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10 Kitchen Design Trends From New Products Coming in 2021

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 See the appliances, fixtures and features that stood out amid a flurry of introductions timed to the KBIS trade show by Mitchell Parker Technical problems with a website server disrupted the exhibitor portion of the all-virtual 2021 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, preventing access to the Feb. 9-12 event’s virtual booths set up by companies showcasing new products to the trade. Organizers for KBIS and the concurrent International Builders’ Show, which experienced the same outage, are working on refunding attendees and exhibitors, analyzing what went wrong and looking at possibly relaunching the virtual booths. Nevertheless, many companies in the home...

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BEFORE AND AFTER - See This Bathroom’s Beautifully Serene Remodel!

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BEFORE AND AFTER BATHROOM REMODEL - Carla Aston, Designer | Colleen Scott, Photographer This bathroom was remodeled last year at this time, finished just as our stay-at-home orders were put in place. I recently was able to have it photographed and I’m so pleased with the changes made and the serene look we were able to achieve. BEFORE PICS I’ve shared some progress pics about this job in the past here on my blog, so you might remember seeing this photo. The big problem in this bathroom was that the closet doors banged into each other when opened. It was...

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Have you ever wondered:

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OK, so I’ve narrowed my focus to this one particular element of my room. I am just stuck and need to know which is the right _____________. That’s it. Hmmm, but Maria doesn’t offer an eDesign package for this one detail. Darn… it’s just a teeny-tiny decision. Right?  Wrong. Here’s why you shouldn’t cherry-pick design advice… Did you know one of the best ways to shop at IKEA is to cherry-pick their best stuff? There are lots of obvious items that could potentially make your house scream, “I got this all at IKEA”. But, if you have the eye to...

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Nola Real Estate Marketing and Photography

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Now on the market for $16,895,000, a mansion built to the most exacting specifications has achieved the distinction of being Louisiana’s most expensive home. Owned by Shane Guidry, CEO of Harvey Gulf International Marine, and his wife, Holly, the house on Northline Street in Metairie, LA, just outside New Orleans, is a 15,230-square-foot French Provincial masterpiece. “It took him three years to design and build this, and they used the most high-end products in this house that you may ever come across,” says the listing manager, Peggy Bruce, who is working with the listing agent, Shaun McCarthy. “It’s an outstanding...

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Episode #76: How To Decorate Affordably (And Not Just From Amazon!)

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This week, we’re revisiting one of our favorite subjects—decorating for cheap! You can stream the episode here on the blog or on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, TuneIn, Pocket Casts, and Stitcher. You can find the podcast posts archive here. A huge thanks to this week’s sponsors! Be sure to check out the offers from Agility Bed, Modern Fertility, Bev and Sweaty Betty. And if you’re looking for a sponsor from a previous episode you can find all our codes on this page! Show Notes: -This is a follow up to Episode 10, which was one of our top episodes last year, so we’re back with more!!!!!...

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