Undercover Kitchen

By Lindsey Walta, April 30, 2009 | In Home Design |

Push button countertop concealment.

Ernestomeda’s Cover Kitchen keeps clutter at bay thanks to the motor-controlled counter that slides over the kitchen worktop. With the touch of a button, the counter slides up to reveal a cooking zone and double sink, forming a plate glass screen. Stainless steel and rosewood complete the look, with available aluminum or …

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2009 Decorators ShowHouse

By Lindsey Walta, April 22, 2009 | In interior decorating |

From The Birmingham News by Kathy Seale:

If you visited the Decorators ShowHouse in 1985, then you’ll be familiar with this year’s locale.

The 2009 ShowHouse is, as it was then, a 7,000-square-foot, French-style manor built in 1961 for the late Mrs. Morris Bush, who named her home Manoir Minette. The deja vu feeling will likely end, …

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Robert Allen Fabrics / Sherwin Williams Paints Team Up

By Lindsey Walta, April 15, 2009 | In Home Design |

In an effort to take the guess work out of coordinating fabric and paint, Sherwin Williams and Robert Allen have teamed up to create a line of coordinating fabric and paint. Beginning in March 2009, suggested palettes of complementary Sherwin Williams colors will be included in Robert Allen Color Library upholstery and multipurpose fabrice collection …

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Surprising Budget-Friendly Shopping Resource

By Lindsey Walta, April 11, 2009 | In Home Design |

What has become a most surprising resource for me as I try to appease my client’s (and my own) desire to keep their home purchases budget-friendly? COSTCO! No kidding.

I have been pleasantly surprised to find great outdoor furniture, night stands, dressers, bookcases, rugs, etc.

Not that I’m trying to say Costco is your one stop decorating …

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Easter Table Settings

By Lindsey Walta, April 6, 2009 | In Home Design |

Really, all you need to make a beautiful Easter table is a vase of fresh spring flowers, a pretty table cloth, and lots of good food. But if you are looking to really wow your friends and family, check out these Easter ideas from www.southernliving.com and …

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