Include Durability as an Essential Feature in your Next Furnishing Choice

Have you recently disposed of a comfortable quality piece of furniture because it was soiled or stained? Does it seem to be beyond your reach to protect your furnishings against the messy sallies of your children, pets and sloppy visitors?

It’s very wasteful to dispose of quality furnishings that seem solely designed for the . . . → Read More: Include Durability as an Essential Feature in your Next Furnishing Choice

Bamboo Curtains: So Easy a Man Can Do It

As a single man turning thirty, I have never had much luck with decorating my apartments. I travel a lot for work and there just never seems to be enough time to find the things I need to make my spaces homier. I recently moved into a city high rise to be closer to my downtown . . . → Read More: Bamboo Curtains: So Easy a Man Can Do It

How to Mix Girly with Edgy for a Super-Cool Bedroom

Women can be complicated, especially when it comes to creating the perfect bedroom. You want a room that’s sweet and cozy, but you also don’t want it look like something fit for a 5-year-old princess. The trick to keeping your bedroom sweet without turning it too frilly is to balance out your girly look with a . . . → Read More: How to Mix Girly with Edgy for a Super-Cool Bedroom

Morph your Kitchen into a Vertical Habitat to Increase Both Useful Space and Visual Appeal

Your Vertical Kitchen

Even if your kitchen is super cramped, making use of more vertical areas will help extend your working and living space. TOH ‘s New York City project recommends this as a strategy that can make even tight spaces appear “positively palatial.”

Double Hung Cabinets

Popular kitchens today have the usual . . . → Read More: Morph your Kitchen into a Vertical Habitat to Increase Both Useful Space and Visual Appeal

Seven Benefits of Bathroom Cabinets and Spacesavers

Take a look around your bathroom. How many bottles of lotion, shampoo or soap do you see on the sink? Where are the extra towels and washcloths stored? Do you have room for all your makeup? You can have plenty of space in your bathroom when you buy bathroom cabinets and spacesavers. They offer seven benefits . . . → Read More: Seven Benefits of Bathroom Cabinets and Spacesavers

Country Charm in the Kitchen

Memories

Since I was a little girl, the kitchen in my Grandmother’s house in the country has always held my sweetest memories.  Grandma was always busy baking and sewing, sometimes simultaneously! Her creativity in the kitchen was not limited to cooking; the cheerful curtains that hung in the windows were handmade by her skillful hands, too. Now, . . . → Read More: Country Charm in the Kitchen

Four U.S. Antique and Flea Market Hot Spots You Don’t Want to Miss

I’m a collector at heart, and I love the thrill of searching for rare items. Even better, I love finally finding those items and bringing them home. If you agree, join me this year in attending one of four antique and flea market hot spots across the country. They offer the chance to find treasures and . . . → Read More: Four U.S. Antique and Flea Market Hot Spots You Don’t Want to Miss

8 Uses for Extra Long Shower Curtains In and Out of the Bathroom

Naturally, extra long shower curtains provide the privacy you need in your bathroom. You don’t have to rely on extra long shower curtains only in your bathroom, though. They work great in other areas of your home as well. Why not enjoy these versatile curtains as you meet needs in almost any room.

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10 Indoor and Outdoor Places to Use Lodge Bedding Year Round

Rustic lodge bedding does more than transport you to a cabin in the woods. It covers you in warm comfort year round. So, where can you use this amazing bedding?

1. Master Bedroom

In the oasis otherwise known as your master bedroom, decorate with lodge bedding. It transports you to the relaxing mountains, reminds you of special outdoor . . . → Read More: 10 Indoor and Outdoor Places to Use Lodge Bedding Year Round

Decorative Drama in 2014

This year is a great time to decorate if you are partial to the color blue. Blue is my color and I am having fun with it. Other great color and style trends for this year include drama, flair and anything goes with mixing and matching.

Here are some of the colors and styles that will be . . . → Read More: Decorative Drama in 2014