Decor Tips for Your Home

decor tips for home
Are you tired of your home having the same look or simply want to mix it up by trying something new? Giving your home a new look doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg. In fact, all it takes is a little decorating know-how and some patience and you can have your home looking showroom ready in...

House tour! An artist’s super cool Connecticut home

I'm fascinated by this home, and I can't really put my finger on why.  I would absolutely love to see it in person.  Though I would like to see more variety in the artwork around the house, it has so much character! The artist, Kerri Rosenthal, smartly utilizes neutral hues throughout her home to set off the bold color of...

California Beach Cottage – White and serene

An oldie but a goodie -- and from 2012 - I think it holds up pretty well! I will be off to the beach in two weeks, so I'm not sure how often I'll be posting. Since I will be at the beach, what's more fitting than a beach cottage house tour?   this kitchen is nice and bright - it might...

The Best Outdoor Design Trends for 2018

outdoor design trends
About a month ago, we published an article on the Best Interior Design Trends for 2018, where we talked about such emerging (and re-emerging) decor trends as spa bathrooms, neutral colors, and statement ceilings. But decorating your home isn’t only a matter of getting the interior just right—for a complete and curated home design, you’ll also want your outdoor spaces...

Understated elegance: how to get the look

understated elegance
Understated Elegance If I had an unlimited budget, I'd decorate my home in a style of understated elegance.  The elegance would come from exquisitely designed and crafted furnishings, textiles, wall treatments, and surfaces.  A girl can dream right? The quality of this cabinetry and hardware is likely top shelf.  But what I really love is that the aesthetic is clean, not...

Here’s how you can save money when moving

save money moving
Purchase of a new property is always heavy on the pocket. You make investments in survey, transport and finally the property. But, once you’ve made the final decision, you must take some measures that would help you save money. A few savings here and there could increase your budget for décor and furnishing. We’re not talking about taking charge of...

Dream home: Lots of natural light, architectural details, and beautiful colors

A pretty and polished home from Studio McGee This house is pretty darn close to my dream house.  The large windows that pour in natural light, the molding, the palette in neutral cool tones with pops of color here and there. ...sigh....   The three images above show the formal living room. The kitchen and kitchen nook feature white and gray cabinetry and...

Casual Dining Rooms Inspiration

casual dining rooms
Casual Dining Rooms The formal dining room is quickly becoming obsolete, if it isn't already for most families.  Our lifestyles are much more casual and fast-paced.  I'm still pro eating together as a family, but if that means at the breakfast bar or in more casual dining rooms, it's all good by me. via Home Depot Love this huge gray minimal table... via...

An insanely serene and beautiful home in Martha’s Vineyard

beautiful home in Martha's Vineyard
A Beautiful Home in Martha's Vineyard Add a few pops of color and artwork and this home could very well be my dream house.  Oh, and put it further south...like the Carolinas.  Location notwithstanding, the natural styling, amazing windows and architecture of this home make it the perfect place to unplug and unwind.  See for yourself: How perfect is this kitchen? ...

Beautiful and clever small closet ideas

Maximize Wardrobe Dresser - Use Every Square Inch    If the ceiling is high, install shelves above the rods to store items you don't use every day, such as hats, gloves, and other off-season clothing. Walls and the backs of closet doors can support hooks, peg-board (to which you can secure any number of hooks), mirrors, and even bulletin boards for messages and mementos.
In older homes and small apartments it's hard to find great storage and closet space solutions. Don't let the words wardrobe and armoire scare you though! There are some seriously great designs to choose from that give you the storage you need.   via bhg There are simple, modern, sleek ones that let you close all the doors and not notice any...