Refresher Course

1 & 4. TILE STYLE: Crossville’s Origins Glass mosaic tile (made from recycled glass) and Color by Numbers wall tile up the color quotient in any space. for stores statewide, including: Arnold’s Flooring America, Little Rock, (501) 225-3840,; C&F Flooring and Rug Gallery, Little Rock, (501) 399-9909,; Inside Effects, Little Rock, (501) 954-8866,; White River Flooring, Searcy, (501) 268-5370,

2. COUNTER CULTURE: Formica’s new 180fx Collection is designed to more closely mirror natural materials. for stores statewide, including: AHI Stoneworks, Hot Springs, (501) 262-1622,; Kitchen & Bath Gallery, Little Rock, (501) 666-1868; Lewis Lumber & Supply, Benton, (501) 315-6444,

  3. ACCENT COLOR: Add a tasty touch with red apple, mandarin orange, lime green or turquoise knobs or drawer pulls from Atlas Homewares. Lewis Lighting & Home, Benton, (501) 315-2400,




1. INDUSTRIAL CHIC: Add some shine with the metallic Winfield, Massena or Winslow pendants from Hudson Valley Lighting, available through Light Innovations, Little Rock, (501) 223-9026,

2. Sherwin-Williams White Dogwood 6315, Sherwin-Williams Ancient Marble 6162 Bear-Hill Interiors, Little Rock, (501) 907-9272,

3. SAVVY APP: Download a free Caesarstone iphone app! Now, the ability to view products, browse room galleries, create a virtual space, match colors, store ideas and find dealers is at your fingertips.

4. SURFACE SENSATION: Caesarstone’s new Supremo line offers unique patterns in eight colors. for stores statewide, including: Abbey Carpet & Floor, Little Rock, (501) 614-1008, littlerock.abbeycarpet.comArnold’s Flooring America, Little Rock, (501) 225-3840, arnoldsflooringlittlerock.comDistinctive Kitchens & Baths, Little Rock, (501) 666-7756, distinctivekitchensandbaths.comInside Effects, Little Rock, (501) 954-8866, inside-effects.comKitchen & Bath Concepts, Little Rock, (501) 225-5221, kbc1.comKitchen & Bath Ideas, North Little Rock, (501) 812-0200, kitchenandbathideas.bizKitchen Distributors, Fayetteville, (479) 521-1313, kitchendistributorsinc.comLumber One Home Center, Mayflower, (501) 470-1122; Stuttgart, (870) 673-3601; lumberonehomecenter.comRidout Lumber Co., (501) 268-3929, locations statewide,



1. ARTISTIC ACCENT: WAC Lighting’s Sol Organic LED sconce and pendant light combine eco-friendly technology with artistry. for stores statewide, including: Lewis Lighting & Home, Benton, (501) 315-2400,; Lighting Emporium, Springdale, (479) 751-8184,; TEC Electric, Jonesboro, (870) 932-7252; North Little Rock, (501) 758-5483,

2. EDGE FORWARD: Wilsonart introduces the Cascade edge, giving countertops a thicker, seamless look, which can be applied to most of its laminate color and finish combinations. for stores statewide

3. TEXTURAL TOUCH: The hammered bronze finish of Baldwin Hardware’s Estate door lever adds an artistic accent. for stores statewide, including: PC Hardware/Light Innovations, Little Rock, (501) 223-9026,; Lumber One Home Center, Mayflower, (501) 470-1122; Stuttgart, (870) 673-3601;  

4. MOSAIC MATTERS: Walker Zanger’s newly released Stix collection of glass mosaic tiles offers slim-lined shapes in five solid colors and six blends. Elder Distributing, North Little Rock, (501) 758-4170,; Tom January Floors, Inc., Fayetteville, (479) 521-2422,



1. HEAVY METAL: Baldwin Hardware’s Estate contemporary collection in polished stainless steel adds a metallic accent. for stores statewide, including: PC Hardware/Light Innovations, Little Rock, (501) 223-9026,; Lumber One Home Center, Mayflower, (501) 470-1122; Stuttgart, (870) 673-3601;

2. CELESTIAL SHINE: Silestone’s Nebula series offers six designs, including Altair gray and Lagoon bright white, with innovative patterns and contrasting effects. for stores statewide, including: Distinctive Kitchens & Baths, Little Rock, (501) 666-7756,; Inside Effects, Little Rock, (501) 954-8866,; Kitchen & Bath Ideas, North Little Rock, (501) 812-0200,; The Little Rock Flooring Company, Little Rock, (501) 868-3633, 

3. GEOMETRY CLASS: From iridescent circles and squares to matte or glossy rectangles, mix in a few shapes to update kitchens or baths. Acme Brick, Tile & Stone, Fort Smith, (479) 782-7974; Little Rock, (501) 812-5574; Russellville, (479) 968-6900;

4. SOFT SHADES: Valspar Crisp Air H80-1B, Valspar Tranquility CI183, Valspar Chalk Green 313-2





1. ROYAL TREATMENT:  Add a regal touch to any room with a hand-finished gold-leaf switchplate. Obsessions Interiors, Little Rock, (501) 868-9333

 2. OLD WORLD ELEGANCE: Finely crafted European style is evident in each custom zinc countertop or vent hood by WoodUnique. A preferred material for its anti-bacterial and non-toxic properties, the zinc is hand-hammered, formed and contoured, and then treated with an acid wash, developing a rich patina over time. WoodUnique, Mountain Pine, (501) 767-6216

 3. MIDAS TOUCH: Add rustic charm with Atlas Homewares’ Legacy distressed collection of knobs and pulls in a Champagne finish. Lewis Lighting & Home, Benton, (501) 315-2400,

4. Sherwin-Williams Humble Gold 6380, Sherwin-Williams Belvedere Cream 0067 Beth Davis Interiors, Searcy, (877) 699-4693,

 5. ALL THAT GLITTERS:  Illuminate dark corners with an under-counter lamp in a reflective gold finish. Obsessions Interiors, Little Rock, (501) 868-9333



1. DASH OF SPICE: Corian solid surface countertops come in eight new colors, inspired by the varied hues and textures of spices, such as the Hickory Smoke counter with saffron veining. for stores statewide, including: AHI Stoneworks, Hot Springs, (501) 262-1622,; Bath & Kitchen Gallery, Little Rock, (501) 666-1868; Kitchen & Bath Concepts, Little Rock, (501) 225-5221,; Kitchen & Bath Ideas, North Little Rock, (501) 812-0200,; Kitchen Distributors, Fayetteville, (479) 521-1313,; WoodUnique, Mountain Pine, (501) 767-6216

2. SWIRLING STATEMENT: Add a unique accent with a lamp featuring a tortoise glass base. Obsessions Interiors, Little Rock, (501) 868-9333

 3. AMBER GLOW: Update a kitchen backsplash or bathroom walls with iridescent gold or brown glass mosaic tiles. Acme Brick, Tile & Stone, Fort Smith, (479) 782-7974; Little Rock, (501) 812-5574; Russellville, (479) 968-6900;

4. GET COOKIN’: A renovated kitchen is an inspiring reason for trying new recipes. The Pioneer Woman Cooks from Harper Collins,; Salad for Dinner from Rizzolli,


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