I am embarrassed to admit I was raised by a woman who prayed to the god of plastic covers. My mom fancied, for some reason, believed that unless every cushion didn't crackle and stick to your thighs when you sat on it, it just wasn't luxe.
It's finally autumn! Seasonalize is a word you won't find in the dictionary, but decorators use it a lot. It means to bring your indoor environment in synch with the outdoor environment to reflect the season outdoors within your home.
Your potential buyer doesn't want to feel or see you in the house. No family pictures, tastes or piles of stuff. A buyer wants to be able to envision living in that house. Think: It's not your house anymore. It's a house that will soon be their house. So get the YOU out of your house.
Alexandra Von Furstenberg has made waves in the design scene with her modern take on acrylic home decor and furniture. Her designs, often injected with a sliver of fluorescent color, are a fresh and contemporary take on a material that we've come to associate with the '70s.
The following list of top ten details to start with can work with any color scheme, mood and budget. They can also be kid-friendly while equally inviting to quality adult time. Browse your favorite stores and some new ones and search online as well.
There's no better time than a new year to renew your living space. Whether you have a tiny apartment, or a 10,000 square foot house, here's five simple changes that will make you feel like you're living in a brand new home.
I never doubted the move to a smaller apartment because I knew I was giving up space and stuff to take on a new lifestyle of having all the best restaurants on my street and sharing a close-knit neighborhood. This does not mean I parted with my things easily.