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Mangrove Bay Design

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jenatmangrove

I am a consummate creative. I have been a professional artist, designer, author and entrepreneur for 25 years. I am a problem solver, the challenges my life and work bring me along with my faith are what keep me moving in a positive direction.

Houzz: the Pinterest for home project ideas and construction trends

Houzz.com is a website that originally started out with architect and interior designers sharing portfolios.It has now expanded and can be a little overwhelming when looking to find inspiration for your new build or renovation project. This Houzz Ideabooks tutorial... Continue Reading →

Curbless Showers : The New Standard

Curbless Showers maximize your space and add visual appeal. They get rid of shower barriers creating a seamless look and make your space appear larger. Curbless showers provide accessibility and easy cleaning. So why are they called curbless showers? The... Continue Reading →

Lighting Up New Smyrna and Port Orange – A New Business Model in Lighting Showrooms: A Boutique Lighting Studio with Emphasis on Design

Mid-Century Modern Lighting May 2022 Mangrove Bay is springing into lighting! What we find lacking in the New Smyrna Beach and Port Orange Area is notonly a Lighting Showroom but one that offers design with true professionals inthat showroom. Clients... Continue Reading →

Newstalgia: Something New That Reminds Us of Something Old

One of my favorite publications that helps me stay up to date with the latest trends in design is Business of Home. In an article about nostalgia and shopping trends they see a real connection between the online life and... Continue Reading →

Container Homes: Don’t get Romantically Involved with the Idea of This Kind of Stewardship.

When I created my first website 11 years ago I randomly had a request for a container home design. I dove in deep and did a ton of research. As it happened a friend of ours on Costa Rica was... Continue Reading →

Wine Storage 101

Cellaring wine can be tricky especially here in Florida. To take care of your wine collection temperature is super important. One recommendation is not to chince out on the refrigerator unit for your wine. If you are storing 100-300 bottles,... Continue Reading →

Sharing Resources: Stone Showrooms

Let me start with the fact that I’m not trying to sell you stone. I like to sell you on the idea that when you use real stone, the chances of your home design lowering in value, real or perceived... Continue Reading →

The Buzz About Sconces in a Bathroom: A Better Choice for Better Lighting

I know I sound like a broken record when it comes to having a space function to its highest potential, but for most people our home is our largest investment asset, so why not make sure it gives us back... Continue Reading →

Sharing Resources: Stone Showrooms

Let me start with the fact that I’m not trying to sell you stone. I like to sell you on the idea that when you use real stone, the chances of your home design lowering in value, real or perceived... Continue Reading →

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