How to Clean a Down Comforter

There are few luxuries in life as wonderful as the moment you sink into a plush down comforter. Wrapping yourself in one of these bed coverings is like submerging your body into a sea of clouds – and it can make getting out of bed in the morning a near impossibility. It seems the only drawback to these comforters is the fact they require special…

20 Unforgettable Benches

unique bench furniture

Not only are benches a space-efficient seating alternative, they are versatile! For example, scoot a bench up to the wall, and you have a place to sit with the benefit of back support. Place a bench in the middle of the living room, and you have a makeshift coffee table. At the foot of the bed, a bench makes an elegant statement. You’ll find equal…

China Creates Replica of an Entire Austrian Village (HallStatt)

Hallstatt Replica in China 3

We know that China is pretty good with knockoffs, but this time they have gone ahead and recreated a village in Austria that has been marked out as part of World Heritage by UNESCO. And that is indeed something special, as it is not very often that we get replicas of an entire village and this is even an achievement for the Chinese, who seem…

DIY Privacy Frosting Tips: Bathroom Window Treatments

frosted glass bathroom window - modern bath

Ever feel the need to break loose and escape the constraints of city, social interaction, constant connectivity, responsibilities and life? To run free, barefoot, wind in the hair, sun piercing blindly in our eyes? To have opportunity to entertain ourselves with only our brilliant, utterly captivating personality as our only companion. If we could just have one day, one hour of answering to no one….

Implementing Neon Colors Tastefully: 17 Design Ideas

Sleek modern kitchen with neon colors and modern bar stools

While some homeowners associate neon colors with vulgar night clubs and chintzy 1980s fashion trends, others have found a way to implement these shades in a way that is artistic, unique and balanced. In many ways, implementing neon colors adds another dimension to your home while exemplifying your own personal taste and penchant for unconventional design. If you’re still not convinced, consider a few helpful…

Easy Tips for Outdoor Entertaining

Modern Rooftop Garden with Island-bar table and red lighting

Summer parties mean late nights, great friends and plenty of memorable moments – but it also means ample planning and preparation. Even the savviest of party hosts ends up feeling stressed and slightly overwhelmed with a house full of people – especially when you want to ensure a fun-filled experience. When you’re throwing a party, you want to feel as thought everything is under control…

Penthouse-style Bedrooms: How to Decorate With a Sleek Theme

colorful penthouse bedroom

Recreating the look of a penthouse in your bedroom is all about space and light. There is a reason why people pay a premium for apartments way up in the clouds, and while you may not have a view of sun-drenched LA from your window, you can create a penthouse-style room by maximizing the view and the natural light you have. Window space is important;…

DIY Caving: Manning Up to Cave Your Basement

contemporary media office in the basement

Bats. Snakes. Darkness. Water. These are just a few of the strongholds of the cave. Constructed of natural elements such as rock or glaciers, the cave can be an intimidating shelter that fills us with fear and blinds our eyes in complete overwhelming blackness. To some such as the adrenaline junkie or caving excavator, that may seem like an appetizing delectable treat that will feed…

Decorating with a Caribbean Influence

beach house yellow living room with caribbean design

The intoxicating feeling of a warm, balmy breeze caressing your bare skin as you stand amid crystal clear turquoise water and dig your toes deeper and deeper into the powdery sand beneath the tiny waves. As you breathe in the damp, salty air you hear the friendly, faraway beat of a calypso drum and hear the tinkling of laughter from a nearby tiki bar. Ahh,…

Whimsical Decor Ideas for Kids Rooms

green and white kids bedroom with floral wallpaper

Once of the most exciting things about decorating childrens’ rooms is that there are almost no limits. Adult living spaces, regardless of how trendy and charming they may aim to be, lack the sort of creativity and color that is the very essence of childhood. However, when it comes to decorating your child’s room (boy or girl), you can provide them the opportunity to allow…

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