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Coastal Design Comes Home For Summer 2017

Coastal design without the kitsch. More light, hand-finished natural woods, less faux sea-glass octopus mosaics. True coastal style is clean, light, natural, and timeless. Far from the chic monochrome high rises of America's urban centers, coastal design elicits feelings of past family vacations on Cape Cod. A Simple and Timeless Marthas Vineyard Bedroom Showcases Classic Coastal Design Marthas Vineyard Interior Design Whethor curling up by the fire on an overstuffed linen couch with your collection of Thoreau poetry, or stomping in from the beach and kicking off your flip flops with a trail of sand behind you- great coastal design wants to be lived in and on, to be used and enjoyed for generations.  While Hammers & Heels is best...

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14 Geometric Furniture & Decor Finds That Take The Hexagon Trend To The Next Level

Interior design trends for 2017 are all about traditional, warm spaces pushing back against the chic minimalist aesthetics that have risen to prominence over the last decade internationally. Think warm reclaimed woods, lush green hues, farmhouse vibes, and mixed patterns just to name a few.  In the never ending battle for dominance between modernist and traditional aesthetics in interior design and decor trends, the humble hexagon and other geometric motifs hold a special place all thier own. Moving beyond the traditional tiled backsplashes and other two dimensional geometrically patterned elements in interior design, the hexagon is now jumping off the wall into decor and furniture design and is poised to spread into every area of the home.  This year expect to see...

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2017 Interior Design Trends, A Hammers & Heels Design Guide

1. Reclaimed Wood We are so excited that this trend is finally catching on in full force. Not only does using reclaimed lumber help reduce waste, but it also reduces future deforestation, shipping pollution, and problematic logging practices. Using reclaimed wood also encourages buying American made products. New lumber is often shipped from the growing nation first, to the producing nation second, and finally shipped again to the consumer nation.  The texture and look of reclaimed wood furniture & accents is unique and beautiful. Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. Custom reclaimed rustic barnwood platform bed from Hammers & HeelsDark, moody, textural. Reclaimed wood walls. 2. Farmhouse Style Not your grandparents' farmhouse. Modern farmhouse style is open to interpretation, versatile, and beautiful. Warm woods,...

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H&H Trends to Ditch in 2016

It's that time of year again- where we take a moment to consider not only what trends are 'in' for the year ahead, but also which are 'OUT'. We've compiled a list of trends to put to rest, and even offered some great updated alternatives to help you stay on track.  ONE OUT:  Whirlpool Tubs Almost as unlikely to be included in new construction as wall to wall carpeting, whirlpool tubs have been falling out of fashion for years now. High energy, water, maintenance, and cleaning costs are adding up to the end for these huge, noisy tubs. BYE. (Source) IN: SEAMLESS SHOWERS Substitute with a luxurious, energy efficient shower.The shower possibilities are endless. (Source) TWO OUT: Stainless Steel Appliances While still very popular commercially, stainless steel...

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