Tuesday’s Tips: kitchen storage ideas

​ Photo by Kirstin Havnaer, Hearthstone Interior Design, LLC – Search traditional kitchen pictures  There are so many unique and clever ideas to help with storage and function in the kitchen. I hope this will inspire you to maximize the space given, whether it be behind the cabinet doors or using all of the height…

Motivation Monday 6.6.16

There is something so happy about flowers in the home. Whether you opt to grab real ones from flower markets or your local grocery store or prefer some faux arrangements, flowers can make a space feel happy. Here are my flowers I purchased from AtHome. It’s actually two different bouquets but I wanted both colors…

Never was that much of a fan of rose gold…

…but sometimes I have a change of heart… I was in Target a week ago when I saw these rose gold and marble lamps/side tables. I realized it pairs well together. When rose gold jumped on the scene a while back, I wasn’t on board. Sometimes it takes me a while to appreciate something. If…

What keeps you inspired in the kitchen?

Lately I have been uninspired with cooking which is odd because I love to cook. I have found myself going to some of the same things and not really following recipes completely. I am not sure what it is but even with cleaning the kitchen, I prefer to only do it when it’s natural light…

Parade of Homes Tour 2015

Last week I went to one of the subdivisions for the Metropolitan Parade of Homes which is a showcase of furnishings and trends in tile and interior design. These are real homes on the market and the builders really have some cool ideas. I’m finishing two more subdivisions today so there will hopefully be lots…

Transom windows…

I was watching HGTV last night on dvr and learned something new. The architectural horizontal window above other windows and doors are called transom windows. Usually there is some sort of beam between them. Some offer extra ventilation while keeping the room/home secure since they are so high up and small, one wouldn’t be able…

Tuesday’s Tips: save money with these produce storage tips

Some takeaways I learned from Real Food Real Deals &;My Thirty Spot: how washing certain fruits like berries and grapes ahead of time can cause a negative affect on the skin and make them prone to bacteria so only wash when you get ready to eat them.  I also learned you should line berries in a…

What are characteristics of your ideal bar stool?

Some like ’em modern with clean lines or unique with odd interesting shapes, some prefer natural earthy wood materials while many like the industrial metal styles. Some love the cafe style while others need one with a back. I like them all from upholstered to masculine ones but lately I’ve really been wanting metals stools….

Sleek black matte faucets and fixtures..

Now that I am settled in my condo, I look for ways I can make it my own and one of the things I really love is sleek black hardware especially against marble. Though I am not planning to add any marble anywhere…I don’t  think, but I would love black matte hardware in one of…

Monday Inspiration 5.18.15

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