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    5 Bathroom Design Trends to Add Splash to a Dated Loo

    IF THE LAST 18 months taught us anything it is that bathrooms are sacred, perhaps the only place where privacy is nonnegotiable. And what is the most common peeve that leads homeowners to renovate this sanctuary? Old and outdated décor, said 69% of the respondents in the 2021 U.S. Bathroom Trends Study, recently conducted by home-renovation and -design site Houzz. SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS How are you redecorating your bathroom? Join the conversation below. New York architect and interior designer Adam Rolston of INC Architecture & Design has noticed a bathroom boom too. “Recently, we’ve definitely seen around a 10-15% increase  

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    Lokithor x FRANCESCA LIBERATORE crossover fashion design is released

    Published: Oct. 12, 2021 at 10:05 AM MDT|Updated: 3 hours ago LIVERMORE, Calif., Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Last month marks the end of the much hyped Milan Fashion Week 2021 as well as the beginning of a cross-industry cooperation between Grepow Ltd. (Lokithor‘s parent company) and famous Italian designer Francesca Liberatore. Location: Gate 13 of Malpensa International Airport, Milan, Italy (Billboard); Time Period: 1st September to 1st October, 2021 Even though last year’s Milan Fashion Week 2020 was changed to an online show, this year’s show was in-person, and participants, models, and designers  

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  • Living Room Decoration

    decorating inspiration for daring dark schemes

    We earn a commission for products purchased through some links in this article. Decorating with black in any room is not for the faint-hearted. But with the right guidance shades of darkness can be chic for all spaces, especially black living room ideas to create a space that intrigues and cocoons. ‘Black can be an incredibly glamorous and sophisticated choice for a living room’ says Patrick O’Donnell, Farrow & Ball Brand Ambassador. ‘Something as dark as this can create a cosy and intimate space – ideal if your room is starved of natural light as it will lend  

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  • Home Improvement

    Some consumers to spend more post-pandemic, including on home improvements, survey finds

    article More than a quarter of Americans who plan to increase their post-pandemic spending want to take on a home improvement project, according to a new survey. Here are some ways to pay for renovations. (iStock) The coronavirus pandemic has impacted how many Americans spend and invest their money, according to a survey of more than 2,000 consumers from Marcus by Goldman Sachs. While the majority of respondents said they’ll continue to spend the same, about 1 in 5 said they’ll spend more post-pandemic. Of them, more than a quarter (27%) said they plan to spend more money on  

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  • Garden Design

    Notes of faith in the garden: A tree with more than one name

    When a tree or bush does not respond to continual pruning, it simply must be cut down and dug out of the garden. This is the ultimate responsibility of the gardener; observing, keeping watch, having full knowledge of when, where and how to prune. As a beginning gardener and a one time certificate holder of The Master’s Gardener program of the state of Tennessee; I approached pruning seriously and tearfully because I love trees, I respect and understand their natural ability to bless us.  So, yes I cried with my first cut and with each cut afterward, I cried a  

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  • Real Estate

    These 4 Chinese real estate developers are already in trouble

    Embattled conglomerate Evergrande rattled global markets in September by warning it could default on its huge debts. Since then, more developers have made similar public confessions, unnerving investors and raising fears of contagion across the vast sector. It’s unclear how the crisis will be resolved. The companies could try to restructure their debts and work things out with their lenders. They could also seek bailouts from the Chinese government, but so far Beijing has said little on the issue besides promising to protect homebuyers. The final — and worst — option would be a disorderly series of defaults, which would  

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    Expert tips for timeless bathroom design

    (BPT) – Bathrooms are some of the most frequently accessed spaces in a home, so it comes as no surprise that they consistently rank high as top places homeowners desire to remodel. Updating a bathroom helps improve functionality and enhances property value, but thoughtful enhancements with long-term impact matter, and that’s why timeless bathroom design is a top home improvement trend. “Timeless design can be customized based on space and personal preference, but at its core is meant to embody lasting style utilizing features that enhance life,” said Lynn Schrage, Manager of Kohler’s Design Services. “Timeless bathroom design embodies three  

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