Picnic Ideas: Style Tips for a Relaxed Outdoor Meal

Bohemian picnic idea

Ready to celebrate a great outdoor dining tradition? We’re talking about picnics, folks! In fact, the art of planning and executing a delightful picnic has reached new heights, thanks to the creative work of DIY and design bloggers who have brainstormed a variety of ways to eat in the open air without losing a strong sense of style. Whether you’re planning a quick meal in…

8 Clever Ways to Utilize That Awkward Space Under Your Stairs

Custom Under Stair Storage Cabinets Open

Under-stair space has gotten a bad rap thanks to books like Harry Potter, but it doesn’t have to be a scary, dark abyss like the one the young wizard was forced to live in. In fact, the oft under-utilized area can make a world of difference when converted into a useful laundry zone, work space or children’s play room. If you’re looking for some inspiration…

Artsy Drawer Knobs That Are Sure to Stand Out

Paris-themed knobs for those who love vintage

When was the last time you updated the drawer knobs on some of the furniture pieces or cabinetry in your home? Unless you really need to replace the entire piece itself, knobs and handles are often pretty easy to forget about when you get caught up in your design plans. It’s a bit of a shame, because they’re really one of the most interesting components of a room you can use to…

Painting and Design Tips for Dark Room Colors

Smoky blue room with blue trim

Dark room colors take center stage in today’s post, which focuses on ways to enhance the rich tones in your home. When the walls are dark, you can brighten up the space with crisp white trim, or you can do something dramatic to play up the decadence. Let’s explore the 2nd option, shall we?! Below you will find tips for using trim and decor to your…

Affordable and Stylish Second Dwelling: One-Bedroom Home in Brisbane

Twin chairs, cowhide rug and sleek TV stand in the breezy living room

For those who haven’t heard of the term ‘Granny flat’, it is a self-contained home that provides separate living quarters for the elders in the family. Located on the same lot as the main home, these detached structures offer privacy for everyone involved while bringing the entire family together. Do not be fooled by the name though, as this secondary dwelling can be used by…

50 Enchanting Ideas for the Relaxed, Rustic Bathroom

Antler light and large windows provide a balance of natural and artificial lighting

Simplicity wrapped in natural goodness and a hint of unpolished elegance – Rustic style is for those who wish to move away from the mundane urban world that surrounds them. It is a style that brings home raw wooden surfaces, natural stone at its captivating best and pops of metal that offer a touch of glitter and glam. At its core the classic rustic style…

Chill Out in These Hammocks for Any Space

Stylish Triple hammock

Just so you know, hammocking is a verb. It’s what it means to engage in the act of half-dreaming, half-sleeping that only rocking gently in a hammock can induce in the relaxing human. Summer is the best time for hammocking, because even if it’s hard to catch a breeze, a rock in a hammock will bring one to your sweaty brow—but don’t be limited, you…

Creating a Seamless Flow Between Home and Garden

Outdoor lounge area with potted plants

Today’s post is dedicated to the seamless blend of home and garden areas! There’s nothing like a home that celebrates the beauty of greenery both indoors and outside. The really spectacular dwellings create a natural flow, bringing interesting plants indoors, creating design-fabulous vignettes and views where possible, and cultivating enchanting outdoor spaces. The interiors and gardens below are eye-catching in their impressive blend of plants,…

Jaw-Dropping Yacht Interiors and Decor That Blow You Away!

Living room of the MySky

A yacht interior is a true design challenge; you have somewhat limited space, sure. But even tougher is the fact that your whole space is going to move—maybe quite a bit, depending on the whims of the ocean. So interior design for yachts is not for the faint of heart, and that’s why, for the most part, it’s a (very) specialized niche. But with limitations…

Watch Hill House: Exquisite Weekend Getaway Wrapped in Cedar and Slate

Slate wall with bookshelves acts as the accent addition in the chic Midcentury Modern living room

How many times have you dreamt of getting away from the busy city life and taking a quick break in a lovely retreat that is both comfy and secluded? Well, it is exactly in times like this that a weekend home comes in handy, and this gorgeous delight from Westerly, Rhode Island promises to blend a relaxed contemporary style with natural beauty. The elegant Watch…

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