Inspiration

Celebrity Kitchens

Thanks to Architectural Digest, HGTV and MLS listings, it’s possible for us to be a little voyeuristic and get a glimpse into homes that would normally be inaccessible to us, in this case, celebrity kitchens. Maybe some of them will speak to you – maybe some won’t; the styles are all over the place! Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi‘s kitchen. Angela Lansbury enjoys cooking and wanted her kitchen to reflect warmth and the architecture of ...

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Natural Rock Bathtubs

Natural materials, which I adore, are very prevalent in design, so I thought I’d show you some bathtub made from a single rock that range from formal and carved to untouched and natural-looking. It probably goes without saying, but because of the materials’ durability –  and with proper care – they can be used outside as well. Carved granite by Carved Stone Creations. Limestone by AMLink. Marble by Amlink. Prices for these tubs ...

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Black Doors: Simple Elegance

Sometimes, the simplest things can make the biggest impact. Case in point: black doors. I just love a high-gloss black on doors, whether interior or exterior. I think the interior doors, though, are much more dramatic and classic because interior doors are too frequently overlooked. It seems like such a big step to paint something black, but after looking at our upstairs hallway, and the run of bland white doors, this ...

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Beautiful Bathrooms

While researching bathrooms for a project, I came upon pictures that were too exquisite not to share! Some of these luxurious bathrooms have unusual sinks, fixtures, mirrors and/or faucets, providing a statement piece – a good idea for any room – that goes beyond the typical and gives that “custom” look. Any homeowner can tweak certain features, even if you aren’t doing a bathroom overhaul or renovation. I just love the ...

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Baby Boy Nursery Ideas

A while ago, I did a post on girl nurseries, now I’m finally getting around to baby boy nurseries!  Not having a boy, it was difficult to get in that mindset, especially after so many years of glitter and tea parties! I tried to include many styles (modern, neutral, colorful, white, luxurious and whimsical), as well as some gender-neutral rooms, so that there is enough inspiration for all tastes! With a nautical ...

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