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wooden sink counter with black and white gingham skirted base cabinet

Black and White Patterned Kitchen

A dark palette is anything but boring when a mix of patterns are involved. I am drawn to darker rooms these days – must be the bright springtime sun.  Although I’m not brave enough to do this in my home, I find the mix of patterns and limited color palette intriguing.  The upper cabinet and […]

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sliding interior barn doors conceal flat screen tv

TV Interior Barn Doors

Barn-style sliding doors offer a decorative and functional solution to conceal televisions. Several clever ways to camouflage the dreaded dark hole in the room (also known as the flat screen TV) are featured in Architectural TV Cabinets and Sliding Door Closet Wall.  Modern custom cabinets, pop-up lifts and opaque glass French style doors are the […]

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decorative interior barn doors Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne by Martyn Lawrence Bullard

Decorative Interior Barn Doors

Simple wooden doors become a masterpiece with artwork and trim. Interior barn doors are a currently trendy (they are everywhere), but what first caught my eye wasn’t the hardware or vivid color, but the theatrical horse with Siamese cat at his back leg.  This track mounted folk art painting was actually once part of a […]

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modern white kitchen cabinets and exposed brick walls

Urban Chic Kitchen

Mixing styles creates a sophisticated industrial kitchen. I’ve been a magazine junkie most of my adult life and in the last decade I’ve added several European journals to my list.  This industrial chic London kitchen found its way into my idea file for several reasons.  While I surround myself with vintage, I’m also attracted to […]

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rustic master bath custom sink console with open shelf

Rustic Master Bath Retreat

The custom tub surround is reminiscent of a French wall fountain Wood salvaged from a North Carolina barn is rustic, yet romantic in this master bath retreat.  A Waterworks Cambridge tub nestles underneath an expanse of windows.  Its custom surround is washed in an oyster shell palette, with a backsplash detail and a wall mounted […]

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