Category Archives: Home Decor

Which Space is More Successful

These two images both portray a contemporary living room. However one is more successful than the other. Find out which space works the best and why. In image #1, the brown space feels cold, despite  having a fireplace. The dark brown paint can be considered warm, but in this application it is not inviting. Between […]

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Which Do You Prefer?

Reader’s Choice:  Which of the room settings below do you prefer? Let us know in the comments below!

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Unexpected Items to Hang as Wall Art

Interesting items used as wall art makes for an interesting interior. By using unexpected items you create an element of surprise and create conversational pieces. Some things to be considered when hanging unusual items on the wall is to make sure they are not too heavy. Look for things that have handles and can be […]

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Types of Art Worth Hanging in Your Home

There are some great choices for artwork available for sale. Find out what types to buy and display in your home! Photographs and prints that capture motion are quite dramatic. They manage to capture the moment in action, while time is standing still. Some of these pieces are blurred and focus on one area, others […]

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Thoughts on Black Trim

Painted black trim is making it’s way back into today’s décor. Black trim is a great way to highlight beautiful architectural features. It is also a great way to create a retro feel in any space. There are some tips and tricks to using black trim in any setting. Glossy black paint works well at […]

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How to Make Scented Pine Cones

  The Holiday season is creeping up on us quickly. This time of year tends to spark the DIY attitude in everyone! Spending more time indoors tends to make homes warm, cozy and more inviting. Scent is a key way to encourage the cozy feeling in your home. There are many ways to make your […]

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How To Make Your Home Cozy For Fall: 5 Tips

Transforming a home to match the season is much easier than you might think. It’s just a matter of working with a few small details that will make a big impact on the room. Try these five suggestions! Pillows. Pillows offer an immediate sense of comfort. They are also quite versatile, with some that are […]

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Decorating Tips for Using Color

When decorating a room or space, it can be overwhelming to try and decide what colors to use. Find out some useful tips on making selections and putting colors together. Use the 60-30-10 rule. Decorators and designers use this tool all the time. Basically this means one color is the featured color and should make […]

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How To Repurpose a Laminate Bookshelf

If you are a regular shopper of garage sales and thrift stores, or if you buy a lot of furniture via online classifieds, then you know that it’s quite easy to find used laminate bookshelves. They are available in varying heights and the construction is rudimentarily simple. The lines are straight and clean, but perhaps […]

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Enclosed Showers

Glass enclosed showers have gained popularity and are increasingly popular in new construction homes. There are some things to consider, however.  Read below to see if this is the type of shower for you. Showers that are enclosed by glass can dramatically open up a bathroom space. Large bathrooms look even more spacious and small […]

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