Kick Back And Relax In The Bath – Cozy Country Cottage Design For Your Bathroom

A good bathroom should be, above all else, comfortable. So while I tend to favor a more modern, minimalist design in other rooms, the bathrooms I like best always have a quaint, country style. The combination of slightly rustic furnishings, light, welcoming colors, and vintage fixtures always makes me feel relaxed and at ease – […]

Give Your Bathroom A Sleek, Modern Look With A Wall Mount Vanity

Porcher Solutions 24 Inch Wall Hung Cabinet

Modern design is all about balancing sleek lines and basic shapes with empty space. The minimalist feel makes your space seem larger than it is, and leaves it looking clean and refined. A bathroom typically has less furniture than any other room in your home, which means it already tends toward a modern sparsity. In fact, […]

Five Landscape Lighting Techniques To Help You Better Brighten Your Back Yard

Just A Few Up Lights Are More Striking Than Inviting, And Give Your Home A Dramatic Appearance

Looking to start a landscape lighting project but not sure where to begin? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone. With all the different types of outdoor lighting available, it can be hard to decide what kind of lights to put where, or even how many you need. Picking a porch light is one thing, but designing a […]

Is Your Yard Starved For Light At Night? Here’s Some Food For Thought Before You Start Your Next Landscape Lighting Project

If you do a lot of evening entertaining, especially outdoors, adding landscape lighting is one of the best ways to immediately improve the look and feel of your back yard or patio. A little lighting can really go a long way, highlighting the best features of your home and garden that would otherwise be hidden at […]

If Andy Warhol Were Alive Today to Decorate My House

Last weekend I went to the Getty museum in Los Angeles and saw a doll of Andy Warhol in the gift shop. It would be so cool to decorate a bedroom or a living room with his artistic style in mind, and best of all place his adorable plush effigy on a funky corner chair. […]

Small Bathroom? No Problem! The Magic Rule To Maximizing Your Storage Space

Has your bathroom ever felt more like a water closet? If you have a small bathroom – and I mean really small, like squeezing around your door small, not like “where will I put this hot tub” small – it can be hard to find a place to put all your basic bathroom stuff while […]

Design Your Dream Bathroom: Freestanding Tubs To Make Your Home Spa Shine

Free standing bathtubs

There are two kinds of people in this world: people who wash, and people who bathe. If you’re the latter, you probably know what I mean  – whether you’re taking a hot shower or a luxurious bubble bath, it isn’t just about getting in, getting out, and getting clean. For bathers, the journey (the long […]

Softening Chandelier Light with Mini Shades

They’re not lampshades for hobbit holes. They’re mini chandelier shades, used to dress up or soften the lighting of a chandelier. You can take them or leave them depending on what kind of gathering you’re hosting. Sometimes collectors of antique chandeliers notice that the shades are deteriorating and decide to replace them. You can see […]

Before The Bomb, There Was The Bathroom: Vintage Bathroom Designs From The 1940s

In the 40s, society was recovering from the Great Depression and the second World War, and fashion and style came back with a bang. People finally had enough money to renovate and go shopping and they all wanted a taste of the American dream. Here in 2011, what better way to celebrate surviving our country’s […]

Knobs and Pulls, A Quick and Easy Kitchen Makeover

Once you have the right tools, installing knobs and pulls in the kitchen is a breeze. Drawers and cabinets achieve a brand new look with only a couple hours of work. Its much less expensive than replacing the counter tops or building an island. However, unless you are just replacing old knobs with new ones, […]