Some of Easiest And Coolest Wine Cork Crafts That You Can Do

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on December 8, 2021

Some of Easiest And Coolest Wine Cork Crafts That You Can Do

Why would anyone bother to save the wine corks, you might ask. Well, because it’s easy and because they can potentially be used in a lot of creative and interesting DIY projects and wine cork crafts. Repurposing wine corks is one of the easiest things you could do and it’s typically super fun to do...

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25 Christmas Window Decorations for Every Home

Posted in Interiors | by Casey Watkins, on December 7, 2021

25 Christmas Window Decorations for Every Home

Christmas is just that time of year when no one minds if you completely deck out your home head to foot, corner to corner. In fact, it brings up some interesting decorating tips and ideas for places that you might not have thought to decorate. For example, windows. They are pretty normal, curtain clad for...

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30 Cheap Christmas Decorations You Can DIY

Posted in DIY Projects | by Casey Watkins, on December 7, 2021

30 Cheap Christmas Decorations You Can DIY

Christmas time is such a joyful time of year. But with all the gift-giving, it can leave our bank accounts a little lacking which means cutting back on other luxuries. Namely, decorating. Maybe you had your eye on a particular new holiday decor addition and you’re feeling a little disappointed that it’s just not in...

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Stylish Mid-Century Modern Living Room Ideas From Instagram

Posted in Living Room | by Simona Ganea, on December 7, 2021

Stylish Mid-Century Modern Living Room Ideas From Instagram

Mid-century modern living room designs have returned. Stylish mid-century modern living room ideas from Instagram will inspire your next home design project. After you learn more, you’ll understand why people are using this style in their homes. A good source for design inspiration is Instagram, and that’s where we discovered these living room styles. Enjoy...

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Design Miami 2022 Features Artsy Pieces to Liven Up Your Spaces

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on December 6, 2021

Design Miami 2022 Features Artsy Pieces to Liven Up Your Spaces

After a long pandemic-driven hiatus, Design Miami was back in 2021, presenting a fabulous selection of new designs to feed your inner creativity. Crowds attending the 17th edition experienced interactive installations and viewed new furnishings, lighting, accessories and more. This year, the fair expanded its digital offerings by launching a mobile app, offering a curated...

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34 Ways To Make A Simple DIY Christmas Wreath Look Extraordinary

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on December 6, 2021

34 Ways To Make A Simple DIY Christmas Wreath Look Extraordinary

You may think DIY Christmas wreaths are boring and outdated but that’s simply not true. Wreaths are an important symbol of Christmas, they make our front doors look festive, our homes look welcoming and they bring cheer to anyone who sees them. Also, the are plenty of Christmas wreath ideas that aren’t boring but look...

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The 18 Coolest Kids’ Beds from Instagram That Blend Cuteness With Functionality

Posted in Bedroom | by Simona Ganea, on December 3, 2021

The 18 Coolest Kids’ Beds from Instagram That Blend Cuteness With Functionality

Although in a way kids’ beds are just a smaller version of regular-sized beds, that’s not all there is to it. There’s a lot more to consider when buying a kid’s bed beside the size. There are actually different types of beds with different and specific functions and it’s also important to know when and...

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Modern Three-Storey Villa With A Cheerful And Inviting Ground Floor

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on December 2, 2021

Modern Three-Storey Villa With A Cheerful And Inviting Ground Floor

In a perfect world, there would be harmony between everything and everyone which can take a multitude of different forms, like this beautiful modern villa for example. This is a perfect example of a structure that has been built specifically with its users in mind in order to create a customized experience for each and...

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New York Design Fair Picks That Will Give Your Home a Fresh New Look

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on November 29, 2021

New York Design Fair Picks That Will Give Your Home a Fresh New Look

New York hosted a design trifecta that presented the latest offerings from a range of suppliers, from small makers to large brands serving the residential and business markets. The long-awaited combined fair was the first big home decor and design event in nearly two years and it had plenty of creative designs on show. The...

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Sustainable Rural Hut With A Galvanized Steel And Timber Structure

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on November 29, 2021

Sustainable Rural Hut With A Galvanized Steel And Timber Structure

Where once stood an old brick cottage in a small rural area near Mudgee, Australia there is now a new structure called Gawthorne’s Hut designed by Cameron Anderson Architects. The name pays homage to the original owner of the property. Parts of the old cottage were salvaged and used in the new building’s design as...

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Easy and Creative Wooden Clothespin Crafts

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on November 28, 2021

Easy and Creative Wooden Clothespin Crafts

Clothespins are among the many things that can be used to create all sorts of cool and interesting decorations and accessories and which can be incorporated into a variety of different DIY clothespin crafts. They’re easy to work with and highly versatile and they’re also a lot of fun to work with. They’re also very...

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Rustic Christmas Decorations Gathered from Instagram

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on November 26, 2021

Rustic Christmas Decorations Gathered from Instagram

What comes to mind when we think of rustic Christmas decorations is things like pine cones, ornaments carved from wood, and all sorts of greenery. The natural materials and the beautiful fragrance of fresh pine, oranges, and cinnamon bring back beautiful memories and make us feel nostalgic which is why a rustic Christmas is exactly...

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CDX Plywood: How Is It Different?

Posted in Architecture | by Emily Medlock, on November 26, 2021

CDX Plywood: How Is It Different?

CDX plywood might be a familiar term for some. While the word “plywood” is something you hear regularly, its different types often overlap. For DIY home enthusiasts, learning about the different types of plywood can be helpful. Join us as we explore CDX plywood and how it is different. Plywood is versatile. It can be...

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Types Of Glitter Wall Paint And How To Use Them

Posted in Interiors | by Emily Medlock, on November 26, 2021

Types Of Glitter Wall Paint And How To Use Them

If you want to upgrade your home to make your living space more fabulous, you’re not alone. Many people are doing the same thing, and a variety of ways are available. Today, we’ll explore different types of glitter wall paint and how to use them.  Join us as we show you how glitter wall paint...

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Beautiful Coastal House In One of Santa Cruz’s Best Surfing Spots

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on November 25, 2021

Beautiful Coastal House In One of Santa Cruz’s Best Surfing Spots

Located in a quaint neighborhood in one of Santa Cruz’s best surfing spots, this beautiful coastal house fits naturally within the landscape as well as the community built around it. It was designed and built by studio Feldman Architecture with great respect toward the surroundings and the context that the house is a part of....

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Entryway Mudroom Ideas For Every Style To Get Organized

Posted in Interiors | by Emily Medlock, on November 25, 2021

Entryway Mudroom Ideas For Every Style To Get Organized

Entryway mudroom ideas can inspire you to make the most of your entryway and treat it like any other room in the home. Give it special care and transform it into a room that people want to spend time in. Join us as we explore entryway mudroom ideas for every style to get organized. As...

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Trending Christmas Tree Decorations From Instagram

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on November 24, 2021

Trending Christmas Tree Decorations From Instagram

Curious what the trends this year are for Christmas trees? Doing some research online and searching for ideas is easier than ever. This way you can pick and choose the elements that you’d like to incorporate in your own Christmas tree design and you can come up with new and original concepts based on them. ...

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Income Restricted Apartments: A Guide To Give You An Advantage

Posted in Apartments | by Emily Medlock, on November 24, 2021

Income Restricted Apartments: A Guide To Give You An Advantage

Income restricted apartments are developments made for those with low incomes. So while they may sound like there is an income cap or limit, in reality, there is actually a percentage cap of what you will pay. These apartments exist to make things easier for everyone and ensure that everyone can have a home, no...

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PO Box Cost And Everything Else To Know About

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Emily Medlock, on November 23, 2021

PO Box Cost And Everything Else To Know About

PO box cost can vary depending on many different factors. But figuring the PO box cost for your PO box can be easy as long as you know what to look for. Today, we’ll answer that and so much more regarding PO boxes.  There is a lot to learn about the PO box cost. From...

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Farmhouse Christmas Decor Ideas Focused Around Simplicity

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on November 23, 2021

Farmhouse Christmas Decor Ideas Focused Around Simplicity

Christmas is just around the corner so there’s not really that much time left to get everything ready. When you put everything on a list, there’s a lot to be done so it’s best to start a bit earlier and to gradually find new ideas and add to your lovely farmhouse Christmas decor which, by...

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You’ll Definitely Want to Jump on These Home Decor Trends for 2022

Posted in Furniture | by Vera Dordick, on November 22, 2021

You’ll Definitely Want to Jump on These Home Decor Trends for 2022

It’s that time of year again and we don’t mean holiday season — we’re talking about the end of the year and a time to look ahead to what home decor trends for 2022 will dominate the design world. You’ll want to take note because come January, as the holiday decorations and accessories are being...

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Small Apartment Decor In Hong Kong Reinvigorated By A New Layout

Posted in Apartments | by Simona Ganea, on November 22, 2021

Small Apartment Decor In Hong Kong Reinvigorated By A New Layout

Like most old homes, this apartment from Hong Kong was originally divided into several small individual rooms, each with a specific function. While that used to be practical in a time when it was the norm, today such a layout feels claustrophobic. This is why the owner and her beloved cat sought the help of...

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Vinyl Siding Options And Why We Should End The Stigma

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Emily Medlock, on November 19, 2021

Vinyl Siding Options And Why We Should End The Stigma

Vinyl siding is one of the most popular types of siding. It is affordable and looks good, but often gets a bad name. Why is this? Well, anything affordable is often looked over in favor of expensive options. Anyone should be able to choose any siding. If vinyl is something that intrigues you, then go...

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A Stone Cladding Villa That Serves As A Bridge Between Communities

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on November 19, 2021

A Stone Cladding Villa That Serves As A Bridge Between Communities

Located in Israel, on the edge of two towns, one Arab and one Jewish, this house makes a powerful statement. It rises like a giant modern sculpture from the ground and yet it doesn’t overpower its surroundings. Instead its stone-clad walls and overall aesthetic pay homage to the beautiful land that stretches all around it....

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30 Tips to DIY and Decorate Your Fireplace Mantel Shelf

Posted in Living Room | by Casey Watkins, on November 19, 2021

30 Tips to DIY and Decorate Your Fireplace Mantel Shelf

Having a fireplace without a mantel is like owning a sofa without the throw pillows. The opportunity is there and it is clear that the sofa would look better with the throw pillows, but all you have to do is add them.  Take a look at these 30 tips to DIY and decorate your fireplace...

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Clever Bike Storage Ideas From Instagram

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on November 18, 2021

Clever Bike Storage Ideas From Instagram

The bike storage ideas that most of us are used to are actually quite outdated and we don’t even realize it. The topic is very vast with some concepts and ideas so simple and clever we just had to share them with you today. With such a wide range of solutions available on the market,...

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25 Simple Ways To Build A Pallet Planter

Posted in Outdoor | by Simona Ganea, on November 18, 2021

25 Simple Ways To Build A Pallet Planter

There’s never a perfect time to start growing potted plants. You just have to want it and then it all starts to take shape. A pallet planter can make things easier, as pallets are a great source of material to use if you want to build a planter stand or a vertical garden. It just...

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How To Wash Pillows And When To Replace Them

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Emily Medlock, on November 18, 2021

How To Wash Pillows And When To Replace Them

How to wash pillows without ruining them can be quite the hassle. This is a question that is asked every single day and with good reason. People want to make the most of what they have and take care of it too. So if you also have questions on how to wash pillows or how...

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Tips To Cozy up Your Patio for Wintertime Enjoyment

Posted in Outdoor | by Vera Dordick, on November 17, 2021

Tips To Cozy up Your Patio for Wintertime Enjoyment

The weather has definitely colder in many regions, but before you pack away all the deck furniture, think about how you can restyle your deck or patio for the colder months. Depending on where you live, you may be able to spend time in your outdoor living space throughout the whole winter. If you live...

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The Stylish Renovation And Expansion Of A Mid-Century Modern House

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on November 17, 2021

The Stylish Renovation And Expansion Of A Mid-Century Modern House

Originally designed and built in 1962 by Roger Lee, this mid-century modern house from Stanford, US recently went through a complete renovation and expansion. The project was completed in 2020 and the new design was created by studio Klopf Architecture. The original vision of the design was preserved and integrated into the new and improved...

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Terracotta Color: What Is It And How Do You Use It?

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Emily Medlock, on November 17, 2021

Terracotta Color: What Is It And How Do You Use It?

Terracotta doesn’t need much of an explanation. However, do you know what it is and how to use it? The hue it’s warm and organic it’s almost a necessity in certain regions that share rich, natural colors. Matching your abode with your scenery is an inspiring decision. Even if you live in Alaska, you could...

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Modern Kitchen Decor Ideas And Design Directions

Posted in Kitchen | by Simona Ganea, on November 17, 2021

Modern Kitchen Decor Ideas And Design Directions

The kitchen is quite possibly the most modern room of any house. Even in cases when a different style is chosen like rustic for example, underneath the retro decor, there’s still a very modern kitchen with all the convenient features that make our lives easier these days. With that in mind, today we’re having a...

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Amazing Pool House Plans To Get You Started

Posted in Architecture | by Emily Medlock, on November 16, 2021

Amazing Pool House Plans To Get You Started

Pool house plans can be difficult to come by these days. After all, pandemic aside, people usually prefer to go out somewhere nice rather than stay at home and enjoy their own space most of the time. But maybe that’s because they haven’t found the best pool house plans for their space. Maybe, with a...

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Early 70s A-Frame Minnesota Cabin Gets a Cozy, Stylish Overhaul

Posted in Architecture | by Vera Dordick, on November 16, 2021

Early 70s A-Frame Minnesota Cabin Gets a Cozy, Stylish Overhaul

Tucked away in the woods of far northern Minnesota, a lakeside A-frame house got a hygge overhaul. With stylish, cozy spaces, a gorgeous view and loads of privacy, this cabin is now a dream getaway spot with airy spaces and plenty of natural light. The Minne Stuga House is located just north of Lake Superior...

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Types Of Kitchen Faucets To Fit Any Design Style

Posted in Kitchen | by Emily Medlock, on November 12, 2021

Types Of Kitchen Faucets To Fit Any Design Style

Whenever you’re designing your home, it’s important not just to think about the fun aspects of decorating, but also about the most necessary aspects. For example, hardware. This is something that needs to be decided early on. There are many things on the list of what you need to buy for your home’s hardware, and...

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A Couple Of Tiny Corten Steel Cladding Houses Hidden In The Wilderness

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on November 12, 2021

A Couple Of Tiny Corten Steel Cladding Houses Hidden In The Wilderness

Beauty doesn’t lie in the size of a project but in the details and the elements that make it special and unique. A perfect example is a highly inspiring project completed in 2020 by the architects and designers at the Gillian van der Schans studio.  They entitled their creations Birdhouse Studios. They’re a couple of...

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Lean To Shed Plans, Tutorials, And Kits

Posted in Outdoor | by Emily Medlock, on November 11, 2021

Lean To Shed Plans, Tutorials, And Kits

While planting trees and keeping your grass green is crucial for a happy yard, so can adding something like a lean to shed to help keep things tidy. While this isn’t the only storage option, it is definitely one of the best.  It can be just as important to ensure that you have enough storage...

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Rain Gutter Repair Guide To Ready You For The Season

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Emily Medlock, on November 11, 2021

Rain Gutter Repair Guide To Ready You For The Season

Gutter repair is a serious business because, without it, you could jeopardize the integrity of your roof. Keeping your gutters cleaned and in good condition is extremely important. But how can you do this without a little know-how?  Today, we’re going to talk about some things you can do to prevent problems with your gutters...

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The Living Room Style Trend And How To Pull It Off

Posted in Living Room | by Emily Medlock, on November 10, 2021

The Living Room Style Trend And How To Pull It Off

Choosing your living room style can be one of the most exciting things about designing your home. But it can also be one of the most frustrating. After all, this is an important room where you’ll be entertaining guests. There are quite a few different design living room styles attached to the living room. In...

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Decorative Storage Boxes To Use Around The House

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on November 9, 2021

Decorative Storage Boxes To Use Around The House

Storage is not something we usually associate with the words beauty or style and most often we try to hide a storage box instead of putting on display. But why should that be? Why not take a different approach instead? That’s actually the main topic we’re going to focus on right now: decorative storage boxes...

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LED Christmas Light Vs. Incandescent: Which To Use This Year

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Emily Medlock, on November 8, 2021

LED Christmas Light Vs. Incandescent: Which To Use This Year

Christmas is in the air. Some people like buying gifts while others enjoy drinking hot cocoa by the fireplace. But I think we all can agree, that Christmas lights are one of the best parts of the holiday. You can’t get through one Christmas season without seeing lights around every corner. The entire world seems...

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Small House Design Ideas With Open Concept Kitchens And Living Rooms

Posted in Kitchen | by Simona Ganea, on November 8, 2021

Small House Design Ideas With Open Concept Kitchens And Living Rooms

Picture this: a small house, open concept kitchen and living room, with a cozy bedroom or two and a cute bathroom. It’s all you really need to be happy and there’s a ton of cool ideas for personalizing and decorating it in a way that suits your style. First through let’s talk about some of...

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Travel-Inspired Interior Decor Makes This London Flat Eclectic Perfection

Posted in Interiors | by Vera Dordick, on November 8, 2021

Travel-Inspired Interior Decor Makes This London Flat Eclectic Perfection

A modern, eclectic renovation of an Edwardian home in West London has created an exuberant residence that celebrates travel. Inspired by the homeowners’ love of their time spent in Mykonos in Greece, Tulum in Mexico, and Copenhagen in Denmark, the walls became a canvas for the couple to convey their colorful lives. Homeowner Eric Jafari...

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25 Reasons To Put Shiplap Walls In Every Room

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on November 8, 2021

25 Reasons To Put Shiplap Walls In Every Room

Since the popular home renovating show Fixer Upper has been around, shiplap has been on the decorating menu. Hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines find a way to incorporate shiplap walls somewhere into every single home that they renovate. And now everyone else is too. What Is Shiplap? Shiplap is a type of wooden board paneling that...

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25 Ways to Decorate Your Pergola

Posted in Outdoor | by Casey Watkins, on November 7, 2021

25 Ways to Decorate Your Pergola

We’re beginning to feel it in the air and see it on the trees. Summer is coming. We spend our Saturday mornings weeding the garden and mowing the lawn before the sun gets too hot and then host parties on the patio once the stones cool off. It is time to start thinking of ways...

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25 All-Natural Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Fall

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on November 5, 2021

25 All-Natural Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Fall

When you’re striving to encourage an all-natural home, you quickly realize that some things are easy and some things are hard, like scents for instance. Summer scents are easy to produce naturally in your home because so many DIY cleaning solutions require citrus and lavender. But when it comes to making your home smell like...

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The Best Led Dimmer Switches Control The Brightness Of Lighting

Posted in Lighting | by Corey Majeau, on November 4, 2021

The Best Led Dimmer Switches Control The Brightness Of Lighting

Are you thinking of getting a LED dimmer switch for your home? Dimming in either an indoor or outdoor space will not only allow you to control the brightness, but it can also allow you to create the ideal atmosphere for your home. As an extra handy feature, getting a dimmer switch for LED lights...

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Home Decor Stores To Shop At Today

Posted in Interiors | by Emily Medlock, on November 3, 2021

Home Decor Stores To Shop At Today

There are many reasons why you’d be looking for good home decor stores. Perhaps you’re buying a new house or redoing your current home. Or maybe you just want to update one piece of home decor. No matter the reason, we have got you covered. Because after you decide what you are looking for, or...

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Funky Fresh Fall Tablescapes From Instagram

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on November 3, 2021

Funky Fresh Fall Tablescapes From Instagram

Autumn is officially here, and to celebrate we’re going to have a look today at some beautiful fall tablescapes design ideas that we recently found on Instagram. Hopefully, they can inspire you and give you some ideas which you can then use in your own projects and crafts. Pumpkins are a recurring symbol and for...

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White Living Room Design Ideas For All Budgets And Styles

Posted in Living Room | by Simona Ganea, on November 2, 2021

White Living Room Design Ideas For All Budgets And Styles

A living room’s design is influenced by a lot of different factors. The size, shape, layout, materials and color palette all matter in their own unique way and the design strategies differ in each case based on all of these elements and more. What tends to stand out the most is the color palette, even...

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30 Beautiful Houses And The Inspiration Source Behind Their Designs

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on November 2, 2021

30 Beautiful Houses And The Inspiration Source Behind Their Designs

Houses can be beautiful in a lot of different ways. Their cute style, architecture, the landscaping around them and many other details can influence our perception over the entire project. Today we’re having a look at 30 beautiful houses from all over the world, each different and beautiful in its own unique way. In a...

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What are the Most Common Issues Found During a Home Inspection?

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Candace Osmond, on November 2, 2021

What are the Most Common Issues Found During a Home Inspection?

What are the most common issues found during a home inspection? When you’re excited to buy a new home you have your heart set on, it’s easy not to notice the flaws that could lead to extremely costly repairs. That’s why home inspection exists: for a moderate sum of money, you can avoid spending thousands...

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How Often Should You Replace Your Pillows?

Posted in Bedroom | by Candace Osmond, on November 1, 2021

How Often Should You Replace Your Pillows?

Do you wake up with a sore neck and shoulders? Do you find yourself sneezing a lot when lying in bed? Did you even consider that your pillow might be responsible for all this? People don’t change their pillow often enough, so we’re going to have an in-depth look at how often you should replace...

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A Modern Brick House With A Bright And Glamorous Interior

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on November 1, 2021

A Modern Brick House With A Bright And Glamorous Interior

This imposing and rather curious-looking brick house is the Nanton Residence and is situated on a big sloping piece of land in Vancouver, Canada. It was designed and built here by studios Wiedemann Architectural Design in collaboration with Bla Design Group. The project came to completion in 2021. The result was a 4-storey multi-generational family...

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Beautiful Fall Decorations Made With Dried Corn And Corn Stalks

Posted in Outdoor | by Simona Ganea, on November 1, 2021

Beautiful Fall Decorations Made With Dried Corn And Corn Stalks

Pumpkins are, indeed, a symbol of autumn but they are not the only things you can use as decorations. Dried corn and corn stalks are quite popular and versatile as well. There are lots of things you can do with them. The great thing about using corn stalks and dried corn in fall decorations is...

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10 Amazing Shipping Container Homes Around The World

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on October 30, 2021

10 Amazing Shipping Container Homes Around The World

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in a shipping container home? Similar to the tiny home craze, DIY shipping container houses are all the rage right now. With a few modifications, anyone can have their own tiny shipping container house with everything they need. But where do you begin? We’ve...

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Everything You Need To Know About Linoleum Flooring: Complete Guide

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Emily Medlock, on October 29, 2021

Everything You Need To Know About Linoleum Flooring: Complete Guide

There are limited flooring options available today. It would be difficult for the average person to name a dozen different flooring options. This is quite strange due to the time that has passed since we started laying floors. But it’s true! There aren’t all that many good flooring options available today. However, the ones that...

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Live Edge Coffee Tables That Capture Nature’s Beauty In Their Designs

Posted in Furniture | by Simona Ganea, on October 29, 2021

Live Edge Coffee Tables That Capture Nature’s Beauty In Their Designs

Live edge or natural edge wood has become increasingly popular in the furniture industry lately. Some designers consider such furniture to be rustic but there’s more to it than that. A live edge dining table or coffee table, for instance, can look awesome no matter where you put it, whether it’s a contemporary living room,...

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What are the Best Room Paint Colors for Each Wall in Your Home?

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Candace Osmond, on October 29, 2021

What are the Best Room Paint Colors for Each Wall in Your Home?

What are the best room paint colors for your home? That’s a good question. Have you ever wondered why, the minute you walk into a restaurant, you start to feel hungrier than ever before? Have you ever walked into a spa only to start feeling more relaxed the second you walk through the entrance? Color...

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Small Shipping Container Studio With A Color-Coded Design

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on October 29, 2021

Small Shipping Container Studio With A Color-Coded Design

This lovely little studio home measures only 30 square meters across but the small size doesn’t stop it from being amazing. The design done by the Plano Livre team is a very clever one with a lot of potential for future modifications and additions to be made to it. Completed in 2021, the Estúdio Lapinha...

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Home Gym Ideas And How To Set Up One To Help You Work Up

Posted in Interiors | by Simona Ganea, on October 28, 2021

Home Gym Ideas And How To Set Up One To Help You Work Up

Home gyms have been a thing for quite some time to help people reach their fitness goals, but it was only recently that they took off and became inspiring ideas more popular than ever.  With many gyms out of order or inaccessible over the past couple of years, working out at your own home gym...

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What To Know About The Fireplace Damper

Posted in Appliances | by Emily Medlock, on October 28, 2021

What To Know About The Fireplace Damper

Fireplaces are one of the greatest luxuries for any homeowner. You can use them all year round in cold climates and in the winter almost everywhere. They look amazing and add an entirely new aesthetic. But there is one part of the fireplace that is often overlooked by homebuyers. The damper. The fireplace damper is...

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30 Fall Wreaths to Welcome Your Guests

Posted in DIY Projects | by Casey Watkins, on October 28, 2021

30 Fall Wreaths to Welcome Your Guests

During the Autumn season, making your home as cozy as possible is the goal when you have guests. Lighting cinnamon candles, providing plaid throw blankets, sprinkling the table with leaves, it’s all part of the process.  But you don’t have to stop at the inside. You can extend the cozy welcome to the front porch...

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What To Know About Your Expansion Tank This Season

Posted in Appliances | by Emily Medlock, on October 27, 2021

What To Know About Your Expansion Tank This Season

When winter is just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about what kind of heating system you’re going to use. There are many different heating systems but many of them use an expansion tank. Water heaters and boilers alike use an expansion tank. These are both similar as they are used to heat...

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Charming Rustic Shelves And How To Add Them To Modern Spaces

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on October 27, 2021

Charming Rustic Shelves And How To Add Them To Modern Spaces

There are many ways to give a space the warmth and charm it needs in order to feel like a home. You can do it with color, a special selection of materials and finishes, personalized decorations, textiles or pleasant lighting. The list is a lot longer than that and these elements can be mixed and...

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15 Kitchen Pantry Ideas With Form And Function

Posted in Kitchen | by Stefan Gheorghe, on October 27, 2021

15 Kitchen Pantry Ideas With Form And Function

By definition, a pantry is “a small room or closet in which food, dishes, and utensils are kept.” While the definition (or, frankly, the very idea) of a pantry may not be the most glamorous part of your home design, the functional pantry can still be a stylish space. Whether your kitchen pantry is a...

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Questions To Ask Home Inspector That You Don’t Want To Forget

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Emily Medlock, on October 27, 2021

Questions To Ask Home Inspector That You Don’t Want To Forget

It’s easy to get caught up in interior design and exterior paint but when it comes to ensuring that the house you are buying is in good condition, that can easily fall aside if it isn’t obvious. This can be taken care of by a good home inspector.  A good home inspector will do everything...

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Choosing The Right Drywall For Your Home

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Emily Medlock, on October 26, 2021

Choosing The Right Drywall For Your Home

With many wall texture types available, finding one that’s perfect for your home can be a challenge. Choosing a wall type is a commitment. Most people will begin by searching online for “drywall texture companies near me,” which is a good place to start. However, if you want to go deeper, you’ll need the right...

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3D Origami Paper Wall Decor Made From Scratch

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on October 26, 2021

3D Origami Paper Wall Decor Made From Scratch

The starting point for origami, the art of folding paper, is the Japanese culture but as this became a complex form of art its influence and popularity grew worldwide. There’s lots of different levels of difficulty and complexity and this allows everyone to try their hand at creating beautiful origami art. You can even incorporate...

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A Dozen Interesting Ways To Make Your Own Custom DIY Fall Doormat

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on October 25, 2021

A Dozen Interesting Ways To Make Your Own Custom DIY Fall Doormat

Each and every season is beautiful in its own way and living in an area where you can enjoy all four of them is definitely wonderful. Fall is one of my personal favorites because it’s so cozy and a wonderful source of inspiration for all sorts of DIY projects and crafts. This year we’re bringing...

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How Much Does A New Boiler Cost In 2022?

Posted in Appliances | by Emily Medlock, on October 25, 2021

How Much Does A New Boiler Cost In 2022?

Heating your home in the winter is of utmost importance. Without heat, your family can suffer greatly, so it’s very important to ensure all of your HVAC equipment is working well before winter rolls around.  Winterizing, in general, is crucial but the most important thing of all is to check your heating system. If you...

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Types Of Kitchen Sinks And Choosing The Right One

Posted in Kitchen | by Emily Medlock, on October 25, 2021

Types Of Kitchen Sinks And Choosing The Right One

It can be a chore for some people to pick out all of their kitchen appliances and decor, while for others it’s the most exciting part of building a new house. Either way, you definitely want to see your options. A kitchen sink is one of the first things you’ll pick out because it usually...

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70 Ingenious Fall Wreath Designs Ready To Inspire You

Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on October 25, 2021

70 Ingenious Fall Wreath Designs Ready To Inspire You

You know it’s fall when you start thinking about hanging a wreath on your front door. But don’t go to the wreath store just yet. This year, how about you craft the fall wreath yourself? With so many beautiful, lovely and interesting ideas and variations you can try, it would be a shame to settle...

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Types Of Garage Doors That You Can Switch To Today

Posted in Architecture | by Emily Medlock, on October 22, 2021

Types Of Garage Doors That You Can Switch To Today

When it comes to the inside of the home, there are hundreds of things on the checklist when designing. But that shouldn’t stop you from moving outdoors. Or at least moving to the garage to start making choices.  The type of garage door that you choose may be more important than you realize. You want...

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Floating Cabinets With Creative Interior Design Ideas

Posted in Uncategorized | by Simona Ganea, on October 22, 2021

Floating Cabinets With Creative Interior Design Ideas

Floating cabinets are a unique blend of functionality and style. They bring together the best features of these two concepts by being versatile, modular, practical and exciting. They also have the added benefits of a lightweight appearance and adjustability. Let’s see them being incorporated into a few interior designs.  20 Interior design ideas featuring floating...

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25 Ideas to Outfit Your Front Porch Fall Decor

Posted in Outdoor | by Casey Watkins, on October 22, 2021

25 Ideas to Outfit Your Front Porch Fall Decor

I think Fall is my favorite season to decorate for, especially outdoors. While summer was made for stripes and ferns on the front porch, Fall is made for orange pumpkins and throw pillows. But sometime’s it’s easy to get in a decorating rut so your front porch looks like the rest of the front porches...

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Waterproof Wood With These Simple Methods

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Emily Medlock, on October 21, 2021

Waterproof Wood With These Simple Methods

Taking care of everything in your home and your yard can be quite a lot of work. But the most work is remembering everything that needs to be done. Have you thought about waterproofing your wood surfaces? Waterproof wood isn’t natural in the home nor in the yard. So it’s important to take care of...

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Amazing Houses With Moving Walls, Kinetic Systems And Dynamic Facades

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on October 21, 2021

Amazing Houses With Moving Walls, Kinetic Systems And Dynamic Facades

In general we think of buildings as being very stable structures that take over the area surrounding them becoming the defining feature in their particular context. However, they’re more dynamic than we give them credit, both literally and figuratively. The houses that we’re about to look at feature unique designs with all sorts of unexpected...

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Luxury Bedroom – The Traits And Unique Characteristics

Posted in Bedroom | by Simona Ganea, on October 20, 2021

Luxury Bedroom – The Traits And Unique Characteristics

The idea of luxury bedroom in interior design can be transmitted in a variety of different ways. A space can look and feel luxurious for multiple reasons which gives designers a diversity of strategies to choose from for each individual project.  Here’s a few of the weapons they have at their disposal: The defining attributes...

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How To Bleed A Radiator Safely

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Emily Medlock, on October 20, 2021

How To Bleed A Radiator Safely

When it comes to heating and cooling your home, you want to have the best of the best. But sometimes, it’s really not the heating or cooling unit that’s the problem, but improper maintenance that is the problem. One of the most common problems with radiators is that they aren’t bled often enough. Radiators need...

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20 Friendly and Modern Nursery Room Design Ideas

Posted in Kids | by Stefan Gheorghe, on October 20, 2021

20 Friendly and Modern Nursery Room Design Ideas

Designing and decorating the nursery room is always fun and beautiful but not nearly as easy as it may seem. First of all, you have to make a choice. Will it be a décor that matches the rest of the house or will it be cheerful and playful, full of color? There are lots of...

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Beverly Hills Homes are Luxurious, Beautiful — and Expensive

Posted in Best Of | by Vera Dordick, on October 19, 2021

Beverly Hills Homes are Luxurious, Beautiful — and Expensive

Beverly Hills is synonymous with luxury and that’s especially true when it comes to real estate. With a high concentration of celebrities and other high-net-worth individuals, it’s not surprising that the proportion of expensive homes being bought, sold and rented is higher than in many other areas of the country — double the median house...

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What Is The Average Concrete Price Per Yard?

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Emily Medlock, on October 19, 2021

What Is The Average Concrete Price Per Yard?

The price of building materials seems to be skyrocketing these last couple of years. So figuring up prices isn’t easy. However, when figuring prices you can still go by the charts of how things are changing. The best way to find your exact price is to contact the person or company you’re going to be...

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A Cozy Chalet For Two Brings An Old Chestnut Drying Room Back To Life

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on October 19, 2021

A Cozy Chalet For Two Brings An Old Chestnut Drying Room Back To Life

Once upon a time there was a chestnut drying room sitting is a corner of the Stura Valley in Moiola, Italy. The location was beautiful, with magnificent views of the Alps and wild landscape all around. That old chestnut drying room is no longer there but in its place is now a cozy little chalet...

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The Labor Cost To Install A Water Heater And Water Tank Costs

Posted in Appliances | by Emily Medlock, on October 18, 2021

The Labor Cost To Install A Water Heater And Water Tank Costs

When it comes to making changes in your home, one of the top priorities for most people is the costs. Both material costs and labor costs. One thing that will eventually need to be done is to replace your water heater. The labor cost to install a water heater is half the cost of the...

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15 Cute DIY Birdhouse Design Ideas

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on October 18, 2021

15 Cute DIY Birdhouse Design Ideas

If you think birds are cute and you also like coffee this project is just perfect for you. It’s a cute little birdhouse that you can make out of a repurposed coffee can, something to hang from the branches of a tree in your backyard and for the local birds to call a home. The...

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Everything You Should Know About Polishing Marble

Posted in Design And Concept | by Candace Osmond, on October 18, 2021

Everything You Should Know About Polishing Marble

Marble tends to be a rather expensive material, so it’s only natural to want to care for it as much as you can. When properly polished, marble has a magnificent shine, leaving behind an elegant vibe. Derived from limestone, marble has been used for centuries in sculptures, being found in landmarks across the entire world,...

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An Old Tool Shed Transformed Into A Stylish House With A Rooftop Pool

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on October 18, 2021

An Old Tool Shed Transformed Into A Stylish House With A Rooftop Pool

When they first started working on this project, the architect team at DAP Studio didn’t actually anticipate they would end up building a house with a swimming pool on its rooftop.  The initial plan was for them to renovate the exterior area surrounding the main residence which is situated a short distance away and also...

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DIY Fall Crafts – Fun And Easy Ideas For Everyone

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on October 18, 2021

DIY Fall Crafts – Fun And Easy Ideas For Everyone

Fall is once again making its presence noticed and soon the trees will start shedding their colorful leaves and the whole landscape will change. With it, the ambiance in our homes changes too. Suddenly the space feels cozier and we find ourselves thinking of all sorts of charming little projects that embrace the bountiful autumn...

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50 DIY Fall Decorations You Can Do Right Now

Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on October 18, 2021

50 DIY Fall Decorations You Can Do Right Now

In spite of all of the rain and cool weather, we find autumn to be very charming. There’s much to love about it and we’re not referring only to the beautiful foliage although this seems to be the season’s main attraction. We love the colors of the autumn and the idea of bringing them indoors...

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Pallet Couch Ideas And How To Make Them

Posted in DIY Projects | by Emily Medlock, on October 15, 2021

Pallet Couch Ideas And How To Make Them

Repurposing is one of the greatest things about being a homeowner. You can take something one person sees as trash and turn it into a treasure that no one can deny. Repurposed wood is a jewel to be treasured.  Pallets are one of the most underrated materials that can easily be repurposed. You can usually...

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How To Use Blue Bathroom Tiles In A Way That Isn’t Boring

Posted in Bathroom | by Simona Ganea, on October 15, 2021

How To Use Blue Bathroom Tiles In A Way That Isn’t Boring

The bathroom and the tiles go hand in hand and some would say one isn’t really complete without the other. Most often than not this is true as tiles are found in most bathrooms in various different forms and proportions. In each case a decision has to be made regarding the type of tile, the...

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How To Make A Crafting Table – Saw Horse Type

Posted in DIY Projects | by Erin Francois, on October 15, 2021

How To Make A Crafting Table – Saw Horse Type

When I recently began researching craft tables for our new place, I quickly realized that there aren’t a ton of clean, modern craft table options out there–especially ones with a taller height to comfortably accommodate standing while crafting. (Because let’s be serious, crafting is not always a sitdown hobby!)  So I decided to take matters into my own hands and modify pre-made components...

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Creative Fall Party Décor Ideas

Posted in Interiors | by Brittney Smart, on October 15, 2021

Creative Fall Party Décor Ideas

After an action-packed summer, fall seems to come at just the right time to slow down the pace a little bit. To relax. To enjoy the crisp air and cool evenings. It’s a perfect season to throw a few parties, what with the fall holidays and all.  It’s also a lovely time to simply gather...

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What Is Recessed Lighting And Do I Want It?

Posted in Lighting | by Emily Medlock, on October 14, 2021

What Is Recessed Lighting And Do I Want It?

There are many different types of lighting that you can use in your home. You can hang mason jars or you can string fairy lights, or perhaps both! But one of the more popular types of lighting is recessed lighting. The reason it is popular is that it can be used with any design style,...

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Is The Sleeper Ottoman The Perfect Sleeping Solution?

Posted in Furniture | by Emily Medlock, on October 14, 2021

Is The Sleeper Ottoman The Perfect Sleeping Solution?

It’s always fun to find new types of furniture that work so well in your home. Especially when those furniture pieces save space and work as a multi-purpose item that you can use all year round, no matter the season. Today, we’re all about the sleeper ottoman and everything it can do for your space....

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A Rustic Modular House On Top Of A Small Forest Slope

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on October 14, 2021

A Rustic Modular House On Top Of A Small Forest Slope

Building a house out of prefabricated modules greatly reduces the construction process, saves time and reduces the impact the project has on the site and the landscape in general. In the case of this house located in Ozora, Russia, the first phase was to install a solid foundation and the modules were brought on site...

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How To Use A Grout Float Properly And Pick The Right one

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Emily Medlock, on October 13, 2021

How To Use A Grout Float Properly And Pick The Right one

Laying tile is not an easy job. That’s why having as many proper tools as possible is important. You want to ensure that you have everything that you need before you begin in order to make the job as easy as possible.  Today, we’re going to talk about grout floats and how important they are...

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