1. What’s Cooking in the Hermitage Kitchen? – Tailgate Dips

    Football season is officially upon us! Here’s 3 of our favorite dip recipes that can be used at any tailgate this season. Enjoy! Corn Dip Ingredients: 2 (12 oz.) cans Mexicorn, drained 3 jalapenos, chopped 1 (4oz.) can green chiles, chopped 2 cups grated cheddar cheese 1 cup mayonnaise 1 cup sour cream 3 green onions, chopped Pinch of sugar Mix ingredients together and refrigerate for at least 2…Read More

  2. 8 Ways to Transform Your Home this Weekend

    Many people think that in order to get a renovated space they need go through the stress of months of planning and remodeling their home. Here are 8 ways you can easily revamp any space in your home this weekend. Invest In A New Light Fixture. Changing out an outdated light fixture can bring a room back to life in no time at all. A trendy new light fixture or chandelier can take a room from an eye…Read More

  3. August DIY’s: Trash to Treasure

    We recently came across an amazing article in Country Living with ways to upcycle old collectibles laying around your house. Here are a some of our favorites from Laurren Welch’s article plus a few from other ingenious DIY masters! Teapot To Picture Holder. By simply wrapping artistic wire around the knob of an old teapot lid, you can make your own picture holder with an antique twist! We’ve s…Read More

  4. Choosing The Right Lighting For Every Room In Your Home

    Lighting is a subtly powerful thing. It can impact everything from your sleep schedule to your brainpower. So it’s understandable that you want your home, the place you presumably spend a big chunk of your life, to be lit nicely. But with so many different options to choose from, what do you do? Here’s a basic guide to get you started. The right lighting can make you feel relaxed or productive…Read More

  5. Bath Hardware and Accessories – How to Choose A Style and Collection

    Everyone would love to have a bathroom that is not only comfortable but is also beautiful. That could be the reason why homeowners grab certain bathroom accessories. But of course, the function of these accessories matters first before its aesthetic impact to the entire bathroom. In designing a bathroom, the question of what one may need to buy or what one may want to buy would surely arise. You c…Read More

  6. Bright Ideas to Update Your Home With Lighting

    Need to update the look, control, or energy efficiency of your home lighting, but don’t know where to start? Check out these bright ideas for home lighting makeovers – you’ll be on the road to fresh, new lighting in no time. Bright Idea #1: Motion sensors that save on lighting energy costs. It’s obvious that turning out the lights when leaving a room is one of the most basic ways to save e…Read More

  7. Fall Decorating Ideas for Your Home and Yard

    When the weather starts turning cooler and it’s time to get your home ready for fall, embrace all the festive colors. Spruce up your space with a few inexpensive additions that make a cheerful impact. Sunny Portico Make a good thing even better by adding an assortment of pumpkins, gourds and colorful mums to a front entry. The apple baskets add a nice touch and are handy holders for the gourds a…Read More

  8. Building Your Dream Kitchen

    Are you finally ready to take the plunge for that new kitchen you’ve always wanted? At Hermitage Kitchen Design Gallery, we’ll help you with that process, from the beginning to the end. Traditional Style designed by Melissa Smith Sutherland, CKD One of our designers will sit down with you and go over everything that will help you with your decision. We design beautiful and unique kitchens and …Read More

  9. Trend and Color Watch from January Dallas Market

    We are so excited about the upcoming trends for 2014. The beautiful colors will make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside. The colors, the styles and the emotions will be fabulous. Let’s take a look! Voyager Trend Hues of sky and sea appeals to the traveler in all of us! Blues dominate the Voyager Trend and focuses on the growing significance of water! The Multi layered blue hues transition to pur…Read More

  10. Trends In Dining Room Lighting

    Today’s dining rooms reflect consumer’s changing lifestyles. Once used solely for daily dining, this room has become more multipurpose. During the week, we use the dining room as a work zone, for homework, crafts, and organizational meetings. On the weekends and special occasions, it becomes a gathering place for parties and meals. The result? Dining rooms must boast multiple lighting options …Read More