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Presidio

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Element’s Presidio is a creamy white and grey neutral quartz reminiscent of oyster shells. This countertop pairs so beautifully with the popular Urbane Bronze paint from Sherwin Williams, a dramatic, complex mushroom color. This paint would be stunning on either cabinets or walls, especially contrasted with antique brass fixtures in a bathroom.   Marble tile…

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Kingsman

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Kingsman could be used to create the perfect element as a countertop, sink and backsplash in a butler’s pantry or study with a wet bar. It offers a stunning backdrop to black cabinetry with brass hardware, as well as a brass faucet and one or two of these gorgeous Jonathan Adler chandeliers.  1 | Lighting • 2 |…

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Cobblestone

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There is something so delicious about cool grey paired with the warmth of wood! Cobblestone gives a cool, modern vibe to rustic elements – just imagine this countertop with white lower cabinetry, wood shelves above for dishes, and this stunning wood shiplap hood over a sleek stove.  A patterned backsplash tile brings in a graphic…

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Kingsman

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Lisa envisioned using Kingsman as a countertop, sink and backsplash in a butler’s pantry or study with a wet bar, as a stunning backdrop to black cabinetry with brass hardware. A brass faucet and one or two of these gorgeous Jonathan Adler chandeliers completes the element. 1 | Lighting • 2 | Element Surfaces Kingsman Quartz • 3 | Wine…

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Cardigan

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Cardigan quartz is a beautiful alternative to soft and porous soapstone. The combination of this dark and lovely countertop material and white cabinetry is a classic pairing.  A touch of brass on the appliances mixes up the metals in the room and keeps it interesting, and adding statement lighting like the iconic Darlana linear lantern along…

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Casco Bay

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For Casco Bay I envision a serene bathroom reminiscent of a sandy beach in whites and creams, with the jumping off point being the pretty coastal art.  White cabinetry, tub, sinks and subway tile with the soft contrast of Casco Bay countertops and an iridescent accent tile, perhaps as a niche in the shower for…

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Newport

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Featuring our beautiful Newport stone as it’s centerpiece, this bathroom offers a modern warmth that is trendy, yet classic. Golden hardware throughout the bathroom will play off the golden tones in Newport, and tie in the various elements of the space. We’ve chosen a stunning charcoal paint to darken the walls and bring attention to…

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Fudgy Family Brownies

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In honor of the holidays this month we’re featuring a classic (with a twist) that’s best made with the help of little hands and lots of love. These brownies are easy to make, and even easier to eat. Ingredients 1 Box Brownie Mix of your choice (and the ingredients specified) Frosting (I used chocolate) Powdered…

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Mixed Media Design

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This Monday, We’re Mixing Things Up “The trend this year is mixing unexpected materials such as quartz and wood.” Mixing Stone and Wood in Design, by Element Surfaces Since the beginning of 2018 the home design industry has experienced a rapid growth in mixed media design. We recognize the importance of countertops as a focal…

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Hallcrest Stone

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Feelin’ a little Moodie this Monday? Us Too. A Hallcrest Kitchen, by Element Surfaces Hallcrest’s subtle mix of white, grey, and black speckling appeals to a neutral palette while bringing texture and life to your space. This stone is the perfect choice for the busy mom who hates seeing every crumb. If your kids (or…

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