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Formica is Back with New Collections

Formica is Back with New Collections

Formica, a long-trusted source for durable surfaces has launched three major new collections that are on-trend with today’s residential and commercial demands. The groups updated the existing offerings of Formica. Everform ™ Solid Surface by Formica Group, is a...

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Update Your Bathroom in Style

Update Your Bathroom in Style

Nothing can encourage you to finally address those home improvement projects like sheltering in place for months and months. Bathrooms and kitchens lead the list for areas within the home that need major attention. They are spaces we use every day and cause us the...

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Visiting the RH Charlotte is an Experience You Can’t Miss

Visiting the RH Charlotte is an Experience You Can’t Miss

It is impossible to miss the new RH Charlotte, The Gallery at Phillips Place. A 50,000 square-foot, three-level experience including a rooftop restaurant, wine bar, and park. RH Charlotte, formerly known as Restoration Hardware has transformed Phillips Place. RH’s...

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Étagère

Étagère

Étagère is a piece of furniture consisting of a set of open shelves for displaying small objects and sometimes having an enclosed cabinet at the base. It is pronounced a-ta-zher. Their uses and impact on design have been enjoyed by homeowners and designers since 1840....

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Curated not Decorated

Curated not Decorated

Having been the host of the national PBS television series, For Your Home, for over 25 years I’ve learned what it takes to create a pretty room. I’ve also discovered what it takes to create a sensation space. The difference between a well decorated room and a wow room...

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Pink the Color of Pre-Spring

Pink the Color of Pre-Spring

Don’t just sit and wait for Spring. Embrace a color that brightens our souls and our décor. Every season has its primary tone. Soft pink is the color for January and February. It has the glimmer of icy branches and the hopefulness of spring blossoms. This time of the...

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Dining in Style

Dining in Style

What are you going to do about that dining room? Worst yet, you may not even have a dining room which leaves you pondering how you will accommodate your holiday guests. No one enjoys balancing a full plate on their lap. Visions of cranberry sauce and red wine landing...

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Bringing Fall Inside

Bringing Fall Inside

Seasonal changes don’t just happen outside. Bringing the newest season indoors is a quarterly decorating task. Fall is a short season. The sooner you begin to embrace it the longer you’ll have to enjoy its warmth and cozy appeal. This season’s biggest color is classic...

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Fall Magic

Fall Magic

I love autumn, especially in the Carolina’s. The weather is perfect, the days are still long enough that you can enjoy being outdoors after work and watch the sunset. As the leaves start to turn our thoughts switch from swimming pools to cozy evenings on the patio....

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Time for Color

Time for Color

It’s easy to allow yourself to become trapped in neutrals. They are readily available, classic and safe. They can also be dispassionate, middle-of-the-road and drab. If you are looking for an escape route from this depersonalized pallet, you’re in luck. The new spring...

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Consignment Shops

Consignment Shops

You have finally decided to downsize, redecorate or just clear out the clutter. It sounds like a great plan until you are faced with the reality or what to do with all that extra furniture and household items. It’s not as daunting as you may think. Luckily there are...

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Time to Change the Sheets

Time to Change the Sheets

When was the last time you gave any thought to your sheets? It’s one of those items we spend 6-8 intimate hours per night using. The bedroom is the most personal space in your home. Yet most of us give little thought to our sheets, until they wear out. We generally...

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