhouse aesthetic.

Getting Ready to Do Inspections on Your New House? Here’s What You Need to Know

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Congratulations — you’ve finally found a house that you love, and your offer has been accepted. Now what? The next step in home buying is doing your inspections. While this process isn’t extraordinarily difficult, it does help if you go into it as informed as possible.

How to Unpack After a Move (Without Driving Yourself Crazy in the Process)

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

You’ve probably heard lots of advice on how to pack before moving. But what about advice on how to unpack after a move? This process is just as stressful and, if the number of people who are still living out of boxes months after moving in is any testament, just as difficult to slog through.

6 Hacks to Maximize Space in Your Small Laundry Room

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

If you’ve ever lived in an apartment that had off-site laundry, you know that having a washer and dryer inside your home is a huge bonus. Even the tiniest laundry space is a complete game changer for people who’ve been hoarding their quarters for the local laundromat.

5 Ideas for Rustic Chic Accent Walls

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

In the world of design, rustic chic has become an increasingly popular option in a home. But what is rustic chic? Basically, these are spaces that take rustic elements like distressed wood and combine them with the simplicity of modern design. You can read more in-depth about the style here.

5 Ways to Use a Small-Space Mirror

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. Do you have a small space you desperately want to look bigger? An easy way to add visual space to a room is that classic cheat: adding a small-space mirror.

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20 Awesome Dorm Room Bedding Ideas for Inspiration

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Pastel dorm room bedding is a relaxing choice. Image: Overstock 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. We know that when you’re living in a small dorm room, your bed is everything.

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These 15 Modern Bedrooms Will Reignite Your Love For Contemporary Style

Trendir Magazine

There’s something really special about a space filled with sharpe edges, clean lines, and almost tangible, posh feeling. And with these 15 modern bedrooms, we’re certain we will be able to reignite your love for contemporary style.

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15 Trendy Home Accent Colors To Scroll Through

Trendir Magazine

Are you feeling like you’re in need of some quick and helpful inspiration? Is your personal space in a rut? Are you trying to find the right color combination or a way to jazz up the apartment? Have no fear, here are 15 trendy home accents colors to scroll through and snag ideas from.

Ashley Woodson Bailey’s Wallpaper Brings Moody Florals Home

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Floral wallpaper is making its comeback, with Ashley Woodson Bailey leading the charge. Image: AWB 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. This ain’t your grandma’s floral wallpaper.

13 Ways to Organize Your Bedroom Closet


(A big “thank you” to our friends at for sponsoring this post!). A well-organized closet is the heart of a well-kept bedroom. It will streamline your morning routine and make you feel like you have much bigger closet.

Healthy Homemade Granola Bars


Are you always looking for healthy snacks for work or school? If so, try whipping up a batch of these granola bars! This recipe is a classic from With a variety of grains, seeds, and fruit they pack a nutritional punch.