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 […]

7 Types of Spooky Garden Statues to Scare and Startle

It’s the spookiest time of the year, and the scariest thing around is how cheaply-made the outdoor decorations from your local Halloween store are. If you plan to put out decorations in October and keep them there all month long until the big night, you can’t have your scary creatures blowing away in the wind. […]

Chandeliers For Every Room: Using Classic Lighting Fixtures Elevate Your Decor

Lighting design has come a long way since the invention of the light bulb, but while these days it’s possible to find lighting fixtures in almost any shape or size, sometimes sticking with the classics is the best way to make a statement. Crystal chandeliers with old-fashioned, candle-style bulbs have their own iconic charm, and […]

White Bathroom Vanities: Choosing The Right “White” Finish For Your Bathroom’s Lighting

White bathroom vanities are a tried-and-true staple of bathroom design, and a go-to way to get a clean, timeless look for your space. But white can be a deceptively finicky color to work with, because it can change dramatically based on the quantity, quality, and color of light in the room. White paint picks up […]

Going Glam: Gorgeous Metal Bathtubs To Make You Feel Like A Star

Big bathtubs are widely considered a must-have feature for a luxury bathroom remodel. After all, there’s nothing quite as luxurious as a long soak in a deep tub. But while soaking tubs come in all shapes and sizes, and most of them will admittedly feel more or less the same once you’re in them, there’s […]

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 […]

Get The Look: Use Your Dining Room For Entertaining With A Built-In Bar Buffet

The trend towards open, dine-in kitchens has, in many ways, made traditional formal dining rooms obsolete – especially if you aren’t knocking down the walls of one to create a barrier-free floorplan. But while the bulk of entertaining is getting moved to kitchen islands and greatrooms, that doesn’t mean your old dining room has to […]

Get The Look: Give Your Modern Master Bathroom An Earthy, Spa-Like Ambiance

Modern design is often associated with sterile, artificial elements: plastic, metal, and concrete that are anything but earthy. But while many modern spaces have the posh, hands-off feel of an art gallery, it is possible to design a space that has both a contemporary sensibility and a more relaxed, natural feel. This master bathroom by Geschke […]

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 […]