Vera Dordick

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Vera Dordick is a global communicator, and creative provocateur. She holds degrees in Journalism/Russian and Pastry and has had a life-long affair with creativity. Her dabbling focuses on interior design, including DIY, jewelry, cakes, sugar flowers, and fiber arts of all kinds.
A Sparkling Kitchen is Easy When You Know How to Clean Stove Burners Full story

Posted in How To Clean | by Vera Dordick, on June 7, 2021

A Sparkling Kitchen is Easy When You Know How to Clean Stove Burners

Cleaning the stove burners is an easy thing to let go by the wayside. By the time you’ve made dinner, put everything away and washed all the dishes, it’s an added task that looms larger than it should. It’s far easier to turn off the kitchen lights and ignore the stovetop! But knowing the easiest...

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Kips Bay Palm Beach Showhouse Has Loads of Inspiration for Your Home Full story

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on May 28, 2021

Kips Bay Palm Beach Showhouse Has Loads of Inspiration for Your Home

Always lifted by great weather and plentiful sunshine, the mood in Palm Beach Florida got another boost when the Kips Bay Decorator Showhouse 2021 launched in April. After a 2020 that had few if any design events because of pandemic restrictions, this event pulled together more than just great design examples: It fostered hope and...

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15 Cheap Building Materials for a New Home on A Budget Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Vera Dordick, on May 18, 2021

15 Cheap Building Materials for a New Home on A Budget

Building a home – no matter what size—is increasingly more expensive, not just because of real estate prices, but also due to the cost of building materials. When it comes time to build, most people typically think about more traditional construction materials such as wood, concrete and bricks. By getting creative with the types of...

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Must-Have Elements for a Modern Kitchen Full story

Posted in Kitchen | by Vera Dordick, on May 15, 2021

Must-Have Elements for a Modern Kitchen

It takes more than just a few sleek appliances to make a modern kitchen. As with most things, the secret to the style lies in the details. Having the requisite elements can move your kitchen from slightly modern to a really stunning multi-functional and modern space. Here are some of the must-have elements that will...

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How to Clean Blinds So They Last and Look Great Full story

Posted in How To Clean | by Vera Dordick, on May 12, 2021

How to Clean Blinds So They Last and Look Great

Chances are that you don’t clean your blinds often enough. Cleaning blinds doesn’t make it onto the list of regular tasks for many people and in fact, they don’t notice until they’re very dusty or grimy. At that stage of the game, you’ll want to know how to clean blinds in the quickest and easiest...

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Tuscan Farmhouse Blends a Historic Structure with Easy Modern Luxury Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Vera Dordick, on May 11, 2021

Tuscan Farmhouse Blends a Historic Structure with Easy Modern Luxury

A rustic exterior that exudes authentic Tuscan style encompasses a renovated interior full of relaxed luxury and ease. This Italian farmhouse in the Tuscan countryside is the perfect marriage of tradition and cosmopolitan living, designed for effortless living and entertaining. Designed by Studio Svetti Architecture in collaboration with architects Martina Nocentini and Francesco Gailli, the...

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