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White Beach Kitchen soft and serene

Cheryl Kees Clendenon Cabinetry, In Detail Says, 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

Bosch recalls dishwashers

Cheryl Kees Clendenon Appliances, Business, electrical, In Detail Says Leave a Comment

Bosch and Siemens are recalling about 476,500 dishwashers. An electrical component in certain model dishwashers can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers. There have been 51 reports of incidents, including 30 reports of fires resulting in property damage. No injuries have been reported.     This recall involves certain Bosch®

Happy New Year!

Cheryl Kees Clendenon In Detail Says, Just cool stuff Leave a Comment

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

On the subject of Allowances

Cheryl Kees Clendenon Business, general remodeling and building, In Detail Says 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, In Detail Says, 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 In Detail Says, 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