Sweeten Your Hanukkah Using a Dessert Table for All Ages

Brooke Pratt desires her household’s dessert table to shout the arrival of the holidays this past year. “I like things to be bigger than life. It’s just how I work,” says Pratt, the crafter and manufacturer behind Sucre Shop. Like…

See to Your Rooms

I have got pumpkin on my mind. Ever notice how the grocery store has enormous displays of canned pumpkin and condensed milk on each aisle beginning in October? It is a good thing for me personally, since I’ve got a…

10 Tips for Stress-Free Holiday Hosting

If the thought of hosting a party this holiday season has you feeling more stressed than enthusiastic, it is time to slow down and simplify. With a little smart planning and a few quick decorating ideas, you can have a…

Behind a Family Fun Room, a Garage Door

Sacramento designer Kerrie Kelly transformed this once-overstuffed garage into a trendy lounge suited to a young family. After clearing out the mess, the space obtained a paint job and some colorful furniture. The result is a posh living room that…

15 Strategies to Design an Easy-Clean Home

Within my never-ending search to find more time to relax, put up my feet and enjoy a glass of wine and a good book, I’m writing today about designing your home in a manner that helps to minimize your cleaning…

11 Ways to Get Out the Door Faster

We all love the feeling of a productive morning you know, the one when you are up 10 minutes before the alarm goes off. But despite our best intentions, many days begin with a mad rush to discover a pressed…

Deck Your Table

I’ve always enjoyed tabletop design. I think that goes back to when I was a child and we’d have gatherings with my large extended family. I remember walking into my relatives’ houses. There was always a set table with a…

Great Design Plant: Honey Locust Tree

The honey locust tree is a urban and rural pioneer. While it’s more likely to sprout naturally in country fields, this tree is among the most well-known choices for sidewalks, town parks and parking lots, because it stands up just…

10 Wildly Colorful Kitchens That Delight and Thrill

While white kitchens still reign supreme in several homes, vibrant cooking spaces have made a major comeback. Miles away from the neutral spaces so many of us are utilized to, these spaces aren’t reluctant to adopt color. Take a look…

Axis

An axis is a physical or visual line that defines the placement and orientation of a structure. Symmetrical objects have one based axis, many axes specify the location of objects in a three or two dimensional plane. An axis does…