Vintage modern is exactly what it implies - a design style that mixes vintage flair with modern architectural elements. It has become quite popular over the last several years because of its unique look. But how can you make it work in your home?
Any item classified as vintage will generally be between 30 to 100 years old. Technically, vintage can also... [Read more...]
Wood paneling in a room often brings to mind knotty pine, golden oak, maple or walnut – typical wood tones that represent interior paneling finishes – but paneling doesn't have to create a dark room.
Paneling adds texture and interest to a room with its vertical or horizontal grooves. You can create a light and airy space with a refreshing new look... [Read more...]
Every room that contains a fireplace has an optimal placement for furniture. Usually, this placement makes the fireplace the focal point of the room. While this scheme works well for those who enjoy roaring fires, it does create a small problem for those who would also like to include a television in the same room.
The increasing availability of thin... [Read more...]
Every home needs extra storage space, and you can increase your storage area by taking advantage of small spaces with custom built-in shelves and cabinets. The ideal design of the storage unit should be functional, match your woodwork and enhance the room.
Custom bookcases on either side of a fireplace add a particularly cozy atmosphere to the room.... [Read more...]
Using architectural trim like baseboards, casings and crown molding is one of the most effective ways to transform the simple box-shape of a room into aesthetically-pleasing confluence of height, width and depth.
Baseboards – As it name implies, baseboard runs around the bottom of the room at the intersection between the floor and the walls, but it also... [Read more...]
If you have a coastal home, you can bring elements inspired by your beautiful beach environment into your home. We've gathered a few design ideas to help you incorporate a beach style throughout your house.
Coastal homes look great in white and other light-loving shades, including pale blues, yellows, and certain pinks. If you introduce accent points... [Read more...]
When humans first discovered fire, it became the center of socialization and the heart of a home. As a result, today the fireplace is often associated with warm thoughts and the comfortable feelings of home or family.
The popularity of the fireplace has increased as the options available to homeowners have expanded the selection of rooms in which they... [Read more...]
Although we are quite partial to adding architectural detail to a home for a custom touch, it's not the only way to put your personal touch inside your home. A simple rug can do a lot, too!
Rugs help establish a certain mood for a room. For example, it can make a room warm, cold, appear larger, or make it brighter. From size to color to pattern, two... [Read more...]