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Tips for farmhouses’ kitchen islands (2)

Farmhouse kitchens are meant to be used not admired. They should be comfortable and inviting as the country people have a down-to-earth lifestyle. Among the trademarks of farmhouse kitchen designs are robust More »

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Tips for backyard landscaping (1)

Here are a few landscaping ideas that might inspire you to design your dream backyard. We are offering you a range of gardens so you can pick up the one that suits More »

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Tips for farmhouses’ kitchen islands (1)

In most households, be they sheer luxury or just average, the kitchen is the natural hangout, where family members get together in the morning, at lunch or in the evenings. The farmhouse More »

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Anne Hathaway’s de-luxe pad has new owner

The Academy Award-winning actress Anne Hathaway shares with her husband Adam Shulman a luxury apartment in the same building where they own a de-luxe pad, which was listed after less than a More »

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Facebook’s first president’s Los Angeles digs

Sean Parker, Facebook’s first president and one of the first investors in this extremely popular social network, at 34 has a net worth of $3.1 billion, according to Forbes. He is a More »

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Tell-Tale Staircases

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Robin Williams listed his Napa ranch four months ago

To everybody’s horror, the great actor committed suicide by hanging himself with a belt. Robin Williams was found dead in his bedroom at his Tiburon home by his personal assistant just before More »

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19th-century French Riviera villa for sale

This remarkable family house was built in the late 19th century was commmissioned to famed architect George Tersling, who designed a stone façade and turquoise glazed tiled roof. The stunning building is More »

Tips for farmhouses’ kitchen islands (2)

Farmhouse kitchens are meant to be used not admired. They should be comfortable and inviting as the country people have a down-to-earth lifestyle. Among the trademarks of farmhouse kitchen designs are robust painted and glazed cabinetry, warm colours, open shelves, farmhouse sinks, beadboard panels, hearty wood with lots of character and multiple-purpose islands.

1-2-3 The first three pictures show luxury country house kitchens, with wood floors, wood beamed ceiling and custom wood cabinets while the island also serves as a place for cooking and storage as well as for having the meals of the day.

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Tips for backyard landscaping (1)

Here are a few landscaping ideas that might inspire you to design your dream backyard. We are offering you a range of gardens so you can pick up the one that suits your outdoor space and the type of terrain it has.

  1. A discreet variety of textures is used on the terraces of this backyard, which enlivens the atmosphere, while a dramatic wall make you feel secure from the neighbors’ inquisite eyes.

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Tips for farmhouses’ kitchen islands (1)

In most households, be they sheer luxury or just average, the kitchen is the natural hangout, where family members get together in the morning, at lunch or in the evenings. The farmhouse kitchen should display some features to make it the welcoming warm space it is meant to be: auburn, caramel wood flooring, complimentary wood cabinetry, granite/ soapstone countertops in cream and brown accents, leather stools at the end of the kitchen island and a bar stool area separate from the dining area, celing lighting with drop down lights in rust or bronze tones, an old farm sink in a bronze-copper tone and, the center piece, the kitchen island, which will add storage, style and extra room for seating. Here are some illustrated tips for dream kitchen islands in farmhouses:

1. The kitchen island is surrounded by spindle-leg stools handed down from the owners’ parents.
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Anne Hathaway’s de-luxe pad has new owner

The Academy Award-winning actress Anne Hathaway shares with her husband Adam Shulman a luxury apartment in the same building where they own a de-luxe pad, which was listed after less than a year since they bought it for a little over $4 million. The only reason why they purchased the waterfron pad was to use it as a storage space for their designer clothes and furniture. Its location, on the ninth floor of the famous Brooklyn Clocktower building, is self-explanatory of the prestigious chic property which is natural-light filled and sunlight splashed. The 16 over-sized windows make the pad look like a glass wall home which enjoys the city’s atmosphere and stunning views of the Manhattan’s skyline, Statue of Liberty and Brooklyn Bridge.

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Facebook’s first president’s Los Angeles digs

Sean Parker, Facebook’s first president and one of the first investors in this extremely popular social network, at 34 has a net worth of $3.1 billion, according to Forbes. He is a famed entrepreneur, a managing partner at the Founders Found, co-founder of Napster and designer and manager of file-sharing, the most popular application on the internet.

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