Pantone Color of the Year: Greenery


We were excited to see Pantone’s 2017 Color of the Year selection: Greenery, a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring. Something many of us are wishing for in the cold North American winter!

Who doesn’t love a color that reminds us of flourishing foliage and the lushness of the great outdoors, signaling us to take a deep breath, oxygenate and reinvigorate?
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What region has the largest kitchens?


Are your Thanksgiving ambitions larger than the size of your kitchen? You might not be alone.

The average size of a kitchen in newly-built single family homes is 161 square feet, just under 13 feet by 13 feet, according to new research from the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA). The research also found that the size of American kitchens vary by geographic location, house size and the number of stories in a home.
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Tile Fireplace Design Ideas

The hearth can be the focal point of a well-appointed room. In chilly weather, a fireplace is also a natural gathering place. If your fireplace is more of a whisper, stylistically speaking, than a shout, consider giving it a creative and eye-catching makeover with tile. Choose a color and pattern that reflects the decorative style and personality of your home and you will want to gaze at the view all day long.

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