Tag Archives: Outdoor Living

July 12 at #KBtribechat – Blurring the Lines Between Indoors and Out

A design discussion

Sponsored and Hosted by MS International

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Outdoor spaces are becoming a useful extension of our homes, a big takeaway from our Outdoor Living Trends KBtribechat. Bringing nature inside also has a calming effect which is so desirable today. Let’s explore this design trend!

 

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The MSI team encourages you to include images you find inspirational with your answers!

Our KBtribechat questions:

1.) How can we beautifully ease the transition from an interior to an exterior living space?

2.) What features are desired in today’s outdoor living spaces?

3.) What materials and products are you finding exciting for outdoor spaces today?

4.) What are some of your favorite outdoor projects that blend interior and exterior spaces seamlessly?

5.) How can we bring nature inside, blurring the line even further?

 

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May 17 at #KBtribechat – Let’s Chat….Modern Design

Sponsored and hosted by Dwell on Design

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Dwell on Design 2017 | June 23-25 | Los Angeles Convention Center

Modern Design – a constant evolution of the concept of living, the lifestyle of a home, and the influences on the entire environment that surrounds you. In our Modern Design KB Tribe Chat, we’ll touch on hot topics, point out cool resources, and share our thoughts on everything modern. Join us and share your projects, your photos, and your ideas. We look forward to experiencing modern design together with you!

Whether you are a designer or architect researching items to specify into a project, a retailer seeking pieces for your store, or a design enthusiast who loves everything modern, Dwell on Design (#DODLA17) is the modern experience for you!

Register at www.DwellonDesign.com/Register and use promo code KBTRIBE when registering for $5 Off* your Dwell on Design 2017 registration.

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Our discussion questions: 

• Micro-dwelling – Is modern living really living smaller? What are you seeing in small space design?

• Design you love that loves the world. Let’s chat… Ethical Sustainable Luxury.

• Accessories that elevate your interiors to modern. How do you use accessories to make a space?

• What is modern living outdoors? How modern moves from indoors to outdoors… and truly hits the road!

• Color, color, color – what are the hot colors for modern interiors in 2017?

• What do the Pantone Color of the year and Dwell on Design’s Dwell Outdoor show feature have in common?

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March 29 at #KBtribechat – Outdoor Living Trends

A design discussion

Sponsored and Hosted by MS International.

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The heart wants what it wants, and for homeowners one message is clear this spring: recreating outdoor living spaces is a high priority project. Thanks to warmer days, homeowners are starting to plan their new alfresco lifestyle.

Join MSI to chat about the most compelling outdoor living trends and inspired new exterior products hitting the market. From materials with innovative functionality to surfaces made for an enviable backyard oasis, we hope you’re able to join the discussion.

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Our KBtribechat questions:

Q1: What outdoor living trends are you seeing emerge in 2017? What’s the inspiration behind them?

Q2: What’s the most desired features in today’s outdoor spaces?

Q3: What are some of your favorite outdoor projects you’ve seen featuring tile or stone?

Q4: What are some ways homeowners can infuse their personalities & design styles into their outdoor projects?

Q5: What are some simple & budget-friendly ways to spruce up your outdoor space?

Q6: Any new, exciting outdoor products, materials or applications you’d like to share?

Q7: Any outdoor trends or products you’re looking forward to seeing at Coverings next week?

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on Wednesday, March 29

from 2 to 3pm eastern time

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May 11 at #KBtribechat – Outdoor Living!

A design discussion!

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Let us know if you’d like to be part of our group Pinterest Board on Outdoor Kitchens! You’ll find many good outdoor living ideas there.

Here are the Questions for this KBtribechat –

Q1) What are the top Outdoor Living essentials?

Q2) What current trends are you seeing in Outdoor Living and design?

Q3) What materials are ideal for outdoor (kitchen) areas?

Please share photos of outdoor design projects you love!

Q4) What are the outdoor kitchen must-haves? Do you prefer built-in or portable elements?

Q5) With summer right around the corner, how would you dress up the outdoor kitchen space for entertaining?

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on Wednesday, May 11

from 2 to 3pm eastern time

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July 1, 2015 – A #KBtribechat Barbecue

A culinary discussion!

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Our discussion questions:

Please share pics and recipes!

1.) What are your main dish recipe favorites on the grill and how do you make them special?

2.) What side dishes do you recommend for a barbecue party?

3.) Share your outdoor living entertainment tips to wow your guests.

4.) What are your go to summer recipes?

5.) Where do you find recipe inspiration? Share your favorite sites!

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on Wednesday, July 1st

from 2 to 3pm eastern time

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May 13th at #KBtribechat – Outdoor Living

A design discussion!

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Picking your own fresh produce can add a lot of  enjoyment and quality to home cooking.  Let’s discuss the best ways to do this from kitchen gardens to patio plantings.

Q1.) Do you grow your own veggies and herbs? Share your tips and ideas!

Sometimes it’s nice to leave the door open and let the outside air in.

Q2.) How can screen doors be done beautifully? Share pics!

Outdoor spaces can be an extension of our homes.

Q3.) What tips do you have to make the best use of the front porch?

Decks remain a popular outdoor design element.

Q4.) Please share beautiful and unique patio and outdoor room ideas. What do you like about them?

Q5.) Do you have go to products or materials that work well for outdoor spaces? Please share your ideas from native plants to fire pits and lighting!

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on Wednesday, May 13th

from 2 to 3pm eastern time

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Grilling Up Fun at #KBtribechat

Summer is here and it’s time to share recipes and entertainment ideas for outdoor living!

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What are your go to summer recipes?

What are your favorites on the grill?

If #KBtribechat had a summer party what would you bring?

Share your outdoor living entertainment tips to wow your guests! We want to see pics.

Where do you find recipe inspiration? Share your favorite sites!

Join this Twitter Chat fun on Wednesday, July 9 from 2 to 3pm eastern time by adding #KBtribechat to your tweets!

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Stacy Garcia’s Garbanzo Bean Salad

2 cans (15 oz. each) garbanzos, drained and rinsed
1 cup roasted red peppers, cut into strips
1/2 cup chopped red onion
2 stalks celery, thinly sliced crosswise
2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
1/2 cup seasoned rice vinegar
2 tablespoons lemon juice
Salt and pepper

In a bowl, combine garbanzos, peppers, onion, celery, garlic, cilantro, vinegar, and lemon juice; add salt and pepper to taste. Cover and chill at least 2 hours or up to 2 days.

Here is the transcript for this KBtribechat. It is full of summer recipes and ideas.

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