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Count down…49 days to Blog Tour London!

Cheryl Kees Clendenon Blogtour London, Business, Featured, Just cool stuff Leave a Comment

Oh yeah! Making my list and checking it twice…getting ready for……BLOG TOUR LONDON!!! That’s right! I am joining Modenus and 14 other Designer/Bloggers (meet them all here!)on a trip to London in a few short weeks! We are going to experience The London Design Festival and explore all the fabulousness in design the

Ordinary Electrical …not so ordinary!

Cheryl Kees Clendenon electrical, Just cool stuff, wonderful ideas 2 Comments

The details matter. I love to find the “everyday” home fixture that either is sleeker than the norm or is useful in an unusual way. Ok, I love to challenge the status quo…I admit it. But here are a couple of electrical “gizmos” that you might find…well, kind

WANTED:

Cheryl Kees Clendenon Business, Just cool stuff 5 Comments

I wrote this on the spur of the moment as sort of “therapy” ( the cheap kind )…. But oh so true. Find anyone…send my way! Wanted: Passionate individual. Loves all elements of design. Embraces the good days and smiles through the bad days. Understands the details and

Color your kitchen!

Cheryl Kees Clendenon general remodeling and building, Just cool stuff, kitchen design 4 Comments

(copy of article I wrote for regional publication) Too often people nervously approach the edge of their comfort zone when it comes to adding color in the kitchen and then quickly head back to the safety of blah. There is no reason to treat this area any differently

Bathonista Interview

Cheryl Kees Clendenon Just cool stuff, kitchen design 8 Comments

Recently I did an interview on Bathonista website. Check it out and tell me what you think! But please, no brick throwing for my unforgiving diatribe about golden oak. Just say no to Golden Oak!! Keep your friends and family away from it! Don’t walk, run. IF you

NKBA 2009 Design Awards

Cheryl Kees Clendenon Just cool stuff, Media Leave a Comment

We just got back from KBIS and what a whirlwind trip! We stayed at a wonderful hotel in Midtown (Atlanta) called The Georgian Terrace…was great and I highly recommend this hotel. Especially if you are game to use MARTA to get around…we did and it was cheap and

White Beach Kitchen soft and serene

Cheryl Kees Clendenon Cabinetry, Just cool stuff, kitchen design 8 Comments

White kitchens are never going to fade out of view. They are crisp, clean and provide unlimited possibilities. The trick is making them look fresh and not dated. In this kitchen, note the more modern “sticks” for backsplash tile and the modern handles. These design elements add the

Small business and the economy

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I was asked by several people over last few weeks to run this post again…originally was out in june and obviously things have changed even more dramatically. Still good info I think so here it is! Let me know if you have any great thoughts to add…we can

Happy New Year!

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Life is good! Planning to take the day tomorrow to get organized, putter around my house, play with new laptop and read some! I will be back to blogosphere next week and hope to be posting some great pix and share with everyone some wonderful new sites I

Newest kitchen photographed

Cheryl Kees Clendenon Just cool stuff, Unique kitchens 3 Comments

Most people who live on the Gulf Coast will recognize the name “Hopkins’ House”. It was a North Hill restaurant and former boarding house, founded in 1949 by Arkie ” Ma” Hopkins that served Southern cuisine to patrons seated at large communal tables. The fried chicken served on