How To Pick The Most Luxurious Towels on a Budget!!

You know how one thing leads to another when redoing your home and the little things sometimes make the biggest difference?? That little thing for me was towels -- bath towels, bath mats, kitchen towels, cleaning towels. Some hand-me-downs from one's grandmother are worth keeping, as are some wedding gifts, but looking at how old some of my towels were (I’ve been married 28 years), I decided in this instance my very worn heirlooms should all be demoted to car washing and cleaning ...

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New York ,New York

New York, New York - the most famous city in the World is also the most expensive to live in the USA. It’s been said that if your budget can make it in Manhattan, where the cost of living is more than double the U.S. average, it can make it anywhere. With a population of 17,800,000 and housing costs  more than 4 times the national average, few people seem deterred to move and live in this city known as a hub of culture, luxury,  artistry and invention.  With that said, where does the ...

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A House Update!

Well my house is really moving along! With my dream team of Newberry Campa Architects , Goodchild Builders  and architectural consultant Sarah West, my master suite area is really taking shape!!! I found this picture of the master bath when we purchased the house in 1987! Here is how we changed it way back then! What you can't see is the shower across from the tub.  We tore down a linen closet and made it into a shower so the shower was very very small. At a later date we ...

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Spotlight on Brooke McGuyer Interiors

It is so fun to work with up and coming designers—this project with the talented Brooke McGuyer was no exception!!! Talented as she is beautiful and sweet here Brooke is in her office. Her talent of mixing unique elements together to create an inviting and functional space is represented well in her own home office. From the custom window treatments (fabric Chenonceau by Shumacher) to the island that has been retrofitted to accommodate old French crates used as sliding drawers, to the fab ...

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