Kitchen Trends for 2011 – Shaker Style

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With the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) happening right now in Vegas, I can’t help but dream of fabulous kitchen designs! Downsized kitchens need extra attention to detail to ensure every square inch is utilized but just because it’s  smaller doesn’t mean it has to be boring! One of the hottest emerging trends in […]

Bath Design: Wall mounted Vanities

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In many downsized homes, bathrooms inevitably get smaller too…so how can you make them appear more spacious? The answer : get that vanity up off the floor. Wall mounted sinks and storage not only make the bathroom easier to clean they visually trick the eye by revealing more floor space – instantly the room feels […]

Pre-fab it: Homb

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Being completely inspired by my last post, I couldn’t resist doing a pre-fab encore. Check out Homb –  a fantastic line of pre-fab homes designed using a 100 sq. ft. triangular system. Go here to view more plans. It turns out, that while squares and rectangles are perfectly fine for building…triangles are way cooler! This […]

Pre-fab it : Logical homes

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Green building, as you know is something I love. Recycled, re-purposed, re-used, I can’t get enough! So, when I found this fantastic California based, green, pre-fab home company – Logical Homes, I had to share some of their plans with you. Sleek and modern, they pride themselves on filling their structures with light, clean lines […]

Home Tour : London Style

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Hi all, My name is Ivette and I’m guest posting on Candace’s blog today. She sent me out on assignment yesterday! Where? On a huge, red, London-esque double-decker bus, of course! Yup, at 10 am me and a gaggle of Windemere real estate agents boarded the cherry red bus for a royal real estate tour. […]

Smart Design – Studio Apartment

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Found via here, I couldn’t wait to share this fantastic New York studio apartment with you. Within its tiny 450 sq. ft. living space, this transforming custom built-in handles all the functions of the home! Check it out..   Now that’s what I call smart design!   Images by Alan Tansey via here

Planning for The Next Great Migration

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Heavy title, I know…but it’s something cities like Portland, has to consider. I’m biased but the fact is our city is incredibly beautiful, rich in resources and available land. We can count on an influx of our population in the future and people will continue to flock to the Great Northwest  – SO – how […]

Montreal Townhome

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Happy Friday! Found this fabulous townhouse transformation via homedsgn.com and wanted to share it with your for a little Friday inspiration! The owners of this modest Montreal home wanted to add a second story and expand their 800 sq ft. but when building codes and restrictions ruled out this option, the ingenious team at naturehumaine […]