The Modenus BlogTour Cologne trip was an incredible experience in so many ways. It was a privilege to see an international Furnishings & Kitchen and Bath show of the scale of IMM Living Kitchen because we were exposed to products designed for different cultures and spacial uses – also technologies that are way ahead of what we have in the US. Below is a photographic tour of Kitchen and Bath trends 2013: Continue reading
National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) was one of the generous sponsors of Modenus‘ BlogTour Cologne. NKBA enthusiastically supported the BlogTour team’s exposure to the latest kitchen and bath innovations at the IMM Living Kitchen show in Cologne. NKBA is all about education to improve the way the kitchen and bath industry does business. How fitting and fortunate for the BlogTour Cologne group!
The NKBA also sponsored Continue reading
Mr. Steam is one of the sponsors for BlogTour Cologne- They will generously be sponsoring a spa night and dinner after a couple of cold wintry, event filled days at the IMM and Living Kitchen show, providing the luxury for the #BlogTourCGN group that they provide for you in your own home. Needless to say, we are all excited about this. Thank you, Mr. Steam!!
If you are not familiar with Steamtherapy by Mr. Steam, let me fill you in on it. Continue reading
One of the generous sponsors of Blogtour Cologne is Du Verre Hardware. What an honor it is to Continue reading
Summer is OVER, lovely readers- so we have a festive fall giveaway to help keep your skin soft, hair healthy and shiny, and breathing clear for the fall and winter season!
Cosmetic and health benefits courtesy of Aquasana, who Continue reading
Brizo, the faucet brand for the fashion forward, invited me to New York to see its newest products and attend an exclusive expenses-paid, design-focussed event during Fashion Week. It was an inspiring week spent with the impressive Brizo team and 18 other bloggers. As you saw in my last post, Brizo graciously planned many events for us, including the Jason Wu Fashion Show. We also had the opportunity to learn about the Brizo product line and even got a sneak peek at prototypes of future offerings.
IS THERE A CONNECTION BETWEEN FASHION AND HOME DECOR
As Mr. Big would say, “Absofrickinlutely!” For Brizo, fashion extends well beyond the closet; it is how you express yourself to the world. Brizo products transform spaces Continue reading
If you are planning to go visit friends for the long holiday weekend, don’t go empty-handed! Some hosts are the type to splurge on guests rather than themselves. Indulge your indulger with bath luxury! A little side note here: men love nice products too.
Great idea, but where to get one of these fab hostess gifts…?
No need to reach for the car keys. I have located these bath gems for you and your hosts. Have fun, wherever you plan to spend your holiday weekend~
Often the lowest priority in interior design, guest baths create opportunities for outside of the box design concepts. Here are some that I would love to encounter as a guest. There is nothing greater than discovering an amazing guest bath that awaits you. It is the gift that nobody expects.
This one is my favorite. If I were a guest in this home I might never leave…. by the look of the window, it is safe to assume that the rest of the house is at least as cool as this bathroom. The piece of furniture converted into a basin is a classic beauty, and the mirror- with that dog painting- so beautiful that it could be a focal point in any room. Makes me want to see the rest of the house.
A few ideas to add function, style and convenience to your storage:
1) refrigerated beverage drawers:
2) Make your shelves drawer-like for better access. What a brilliant idea to maximize space and keep things organized. No need to call in the professionals, this can be an easy DIY project.
3) Outlets in the drawers. Need I say more? Your counters will thank you! Great idea.
4) Luxury Drawer Liners- Infuse your clothes with the luxurious scent of Jo Malone by lining your drawers with lime, basil and mandarin liners.
Which of these ideas enthuses you most? If you have other drawer upgrades or organizational tips to share, please comment or send them in!
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