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How to Clean Marble Flooring

For centuries, marble has remained the epitome of luxury in home flooring options. Whether in the lobby of the city’s grandest hotel or the foyer of your home, it adds instant beauty and class to any space. Whether you’ve recently invested in sleek new marble flooring, or you’re preparing to move into a space with marble floors already installed, you’re probably wondering how to appropriately…

Creekside Residence: Contemporary home that connects with cool meadows

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Modern architecture and design is not just about minimalism and bling. Contemporary homes go a lot beyond stylish interiors and sleek lines and this ambient house in San Mateo County, California is an example of how one can expand the interiors a lot beyond the four walls and ensure that the serene surroundings seem like a natural extension. The Creekside Residence designed by studio Bohlin…

Making the Most of Small Kitchens

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For city dwellers and those living in other well-compacted homes, a small kitchen is often a fact of life. In many ways, tiny kitchens, like any other small space in your home, can be both a challenge and a blessing. While managing to incorporate every element you need into an extremely confined area can present difficulties, it also makes it much easier to realize what…

How to Clean a Down Comforter

There are few luxuries in life as wonderful as the moment you sink into a plush down comforter. Wrapping yourself in one of these bed coverings is like submerging your body into a sea of clouds – and it can make getting out of bed in the morning a near impossibility. It seems the only drawback to these comforters is the fact they require special…

20 Unforgettable Benches

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Not only are benches a space-efficient seating alternative, they are versatile! For example, scoot a bench up to the wall, and you have a place to sit with the benefit of back support. Place a bench in the middle of the living room, and you have a makeshift coffee table. At the foot of the bed, a bench makes an elegant statement. You’ll find equal…

China Creates Replica of an Entire Austrian Village (HallStatt)

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We know that China is pretty good with knockoffs, but this time they have gone ahead and recreated a village in Austria that has been marked out as part of World Heritage by UNESCO. And that is indeed something special, as it is not very often that we get replicas of an entire village and this is even an achievement for the Chinese, who seem…

DIY Privacy Frosting Tips: Bathroom Window Treatments

frosted glass bathroom window - modern bath

Ever feel the need to break loose and escape the constraints of city, social interaction, constant connectivity, responsibilities and life? To run free, barefoot, wind in the hair, sun piercing blindly in our eyes? To have opportunity to entertain ourselves with only our brilliant, utterly captivating personality as our only companion. If we could just have one day, one hour of answering to no one….

Implementing Neon Colors Tastefully: 17 Design Ideas

Sleek modern kitchen with neon colors and modern bar stools

While some homeowners associate neon colors with vulgar night clubs and chintzy 1980s fashion trends, others have found a way to implement these shades in a way that is artistic, unique and balanced. In many ways, implementing neon colors adds another dimension to your home while exemplifying your own personal taste and penchant for unconventional design. If you’re still not convinced, consider a few helpful…

Easy Tips for Outdoor Entertaining

Modern Rooftop Garden with Island-bar table and red lighting

Summer parties mean late nights, great friends and plenty of memorable moments – but it also means ample planning and preparation. Even the savviest of party hosts ends up feeling stressed and slightly overwhelmed with a house full of people – especially when you want to ensure a fun-filled experience. When you’re throwing a party, you want to feel as thought everything is under control…

Penthouse-style Bedrooms: How to Decorate With a Sleek Theme

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Recreating the look of a penthouse in your bedroom is all about space and light. There is a reason why people pay a premium for apartments way up in the clouds, and while you may not have a view of sun-drenched LA from your window, you can create a penthouse-style room by maximizing the view and the natural light you have. Window space is important;…




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