Continental Elegance at Malachite

Carmen NatschkeTimeless Style: Antiques & Vintage

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I love the combination of these striking Gooseneck Bergere peacock blue chairs with gilded ornamentation upholstered in a luxe strie fabric trimmed with brass nail studs juxtaposed with the geometrically-shaped contemporary brass and smoked accent table. Exquisite, elegant and timeless bud and flower vases in brass and stone. The brass lobster reminds me of the decor that graced the cocktail ... Read More

Traditional Modern Style at Shaun Smith Home

Carmen NatschkeInteriors by Design, Timeless Style: Antiques & Vintage

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A chic and eclectic blend of historically rich antiques and elegant contemporary decor combine to create an eye-catching vignette of decorative elements. A harmonious balance between decor from different periods and styles is achieved through the judicious use of color. In this case orange serves as the great design harmonizer that makes this vignette work. Visual interest and depth is ... Read More

Hard Beauties: Cambria Surfaces at 2013 KBIS

Carmen NatschkeTo the Trade: Design Shows & Events

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Though several of the Cambria vignettes at the 2013 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show were styled in a more traditional style than is my liking, and to be honest, I had a difficult time overcoming their less than stellar choice of wall coverings, I was able to overlook those style transgressions and focus on Cambria’s beautiful natural stone materials. Their … Read More

Häfele: Beauty in Universal Design at KBIS 2013

Carmen NatschkeTo the Trade: Design Shows & Events

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Spotted at Häfele’s KBIS 2013 Booth Easy access to cooktop for wheel chair bound individuals & ergonomic hardware handles for easy access to cabinets and drawers. Since my first Kitchen and Bath Industry Show in 2009, I have eagerly evangelized for Universal Design and I enthusiastically embrace companies that “really get it” and don’t just give the concept lip-service for … Read More

Svelte Curves & Elegant Surfaces at ROHL KBIS 2013

Carmen NatschkeTo the Trade: Design Shows & Events

ROHL Plumbing Fixtures KBIS 2013 | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Spotted at ROHL’s KBIS 2013 Booth BATH DESIGN ROHL Perrin & Rowe Undermount Bowl (U.2525WH) with Finished Brass Wash Stand with Glass Shelf and Perrin & Rowe 3-Hole Traditional Country Spout Widespread Lavatory Faucet (U.3720L). ROHL Perrin & Rowe Jubilee Collection 3-Hole High Arc Spout Widespread Lavatory Faucet (U.3760L) and ROHL Perrin & Rowe DECO Basin and Pedestal. ROHL Michael … Read More