Updating your room doesn’t need to be complicated or expensive- with the right details and choices picked by a designer- you can create a complete new feeling with a few simple steps!
Like most large things in our home, flooring choices are extremely important in practicality, function and design. Our flooring is the first step and foundation for building our decorating scheme. Before you decide on floor coverings, consider how the room will be used and what kind of wear and traffic it will have. For instance, kitchens and bathrooms are hard wear areas and should have tough flooring while living spaces and bedrooms usually need the warmth of area rugs or carpet. What is appropriate for some rooms will not be appropriate for others. Decide whether you need hard or soft flooring before considering color choices.
by Bonnie P. Carrier
Home decorating, ever wanted to try it, but hesitated because of time constraints or budget concerns. The following ideas will not only give instant results, but more importantly fit into any budget.
According to a recent study published by the National Association of Home Builders, approximately 19 windows go into a typical new home, and the four most popular remodeling projects are: kitchen, bathroom, room additions, and window and door replacement. Now more than ever, windows can provide unique, innovative ways for homeowners to express themselves and how they live.
A Few Simple Tips for Changing the Look of Your Powder Room to Reflect the Four Seasons
There are many things you can do to make guests feel welcome in their sleeping quarters, even if you have just a sliver of space to offer. Appoint a guest room as you would your own room, with attention to design and detail. And think of what needs they may have. You want to avoid a guest having to ask you for something.
You don’t need a complete overhaul to bring a feeling of comfort to your bedroom. Here are a few inexpensive decorating tips that can easily help you add warmth.
Display need not be prescriptive. Leave old paintings unframed to relax traditional art or mat and frame prints or photographs identically to arrange in a neat grid pattern. Paint unmatched frames linen white or a pale tint for a cottage or country look, or choose black frames and white mats to pull together a contemporary wall grouping.