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Room Envy: A green splash flipped this kitchen from plain to bold and funky

Light and understated was never the personality of this loft—or its owner—says interior designer Gina Sims, who amped up this plain kitchen with layers of bold features. Homeowner Cati Teague specified “awesome and green,” which sent Sims on a hunt for the perfect backsplash tile.

Room Envy: This bright turquoise bedroom is a teen dream

Depending on how it’s used, green can be either soothing or energizing, according to Stephanie Andrews, founder of Balance Design Atlanta.

6 trends to help you transform your bathroom into a stylish sanctuary

From bloggers like Anna Liesemeyer of In Honor of Design to designers like Amy Weaver of Terracotta Design Build—here are the six bath trends this fall so you can design your bathroom.
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Room Envy: Jimmy Stanton turned this garage into a modern-rustic pool house

All one color is my signature look,” says interior designer Jimmy Stanton, owner of Stanton Home Furnishings on the Westside and in Virginia-Highland. Taking a cue from the white facade of his circa-1851 estate in Madison, Georgia, Stanton extended the color scheme (or lack thereof) to his remodeled garage turned pool house, which sports a modern-rustic vibe.
Southeast Succulents

Get succulent savvy with these expert tricks

Gardener and artist Kurt Straudt, who founded Southeast Succulents in Decatur in 2009, shares his tricks for growing a trendy mini garden of desert-loving plants this spring.

Room Envy: A sophisticated gray study in Ansley Park

“The dark color really envelops you and feels cozy,” says interior designer Nina Nash. When she and her Mathews Furniture partner Don Easterling created this sultry and sophisticated study in Ansley Park, they installed classic built-ins, then furnished the room in rich tones from both ends of the color spectrum
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Room Envy: A hallway turned stunning bar

“When partygoers make it into a kitchen, they tend to never leave,” says interior designer Courtney Giles Decker. To route guests elsewhere in her own home, she turned a hallway into a bar, drawing people into a space fully stocked for cocktail hour.
Eddie Ross Scott Anqitue Market

How to shop successfully at Scott Antique Market

The key to discovering treasures at Scott Antique Market is to use your imagination. At least, that seems to be the lesson as we explore the mammoth Atlanta market with Eddie Ross, who’s served as decorating editor for Better Homes & Gardens and Martha Stewart Living and recently published his first book.
Matthew Quinn

Matthew Quinn is Atlanta’s king of kitchens

Matthew Quinn, co-owner and principal/designer of ADAC’s Design Galleria Kitchen and Bath Studio, has built an international reputation—winning virtually every industry award. We wanted to find out more about this hometown superstar, so we tracked him down for some serious and not-so-serious questions.
breakfast room addition

This lively breakfast room plays with plenty of patterns

This lively breakfast room addition by Atlanta architect Norman Askins and interior designer/author James Farmer fits nicely in a 19th-century house.

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