Month: June 2019

Colonnade

Colonnade

A colonnade is a string of equally spaced columns that create an outdoor room. It could be attached to a building or freestanding, and it can have a roof or not. Cornerstone Architects The tapered stone columns on the left supporting the tile roof of this exterior room are in a colonnade. Francois & Co …

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Quirky, Colorful Vancouver Heritage Home

Quirky, Colorful Vancouver Heritage Home

Located paintings inspire designer Jennifer Scott. “Classic pieces provide so much character, and I love repurposing and reloving an older uncover,” she says. The creator of interior design style consulting studio A Good Chick To Know, Scott approaches interior and wardrobe styling projects in the same manner — blending classic using fresh. Naturally her family …

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Artful and Open Dallas Townhome

Artful and Open Dallas Townhome

Art comes first for Ken Maxwell. When some homeowners pick their artwork to match their inside, Maxwell followed his instincts and made his home about his love for art. “I seriously considered going crude,” says Maxwell. “That’s a frequent design tendency for a great deal of people in contemporary structures, but it does not need …

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Guest Groups: 20 Bubbly Accessories for New Year's Eve

Guest Groups: 20 Bubbly Accessories for New Year's Eve

Nothing says”Happy New Year” quite like champagne, so why not choose the bubbly and spray it into all aspects of your New Year’s Eve shindigs with these bubble-luscious entertaining accessories? If your event is of the casual variety, a little fizz and sparkle can allow it to stand out for your guests. Cheers! — Laura …

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So That Your Design Is: Swedish

So That Your Design Is: Swedish

What it is: Swedish interior decorating includes multiple nuances, from the neoclassical-influenced Gustavian appearance to the more basic Swedish farmhouse approach. Yet at their origin, each of the branches of decor discuss common characteristics: a blend of casual, elegant, rustic and elegant, a hot and cheerful sensibility, and a fresh-faced appeal that’s helped to propel …

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Living Spaces Wow at Decorator Showcase

Living Spaces Wow at Decorator Showcase

Having a moss-covered fireplace, plywood painted backsplash, abalone shell chandelier and much more, the show house of the 2012 San Francisco Decorator Showcase brought out all the stops. Designers reconfigured the rooms in a stately 19th-century home, in San Francisco’s well-to-do Pacific Heights neighborhood, in more contemporary layouts and outfitted them with stunning lighting fixtures, …

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Southern Charm and Heritage in a Dallas Cottage

Southern Charm and Heritage in a Dallas Cottage

“Rotating pieces inside the household is a great way to edit,” says first-time Dallas homeowner Ann Jane Cox. “I have discovered it to be a cost-effective, guilt-free method to declutter and keep things fresh.” Cox, a public relations specialist, actively swaps finds with her 96-year-old grandma and her mother, Frances, aka “Fancy.” She features her …

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