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Kitchen Gadgets

Mar 20, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Good cooks love kitchen gadgets, but fun doesn’t always have to mean frivolous!  Almost all of these gadgets and gizmos are actually useful. 1. Goverre Portable Wine Tumbler Don’t worry about spilling your wine again […]
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Color Crave: Striking Stripes

Mar 13, 2017 Caitlin Harrison
Who needs contradictory shades when you can create a stunning combination in the same color tones? Just play with the width of the stripes and keep them vertical. “Stripes are a bold statement just by […]
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Wrangling a Raleigh Rental

Mar 6, 2017 Kelly Nurge
Between hiring and transferring in the Research Triangle Park, the local universities and the sought-after healthcare systems, Raleigh experiences a fairly steady flow of new residents, and not everyone is ready to buy right away. Many […]
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Home on the Range

Mar 1, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Choosing the right stove for your house It’s common knowledge that kitchen renovations add serious value to your home, about 65 to 80 percent of your kitchen investment, but choosing the right appliances can at […]
Large, modern style kitchen
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Freshly Squeezed

Feb 20, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
When it comes to the psychology of color, orange not only radiates warmth and happiness but it’s the color of adventure. So take the plunge and choose one of these shades for an accent wall […]
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Bathing Glory

Feb 6, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Most real estate experts agree that renovating your bathroom can add value to your home so it’s important to stay up on trends. So what can we expect in 2017? Freestanding tubs are a growing […]
she sheds
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Home Sweet Escape

Feb 1, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
She sheds, lady lairs, hen huts, diva dens… whatever you want to call them, women are yearning for a private sanctuary. That’s one reason why writer Erika Kotite wanted to explore these private havens in […]
furnishing solutions
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SnapStyle

Dec 14, 2016 Alexandra Drosu
Twice a year in the spring and fall, the 2016 High Point Market showcases upcoming trends plus more than 60 designer events and new product debuts. Several local designers share their insight from the show via […]
bones studio
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Natural Beauty

Dec 7, 2016 Alexandra Drosu
Each furnishing at Bones Studio owes its organic, modern aesthetic to nature. The Bantam, an evocative and sculptural chair made from an interlocking pattern of Baltic birch, is named after the Bantam Chicken “because of […]
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From NC with Love

Dec 2, 2016 Alexandra Drosu
Shop local has become somewhat of a catch phrase but it’s easy to do so when we have so many talented North Carolina artisans creating stylish, inventive and delicious products. We chose some great finds […]
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