Focus on the Family Room

When it comes to do-it-yourself home decorating, family rooms can provide a challenge. Before leaping head first into decorating this room, there are several aspects to consider. The family room takes on many roles. It serves as a comfortable room for watching television, listening to music, doing homework or using the computer. It can also be…

Basics of a Tropical Decorating Theme for Your Home to Stand Out in a Crowd

A tropical decorating theme is gaining in popularity because of the variety of home décor ideas that are chic and elegant. Tropical beauty is vibrant yet beautiful and those preferring this type of décor look for warmth, coziness, comfort and a touch of exotic. It has a style inherent with fresh appeal and touches of…

Wood Furniture

Do you walk through antique shops and furniture galleries running you hand over the wood furniture? DO you love the natural beauty of the woods used to make furniture? Wood furniture has a timeless beauty. Styles may pass in and out of favor, but a well cared for piece of furniture will endure for many…

Decorating Ideas That Work

Let’s start with the basics. The ideas and tips outlined are used by interior decorators because they work. If you follow the process, you’ll be amazed at the outcome. Without hiring a professional decorator, you can achieve professional-looking results. Decorating Idea #1: Have a Plan I know everyone’s first tendency is to run to the…

Kitchen Trends

We’ve all seen them…the decorating TV shows that trumpet the latest high fashion trends in kitchens — from glass countertops to microwaves that double as flat screen televisions. It’s easy to get caught up in the hype for the latest high-priced item, but what trends are worth your attention and investment? While industry experts often…

How To Hire Interior Painting Contractors

Regular exterior and interior painting and maintenance helps keep a building in top condition. While DIY home improvement projects are popular with home owners, hiring professionals offers certain distinct advantages not the least of which is the high quality of work produced by the latter. Advantages of Hiring Professionals Interior painting projects require a significant…

Home Decor – Creating a Minimalist Interior

Modern architecture is currently going through a minimalist movement which specifies that only essential elements should be present in a living space. Minimal interior decoration as a part of home decor involves matt finish walls preferably in a shade of white, hard floor boards, light furniture, covered cabinets to hide messy belongings, lots of strategic…

Does Furniture Shopping Frustrate You?

After a few minutes walking through a furniture store do you walk out discouraged? Shopping for furniture can be an exciting and pleasant experience if you do a little research before you head out the door. Planning and knowledge are a powerful combination.Buying a room full of furniture is a major investment. You owe it…

Drawing a Floor Plan

Developing a floor plan for furniture arranging is a relatively simple procedure. It needn’t be as detailed as plans used by architects and contractors It needs to give you a sense of space, placement of windows, doors, built-ins and fireplaces — anything that will impact the placement of furniture. It’s also a good idea to…

Transform a Home Into an Inviting Oasis Using Rustic Decor

Remodeling or redecorating a home is a serious project that can make an enormous difference on the way a home interior looks and feels. Most people strive to create interior atmospheres that will welcome family members and guests and make them feel comfortable and at ease with their surroundings. Creating a unique design that offers…