Beach Side Style

By Lindsey Walta, June 29, 2009 | In Home Design |

Having just returned from a fantastic beach vacation, I can’t get out of my head the beautiful beachside cottage we stayed in or the quaint little town it was located in. There is something about being at the beach that makes simple, fresh style so appropriate and nothing is more enjoyable than a sunset bike …

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Rebuttal to A Blog Post: Buy a Stock Plan Over Custom House Plan

By John Garrett, June 25, 2009 | In Home Design |

Yesterday I was flipping through Twitter (which you can follow us @frusterio) and I came across a blog that promoted purchasing a stock plan vs. a custom home design.

I think the first thing to keep in mind is very simply, don’t blog to push your product. It is rejected by those who read blogs as …

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Geography-inspired interior design

By Lindsey Walta, June 23, 2009 | In interior decorating |

Wallpaper, plates and cushions are just a few of the household items that can increasingly be seen sporting designs based on maps.

That is according to Home Shopping Spy, the interior trends blog by Ideal Home, which suggested that geography is ‘finally cool’.

Design-conscious shoppers may have noticed that maps are appearing on all manner of household …

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Hope for the Remodeling Industry

By Lindsey Walta, June 16, 2009 | In Home Design |

U.S. Home Remodeling Hits Bottom in First Quarter 2009: Starts Showing Signs of Recovery

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Recent surveys and reports show a picture of the home remodeling industry that is a mixed bag of good news and bad according to home remodeling website The bad news, the most …

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Downtown Birmingham’s Loft Tour

By Lindsey Walta, June 5, 2009 | In Home Design |

Come tour Birmingham’s distinctive downtown lofts on Saturday, June 6th from 1 to 5 p.m. during the 10th annual Historic Footnotes Loft Tour, benefiting The Literacy Council.

Featuring numerous residential and commercial lofts in Downtown’s Loft District, visitors have the chance to take a walking tour of spaces from the elegant to the eclectic. It is …

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