Get The Look: Building A Formal Dining Room With A Posh Contemporary Feel

Dining rooms occupy a somewhat odd space in the contemporary interior design world. In terms of popularity, they’ve long since lost to open floorplan kitchens and greatrooms, which means these days a good dining room is rarely going to be a design spotlight. But the reality is, lots of us still¬†have dining rooms, which means […]

Luxury Pet Beds – Combining Comfort For Your Pet With Style For Your Living Space

Finding a decent pet bed isn’t hard. In fact, you can find basic, mat- or cushion-style pet beds at basically any pet store or megamart. But finding one that both you and your pet can appreciate might be a little more complicated. Conventional pet beds take up a lot of floor space and border on […]

The Modern Office: 5 Home Office Chairs to Show You Mean Business

It’s more common than ever for jobs to allow or even encourage employees to work from home. For some, working from home either part-time or full-time can be a blessing due to the incredibly shortened commute, the ability to make your own hours, and having your choice of coworkers. But many also bump up against […]

Alternative Faux Fireplace Pieces That Mimic the Real Thing Without the Hassle

Winter is coming, and it’s time to think about curling up in front of a fire with a hot mug and a blanket during the cold and dark months. However, many houses these days aren’t built with fireplaces, and that TV channel you can sometimes find that plays a loop of a fake fire crackling […]

Get The Look: Using Decorative Lighting To Add Definition To Your Greatroom

The last few years have seen an overwhelming trend toward open, barrier-free spaces in interior design and architecture. But one of the oft-overlooked consequences to knocking down a lot of walls and merging multiple rooms is that there isn’t much to distinguish between the different areas of the resulting space. There are plenty of tips […]

Get The Look: Building An Entryway That’s Inviting For Guests AND Functional For Your Family

Depending on the layout of your home, the main entryway your family uses on a daily basis isn’t always the same door you use to greet guests. That said, if you don’t have the luxury of a separate mudroom, side entrance, or garage-entry, it can be a real challenge to keep clutter from building up […]

All-Ages Shades of Pink: Designing A Pink Bedroom That Your Child Can Grow Up With

Parents may design a child’s nursery by themselves, but at some point your kids will start wanting to have a say in how their bedroom is decorated. They may not have the best design sense, but you want to make your child feel comfortable in their own space.¬†Some kids decide that everything has to be […]

Level Up Your Dining Room Storage With A Buffet Table (They’re More Useful Than You Think!)

For many, decorating a dining room starts and ends with choosing a dining set. After all, your table and chairs are the most important functional aspects of the space. But there’s one more piece of furniture you might want to consider before you switch to picking out curtains: a buffet table. These long, low, narrow […]

A Quick Guide To Contemporary Dining Rooms And Finding The Right Fit For Your Family, From Breakfast Nooks To Tea Tables

The way kitchens and dining rooms are designed has changed a lot in the last decade, shifting from away from separate, formal eating spaces to more casual in-kitchen dining – usually in the name of having barrier-free rooms that keep the family more connected around mealtime. That said, every family is different, and the way […]

Encourage Your Child to Read with a Bedroom Reading Nook

All parents want their children to read more, but getting the kids on board can be a challenge. One way to encourage kids to read more books is by providing a comfortable and dedicated space to do so in a room they already frequently use: their bedroom. Creating a reading nook early on in a […]