Who Doesn’t Like A Good Tile Job…

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When creating a new tile presentation or re-doing an old one…why not GO ENCAUSTIC?

If you’re designing a room or entire house most consumers main objective is to create something that is timeless.  This is virtually impossible, the only way you can possibly create timelessness is with pure white…but even with that color choice…tile and design sizes change through the decades.

For instance what you like now, might not be what you would like or fashionable 10 years from now.  Plus, the colorways that are currently strong, will not be the same tones desired 10 to 15 years from now.

Take green for example…90’s it was Sage Green, 2000’s it was Chartreuse Green’s, and now for 2010’s it Emerald Green.

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So trying to stay classic and clean?  Stay neutral!

Though beige years are really “so last decade”, we are now currently enthralled with the gray tones.  Or dare I say “gray-eige”, for those who still embrace, tans and beige tones!

TILE ON!

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Powder Room Surprise…

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What I LOVE about a powder room is that they can be such an element of surprise!

Even for those who tend to decorate on the conservative side.  I see and hear it on a daily basis those that want that element of impact as you open the door to their powder rooms.

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So…let the powder room be your avenue to go a little crazy with a color, tile or design!

 

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Your Choice of Center Piece is Essential…

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When it comes to centerpieces on tables it seems as though designers are always looking for something new and unique.

But unfortunately there are many that go it alone…and with that…comes mistakes.

Such as the above picture…too small and no impact!

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There is the over zealous contender!  In this case, it has impact…but scale is incorrect!

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The repeat offender…tall vase under low chandelier!  Stop the madness!

When creating center pieces…think tried and true…single large vessel filled with seasonal items, flowers, balls…easy no fail alternative.

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Simple to put on…simple to take off!

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Jute For A Moment or For Awhile…

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Ok…so this week I’m a JUTE RUG bender! I LOVE me some JUTE…possibly just a touch for a moment…or for awhile!

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I LOVE the texture of them!  Plus the price allows one to enjoy it for awhile and then possibly seek something new without feeling too guilty for changing it out!

Think of it as an accessory…for the room. When you’re bored or the season changes…switch to something else!

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I especially LOVE to layer them!

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I do prefer SEA GRASS, I feel that it’s stronger of all of the weaves.

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Super cool…HEXAGON!  Whether hexagon, square, round or rectangle!  A fresh feeling for any area of the home, especially in the warmer climates or during certain times of the year.   Here is the link to the hexagon rug.

https://www.wayfair.com/August-Grove-Ephemerine-Natural-Area-Rug-AGGR2797.html

One last one…for the those that don’t like the yellow undertones…there is this fabulous gray/ivory one!

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Most Popular Interior Design Trends for 2017…

According to Pinterest, these are the top picks for interior design trends for 2017.

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Acrylic Touches!Wallpaper2

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Round Mirrors!

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Return of Real Indoor Plants!

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Copper Touches!

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Nightstands…statistically the sales increased 45% in 2017 up from 2016.

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Wood Tiles!

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Fusion of eclectic styling…old, new, modern and antiqued…fused into one fabulous interior presentation.

Adding what I feel is the most mandatory aspect of all in living spaces and that is “HYAGE”, pronounced hoo-ga…which is the Danish phrase for LIVING SIMPLY. Which entails, creating an incredibly warm and welcoming living space.

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I Guess We Can Find Inspiration Just About Anywhere…

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Does any one else see the similarities here…symbolism or irony?  I thought this was a picture to introduce her new twins?  Hint: The twins are nestled in arms!

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