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green mosaic tile backsplash kitchen

Various Degrees of Green Kitchens

Five owners share the love of green, but vary doses. Mr Shops walked behind me as I was starting to write this post – “Oh, I’m not sure I could take that kitchen for very long.”  My thoughts exactly.  While chic, the pea-green gingham canvas ceiling treatment is too energetic for most.  It immediately reminded […]

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antique marble sink on black lacquer console table by Melanie Pounds

Black Lacquer Console Sink

The desire to create an illusion of more space should never override function. I was enamored with interior designer Melanie Pounds’ home when it was featured in a local Birmingham, Alabama magazine – especially her White Oak Cottage Kitchen.  Despite having two children and two pets, the couple purchased a small cottage and relied on […]

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modern bathroom with horizontal wooden plank walls and double sink vanity

Wood Plank Master Bath

Small spaces grow when nurtured with inventive ideas In a beach house, it makes sense to rely on tropical wood planking that stands up well to water. In this Mr.-and-Mrs. bath, the planks take on the added role of a motif worked in several ways — fencing to create a semi-open shower, horizontal paneling on […]

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robins egg blue matte ceramic mosaic floor tile by trikoni tileworks

Bold Kelly-Green Bathroom

x x x x x x x x x x x The vivid vanity color creates a very special spa for children Bright colors in small doses can make a big impact.  Only the front of this modern Shaker bathroom vanity is painted a carefree green,  but the color is repeated on the medicine cabinet […]

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vessel sink on furniture made into vanity, mirror and pair of sconces

Powder Room Think

Currently, traditional powder rooms focus on a trio of key decorative elements Guest bath design is becoming as easy as one, two, three. 1. Convert a piece of furniture — preferably vintage or antique into a vanity. 2. Add a decorative mirror and a pair of sconces over it. 3. Plan a tile or wall […]

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