They say that hardware is the jewelry on a piece of furniture and I agree. Sometimes the plainest of dressers or the most forlorn of end table or even the simplest of desks can be transformed with a fresh take on hardware.
The big box stores are full of bins and bins of drawer hardware and hooks and pegs and latches. But why settle for ordinary? Putting your own spin on hardware for your home can create a unique conversation piece. Here’s some easy tips, ideas and projects to get you started.Hooks and Pegs
One of the most overlooked places to add unusual hardware is with hooks and pegs. Think outside the box and have a little fun in your home. This easy hardware [...]
Whether you’re living in a studio or just a small apartment, it can be challenging to fit in everything you need while keeping things clean and attractive. Small space living definitely demands a bit of extra effort, but with a few space-saving hacks, you can easily make your apartment look bigger than it actually is. Here are eight tips for getting started.Light Colors Are Key
For an apartment that appears both bigger and brighter, try painting and decorating with light colors. While dark hues can create a warm and cozy feeling, they also absorb light, leaving a room feeling much smaller. On the other hand, lighter shades reflect light, which visually expands and [...]
Some people may love dim, dark interiors, but it’s definitely not a look that suits most homeowners. Studies have shown that exposure to natural light can bolster productivity, and even improve mental health and reduce stress. In fact, scientists are currently studying its curative properties to see if it could be used in medical facilities and hospitals as a healing agent.
With all of that on its resume, it’s safe to say that light plays an essential part in a healthy and happy home—but not every household gets its fair share. Purchasing, installing, and sealing windows in a new home is expensive and labor-intensive, and that can lead many homebuilders to skimp on these [...]