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Good For Plenty

The small house movement (also known as the “tiny house movement”[1]) is a famous description for the architectural and social movement that advocates living simply in small homes. I’m sorta kinda somewhat intrigued by the popular tiny house movement. It is fascinating to see these adorable little structures. The lay out of the spaces or shall I say the layering of the spaces is quite …

Quartzite Craze

I wanted to share my latest experience with quartzite.  Why?  Because quartzite is all the rage!  The properties of quartzite give you the look of marble with the durability of granite in an authentic natural stone…or so it is marketed as such.  I do agree, it is gorgeous material that makes for lovely countertops and backsplashes and even furniture.  I am being asked to specify …

Gold Digger

I am crazy for anything in a gold metal finish these days ranging from faucets, hardware, lighting, jewelry, and even my latest iPhone. I’ve always loved a “living” finish on metal.  The living finish refers to an unlacquered metal usually bronze or brass that patinas with use and exposure to the elements.  The living finish is unpredictable and that is what is so lovely and intriguing …