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Plain And Simple Countertop Price Chart

Below you’ll find a brief description of the 15 most common types of countertops and their average cost per square foot. Granite is sturdy, gorgeous, and adds value to your home, but how much does it cost? It’s also one of the more durable options, especially if you properly seal and maintain y

Why I Don’ Use Chalk Paint

I don’t want every piece of furniture in my house being distressed. I just simply would never, ever skip these steps just to save a few hours of time. For the best durability oil based paint is the prefered but a lot of progress has been made with water base latex. And you can lightly tint the pol

Portland House Sale Announcement And Event!

If you are local and have a shop that we could come and look at to pull from we would love to showcase your items. Plus there’s always the adage that not every post is going to be for every reader. For me, the project conflicts with the decidedly left-leaning ethos of this blog. There are always l

60 Inspiring Kitchen Design Ideas

Having it done right means you don’t need to redo it often, which will save you time and money down the road. This way, you can see what works for you and start planning for when you’re ready to have that kitchen of your dreams. The edge is a mitered edge – probably a 3″ drop from the top. W

Marriott’s Maui Ocean Club

For the ultimate in relaxation, book a session at the resort’s tranquil day spa, which includes outdoor spa cabanas. Sleep to the sound of waves below and enjoy a very private lanai. A new community kitchen with stove-tops, commercial sinks, toaster ovens and prep areas is near the main lobby. Eac

Duality Keira Marcos

He was nearly uncontrollable, and we have to do this for the greater good. Her fingers pressing against his jaw made him want to gag, but he let her open his mouth and pour the potion down his throat. His mind was reeling from the ramifications—how long had they been dosing him? The unexplainable

Beautiful Traditional Kitchen Designs

Some cabinets were duco varnished in aged walnut, while some are in matte white finish. The countertop material of choice is marble, paired with glossy white ceramic tiles for the backsplash. The space has an open layout, with the kitchen directly connect to the formal dining area. The combination o

Kinds Of Marbles

More recently they have been made of actual marble, clay, porcelain, glass and steel. The names and kinds of marbles you will find today have a lot to do with how the marbles were made, who made them, and how they were played. Glazed or unglazed, they were colored in tans, reds, and browns of the cl


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How To Select The Right Grey For Your Exterior

We have spotted gum cladding as a main feature, plus large steel structure in ferrodor natural grey that has a corten rusty steel laser-cut screen in it. Consider the aspect too though – you will see more underlying colour coming through any grey that you select if the wall is on a north or west a

Great Kitchen Cabinet Color Palettes

@ Perry Dining Table By Union Rustic by bwbayshoreinnplus.comThe flat plate painted metal pedestal legs create a final decorative touch to this unique table. Wood has a natural feel and when you have a high value table you can feel the quality even when you put your hands on the table. Some factors

Trendy Spring Colors That Go Great With Granite

Each spring, homeowners across the country seem to be inspired to partake in a growing national pastime known as kitchen decorating. But when they are touched with a kiss of depth–call it frost, if you will–they transcend spring and give your home a fresh, energetic feel all year long. It’s th

I Design You Decide

As you may or may not remember, the ‘master bedroom’ was long and windowless, so that is becoming the kids/bunk room and we are stealing from it to create a proper master bathroom suite. Kohler for years – first drawn to the lines of the faucets, and then, of course, their function. They have

Can’ Paint Kitchen Cabinets Help!

I was just thinking to decorate as if that’s the look she is going for. Then once she picks two or three colors, paint them on a white piece of cardboard and tack them to the walls. Pick a color that is maybe in another room in the house- or a variation of it. See if you can slowly convince your f

25 Inspirational Kitchen Backsplash Ideas

They have become of the most important centerpieces in the modern kitchen. Get prepared to install stylish and efficient backsplashes in your kitchen. Once you’ve applied tile backsplash style in your modern kitchen you’ll be fascinated by the smart investment you made. Also, tile backsplash kit

Brooklyn NY Homes For Sale

This peaceful block is surrounded by an endless array of shopping and dining options. The large sunken living room allows for large furniture and flows into huge bonus room with office nook, separate foyer and extra spacious coat closet. Enormous bright master bedroom has great closet space and fits

Quartz Vs. Laminate Countertops

However, the formerly huge gap between quartz and laminate is narrowing all the time. Laminate is often erroneously referred to as “plastic,” but it’s not. It should be noted that high-end laminates that try to replicate the look of stone are becoming more realistic all the time. Premium lamin

Southampton NJ Real Estate

Across from the laundry is a 3 season sunroom surrounded with jalousie windows where you can relax with your morning coffee. The formal living room and dining room feature hardwood flooring , crown molding and recessed lighting. As you move upstairs, you will find a serene master bedroom suite with

I Need Help With Granite Colors For My Kitchen

The color is called dark walnut but it is more of a dark chocolate (dark brown with a slight hint of red). They really messed up with cutting and connecting the slabs. I too was nervous about quartzite, but it`s been fine, no issues! I can buy from them and have someone else install it or do they i

Marble Look Quartz

The kitchen and dining area appear so much brighter than before, as white has the innate ability to reflect light. This is now my style, and since we are most likely going to sell our home within the next few years it’s a worthwhile upgrade from the dated granite. The cabinets are original to the