Dressing your bed

Dressing your bed
Dressing your bed is a great opportunity to bring your bedroom to life. In search of sumptuousness and relaxation, it may sound basic, but so often homeowners don’t know where to begin when it comes to making an actual bed. THE BASICS Building from a solid foundation is the best place to start, and that ...

Cool ways to freshen up your bedroom for winter

Cool ways to freshen up your bedroom for winter
If you haven’t updated your bedroom in a while, you may find that some key elements have changed while you’ve been sleeping. You may have bedroom furniture that’s so old – because high quality furniture lasts a long time, and that’s a good thing – that it’s not being sold in sets anymore. The look ...

How to Mix Different Styles of Decor

How to Mix Different Styles of Decor
Interior decorating normally follows a set rule i.e. once you start decorating in a certain theme or style it should be followed throughout the room. But then what happens to the home decor items that your friend gifted last Christmas or the beautiful chandelier your grandmother gifted you or that stylish 3 piece wall art ...

What do window treatments cost?

What do window treatments cost?
Because window treatments vary so greatly, there’s no one-size-fits-all solution and no easy way to lay out an expected cost. Window treatments vary by style, fabric, lifting mechanism, function and size. A popular style of shade known as honeycomb is available in a wide array of fabrics, each with a different price point. Pricing relies ...

Quick and easy ways to entertain this holiday season

Quick and easy ways to entertain this holiday season
With Thanksgiving arriving this week, the holiday season is officially here. Many of you may be tight on time to create an inviting table for your guests. One of my favorite, creative ways to entertain for the holidays relates to involving the entire family, especially the children, in the creation of items for the table. ...

How to Choose the Correct Artwork for your Home Design

How to Choose the Correct Artwork for your Home Design
Your home is a hideaway from the world and somewhere that’s a reflection of your own unique tastes and style. And one way to reveal your innermost desires and fancies is to display wall art – tell the world (or at least your visitors) who you really are! Of course hanging art on your wall ...

Wallpaper no longer a sticky business

Wallpaper no longer a sticky business
If you think of wallpaper as the flowery stuff in Grandma’s living room, or the preferred decorative choice for those tasteless English flats you see in the movies, then you haven’t been looking at many trendy walls lately. Five years ago, many people were scared of wallpaper. But as countless photos on Pinterest and Houzz ...

Shades of gray

Shades of gray
We’ve seen it as a powerhouse on the runway and men of distinction often wear it as a power color in the boardroom: gray is an “it” color in home decor. The beauty of gray is it blends well with other colors and can also enhance an environment on its own. There are also numerous ...

How to make your walls works of art

How to make your walls works of art
Great wall decor doesn’t have to be expensive. It also doesn’t necessarily have to be “art.” Wall decor is like that perfect belt or piece of jewelry for an outfit, a finishing touch that can make a room come to life. Whether your living environment is small or cavernous, finding the right art to fill ...

Some ways to feel at home with feng shui decorating

Some ways to feel at home with feng shui decorating
Feng shui, meaning “wind and water,” is based on traditional Chinese philosophy that links man’s destiny to his immediate environment. You can decorate your home with feng shui by tapping positive “chi” energy from wind and water and creating balance through the art of placement. This involves arranging your living space in such a way ...