The power of gold

The power of gold
For decades, the color gold was discarded as old fashioned and blase. But now, it’s making a bold comeback and has found its way back into fashion, jewelry and home decor. GETTING STARTED You don’t have to just dive in using gold in your decor. One suggestion is to instead add touches of gold throughout ...

Coming up with a furniture plan that works

Coming up with a furniture plan that works
Sometimes the way to improve a room isn’t to buy new furniture: It’s to rearrange pieces you already own. Interior designers can spend hours creating the best furniture plan for a room, balancing practical considerations and creative risk-taking. Changing up the placement of your furniture can make a massive difference. Adding, subtracting or relocating furniture, ...

How to Arrange a Sectional Sofa in Your Living Room

How to Arrange a Sectional Sofa in Your Living Room
Sectional sofas are good pieces of furniture to have for they provide more seating capacity. They are available in a myriad of designs and styles as well as sizes. Some sectionals are not so massive so it can fit a medium-sized room. Its presence can further enhance the beauty of your home. There are some ...

Make your Home Look Sophisticated via Good Quality Furniture

Make your Home Look Sophisticated via Good Quality Furniture
Contemplating the design of your home may be an exigent task if you are to reinvent its current look. However, this may be easier if the home is newly bought. If you are to reinvent the look of your home, there are some essential factors that you need to take into account. Evaluating your reason ...

How to Transform Your Conservatory into the Perfect Entertainment Space

How to Transform Your Conservatory into the Perfect Entertainment Space
Conservatories are one of the most versatile spaces in the home and they make an excellent area for entertaining guests all year round. If your house has a conservatory which you rarely use then make use out of this space and transform the room into a fabulous dining area. Remove any old bits of furniture ...

How to Choose Living Room Furniture

How to Choose Living Room Furniture
Whether living on your own or with a family, your living room is an important space. This room is where your family spends time together, and it is the room most of your guests will spend the majority of their time in. Choosing furniture that creates a pleasant, welcoming appearance while holding up against the ...

6 style lessons for small spaces

6 style lessons for small spaces
Small is getting bigger for sure. The average American single-family house will drop to 2,152 square feet this year, 10 percent smaller than five years ago, according to the National Association of Home Builders. But there’s a growing percentage who live large in much smaller quarters – less than 1,000 square feet, considered the benchmark ...

Sliding doors expand the concept of the open floor plan

Sliding doors expand the concept of the open floor plan
Wide-open floor plans are a trend that has endured for a decade. Removing walls and opening up our rooms removes visual and physical clutter. Now we are expanding this concept even more by removing doors to pantries, laundry rooms and even bathrooms. Making multiple trips to your pantry while cooking or your laundry room – ...

Make the most of your small spaces

Make the most of your small spaces
Small spaces can quickly become cluttered rat holes if you don’t take steps to manage them. When the small space is your whole house, this is a true problem. You need to make the most of your space while working within the physical limitations of the walls. One of the best ways to do this ...

5 Mistakes We All Make When Arranging Furniture

5 Mistakes We All Make When Arranging Furniture
Decorating is full of decisions, and the most important one isn’t quite as simple as what to buy, but where to put all the stuff you buy. Tough call; we know. Read on for the five most common mistakes she’s encountered when it comes to arranging furniture at home. Mistake #1: Buying Furniture First Before ...