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    Designer Spotlight: Sapphire Pear's Barrie Spang

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    When it comes to creating the perfect space for a client, interior designer Barrie Spang says everything is fair game. The Rocky River, OH, native doesn't shy away from bold colors or mixing finishes; in fact, Spang advocates, “There are no rules in design. The rules are made to be broken.” Even as a young girl Spang knew she wanted to be an interior designer. "I told a relative I wanted to make people's houses prettier for a living," Spang said. "My dad then explained that this was actually a career I could pursue." Spang grew up in Rocky River and spent her...

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    Behind the Brand: California Faucets

    Posted by Daniel Edelman on

    Unlike much of the mass produced fare that floods the market today, California Faucets prides itself on made-to-order fittings. Get to know California Faucets in Edelman's new series, "Behind the Brand." Remember that Jim Carey movie where his character challenges himself to say “yes” to everything for an entire year? It was called Yes Man. If there’s a company in the plumbing industry that shares an infinity with this slapstick comedy it’s California Faucets, an eco-friendly custom faucets, drains and shower company based in the heart of Huntington Beach, CA. Not only does California Faucets describe their company culture by...

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    How to Design the Perfect Wo/Man Cave

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    How to Design the Perfect Wo/Man Cave

    Regardless of whether you cheered for the Falcons or Patriots, Superbowl-ers can usually agree on a couple important game-day details. The single most important detail, in our opinion, is where you watch the big game (or, really, any game). And nothing sets the tone like an immaculately designed cave. Although rooms designed for the purpose of watching sports are typically called "man caves," we know a lot of women who are diehard sports fans. Which is why we're advocating for a name change. Cue: the wo/man cave. Woman approved. Man approved. Let's party. Here are our top six tips for designing the perfect wo/man...

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    Beautifully Blue Interiors

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    Blue is one of this seasons hottest colors for interior designers. Here are some examples of how to incorporate this beautifully bold color into your home!     The pattern of this backsplash leading down to the floor is a great way to decorate a plain wall while adding some character to your bathroom.[/caption] Bedroom designed by Amber Lewis. Blue fabric covered headboard contrasts perfectly with a white comforter with silver sequins. Dark wood floor with a blue wall, and the window seat with a blue cushion and colorful pillows bring all different shades of blue into one beautiful space.[/caption]...

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    Maximizing Home Value: Quick Kitchen Updates

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    The kitchen is considered the heart of the home, so it's natural for us to want ours to be as great as possible. Here are some quick, budget friendly updates improve the value and feel of your home.   Paint:  A new paint color is one of the most budget-friendly ways to have a large impact on your kitchen. Try experimenting with a bold pattern.[/caption]Hardware:  Refresh your cabinet hardware for an instantly noticeable update.[/caption]   Fabric:  Window treatments and rugs are an easy way to add a layer of visual interest, texture and pattern in today’s most popular colors and patterns.[/caption]Open...

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