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On the subject of Allowances

Cheryl Kees Clendenon Business, general remodeling and building Leave a Comment

I hate it for my clients when their architect or builder gives them an “allowance” for some category of items in their new home or remodeling project. Invariably, it is not even close to what will eventually be spent and I think it does a huge disservice to

Splurge or Save on your Bathroom?

Cheryl Kees Clendenon bathroom design tips, plumbing fixtures, small baths 1 Comment

This is an article I wrote for Home and Garden Weekly. Thought I would replicate it here! Splurge or Save Adding personality to your bath does not necessarily mean spending loads of cash. However it is important to know when to count your pennies and when to go

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

Great ideas to share!

Cheryl Kees Clendenon wonderful ideas Leave a Comment

Ogettii mesa sconce..this one is a winner! Click on the image to go to a lighting guide blog that is really good My Fave kitchen at Kitchen and Bath show in Chicago! What a great use of 3 form! This is awesome! Great looking light from Vibia Doug

Busy ramblings

Cheryl Kees Clendenon Business 1 Comment

Wow, it has been a crazy week! No time to think let alone blog! Lots of fun stuff going on and some really great projects coming up that I can’t wait to tell you about….many more modern kitchens and baths being done and I am grateful! I love

Wood Countertops

Cheryl Kees Clendenon Countertops 3 Comments

For looks and durability, granite is an awesome choice but let’s face it…we are all a bit tired of granite, granite, granite everywhere. I really enjoy specifying quartz tops for their “green” properties as well as the more solid colors offered…when a lot of movement fights with the