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  • raleightileblog 8:05 am on July 18, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    Share: Pasadena home has nine powder rooms, each done in a unique style 

    Stepping into the guest bathroom in Sam and Bettyrae Eisenstein’s Pasadena home is like taking a journey to a secret garden.

    A soft green sink is meant to be the focal point, but there’s so much more to see: flower knobs for the sink and shower, a baseboard edged by blooms, a tile mosaic of a crane on the shower wall, a Batchelder fountain piece turned shower head – even a 3-D tile of a mouse peeks out from under the sink.

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  • raleightileblog 12:03 pm on July 17, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    Share: Tile personalities: Design Center stores say it’s looking like leather, stone, even wood and water now 

    Consider your home a blank canvas to create a work of art that expresses you. Tile is one of the most versatile ways to do it. It can be practical or passionate, create a mood or be a focal point.

    Textured tile is a hot new tool if you are looking to add dimension and interest. Patterns appear as if they are in motion, creating the illusion of flowing fabric or the slickness of stone and rock. At the Walker Zanger store in Miromar Design Center, shoppers are greeted by a tapestry of tile textures patterned on raw materials, including leather, wood and glass, as well as porcelain and ceramic.

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  • raleightileblog 8:00 am on July 17, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    Share: Urban sophistication in a rural setting 

    In some respects, builders are like artists. They do their sketches while they’re building homes for other folk, but eventually the time comes to create their own masterpiece.

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  • raleightileblog 2:56 pm on July 16, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    Share: Designing mother’s ultimate social kitchen 

    Why do guests always end up in the kitchen at parties?

    Is it a social phenomenon? Some strange gravitational pull?

    I don’t know, but one thing is for sure: If your friends are going to congregate in your kitchen, you’d better make it as nice as possible.

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  • raleightileblog 7:30 am on July 10, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    NewsShare: An innovative alternative to ceramic tile 

    Ceramic tile is a popular flooring choice for homeowners, but there are a few things to be aware of before you settle on ceramic tile for your home. While ceramic tile is a sophisticated flooring option, it is not always functional. It can be hard to install, hard to clean, even hard on your feet.

    Read more via An innovative alternative to ceramic tile – KPVI News 6 – Pocatello, ID.

     
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