A few weeks ago I had the pleasure to jaunt across the U.S. of A. to attend the Thermador and Traditional Home Great Kitchens Blogger & Designer Event in Irvine, California. I have worked with the wonderful people at Thermador for the recent kitchenette in the Traditional Home High Point Showhouse.  The opportunity to get.. read more →

While out sourcing countertops with a client today, I was mesmerized with a beautiful piece of Marmara marble. Isn’t it a beauty? I had to find some examples of it installed to try to convince said client. Here are the best ones I found… via via via via via via via  Are you mad for.. read more →

You all know I am color crazy.   I have long been dreaming of a colored range for my kitchen.   Dacor has brought that dream to life.  I do hope to use this orange beauty in my future kitchen renovation.   Dacor®, manufacturer of ultra-premium kitchen appliances, launches smart and sexy wall ovens and ranges.. read more →

Organization is not my strong suit  (I know my assistant is laughing at this one).  I hate to admit but my house looks neat and tidy but, when you open the pantry or my closet it looks like there could be a potential hoarding situation going on. Things are going to be changing.  I was.. read more →

I had the pleasure of attending Salone De Moblie in Italy recently on BlogTour Milan. This gigantic trade show is a the forefront of trend in Europe. “The Salone del Mobile is the global benchmark for the Home Furnishing Sector. An invaluable tool for the industry as well as an ongoing, quite extraordinary promotional vehicle. The.. read more →

When you have the opportunity to attend trade shows you are privy to the newest and brightest new product introductions. My fellow Blogtour Milan attendees and I saw more amazing product at Salone than you can imagine.  The standout new introduction for me was Dekton by Consentino.  This is a game changer. This manufactured solid surface.. read more →

Lots going on this week! I am thrilled to have another live post over at William Sonoma Designer Marketplace. Please check it out.  10 Best Sources of Kitchen Design Inspiration on Pinterest Follow these designers for new kitchen designs and inspiration. Pinterest has become a great resource for many designers. I no longer rip pages from.. read more →