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3 Things Every Beach Home Needs

Beach house living ...

Imagine stepping outside onto your back porch at sunrise with a new book and a warm cup of coffee in hand. You settle in to your cozy chaise lounge and gaze off into the distance where, just a few feet away, waves are breaking upon a sandy shore. As you sip from your mug and crack open your book, you smile in delight as you…

Feng Shui Tips for the Bedroom

Feng Shui Tips for the Bedroom

Feng shui is the ancient Chinese art of balancing the energy of a space through the arrangement of items. The goal is to maximize the flow of the chi, or the energy around us. Obstacles such as a piece of furniture in front of a doorway or a cluttered closet suppress this energy. You may be an enthusiastic proponent of feng shui, or perhaps you…

Decorating Ideas for Homes with Low Ceilings

Low ceiling - kitchen design ideas

Unless you’ve built your home from scratch, it’s hard to get everything you want. Some of us compromise our dream of a large kitchen in favor of a place with two bathrooms while others sacrifice the hope of additional square footage for the opportunity to live a little closer to work. For some homeowners or renters, the drawback of their living space is its low…

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…




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