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Goodbye Gentle Winter

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Desert Rainstorm photo credit Julie Hancock Whether you are a creationist or an evolutionist; whether you believe in climate change as an absolute truth or a left wing conspiracy, the fact of the matter is we never really have much of a winter here in Arizona. Therefore it should come as no surprise that 15 […]

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Yin and Yang- Creating Balance In Architecture

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In Chinese philosophy, the concept of yin and yang is used to describe how seemingly opposite or contrary forces are interconnected and interdependent in the natural world; and, how they give rise to each other as they interrelate to one another. Many natural dualities (such as low and high, cold and hot, water and fire, […]

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Trends In Interior Paint Colors

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Image courtesy of Architectural Digest On the heels of New York City’s Fashion Week, where every season touts a predominantly trending color, this week seems like the perfect time to explore the “hautest” trend in interior paint for your home. Ironically, this year the very same color that was splashed across the runway is also […]

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Children’s Bedrooms

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Primary Image Camelot Homes- Verandah at Silverleaf Remember your childhood bedroom? Many of us can remember the hours spent in our room in vivid detail; the colors, textures and perhaps even a theme. Depending on our parents discretion, we may or may not have had much of a choice in what went into it and […]

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Design Thinking- How The Great Ones Do It

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Have you ever wondered about the artistic process behind interior design for high-end, luxury homes? We have as well, so we set out to learn the tricks of the trade from the team at Design Line Interiors. This award-winning group of top interior designers, is currently involved with our project at Camelot Reserve and busy […]

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Choosing Art For Your Home

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Photo via https://www.facebook.com/raphaelmacekphotography Well to begin with, let’s define art: The nature of art has been described as, “One of the most elusive of the traditional problems of human culture”. Art has been defined as a vehicle for the expression or communication of emotions and ideas, a means for exploring and appreciating formal elements for […]

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New Year, New Look

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Remodeling has never been easy (just ask anyone who has ever lived through it), but what better time to think about it than after the holidays. If you’re like most of us, by the time your tree is dragged out to the curb, it already feels as though you’ve added an additional 500 sq. feet […]

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Gardening in Small Spaces with Pat Hasbrook

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Pat Hasbrook of Hasbrook Interiors was for many years the premier Interior Designer in and around the Phoenix/Scottsdale area. When the time came to slow down from her work in interior design, she and husband Dan did what many of us only dream of doing; they bought a farm and moved to Woodstock, Vermont. During […]

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The Edison’s and the Griswold’s

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It’s coming on Christmas, they’re cutting down trees, they’re putting up reindeer and singing songs of joy and peace, oh I wish I had a river I could skate away on…~Joni Mitchell It’s that magical time of year again, when we deck our halls with boughs of holly. Just the mere mention of Christmas brings […]

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Gratitude

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Thanksgiving is a time for us all to focus on what we are grateful for (unless you are a guy, then it’s all about focusing on football!). For the rest of us, we take this one special day to join together with our families to appreciate the things that bind us together. Thanksgiving is more about cooking […]

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