Monthly Archives: March 2014

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Mar

Spring Breezes Through Our Windows

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As the March winds blow away and bring the promise of April showers and May flowers, I have been musing about the charm and poetry of the names of winds and their import. Of the few that I know: “Mistral,” a stormy, cold wind that blows through Provence in Southern France; “Sirocco,” a fierce wind that whips dust and sand Continue Reading ...
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Mar

Outfitting Your Man Cave

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Since the early days of the Cro-Magnon, men have sought retreat into a personal space, searching for a place where they can toss their spear aside and heal their wounds. Tens of thousands of years later, not much has changed in that respect. Men are still seeking sanctuary in a cave that they can call their own. Light up a Continue Reading ...
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Mar

Design By Numbers: Part II

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We spend so much time in the home, why shouldn’t it feel like a sanctuary? While design may seem like a straightforward task consisting of what we personally find appealing, many more factors should be considered to make the most of your home. I already gave you the guidelines to perfect design in the living room, dining room, and bedroom. Continue Reading ...
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Mar

Sleep And Slumber

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Ah! March and the first day of Spring (Vernal Equinox), falls on March 20th this year…more daylight, warmer temperatures, flowers budding, birds singing, life astir, throwing off the covers of winter. Spring is in full tilt, just like the earth with equal hours of daylight on this first day of Spring–exactly what the word means: derived from Latin, “equal night.” Continue Reading ...
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Mar

Spring Open Your Windows

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Spring is finally peeking its way around the corner and a lightness and brightness overcomes us with spring fever.  After such a miserable, blustery winter for so many this year, the change in season can’t come soon enough. As the chill burns off and the green buds start to sprout, welcome the spring this year by opening up your windows Continue Reading ...
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Mar

Fresh Ideas for French Doors

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As a designer, I love one simple idea that makes a big impact and French Doors are at the top of that list.  A French Door is a door made up of rectangular glass panels that extend to the full length of the door. French Doors can truly elevate your space by providing exquisite illumination and a sense of proportion Continue Reading ...
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Mar

March For Friends And Family

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We love our friends and family and every March we extend our thanks to all of our BG friends and family our Spring site-wide sale. It’s time to refresh your windows for the upcoming bright season and “spring open” your windows. I thought you might enjoy reading some of our recent reviews that have come my way in the past Continue Reading ...
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Mar

Ideas For Treating A Bay Window

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As a sought after architectural feature, bay windows can be as extravagant as a stunning exterior building attribute on a Victorian home or as simple as a bit of additional space behind the sink in a modest kitchen. Whether they house a sunny breakfast nook, frame the coziest window seat, or frame the view of the hills in an elegant Continue Reading ...