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Count down…49 days to Blog Tour London!

Cheryl Kees Clendenon Blogtour London, Business, Featured, In Detail Says, 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, In Detail Says, 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

Color your kitchen!

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

ICFF Challenge “Design for one dollar”

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Pratt Institute of Design students were given the challenge of designing something worthwhile for one dollar. Some amazing results. Check out link at Fast Company’s site   Design for a Dollar slide show. Some of these are quite impressive and inspiring! This is so what I love about the

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

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 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