I’m going to Arizona and obsessed with their architecture…

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It will be my first time in Arizona and a girls trip and I’m excited to hang by a pool in hot temps with magazines galore, a cocktail, and beautiful picturesque scenery. We don’t have cacti or palm trees here in Milwaukee so know that I will take tons of instagram pictures. (It isn’t my first time seeing palms though).

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What an incredibly designed contemporary courtyard area…

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Uplights at night will really make a home and its landscaping stand out…

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This bold ceiling design is just so awesome…

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Talk about an element of surprise. Everything about this design is right up my alley from the wood grain, the mirrors, the disk shaped hardware, the lighting pendants, and the color black.

{James Dawson Interiors}


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White and cream bathroom stone, slabs, and tile

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I noticed my Pinterest has such beautiful bathroom tile inspiration. I love a sleek modern wall slab of marble or something. The look is very elegant and simplistic. I figured I would share the style of bathrooms I’m drawn to…

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I like the suspended mirrors. That’s nice design look….

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The wood blades, drawer fronts, and stool legs gives this bathroom a bit of warmth…

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Do you like white or creamier colored stone materials for a bathroom?

{Images Ashley Hicks w/photo by Nicolas Tosi for Elle Decoration, Ryan Street, Tara Bernerd, Denman Bennett}


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Design Inquiries: winning the purple bedroom battle with your husband…

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I received an email from a woman who really wanted a purple and gray bedroom but had difficulty convincing her husband of the color scheme. Here are my ideas on winning this battle. First, when people hear purple they think Barney or lavendar and other really girly tones. However any trip to a local hardware store will show you the many ranges purple has. Look at the paint swatches and decide from there. They aren’t there to only help with paint selections as you can use the swatches to pick the overall color scheme of the room…

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Simplicity is sophistication…

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A carefully edited home is what some strive for. Clutter eliminated and décor selected in a way that leaves the space minimal but fascinating. A simplistic style to me is a one where the home owner or apartment dweller really gave thought to what they want to have. It makes me feel like the items in the space have to be especially important if it’s there and displayed.

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There is something quite calming and relaxing about spaces like this. It’s the very reason spa’s tend to have those tranquil environments. A space that eases the mind and creates an atmosphere for peace. Yeah, a peaceful space is what we all want when we come home.

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I like the clean lines and the beauty of the forms that are displayed from objects and furniture in a minimal design. I like this style in penthouses and places with panoramic views of deserts and oceans.

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