Author: Fattle

20 Whimsical Ornaments for Everybody on Your List

Whether you are looking to spice up the Christmas tree with your style or you want to give ornaments as gifts to family and friends, we are here to help. I’ve been scouring the world wide web to find ornaments for all types of individuals, from design aesthetes to sports fanatics. Here are 20 that […]

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Kitchen of the Week: Preserving Traditional Flavor in Moscow

The owners of this miniature 1920s kitchen in one of Moscow’s oldest districts needed to preserve its traditional appearance, but they needed the 55-square-foot space to be practical, too. Designer Irina Tatarnikova preserved the kitchen footprint throughout the remodel and employed little appliances, a white palette and custom cabinetry and furniture to take advantage of […]

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Decorated Houses Help Save a Detroit Neighborhood

Most of us decorate our front porches and lawns just for Halloween, the autumn harvest season and Christmas. But these homes in Detroit are decked out 365 days per year, thanks to the efforts of Tyree Guyton, creator and artist of The Heidelberg Project. Rather than being demolished, these mostly abandoned homes in Detroit’s oldest […]

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On Trend: Globe Lights Give Bathrooms a Well-Rounded Appearance

A room layout now centers around a excellent light fixture. And you will see hanging light fixtures finding their way past the dining room and to the living room, bedroom, and kitchen these days. The simple globe pendant is appearing throughout this autumn. Updated in every manner possible, new world styles are hanging pleased in […]

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A London Townhouse Seduces With Luxury

Interior designer Kelly Hoppen resides in a glamorous world of neutrals. Taupes, blacks, whites and grays predominate supreme in her London home, where pinks and florals make rare appearances in blossom petals or a lipstick hue. And her frequent houseguests (Victoria and David Beckham, stepdaughters Sienna Miller and Savannah Miller, to name a few) don’t […]

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Great Design Plant: New Zealand Flax

New Zealand flax brings texture, colour and foliage to the scene yearlong — particularly proficient in otherwise barren autumn and winter gardens. While falling leaves, a visible cue of the shifting of the seasons, are always a visual treat, the end result is frequently a landscape full of bare branches. Flax fares nicely together with […]

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Cool-Season Vegetables: How To Grow Asparagus

Asparagus is a springtime treat that you plant in winter or early spring, a garden perennial having two- to three-month harvest season. While its fernlike foliage might appear to indicate a fragile plant, asparagus is sturdy, often found in ditches along the street. In much of the Earth, green asparagus is common. In northwest Europe, […]

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Rooms Reign Supreme With Roman Shades

The Roman color is a lined or unlined amount of drapery fabric sewn to inner rings for operability. When drawn to the vertical position, a Roman color creates a string of concentrated folds. Whether used in conjunction with a different window treatment or left by itself, these flexible colors have reigned supreme for a long […]

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A Basement Remodel Sets the Stage for Flexible Play

Builder-designer David Amundson had a very special request from a Minnesota couple with two children: no more fixed furniture placement at the walk-out basement, please. Sofas, ottomans and storage options required to shape transition and shift from 1 space to another effortlessly. “My clients wanted to be able to push everything readily out of the […]

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An Architect in Search of a Tag Line

Some architects are not that proficient with language. At least not the type of language that other folks understand. We are apt to ramble on a little, gesticulating strangely, while a succinct, well-placed phrase clearly illuminating a design concept becomes an increasingly improbable occurrence. Just reread that last sentence, for instance. Exactly. But sometimes architects […]

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