Posts Tagged: Interior Design

5 Tips For Replacing Kitchen Windows

Kitchen windows are important part of the functionality and décor of the most used room in the home. They can make the room feel open even with surrounding cabinetry, allow in natural light to brighten work areas, and provide ventilation from steam and cooking odors. 1. Because kitchen windows are often located over counters or…

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3 Types of Windows & How Are They Different

You don’t necessarily have to replace your windows with the same kind. Learn about three of the most common types of windows. Glider If you have a spot over a kitchen sink, a shower or bath area, or above a bed, a glider can be an excellent choice from the many types of windows available….

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Idea House Renovation: What You’ll See During the Upcoming Tour

If you’re browsing through Atlanta events for something to do this summer, check out the Idea House Renovation, a project of Southern Living Magazine. As the first renovation in the history of Idea House projects, this charming 19th century farmhouse was moved to a new location and completely remade to glorious beauty. Idea House tours…

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Good window designs “borrow space” from the outside

Have you ever given thought to what windows add to a home? As acclaimed home designer Marianne Cusato points out, spreading the windows around your home adds depth and dimension to each room because you gain both natural light throughout the day and views in all directions. If you’re shopping for windows, take 2-1/2 minutes…

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Sneak Preview! The Next Cool Event 2012 Goes Southern Gothic

Although details are still Top Secret, we have some insider gossip about The Next Cool Event coming in early 2012. AVI is a proud sponsor of one of only two performing stages to be displayed among scores to TV and film themed sets displayed at the Next Cool Thing Event. Last year this event drew thousands…

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Corner Windows Make This Contemporary Home Brilliant

This breathtaking Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired family home is 15,000 square feet built on two acres and abutting 70+ acres of woodland. It was a 2011 winner in the MyMarvin Architect’s Challenge. Marvin Windows and Doors wide range of capabilities allowed the architect to experiment with generous amounts of light in bold ways, while maintaining the…

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Home Color Schemes: Ask a Color Specialist

Choosing the rights colors for your home does not have to be a challenge. Here are some paint color ideas to get you on track.  Donna Frasca, owner of Decorating with Donna, is a color specialist – all she does is choose palettes for her customers. Check out her interesting blog, loaded with truly solid…

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Atlanta Events: NARI Atlanta’s 2011 Tour of Remodeled Homes set for October

Mark your calendars: the NARI Atlanta 2011 Tour of Remodeled Homes takes place Saturday, October 1 and Sunday, October 2. Click here for full event details. It’s a great chance to see home renovations, kitchen remodels, and remodeling projects to inspire your creativity and help with your plans for your own home improvements. Purchase tickets…

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Kitchen Remodel? Garden Design? Home Renovation?

Where do you turn for your home improvement project, whether you’re dreaming, planning, or full steam ahead? Here’s a round-up of resources with photos, ideas and the people to help make it all happen. Start in your own backyard with Atlanta Home Improvement Magazine  – a local Atlanta presence for nine years. You’ll find articles on everything…

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Pretty Porches: Atlanta’s Inman Park lives the veranda life

Porches and verandas invite impromptu visitors and help homeowners tune-out the hectic so they can focus on friends and family. Inman Park has preserved and embellished this way of life for decades. Atlanta Magazine profiled some porches and the homeowners who redefine the idea of “neighborhood” with this charming architectural element turned lifestyle. Read more ……

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