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Castle Homes’ English Country house, recently seen in the Parade of Homes, is transformed into a magical Christmas setting by designer Richard Edwards, of Maxi B. Home with Summer Classics furniture. Photo by Reed Brown Photography.
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About the Cover: Designers say warmth is coming back to homes who have been stripped down to gray and marble for several years. And this room certainly says it all, combing fabrics from Thibaut’s Greenwood collection with striped wallpaper and pillows that tie the room’s tones together.
About the Cover A modern farmhouse kitchen is interpreted utilizing a quartz countertop surface from Cambria. Industrial lighting, wide plank flooring, and vintage bar stools add to the look. Shown is Cambria’s Praa Sands™ color/pattern, one of a vast number of choices. For information call 615/ 331-8395 or visit www.cambriausa.com.
About the Cover This kitchen by Superior Custom Homes and Remodeling speaks to many of today’s trends—white Shaker-style cabinetry, light colored/marble countertops, statement lighting, gray tile, and pops of unexpected color. For information call 615/ 224-9771 or visit www.mysuperiorhome.com.
About the Cover A modern farmhouse covered porch is complete with a beautiful black distressed hanging bed at the House For Hope Designer Show House. The porch, designed by J & K Design Studio, graces the home built by Carbine & Associates for the Southeastern charity show house open March 4-12 in Franklin. For more information visit www.carbineandassociates.com. Photo by Peyton Hoge.
About the Cover Counters at different heights is one way to incorporate universal design into a home, as shown in this kitchen featuring Cambria’s Ella™ in the Marble Collection. It offers the timeless beauty of marble, but with superior performance. Cambria’s Marble Collection is nonporous, scratch resistant, and never needs sealing. Photo courtesy Cambria.
About the Cover Holiday decorating can be as simple and elegant as using red and white on your tree and presents. For other holiday decorating ideas see the article on page 32.
About the Cover According to Walker Zanger, a room can be enhanced and defined by using tile to cover an entire wall from floor to ceiling. The sculptural and textural details found in Stardust are particularly suited for this kind of application. One can create “ceramic wallpaper” in bathrooms. For much more about today’s bathroom design trends, see the article here.
About the Cover A living room can be whatever the homeowner wants it to be, but the experts say it should be comfortable, low-maintenance, and a place for family and friends to gather. All the better if you can change the aesthetics with a few simple changes, such as throw pillows. Image courtesy Brewtser Wallcoverings.
About the Cover This kitchen reflects several of the current design trends including white cabinetry, accent colored island, brass light fixtures, brick accents, industrial elements, and hardwood floors. Image courtesy of Hermitage Kitchen Design Center/Hermitage Lighting. For more information visit www.hermitagelighting.com.