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Kitchen Inspiration

Yes, it’s Monday and we thought we’d ease you into the week with a lovely dose of inspiration for your kitchen. Here at Callier & Thompson, we’re voracious surfers of Pinteret, HOUZZ and the like. So, how about a little roundup of some of our current favorites from around the web? And after all, when…

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AND The Kitchen Sink

There are a lot of decisions to be made when you’re remodeling your kitchen. Some decisions are decidedly more fun than others. Cabinet finish? Fun. Countertop material? Fun. Grout color? Not as fun. Kitchen sink? Nowadays that can be a lot of fun. With many, many more options than your average stainless steel or plain…

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Bathroom Trends: Frameless Showers

Yes, trends come and go, but one bathroom trend we’re glad to see sticking around is frameless glass shower doors. Nixing the frame creates a cleaner, lighter silhouette that makes a bathroom feel larger and brighter. Whether your style is modern, traditional or rustic, a frameless shower is very versatile and can work in most designs…

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Benjamin Moore’s 2015 Color of the Year: Guilford Green

When we first glimpsed Benjamin’s Moore’s 2015 Color of the Year, Guilford Green, we instantly saw it as an ideal hue for kitchen cabinets. White and stained wood seem to monopolize the cabinet game these days, but we love the idea of introducing color into cabinetry. This neutral, sage-y green would be perfectly lovely in…

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Kitchen Storage from Rev-a-Shelf

Kitchens are not just the heart of every home. They’re where you cook, probably where you eat, where your kids do homework, where you pay the pills, where you store much-needed essentials, where you entertain guests . . . where your life happens. Too often the needs of this multifunctional room outweigh style or design.…

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Our Favorite Design Blogs

As designers we find inspiration everywhere we go, but sometimes its just on our computer screen. We are so fortunate to live in the age of the Internet and design blogs. The web is overflowing with talented designers, artists, DIYers and others sharing spaces, tips and inspiration that we can glean from. We do have…

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Kitchen in a Chic Shade of Gray

Is there anything better than gray cabinetry with white countertops and brass accents? Maybe. Probably. But right now, were enjoying this trend for it’s sophisticated and serene affect. This on-trend kitchen by RH Homes in Ohio is a chic and inviting stunner.

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Cool New Appliances

While cabinetry, tile and other finishes are what make our kitchens pretty, appliances are what makes the culinary magic happen. With advances in technology, more focus on ergonomics and functionality, and innovative design, appliances are becoming way more fun and can make your life a lot easier. Whether you need a fridge that keeps your…

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A Pastel Palette (Happy Easter!)

With Easter coming up we, we love the idea of adding pops of pastel to your kitchen or bath. A robin’s egg blue backsplash with white cabinetry or a turquoise vanity top against a white subway tile wall? Perfection. So in the spirit of springtime, we’ve gathered some of our favorite pastel finds and finishes…

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Kitchen Before & After: From Boring to Updated Classic

Even though we did this St. Louis kitchen remodel about six years ago, the classic, sophisticated finishes are timeless and will always be in style. It’s still one of our favorites (and not just because there’s a T.V. that raises up from within the island). Yep . . . a T.V. that raises and lowers.…

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