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...

Amazing kitchens with wow factor

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Amazing kitchens Prepared to be wowed.  These kitchens aren't your run of the mill food prep or gathering spaces.  The size of them is grand, but also the way the space is utilized, materials used, and atmosphere they create. This isn't just another white kitchen.  The windows are stunning, and are set off perfectly by the hanging iron lanterns and the...

The Top Tips for Decorating a Part-Time Office Space

More and more companies are opting for temporary office spaces these days. This is largely to do with the fact that remote work is rather commonplace now. Most businesses end up saving quite a bit of money by letting their employees work from home. Photography via Jane Beiles At the same time,...

Is this kitchen TOO glamorous? A dramatic kitchen renovation

Everybody likes a good before and after.  And this kitchen renovation is one of the most dramatic transformation I've see.  But is this kitchen makeover too over the top?  I can't decide.  It is undoubtedly beautiful, but at the same time I feel like I just walked in to a high end designer shop where I shouldn't touch anything...

How A Modern Piano Can Transform Your Living Room

Only the brave know how to bring life into a dead living room while the wild-hearted know how to creatively infuse brilliance into living environments using the different pianos options in the market. There are different types of pianos - the grand pianos, electronic pianos, and the upright ones. All of these are different...

Small Closet? Great ideas to get the most out of a small walk in closet

Shelving is easy to cut to size, and therefore this closet makes the most of even the tiniest nooks. via Pinterest via Ambiance Interiors via Martha Stewart Living Utilizing wall space is key to making sure there is space for everything. via Interior Groupie via Focal Point Styling via Our Fifth House Our closet will likely be narrow like this one, but at least I won't...

Creating the perfect home

Ever wondered what the main difference between a house and a home is? A house is simply a building where people can live in, but a home is where you are comfortable. When you buy a new place, one of the first things you do, is make it more your style. No matter how beautiful or perfect it may seem, you’ll...

LA Neighborhoods That Are Dog Friendly

No matter where you live in southern California, you are free to own a dog, but not every town tolerates pets in public. Dog owners, especially those who like to spend a lot of time with their furry friends, may gravitate towards canine-friendly communities where they are able to take their pups with them when they venture...

Selling Your Home in California

Builder: Patterson Custom HomesArchitect: Brandon ArchitectsMaterial Selections: Brooke Wagner DesignPhotographer: Ryan Garvin; Jeri Koegel (night shots) Real estate is a very lucrative venture, but selling a home can be tough. You need to carry out repairs, organize open houses, and pay a realtor just to hopefully sell your house for a little more than you bought it. Not...

How To Choose the Best Paint Colors for Your Home

When it comes to the emotions evoked by a location or an object, color accounts for 60% of an individual's response. Therefore, it is extremely important to choose paint colors carefully for the interior of your home. Here are some suggestions on how to choose colors that you'll be happy to live with for years to come.