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Bold Bathroom Backsplashes

I think most of us love to drool over unique kitchen backsplashes, but what about splashing a little bit of style in the bath? I’ve been combing through some truly distinctive bathroom backsplashes, trying to decide which I like best. Take a look and tell me what you think!


The warm, woodsy backsplash is an unexpected treat in this bathroom. The designers are Everitt & Schilling - a company known for their gorgeous recycled wood tiles. The result is a welcoming powder room, sure to make guests feel right at home. Read Post…

So Jaded: A Glance at Jade Green

When it comes to playing favorites, green is the second most popular color in the world (after blue). But word green can be used to describe so many different tones: sage, mint, moss, kelly, emerald and one of my favorites: Jade.

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While I love the insanely current color, teal, I’ve been missing some other greens lately. I, for one, am ready for jade to make a comeback. In the room above, the wall has such a stunning depth and a richness to it, all thanks to this beautiful hue. Here are some other examples of jade doing its job very well. Read Post…

4 Fab Features for Outdoor Kitchens

The weekend is here! Time to fire up the grill, slip off your shoes and enjoy the great wide open. If you spend a lot of time eating and entertaining outside, an outdoor kitchen might be right up your alley.

Photo: ZeoInterior.com

While a simple barbeque works fine for some, adding counter space, appliances, cook tops and dining areas can transform your family’s lifestyle completely. If you’re thinking of making an investment in eating alfresco, here are a few things you might want to consider. Read Post…

Grass Color Guide: Listen to Your Lawn

Lawn Blog by Laurie March

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Ah, summer at last! That time of year when we all strive for pristine, dark-green lawns and often end up with anything but. I guess it really isn’t easy being green! If your lawn has taken on every shade of the rainbow, it may be trying to communicate an underlying – and potentially major – issue. I called up my buddy Chris Lemcke at Weed Man to ask for some advice. Here’s the color guide Chris shared with me – really helpful stuff for those of us with yelling yards. Read Post…

Saturation Station: A Look at Lavender

As an avid gardener, I’ve spent a lot of time outdoors lately. While working on my cucumbers, chilies and tomatoes, I’ve fallen in love with the colors found in another early summer staple: lavender.

Lauroe March Blog Lavender

Photo: Cirburbanity.com

The card catalog above has been beautifully ombred (can that be a verb?) by my friend, Charlotte. I can’t stop staring at all of the lovely shades next to one another. Though lavender is a soft, subtle color, it can pack a lot of punch stylistically. Here’s how this hue might complement some of your spaces. Read Post…

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