Archive for February, 2015

  • Get Up to Speed on Marble Kitchen Countertops

    When it comes to kitchen décor, white marble countertops have long maintained their popularity, and it’s not hard to understand why: Marble remains an absolutely gorgeous natural stone, featuring stunning depth and intricate veining patterns The uniqueness and variety of the different cuts it boasts is unmatched in other natural materials Marble surfaces are classic […]

    Posted on February 28, 2015 Read More
  • Tile’s Increasing Popularity Has Spread Throughout the Entire Home

    From a home interior perspective, it’s safe to say that tile has never been more popular. It’s simply the thing to have right now, as evidence by the multitude of picturesque and breathtaking layouts you’ll see in magazine spreads and DIY shows. In fact, tile is so fashionable these days, it’s literally migrating from the […]

    Posted on February 28, 2015 Read More
  • “Functionality-First” Kitchen Trends in 2015

    In this day and age of HGTV shows and interior design blogs, homeowners looking for kitchen ideas have no shortage of gorgeous concepts to take inspiration from. They’ll usually come across some breathtaking magazine or website layout, then instantly decide that that’s the look they’ve just got to have for their own kitchen remodel. Leading […]

    Posted on February 23, 2015 Read More
  • Outdoor Design Trends: Fire Pits Are On The Rise

    The popularity of outdoor living is growing by leaps and bounds as we’ve covered on this blog many times. And it doesn’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon since the recent trend among homeowners and designers is to bring a resort-like atmosphere to your home. Why spend an exorbitant amount for one week per year at […]

    Posted on February 23, 2015 Read More
  • How to Choose the Best Tile Bonding Material

    When homeowners feast their eyes on sparkling new tile layouts in magazines or on the DIY shows, that’s exactly how they imagine their own applications will look after installation and beyond. So you can imagine their profound disappointment when their installation quickly falls short of the showroom’s glimmering appearance, which happens more often (and sooner) […]

    Posted on February 13, 2015 Read More
  • Kitchen Backsplashes Are Essential to Modern Kitchen Design

    Kitchen backsplashes aren’t just for providing a decorative shield against splatters and spills anymore. Nowadays, they offer homeowners and interior designers one more way to add an extra dose of style and charm to even the most modern kitchen layout. With a multitude of options from pricey to affordable, a backsplash theme crafted with imagination […]

    Posted on February 13, 2015 Read More
  • Turkish Natural Stone Exports To The U.S. Are On The Rise

    Turkey, which boasts one of the world’s largest natural stone reserves, saw its U.S. export numbers steadily increase over the last ten years. This increase was significant for natural stones like travertine and marble, which are highly coveted by wealthy celebrities and the luxury home market in general. This continual surge has Turkish exporters anticipating a […]

    Posted on February 6, 2015 Read More
  • Quick Home Decor Improvement on a Budget

    For many, the ushering in of a new year is the perfect time for change and renewal. You know, out with the old, in with new, and that goes for your outdated home décor as well. But just because you’re ready to give your home and its furnishings a much-needed facelift doesn’t necessarily mean you […]

    Posted on February 4, 2015 Read More