Easy Fall Decor for your Kitchen

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Easy Fall Decor for your Kitchen

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Need help decorating your kitchen for fall? We have 5 ideas that will help you get in the spirit and keep your counter space. Metal Tins [caption id="attachment_11753" align="aligncenter" width="1242"] Lisa @asimplystylednest[/caption] Mini Pumpkins [caption id="attachment_11754" align="aligncenter" width="1242"] Lisa @asimplystylednest[/caption] Wood Slices [caption id="attachment_11755" align="aligncenter" width="1242"] Jackie @finding_lovely[/caption] Three-Tiered Stands [caption id="attachment_11756" align="aligncenter" width="1242"] Karen @simpleinspirationsathome[/caption] Glass Cake Dome Lids [caption id="attachment_11757" align="aligncenter" width="1242"] Gina @waleshandmadeco[/caption]   Do your decorations need a new surface?...

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8 Steps to the Perfect Countertop Installation

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Did you know October is kitchen and bath month? Well, it is! Believe it or not, now is the best time to upgrade your countertops before the holiday season. To help you prepare for your countertop installation, we have developed this handy dandy guide to ensure you know what to do and expect in a countertop remodel. 1. Budget One of the most...

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Editor’s Picks: Design Chicago 2018

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This past week we searched high and low for design trends at this year's Design Chicago event! As we walked the halls of The Merchandise Mart, we noticed that design inspiration was everywhere. From countertops, tile, appliances, rugs, and more, here are our top picks from the Midwest's best in residential interior furnishings, architecture, and interior design.   Smart Appliances The number one misconception customers...

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Kitchen & Bath Month

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It’s October and it’s officially the start of the kitchen and bath season. If you are thinking about remodeling your kitchen or bathroom now is the time! Just think how perfect it would be to have your newly remolded space ready for the upcoming holiday season. Stay tuned because all month long we are celebrating with the season’s latest design trends, cleaning,...

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Carrara vs Calacatta Marble

Carrara

Marble has a timeless appeal, providing an elegant and sophisticated feel.  Available in a polished or honed finish, it is many people’s choice for a high-end look. Marble also has two popular variations, Carrara and Calacatta. Both are beautiful, and unique in their own ways. Want to know the difference? We're breaking it down so you can find the perfect marble for your...

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IDEA FILE: Tips For the Perfect All White Kitchen

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There is a reason why white kitchens have been a classic look for many years. The timeless look of a simple white kitchen connotes cleanliness and brightens rooms that can be naturally dark. It can also make smaller spaces appear larger. However, some all white kitchens have a tendency to appear a bit stark, or quite frankly…a little boring. The kitchen is...

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Why Professional Granite Countertop Installation

Granite Countertop Installation

Countertop installation isn't something that should be DIY'ed. Especially when it comes to installing granite and natural stone. There are safety concerns and technical details to take into consideration. It is best to leave this job to the pros. Choosing Granite Countertops Granite comes from mother nature, making each slab unique with different shade variations, fissures, cracks, chips, pits, and pores. Don’t let this...

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Natural Stone Gets the All-Green Go-Ahead

We love quick and easy. And when it applies to finding information about kitchen countertops, that’s even better. In Kitchen Countertop Comparison Chart, you’ll find good information on various kinds of kitchen countertops without wasting your valuable time by searching all over the Internet. The chart rates natural stone and man-made products, but only granite, quartzite, and quartz surfacing, which uses natural...

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Natural Stone vs. Manufactured Veneer — Not a Hard Choice

Considering an accent area of stone in your home? A wall, surround, or focal point? If so, beauty should be your goal. Why settle for a less impressive look? When natural stone proves too heavy for some projects, veneer offers a great alternative. The choice, then, becomes whether to use natural stone veneer or a manufactured look-alike. For choices like this, it’s...

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Using Natural Stone Helps Enhance Environmental Quality — Inside and Out

Want to do your part to improve the environment? Start by incorporating natural stone into your building projects. The original green building material, natural stone is now harvested by using less energy and water and by producing less solid waste residue and CO2 emissions – an environmental win for all of us. Inside your home, you can replace man-made products (and their...

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