Do repetitive prints of cabbage roses give you chills? Floral striped swags from floor to ceiling make you feel faint? You might be suffering from what interior designer, Annie Elliott diagnoses as a 1980's Waverly wallpaper hangover. The good news? There's a cure.
It's easy to be intimidated by the way IKEA stages their perfect showroom bathrooms, but it's a lot simpler than you'd believe to transform your dull washroom into a spa-caliber sanctuary using their furniture just a little differently than intended.
It's easy to bite off way more than you can chew when you're overhauling your home. It's even easier to spend way more than you intended. The truth is, though, that you don't have to spend much at all to make a big difference. $50 can go a long way--here's proof.
In a bathroom, the more natural light you can get the better! In this particular remodel I really went all out. The bathroom before was such a dark and closed off space. We added a huge skylight, and two huge windows one above the tub.
Paula Deen's estate on Wilmington Island is for sale. Located about 10 miles outside downtown Savannah, this home is the ultimate Southern retreat. In addition to the sprawling main residence, the expansive property features two guest cottages, a barn that houses a three-bedroom guest apartment and an eight-car garage, and a dock complete with a quaint dock house.
What was once an over-cluttered and poorly-lit space became an open, airy, and elegant home with a modern design.
Show houses by nature are places for designers to highlight their talent and capabilities. Over the years of both attending and participating in them, I've found that like fashion shows, sometimes participants create concepts and over-the-top themes to stand out in the crowd.
Looking for whimsical inspiration? These designs prove that playrooms aren't just for kids.
Revamping your home can cost a lot of money, but it doesn't have to. These tips and tricks all fall around the $400 mark, which makes them affordable on even the strictest budgets.
Fill your space with vibrant pieces, incorporating bold color pairings and textures. Offset the daring palette with a neutral backdrop or subtle accents in muted tones.
I know most people would have just demolished this space to create a big, open-concept kitchen and family room, but we felt like the existing floor plan really worked in this house. We loved having the intimacy of the current kitchen layout. It's funny how trends ebb and flow. Just remember that you don't always have to jump on the bandwagon.
In her Manhattan duplex, designed by David Mann of MR Architecture + Design, magazine editor Darcy Miller Nussbaum created a whimsical mural, at left, for her daughters' playroom.
Are we using all of the resources available to us to best hone our skills? Are we evolving? Are we bringing enough to the table? The learning curve never stops.
Well, well, well, the time has finally come to spill the beans. What is it REALLY like to be on Shark Tank? Imagine that feeling, standing in front of the Tank doors as they are about to open.
This living room, designed for a young family starting from scratch in their first home, is full of good tips when creating your own living space.
You won't be able to fill your house with every item of your dreams right off the bat. After all, you've got a mortgage now. These are the 13 essentials that will instantly make your house a home.