While spending your extra cash responsibility is definitely top priority, make sure to save a tiny bit for a little self-spoiling. If you've been dreaming of adding to your home decor and remodeling budget, these seven small home splurges are just what the doctor ordered.
After the grueling winter some regions experienced this winter, many folks are itching to get outdoors and feel a little sun this spring. No matter where you live, answer spring's siren call with these cleaning, freshening and gardening projects to keep your home in top shape.
Turn to a drop cloth (or a curtain panel) for last-minute decor. Scalloped details instantly transform an ordinary piece of linen into a simply elegant table cover.
The playroom is the place to have fun! We like to use bold colors against a crisp, white backdrop to keep things playful and modern. Vary the scale of your patterns and know that a good stripe goes with just about anything.
With the longer nights and the warmer weather, it's time to get your outdoor areas ready for entertaining and relaxing. Upgrading your backyard isn't as tough as it sounds, with these fun and easy DIY's to inspire your decorating spirit.
Our environments, our spaces, our homes affect every aspect of our lives. They can add stress to our way of life -- or, when designed consciously, they can improve our well-being and deepen our connection to the world around us.
So often I find that people assume that because you are buying something for your home, you feel that you should be able to choose the right item. In fact, this is rarely the case and when you choose the wrong item, it is a very costly mistake.
Twine. Yep, that's it. Here's the answer upfront, because even now that you know what the miracle material is, you'll never guess the crazy things these brave DIYers do with it.
Three years ago, after moving into the West Village town house where her fiancé, Oberto Gili, has resided for the past 20 years, Joy Sohn had an epiphany. "I realized that Oberto had authored the original story of the design."
Located just two hours east of Manhattan, Shelter Island has long served as a home away from home for designers John and Christine Gachot. "John's been visiting the island with his family since childhood."
When you're living in cramped quarters, let key pieces work overtime.
OK, so your desk isn't exactly promoting productivity. Likely story. These tricks and tips will transform your grimy desk into one that's joyfully inviting.
With a few key and to-die-for styling tricks, Whitney Leigh Morris has transformed her tiny (362 square feet, to be exact) canal cottage into a cozy jewel box. Morris captures our hearts with her creative spirit and smart tips for going bold and beautiful.
Maximize the visual dimensions of a room with a basic decor scheme and a subtle use of color. A striped rug instantly elongates the appearance of the narrow space!
Can't quite upgrade your space? Create the illusion of a larger room by opting for a gallery wall of mirrors or simply securing them onto the walls and doors.
"Indoors or outdoors, it's all about easy entertaining--having everything at your fingertips. To understand what you want your kitchen to be, you must know how you plan to use it."