Adding a dash of color -- a playful red chair or a joyous yellow accent wall -- can kick up any kitchen. Take a look at these cheerful examples from our archive, sure to get you in the mood for spring.
Changing the clocks has got us thinking about what a difference one hour makes. We all know we would benefit from an extra hour of sleep, maybe another hour to run errands, or an additional hour in our weekends, but how much of a difference can one hour make in your home?
Designers have a knack for spotting potential in spaces the rest of us might well overlook, a talent that is often apparent in their own homes. Take David Kleinberg's weekend residence in East Hampton, New York.
The time has come in many areas to start shedding winter layers and encourage new growth. Whether the view out your window this month is of a snowy wonderland or something springy and green, these 10 to-dos should help you get in the spring spirit.
A bold wall color coupled with elegant details, provides the perfect backdrop for a classically-inspired piece. But just how far should it hang from the table? Keep about 33 inches between the tabletop and the bottom of the fixture.
Start paying attention to your home giving it the TLC it deserves and you will quickly see order and balance spilling into the rest of your life. With spring approaching, commit to making some changes.
It's the time of year where many of us are itching for change. It can mean redecorating living spaces of all shapes, types and sizes. If that's the story in your world, now is the time to start thinking and planning for it.
Inspired by the highly anticipated theatrical launch of the Fifty Shades of Grey movie we have compiled 50 of the hottest hued design and décor pieces sure to make your mouth water and fantasies come to life.
Like an impeccably tailed suit or perfectly curated home, it takes a certain discerning eye and je-ne-sais-quoi to polish things off with ease. Good design draws as much upon intuition as tradition, and rooms should feel as though they were furnished over time.
If you're having difficulty visualizing the spacing, mask out the arrangement with painter's tape. You can then see if you'll have enough height to adequately fill the space and make the wall "important" looking.
Do you use it? Do you love it? Does it even work? If you've been secretly wishing you could say goodbye to your fireplace, but thought that wasn't even an option (what about resale value?), maybe, just maybe, it's time to reconsider.