A Luxe Upgrade: 7 Instant Ways to Transform Your Bathroom

Bathrooms are the hardest working rooms in every home, so it’s really important to keep them looking fresh.  Here are 7 easy ways to upgrade them:

1) A set of matching bath accessories.

Kassatex Nile Brass Bath Accessories

2) A bottle of liquid soap.

L’Objet Hand & Body Liquid Soap in Bois Sauvage

3) A scented candle.

Christofle Silver Honey and Silver Moon Candle Set

4) A set of linen guest towels.

Sferra Filo Linen Guest Towels

5) A new robe.

Kassatex Hotel Waffle/Terry Robes in White or Grey

6) A new shower curtain.

Kassatex Carrara Shower Curtain

7) A set of new towels.

Pine Cone Hill Signature Banded White/Linen Bath Towels

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Canvas Home Dauville Ice Bucket Featured in Martha Stewart Weddings

A huge thank you to Martha Stewart Weddings for featuring our Canvas Home Dauville ice bucket in gold in their Winter 2018 issue:

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[Video] Spilling red wine, ketchup, and more on Garnier-Thiebaut’s Coated Tablecloth

Previously we looked at how Garnier-Thiebaut’s Green Sweet tablecloths can keep off stains like red wine.  In time for the Summer, we got one of their coated tablecloths as well and put mayonnaise, ketchup, BBQ sauce, and red wine on it.  Here’s what happened:

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Check out the Kardashians’ Insane Gold Egg

The Kardashians are known for their crazy, over the top lives, but wouldn’t you love to be invited to one of Kris Jenner’s epic Christmas parties?  Yes, we’d go too.

Kris loves her Christofle silver; here she is showing off her Mood flatware set, which comes in its own gilded 24 kt gold egg.  It’s so stunning it practically needs its own security team:

Kris Jenner with her Christofle Mood Flatware Set, Gilded in 24 kt Gold (image courtesy Kris Jenner)

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Meet the Maker: Stunning Portuguese Flatware from Cutipol

Last year, we traveled to Portugal, and the trip was a revelation.  The country, which for years was ruled by the Estado Novo dictatorship, is now in the midst of a spectacular design renaissance.  Everywhere you see the contrast between traditional Portuguese buildings festooned with centuries-old tiles and clean, modern design.  There’s also a move to bring the country into the future, but there are strong traces of a Portuguese point of view.

Here’s an example.  At the Six Senses in Douro Valley, one of the hotels where we stayed, they carefully renovated an existing manor house from the 19th century to minimize the impact on the hills and the surrounding villages.

So while the exterior looks like this …

Exterior of the Six Senses Douro Valley

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