Outfitting Your Home Office

If you’ve decided to run a business from your home, you telecommute, or you just want a dedicated space to pay bills and run the household, a well-equipped home office is a must. Putting your office together properly will help you feel better in your space and ultimately be more productive.

FurnishingsAt the bare minimum, you need . . . → Read More: Outfitting Your Home Office

The Elegant Office

An elegant office space speaks volumes about the occupant. Ideally, it should make superiors, subordinates, and customers feel comfortable and inviting while portraying you as a competent professional. This applies to both men and women.

Creating a space like this isn’t difficult. With a little planning and thought, you should be able to come up with a . . . → Read More: The Elegant Office

Decor for the Sharp-Dressed Man

A man who is careful with his appearance—always impeccably dressed and turned out—is likely to be careful with the appearance of his home as well. A space that’s all his should pick up on his cues and reflect his style. Here are a few tips on how to create a bedroom that he’ll feel right at . . . → Read More: Decor for the Sharp-Dressed Man

Designing a Bedroom for the Two of You

Sharing space can be difficult, especially when you both want different things, as is usually the case with men and women. Creating a bedroom decorating scheme that works for both sexes can be a challenge, but with a little compromise you can design something that both of your will be happy with.

Find Common GroundFind things that . . . → Read More: Designing a Bedroom for the Two of You

Making Old New Again

Doing more with less. Recycling. Repurposing. It’s all about being resourceful and trying to get more out of the things we already have. If you are looking for ways to be more environmentally friendly, save money, or you just hate throwing things out, here are some ideas for making old items brand new again.

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Clutter-Busting Ideas

Clutter can be an ongoing battle, but there are ways to get a handle on it. One way is to regularly edit your belongings, purging unneeded and unwanted items. Another option is to learn clever ways to contain your stuff and make it work for your room.

Clutter usually happens when things don’t have a designated place. . . . → Read More: Clutter-Busting Ideas

Makeover Your Closet

If you’re like most people, you could probably use a good closet overhaul. A neat, organized closet can save you time and aggravation in the morning. Getting started is the hardest part. Here are some quick tips for putting your closet in order.

First you need to sort and edit what you have. Make four piles: keep, . . . → Read More: Makeover Your Closet

Decorating Your Small Bedroom

Small spaces can be difficult to decorate, but there are some strategies you can use to make the most out of your bedroom, no matter how small it is.

Keep Furnishings SimpleAim for one focal point, most likely the bed, and you can go bold with color and pattern. The rest of the room should complement the . . . → Read More: Decorating Your Small Bedroom

Creating A Man

Looking for some decorating ideas that are not feminine or frilly? Want to add a man’s touch to your bedroom? If you’re decorating for the guy in your life or just want to include a few masculine elements, read on.

Masculine design stays away from frills and florals. Creating an elegant man’s retreat means keeping things clean . . . → Read More: Creating A Man

Decorative Storage Solutions

If you’ve run out of room in closets and drawers but still need a place to stash your stuff, you’ll have to get a little creative. By repurposing different kinds of items and putting them on display, you can expand your storage solutions inexpensively and efficiently without sacrificing style.

Plain craft paper boxes with lids can be . . . → Read More: Decorative Storage Solutions