Ancient civilizations believed that the four elements made up up everything in the Universe. While modern civilizations may not hold the same beliefs, there’s no denying that the four elements have remained very important to our lives and our sense of style for thousands of years. Continue reading
When you bought, your house did you think “This is it! The perfect house. Plenty of yard space, lots of room, this is just perfect.” And 10 years later the kitchen or bathroom is too small, everything is outdated and the family has out grown the rooms. Time to look for a new house…or remodel? Continue reading
Are you looking to sell your home? Do you wonder what is appealing to homebuyers? Some of these designs may surprise you while others are an obvious for both buyers and sellers. When choosing a home, buyers are really looking for specific features. Now you can’t offer up every single feature on their list but I’m sure you can choose the right ones and hit their top priorities. The main feature that home buyers are really looking for is an open floor plan. When you walk in you can see the front to the back of the house while having the kitchen, dining and living rooms open to your guests. Continue reading
Minimalism is quickly becoming a popular lifestyle choice all over the world. From cleaning out family heirloom collections to trading large pieces of art for barely-there pieces, minimalist practices are everywhere! The stainless steel bath accessories and decorative bathroom hardware products from Cool Lines USA will update your home or office to get you on the fast track to a visually appealing minimalist look. Continue reading
Popular media and industry publications often analyze the return on investment of a kitchen and/or bathroom remodel. Remodeling 2015 Cost vs. Value Report, conducted by Remodeling, found that on average, a homeowner can expect to spend approximately $16,700 on a midrange bathroom remodel and will recoup approximately 70% of the cost at resale. Continue reading
The shine of metal has always been highly valued for its power of attraction; everything from delicate pieces of jewelry to the most varied decorative elements, have been bathed in the shimmer of its reflections. Continue reading
Are you taking time this season to spruce up your home? One way to do easily to this is by installing new kitchen fixtures in your home. Plumbtile can help you in your search for the perfect faucet, or fitting you have been searching for. Take a look at these amazing options from Dornbracht fixtures. They will blow you away. Continue reading
With 2015 just beginning, it’s time to take a look at some of the hottest colors of the year and how they can work in both professional and personal home transformation projects. Marsala, Guilford Green, and Boho Blue are are beautiful and strong colors in their own right, but they all provide slightly different uses in the home. Use and pair them correctly for a truly stunning decor!
As 2014 draws to a close, many professionals and homeowners are looking forward to exciting remodeling trends in 2015. Not only does a simple remodel increase the value of a house immensely, it also can renew your love and comfort in your own home. Luckily, these investments in your home don’t have to cost a fortune – you can apply many of the newest trends to update your space for a very budget-friendly costs. The trick is knowing where and what to focus your efforts on.
With winter upon us most of us are thinking about getting through the long days of winter but as we spend more time indoors we start to think about redecorating and sprucing things up. So what are the trends for the Spring 2015? Aquamarine, Scuba Blue, Lucite Green and Classic Blue along with Toasted Almond, Strawberry Ice, Tangerine, Custard, Marsala and Glacier Gray a mix of cooler color and warm tones. We also can’t leave out a nice mix of muted brights, pastels and nature-like neutrals to draw the eye to your favorite spots in your home.
2015 interior design and decorating ideas reflect the trends in architecture and art while emphasizing your individuality, simplicity and Green living ideas. Decorators are creating new, bold and fabulous designs by mixing traditional and contemporary, ethnic and retro, glamorous and rustic, and chic and barbarism.
You are now able to be completely free and creative to design a room that has both antique and modern bathroom furniture, ceramic and colored glass to create a warm cozy and inviting room one that you will find you will spend most of your days. Or you can take the distressed look of exposed brick walls and concrete surfaces mixed with soft and chic fabrics, delicate floral designs and the rich shine of polished metal to create a spectacular living space that will give you the look and feel of stepping into the past while remaining firmly rooted to the present.
When you are wanting to go green in your decorating don’t pass up reclaimed wood for your wood floors or walls, think about using old wood doors or even pallets to create interesting tables that will surely be the topic of conversations. You cannot go wrong or be too over the top in 2015 with your colors, textures or fabric styles, be creative and experiment to create your hidden oasis!