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Are You a Minimalist or a Maximalist?

Are You a Minimalist or a Maximalist?

We hear a lot about minimalist living, but what does that mean?  To put it simply, it's living in a clutter-free environment, having empty spaces in your home, decorating with plain colors and patterns, and having only what's necessary in your life. ...

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Chosing the Best Cutting Board

Chosing the Best Cutting Board

What is the best type of cutting board to use in the kitchen? This question is asked of me every time I consult or design a kitchen. If my client ops for a granite counter top they always ask if the sink cut out could be used for a cutting board. The answer is...

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Remodel your Bathroom Before it Becomes a Necessity

Remodel your Bathroom Before it Becomes a Necessity

2019 brings a sizable number of Baby Boomers who are proactively planning on remodeling their master bath to be safer as well as functional and aesthetic. As people age, feeling independant and self-reliant is very important.  Everyone wants to live in their own...

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What are the Hottest Kitchen Trends for 2019

What are the Hottest Kitchen Trends for 2019

Homeowners are focusing on the trends when remodeling their kitchen, according to Houzz research.  Kitchens will continue to be the heart of the home where homeowners invest most of their savings. They want it to be a showpiece where they will entertain their...

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Remember that Picket Fence?

Remember that Picket Fence?

Do you have fond memories of things you had when you were growing up?  Remember the white picket fence that may have been popular in your neightborhood?  This was an iconic status of Americana symbolizing the ideal middle-class suburban life, with a family...

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What is Design & Construction Week?

What is Design & Construction Week?

  The sixth annual Design & Construction Week (DCW) will return to Las Vegas, Nevada, February 19-21, 2019, bringing together 85,000+ design and construction professionals in the largest annual gathering of the residential design and...

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A Touch of “Old” is a Good Thing!

A Touch of “Old” is a Good Thing!

If you are lucky to have inherited an antique piece of furniture, but you don't know where to put it, relax.  Vintage pieces go with any style.  It will not only add personality, but it makes your rooms look unique, not like every else's.    ...

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2019 Color of the Year

2019 Color of the Year

The 2019 color of the year is Living Coral, if you haven't heard by now.This is a vibrant color that would look fantastic with cool blues and grays.  I would use coral as an accent color but not in large doses. It would be overwhelming unless you really, really...

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Do you take Baths or Showers?

Do you take Baths or Showers?

Whenever I am asked to re-design a bathroom for clients, my first question is "Do you take baths or showers?" Without question, most of the people I talk with take showers.  In my opinion, bathtubs are dangerous for any age, but especially the elderly. ...

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A little Bit about Me

A little Bit about Me

I must admit that I lost track of time and was too busy to write for my blog on NancyHugo.com in 2018.  My last entry was April, 2018.  How embarassing!  The first thing I look at when I read other people's blogs is the date of the last...

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A BLOG (also called a weblog or web log) is a website consisting of entries (also called posts) appearing in reverse chronological order with the most recent entry appearing first.

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I have been writing blogs for several years and find it fun to share my knowledge and opinions on design with you.

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Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions regarding design for any remodel project in your home. Send me an email and I will do my best to answer any questions you might have:

Nancy@nancyhugo.com

 

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