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Finding joy in your clutter: our home editor takes on Marie Kondo

Finding joy in your clutter: our home editor takes on Marie Kondo

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Magazine As a compulsive organizer, I read Marie Kondo’s book and binge watched her Netflix show to see what the fuss was all about. If you have no idea [...]

Q&A: Creating ‘seaside comfortable’ spaces

Q&A: Creating ‘seaside comfortable’ spaces

By Mark Gauert City & Shore Magazine Will Meyer, of Meyer Davis Studio Inc., led a recent tour of the seaside comfortable spaces he and partner Gray Davis designed for the new Auberge Residences & Spa [...]

Where are the best real estate deals now?

Where are the best real estate deals now?

By Robyn A. Friedman City & Shore Magazine If you follow the real estate market – and hey, who in South Florida doesn’t? – you’re probably aware that things are changing. Mortgage-interest rates are rising, and [...]

Take a bath from ordinary to exceptional

Take a bath from ordinary to exceptional

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Magazine Designer: Susan Lachance Photographer: Robert Brantley Lately it seems pretty bathrooms have become as obsolete as pink tile with matching bathtubs. Susan Lachance shows pretty is coming back [...]

Home improvements that pay off at resale

Home improvements that pay off at resale

By Robyn A. Friedman City & Shore Magazine  Remodeling magazine recently released its 31st annual Cost vs. Value report, comparing costs for 20 of the most popular professional mid-range and upscale remodeling projects in 149 U.S. [...]

Smart TV Unit gives tiny spaces big results

Smart TV Unit gives tiny spaces big results

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Magazine  Whether you have a small apartment or are considering downsizing, you may want to consider these space-saving furnishings from Europe. “The Italians and other Europeans are very familiar [...]

Designer adds more affordable rug line

Designer adds more affordable rug line

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub City & Shore Magazine  Have a wood, laminate, stone or tile floor? It is a design sin to go bare. Rugs should be added to define areas and add an anchor for [...]

Gift ideas for making house more of a home

Gift ideas for making house more of a home

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub Tweet [...]

Fixtures bring luxury spa experience home

Fixtures bring luxury spa experience home

Some of us want some bling in the bathroom, such as Swarovski crystal embedded into sinks and sparkling hardware. Others strive for simplicity, without any frills; or a bathroom experience reminiscent of a spa. Here are [...]