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Helpful Hints for Displaying Family Photos on Your Walls

the art of hanging pictures

When it comes to decorating your house, do you carefully arrange vignettes on tabletops and shelves? With a little patience and some strategic planning, each surface can become a mini-stage for your decor. Some people even revel in the joy of coordinating each design element, refusing to introduce pieces that clash with the style at hand. It is often these folks who are the most…

3 Tricks for Hiding Unsightly Clutter

Cleverly hiding clutter and dirt

Regardless of how clean, tidy and organized you may be, every homeowner has at least a small mound of clutter somewhere in their home. It’s not necessarily because you’ve developed a hoarding habit, but because there are some things that we simply can’t bear to throw away. Maybe it’s an overflowing kitchen junk drawer filled with old photos and other tiny keepsakes, or a pile…

Decorating with a Space Theme

Living room decorating with a space theme

There is something captivating about the concept of space. Perhaps it’s the fact that we know so little about what lies beyond our own solar system, or the fact that so far we are the only known life form within our galaxy. Space spurs expensive explorations and is frequently a topic of late night conversations. The sheer expanse of space is enough to keep you…

How to Create Your Own Backyard Retreat

Extremely cozy backyard patio

It’s easy to take advantage of personalizing your indoor space. A few pieces of furniture, carefully selected wall art, vases, lighting fixtures, area rugs, throw pillows – regardless of personal style almost every home includes some combination of these items. However, very few homeowners take advantage of their outdoor living space. For some, an outdoor space is nothing more than a few square feet of…

Rapunzel, Rapunzel Let Down Your Hair: Fairytale-ing Your Attic In Five Fun Steps

Finish loft area in the attic

What if you could turn a room of your house into the kingdom of Zezolla? To design the interior of your space into an area where the only responsibility is upkeep and maintenance of the wooden floor? Sounds almost too good to be true, almost like something out a fairytale, wouldn’t you say? Once upon a time the Brothers Grimm wrote a book full of…

17 Expandable Wooden Dining Tables

Wooden Dining Tables That Expand

You’ve just cooked an amazing dinner for eight, and your guests are ready to enjoy the meal in style! You serve each person a beautifully prepared plate…and then you tell your guests to take whatever seat they can find?? Oh, your dining room table only seats four, huh?! So some guests will be sitting around the coffee table or in the nearest folding chair? No biggie–your…

Water Front Apartment in Windy City Gets Sleek Parisian Makeover

One of the most essential design elements of modern condos and high-rise apartments is the views that they offer and it is interesting to see how home owners are keen on highlighting the views and even doing it at the cost of downplaying the interiors and the décor. This nice little high-rise apartment in Chicago might be not as spacious as some of the other…

Yoda: Rattan Outdoor Furniture Collection offers distinctive design

Rattan Outdoor Furniture by Kenneth Cobonpue

The summer months might be behind us by now, but that does not mean we need to stay indoors just yet. There is still some time for the arrival of the chilly winter breeze and till then you can kick back and enjoy your evenings outdoors. And ‘Yoda’ from Kenneth Cobonpue, allows you to do so in exceptional style. Made from a palm tree called…

Dining Out in Your New Navy Blue Dining Room: Bringing the Picnic Scenery Inside

Navy blue and white, perfect for a fancy dining table design

I went through a stage in life where I considered myself an esteemed picnic connoisseur and was addicted to eating out of doors. Ants, mosquitoes and other bugs – these failed to dissuade me from munching on a hastily made sandwich that lacked the main ingredients as I had eaten my dear mother out of common picnic ingredients. This hobby of mine was serious enough…

Chic Italian Bedroom Furniture Selections

modern Italian bedroom furniture

What makes Italian bedroom furniture so irresistible? Perhaps it’s the decadent materials, such as leather and lacquer. Or maybe it’s the cutting-edge design and ultra-modern presentation. Of course, the occasional Swarovski crystal embedding doesn’t hurt either… Whatever the culprit, you just can’t beat the appeal of smooth upholstered headboards, glossy nightstands and modern dressers. Many Italian bedroom furnishings come in a variety of finishes, colors…




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