Look! A Wall of Decorative Tiles — Kitchen Inspiration

2013-2-27-insp.jpgHere's a beautiful kitchen for your mid-week enjoyment. The floor-to-ceiling pearlescent tiles are so pretty as a backdrop to the rest of the space, don't you think? More

Before & After: Creative Uses for Horse Stall Doors

022613_xpost815.jpgLucianna collects and refurbishes unique stall doors for projects around the house. Below are pictures of a liquor cabinet and a kitchen pantry that she created by hanging the doors on modern sliding rails.

Creative Uses for Old Doors
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Most Nutrients in Fruits & Vegetables Are Found in the Skin: Fact or Fiction?

Most Nutrients in Fruits & Vegetables Are Found in the Skin: Fact or Fiction?

Is it true that most of the nutrients in fruits and vegetables are found in the skin? The New York Times recently tackled this question, and if you've been feeling guilty about trimming away carrot peels and apple skins, the answer may surprise you.


Nigellissima by Nigella Lawson — New Cookbook

Italian cuisine is near and dear to many of our hearts, and so I think we can all nod in understanding when Nigella Lawson says, "It was when I was sixteen or seventeen that I decided to be Italian." Nigellissima is an ode to her younger self and to the food she fell in love with way before Nigella Lawson became a household name. These are simple, nourishing Italian dishes that are as satisfying to make as they are to eat. 


Tile Inspiration: 15 Beautifully Tiled Spaces

022513_xpost1615.jpegWhen used well, tile has the ability to warm up a space like no other material. Here are just a few inspiring ways tile can be used to create dramatic, engaging and delightful spaces:

Beautiful Tile Gallery
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Get the Look: Modern Industrial Kitchen — Style & Renovation Resources

This modern industrial kitchen mixes a lot of materials: wood with concrete, marble with steel. Love the look? Want to emulate some of it in your own kitchen? Here are sources to help you get the look. Fill in the blanks in the comments! (And see another photo below.)

Modern Industrial Kitchen

Ceramics & Dishware: ______________
Countertops: Marble slab from Exotic Granite & Marble in Sun Valley, CA.
Faucet: ______________
Flooring: Concrete
Island base: Sealed plywood
Lighting: ______________
Oven: GE monagram ovens
Range: ______________
Refrigerator: Frigidaire commercial fridge with glass door; Sub-Zero under counter freezer
Shelving Sealed plywood
Stools: Tolix


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