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Color Trends 2015

Posted on Aug 26, 2014 1:59:00 PM


Color is one of the many elements that go into making your house... yours.  You probably have a favorite color already, which may or may not be what you want in your living space.  For example, I really love purple, especially really deep, jewel-tone amethyst. I wouldn't paint all my walls that color - or buy a purple refrigerator, if such a thing actually exists.  But, every room in my house has a touch of purple - a throw, candles, a painting.  And it all works because the palette works with that color.

Your color palette can be really important when pulling together any home renovation.  Trends in color are actually created years before they're released - imagine the coordination it must take to get whole industries - paint, tile, accessories, cabinets - to converge on what the latest colors will be.  So what you find a lot of the time are color 'philosophies' or palettes that are offered - a bold, a neutral, a soft, a modern.  This also gives the trendsetters some wiggle room... if they're wrong on one palette another might save them. 

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Topics: color trends, Designers

Tampa Bay + S&W Kitchens = Simply Wonderful!

Posted on Jun 19, 2014 1:45:00 PM

This just in from TampaBay.com:

S&W Kitchens opens fifth location

Orlando-based S&W Kitchens, specializing in installing mid-range to high-end kitchens and baths, is opening its fifth location this month in Bayshore Plaza on S MacDill Avenue, just south of Bay to Bay Boulevard.

"With dozens of designers across Florida doing business since 1977, we pride ourselves on staying up-to-date with the latest trends and conveniences," said Jeremy Parcels, one of four designers in the new south Tampa store.

"We handle everything from full-scale home remodels to fresh cabinet and countertop installations to any kind of flooring," Parcels said.

S&W Kitchens at 3125 S MacDill Ave. is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and by appointment. Visit sandwkitchens.com or call (813) 849-9007 for more information.

Do you know something that should be Everybody's Business? Email Ascherzer@tampabay.com.

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Topics: Bathroom Remodeling, Kitchen Remodeling, S & W Kitchens, Cabinet Refacing, Designers, Tampa

New Kitchen and Bath Showroom!

Posted on Mar 11, 2014 10:55:00 AM

S&W Kitchens is excited to announce a new showroom in Tampa, allowing us to better serve the West Coast of Florida!  The new location

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Topics: S & W Kitchens, showroom, Designers, Tampa

Kitchen & Bath Interns

Posted on Dec 17, 2013 11:57:00 AM

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Topics: kitchens, Designers, baths, SSC, internships

Design Karma

Posted on Sep 20, 2013 11:30:00 AM

A wise woman once told me 'Beauty is painful!', which, she went on to explain, meant that to achieve beauty for more than mere seconds takes a lot of work.

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Topics: kitchens, design, Designers, baths, island, beauty

Beverage Bar in Your Future?

Posted on Sep 6, 2013 12:17:00 PM

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Topics: beautiful design, Designers, friends, entertaining, family

Kitchen Design, Floor Plans and Designers

Posted on Aug 23, 2013 11:29:00 AM

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Topics: Home Renovation, kitchens, Designers, baths, freshome, floor plans

Kitchen and Bath Industry Show in New Orleans

Posted on Apr 26, 2013 9:21:00 AM

Last weekend S&W Kitchens landed in force at KBIS – the home renovation answer to ComicCon or CES.  This year it was held in New Orleans – a great town for history, design, culture and food!  The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show immersed our designers, managers and owners in all of the new product offerings and updated them on new ways to serve our customers.

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Topics: KBIS, Designers, learning, products, TOTO, Brizo

We're Going Pink!

Posted on Oct 19, 2012 1:03:00 PM

Our Winter Park Showroom is in the Pink today with XL1067!  Anyone else?

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Topics: Designers, Winter Park, style, breast cancer awareness, libby's, xl1067

New Kitchen Designer in The Villages

Posted on Aug 3, 2012 1:29:00 PM

We are expanding to The Villages!  This will allow to us to better serve the many customers in that area.  Brian Baines will be the primary designer.

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Topics: kitchens, Designers, baths, The Villages