Curb Appeal: 10 Updated Brick Designs

A home with the ideal curb appeal will increase value for you personally and for your community. Before building or renovating your house, understanding which architectural style your home belongs to is important to give leadership for any changes you…

Defining Spaces: 6 Ways to Use an Open Foyer

Many post-war and colonial houses lack a different foyer; either the front door opens directly into the living area, or you’re immediately greeted with a pair of stairs without any attention. You can fix this, if you’re in this situation….

5 Top Design Occasions: Nov. 4--Nov. 25, 2011

Indulge in chocolate and chiles at the Scenic Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix or partake in a feast for your senses at San Francisco’s Dining by Design. Head to the Northwest and see a display exploring the career of Seattle…

Warm Up Your House with Old-World Wrought Iron Lighting

Old World lighting from Mediterranean, Spanish Colonial, and Tuscan style interiors adds warmth, warmth and timelessness to a room. Commonly made from wrought iron, these light fixtures are distinguished by quality materials and fine craftsmanship. Scroll patterns and curves are…

2012 Color Trends: Blues for the Kitchen and Bath

This 2012 Color Trends show is about five hot color trends projected for the year. Specifically, I’ll be showing you how you can incorporate them into your kitchen and bath in a means that is logical for your preference and…

New Year's Resolutions for Your Bathroom

New Year’s resolutions — so many created, so many broken! Are you really trying to save money or water next year? What about becoming organized and improving your time management? Relaxing is a significant goal. Listed below are some bathroom…

Houzz Tour: Builder's Beige Gets a Makeover

This 5-year-old house in Toronto was in fairly boring form when its owners hired interior designer Shirley Meisels. “Although relatively new, it was fairly basic concerning finishes … and it had been builder’s beige,” she states. The house lacked moldings,…

Opening Acts: Folding, Sliding and Pivoting Doors

While the Northeastern region of the U.S. was hit by a Halloween snowstorm this fall, much of the South continues to be enjoying atmosphere finally cool enough to let doors and windows to stay open, fostering luxurious cross breezes. I…

Dress Your Hearth for Fireplace Season

You may get some really great tips about dressing up a fireplace’s mantel, but the hearth can be overlooked. But in the event the hearth isn’t addressed, your total vision for your fireplace may fall short. Luckily, it does not…

What to Know Before You Choose Exterior Paint Colors

painters Fort Lauderdale, FL is one of the easiest ways to improve the curb appeal of your home. But how do you choose the right paint color? Read on for some tips on how you can choose the perfect color…