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Karen Maslanka
checkered flooring = duality of human life, a balance of good and evil. A symbol of balance and harmony. Living in balance makes us healthy, happy, and just. Also a symbol of wealth.

House Musing

Inside and Outside the living spaces : Architecture Design Decoration

Kitchen classics.I bought a big teapot like this one and gave it away.  Wish I would have kept it....

Courtly Check | Collection

Kitchen classics.I bought a big teapot like this one and gave it away. Wish I would have kept it....

Mackenzie Childs - if your adventorous you can DIY similiar style!!! If you're thinking about it head of to my other pin (DIY) painting over ceramic glazes!

Lighting | Decor

The classic lamp collection as only MacKenzie-Childs could envision it: traditional with a twist. Eye-catching illumination for every room. MacKenzie-Childs

black hood, diamond floor, vintage rug, old wood "island", La Cornue, open shelves on either side, lanterns above island, ceiling with design (beadboard is just ok)

Should Rugs Stay Out of the Kitchen? Designers Duke it Out

Some interior designers think the kitchen is no place for a crumb-catching carpet. Others believe they can work around the ick factor.

Why black and white will always be the perfect color pair in any home... — The Entertaining House

Why black and white will always be the perfect color pair in any home... — The Entertaining House

I love color. I adore color. I have had homes where every room is drenched in color - some vibrant and bold, others softer, warm, and soothing. And while I do I love to play around with color, I adore the simplicity, elegance and ease of black and white. I adore the flexibility of

I love these bevelled metro tiles and victorian style black & white tiles.    Like the radiator

SCREED DREAMS ARE(N'T) MADE OF THESE — SARAH AKWISOMBE

I love these bevelled metro tiles and victorian style black & white tiles. Like the radiator

Mackenzie-Childs "Courtly Check" pattern. Available at Neiman Marcus  Beautiful...don't know that I would ever afford it but must at least incorporate checker board

The World According to Jessica Claire

This week I was responsible for making loot bags for a 10 year old’s fashion-themed birthday party. I have never done such girly cookies before so it was a lot of fun to decorate the dresses, handbags and high heels. If you’re a Torontonian looking for custom cookie creations for yourself, don’t hesitate to get in touch for more information!

grand entryway

Style at Home

Grand entryway {PHOTO: Stacey Brandford} See the full article here: http://www.styleathome.com/homes/interiors/interior-eclectic-and-exotic-glamour/a/55526

The solution to mixing classic elegance and playful charm: black-and-white floors.

Home Decor - Decorating Ideas and House design | Architectural Digest

The solution to mixing classic elegance and playful charm: black-and-white floors.

Most Popular Ideas MacKenzie Childs for Home Interior Design 3

Most Popular Ideas MacKenzie Childs for Home Interior Design 3

13 Gorgeous Gothic Furniture Set For Your Living Room - Decoratoo

The living room is part of the house which is place to welcome your guests who come. Therefore, living room should be well laid out so that guests feel comfortable … 13 Gorgeous Gothic Furniture Set For Your Living Room Read More

Kitchen Flooring Ideas, Wooden? Tile? Vinyl carpets laminate? Get some style underfoot with these stylish flooring ideas - inexpensive on a budget #kitchendesign #flooring

Kitchen Flooring Ideas, Wooden? Tile? Vinyl carpets laminate? Get some style underfoot with these stylish flooring ideas - inexpensive on a budget #kitchendesign #flooring