Design Lust: 3 Poggenpohl Kitchens That Will Set Your Heart Aflutter

Carmen NatschkeInteriors by Design, Showroom Style

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#1 Design Lust:Contemporary, striking and beautifully appointed Poggenpohl kitchen with just the right touch of color (the rich purple backsplash ) makes this design my top pick. Poggenpohl has always held a special place in my design heart, and when I had the opportunity to visit their well-appointed London showroom in September (as a design ambassador with BlogTour London), I … Read More

BLANCO: The Serious Business of Kitchen Design

Carmen NatschkeSpotlight: Decor & Furniture, To the Trade: Design Shows & Events

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 BLANCO Stainless Steel QAUDRIS Kitchen Faucet. High-end kitchen sink and faucet manufacturer BLANCO captured my attention with their stainless steel QUADRIS kitchen faucet which is decidedly modern and minimalist in design, and sports a strong square profile (almost as in homage to the great cubist artists.) . The QAUDRIS faucet is more than an attractive kitchen faucet, it’s also highly … Read More

Kelly’s Kitchen Sync by Kelly Morisseau

Carmen NatschkeStyle Study

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Several years ago I decided to give my kitchen a facelift and set about: pulling magazine pages for inspiration; visiting kitchen and bath showrooms to talk to designers about cabinets, counters and plumbing fixtures; reading how-to do kitchen remodel books from cover to cover; and walking the appliance aisles at the big box stores all with the intention of creating … Read More

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Carmen NatschkeInteriors by Design

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Designer Notes: With this kitchen, it is all about modern, sleek contemporary finishes to play up reflective surfaces. The espresso cabinets are complimented by elongated hardware to create that contemporary feel. Glass paneled pantry doors add a unique feature and another element of reflective materials to the space.  Designer Notes: Contemporary, spa, and zen-like are all words I’d use to … Read More

Layla Altman of Posh Living LLC Shares her Favorite Holiday Recipe

Carmen NatschkeDesign the Holidays

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The Crystal Bud Chandeliers add an elegant, feminine detail to this classic style kitchen design by Posh Living, LLC Crescent Chicken Squares 1 teaspoon salt 1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1/8 teaspoon pepper 3 tablespoons butter or margarine 1 (8-ounce) can refrigerated crescent melted and divided rolls 2 cups chopped cooked chicken 3/4 cup seasoned croutons, crushed 2 tablespoons … Read More