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Remodel Spotlight: LREA Awards 1st Place

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The 6th Annual Louisiana Remodeling Excellence Awards announced its winners last month and we were honored to have been a part of these first-place projects. We partnered with our friends at Big River Construction to complete both of these beautiful spaces: “Bocage Bath Beauty,” which was awarded first place bathroom remodel over $20,000, and “A […]

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Recipe of the Month: Chef Kevin Belton’s Eggnog Bread Pudding

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In case you missed it, we kicked off our “Recipe of the Month” series in November with this recipe for stuffed acorn squash. Our wish was to celebrate Thanksgiving as well as pay homage to Baton Rouge’s beloved food writer Holly Clegg. This month we are in full Christmas swing. In keeping with the holiday […]

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Our Top 20 Posts Of All Time

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As the year draws to a close and we prepare for a new decade of design, it’s time for our annual tradition of looking back on our best. Usually we take this opportunity to share our top posts from the year, but we wanted to do something special to welcome in 2020. First and foremost […]

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Recipe of the Month: Holly Clegg’s Stuffed Acorn Squash

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Last month we lost Holly Clegg, a beloved food writer and Baton Rouge native. With an innate yearning to feed her family healthy meals, she rose to national recognition with her cookbooks, blogs, and appearances on shows such as The Today Show and Fox and Friends. With cookbooks like Trim and Terrific Diabetic Cooking, Eating […]

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Remodel Spotlight: Bocage Bath Beauty

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Located in a beautiful home in Bocage, this exquisite master bathroom was in need of rejuvenation. Before the renovation, this space was divided and disconnected. The bathroom, coming off a common vestibule area, was separated. His and her vanities, the bathtub, and the shower were located in two different rooms. We joined the two rooms […]

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The Homeowner’s Holiday Guide to Great Hosting

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When we ask homeowners what they hope to get out of a kitchen or living room remodel, one answer we’re hearing more often is, “I want a space to entertain.” Being able to host guests in your home and impress them is important for those who want to share the spaces they work so hard […]

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Trend Alert: Egg Tubs

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Soaking in a bathtub is the best way to decompress from a long day as it relaxes your mind. body, and soul…. So why not do it in style?  One of the most breathtaking fixtures that can be incorporated in a bathroom design is a freestanding tub. They are effortlessly the focal point of any […]

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Going for the Gold

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Gold has been used as a decorating material for about 6,000 years, so in terms of time, this is about the least trendy thing we could write about. However we’ve been seeing it so much recently that we couldn’t resist. As decorators and designers, we have a responsibility to look for new ways to incorporate […]

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History Lesson: Billy Baldwin

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Posthumously nicknamed the “dean of interior decorators,” Billy Baldwin was a leading designer in post-World War II America. Known for his immaculate sense of order and arrangement, Baldwin’s style was a unique blend of modernist and classicist. Baldwin was born into an old Baltimore family in 1903, where he grew up in a home designed […]

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Designing Your Perfect Pantry

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The pantry is the one place in the kitchen that always looks crowded until you stick your nose in for a snack. All of a sudden, it feels empty, and you feel disappointed. Only some of that disappointment is from your empty stomach, while the rest is probably coming from the frustration of not finding what […]

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