When taking time to consider trends for your home, don’t forget one of the most important rooms of the entire house… your own bedroom! While designing the other rooms of your home to please your guests or family members is fun, what you do with your own room can be the most meaningful change you make for yourself. And honestly, you deserve it. So when thinking about a remodeling project, don’t forget to take care of yourself and consider making your own space a personal reflection of who you are or who you want to be.
When designing your bedroom, one of the easiest ways to start is to consider the colors you might want to use. A common choice when selecting colors is to [...]
Now that we are officially immersed in the New Year, you may be thinking about freshening up your home! If your Christmas bills have you down but you’re dying for a home decor facelift, here are a few reasonably priced ways to make a room feel brand new!Paint
Ask any interior designer and they will tell you that the quickest and cheapest way to change a room is to repaint it. A gallon of paint will run you anywhere from $25-$50 depending on the type of paint. Grab a paintbrush, dropcloth and other painting accessories plus a few hours of your time and you’ve changed the look of a room by only $100-ish buckaroos! Here are some paint ideas to make a difference in a tired [...]
Upcycling is a great way to create something new from something you’d normally just throw away. When people think of upcycling, they generally think of spring and summer projects, but there are plenty of things you can do in the winter too to create new items to decorate your home with in the colder months.Put That Old Toboggan to Good Use
Supplies needed:An old toboggan Wood cleaner Danish oil Console table or other materials to use as legs Screws Drill with a screwdriver attachment
If you live in a place that gets snow, you might have an old toboggan in your garage just collecting dust. Instead of getting rid of it, turn it into a bench. This DIY toboggan bench [...]
Designing a kid’s bedroom is perhaps one of the trickiest choices to make when it comes to decorating your home. Of course, designing for someone else is always a challenge, and young children are often a mixed blessing when it comes to picking out colors, decorations, and sometimes even a theme. If you don’t just get a shrug when asking their opinion on decor, you’ll likely be treated to a deluge of ideas on mismatched colors and tacky decorations that they’ll hate in a month or year. Of growing concern in the design world is making bedrooms that will grow with your children. Kids are also often rough on their furniture and surroundings, meaning you’ll [...]
Lighting has come a long way from its origins as a way to extend the working day. Today, thanks to the versatility of technology, lighting has become a key component of interior design. It helps us accentuate and reveal the beauty of our homes, while also providing functionality.
Light emitting diodes (LEDs) are tiny light sources that require less energy and are more durable than traditional incandescent light bulbs. They can also be fashioned into different shapes and emit far less heat than traditional bulbs, making them suitable to put in places you would never have thought to put a light bulb, such as under a couch, to create a stunning modern look in your living room. [...]