Selecting Stylish Window Treatments: 8 Inspiring Ideas

Contemporary ornate allover with influences from decorative iron work printed on a soft natural linen

People have very different habits when it comes to natural light. Some love to bathe their home’s interior in sunshine while others prefer to block it out completely. Some like sunshine in some areas of their home, such as the kitchen, but like their bedroom or dining area shaded. Whichever way you prefer your light (or lack thereof), there is a window treatment style to…

Scandinavian Design Ideas for the Modern Living Room

Clean-lined furnishings

Scandinavian design is known for its modern feel. Clean-lined furnishings, bright interiors and wooden details combine to create a look that is both contemporary and rustic. Not to mention, features like metal accents, eye-catching patterns and handmade touches can really polish off a room. Today the living room is the interior of choice, and we’ve packed this post with examples of Scandinavian design at its…

How to Create a Cold-Season Vegetable Garden

Landscape design with food garden

Peak veggie-growing season may be coming to a close, but many green-thumbed homeowners aren’t quite ready to let go. If you’re dreaming of sweet sun-ripened tomatoes, crisp bell peppers, succulent squash and other summer garden goodies all winter long, you’re certainly not alone. However, not all fruits and vegetables thrive in the summer heat. In fact, there are plenty of plants that actually prefer the cooler temperatures of…

Top 3 Home Trends for Fall

Decorating with autumn leaves

As the air begins to chill and the sun sets earlier, we all feel a slight internal pull to begin preparing for winter. by Garrison Hullinger Like our hibernating animal friends, we view autumn as a time for harvesting, gathering and nesting. Though the colors outside are beautiful, autumn brings harsher weather and thus much more time is spent indoors. We can help you avoid…

Enhancing your Kitchen Dining Area with a Round Table

round kitchen dining

Your kitchen, regardless of the size is the heart of your home. It’s where your family gathers daily to share life stories and eat nourishing meals that your kids will remember for a lifetime.  In order to enjoy and get the most of your kitchen deciding on the right shape dinner table is essential. Round tables offer the versatility of seating many or a few,…

20 Chic Modern Nightstands for a Contemporary Bedroom

modern nightstands

When it comes to bedroom decor, nightstands are as necessary as they are stylish. A place to set the alarm clock, cell phone and lamp, they can also hold favorite books and magazines that are read before bed. Yet often these small furnishings get overlooked. After all, a bedside chair or other compact item can pass as a nightstand, as well as a couple of…

Cantilevered Contemporary Japanese Home by Kidosaki Architects

Suspended Asamayama Home

It is truly amazing the way most modern home owners are now as much concerned about the views that their home offers, as they are of the interiors and the décor. That definitely seems to be the growing trend as designers and architect houses are being asked to create structures that specifically take into account the surroundings and ensure that the blend into the natural…

South Indian Retreat Combines Cool Local Architectural Elements with Modern Design

stunning pool

India is still largely perceived by many in the west as the land of the ‘exotic’ and while there might little truth left to it thanks to the rapidly spreading urbanization, one can still find a few beautiful spots in this otherwise populated region, that are still largely untouched. Beverly Kerzner is one of those tourists who decided that she wanted to spend a lot…

12 Unique Thanksgiving Decoration Ideas

Modern Thanksgiving floral arrangement

Thanksgiving is around the corner, and everywhere you look you see pumpkins, cornucopias and displays of fall produce in earth tones. It’s a sight to behold! But maybe you’re looking for something a little out of the ordinary?… So are we! Which is why we’ve rounded up some of the most unique Thanksgiving decorations we could find! Today’s post is all about the unexpected. Because…

Paper Inspired Décor: Fun Ways for You and Your Kids To Decorate Your Home

Paper Shakespearean garland of hearts made from paper

Ready. Set. Craft Wars! Tori Spelling has been hosting a unique show on using the ingredients of home and life to make original artwork. As a DIYer you should be a pro at this when I say today’s tools will be paper! In a day where everything has been “E” formatted we are loosing appreciation for paper. We rarely fax, the newspaper industry is in…

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