The Modern Office: 5 Home Office Chairs to Show You Mean Business

It’s more common than ever for jobs to allow or even encourage employees to work from home. For some, working from home either part-time or full-time can be a blessing due to the incredibly shortened commute, the ability to make your own hours, and having your choice of coworkers. But many also bump up against […]

Alternative Faux Fireplace Pieces That Mimic the Real Thing Without the Hassle

Winter is coming, and it’s time to think about curling up in front of a fire with a hot mug and a blanket during the cold and dark months. However, many houses these days aren’t built with fireplaces, and that TV channel you can sometimes find that plays a loop of a fake fire crackling […]

Get The Look: Using Decorative Lighting To Add Definition To Your Greatroom

The last few years have seen an overwhelming trend toward open, barrier-free spaces in interior design and architecture. But one of the oft-overlooked consequences to knocking down a lot of walls and merging multiple rooms is that there isn’t much to distinguish between the different areas of the resulting space. There are plenty of tips […]

Get The Look: Building An Entryway That’s Inviting For Guests AND Functional For Your Family

Depending on the layout of your home, the main entryway your family uses on a daily basis isn’t always the same door you use to greet guests. That said, if you don’t have the luxury of a separate mudroom, side entrance, or garage-entry, it can be a real challenge to keep clutter from building up […]

All-Ages Shades of Pink: Designing A Pink Bedroom That Your Child Can Grow Up With

Parents may design a child’s nursery by themselves, but at some point your kids will start wanting to have a say in how their bedroom is decorated. They may not have the best design sense, but you want to make your child feel comfortable in their own space.┬áSome kids decide that everything has to be […]

Level Up Your Dining Room Storage With A Buffet Table (They’re More Useful Than You Think!)

For many, decorating a dining room starts and ends with choosing a dining set. After all, your table and chairs are the most important functional aspects of the space. But there’s one more piece of furniture you might want to consider before you switch to picking out curtains: a buffet table. These long, low, narrow […]

A Quick Guide To Contemporary Dining Rooms And Finding The Right Fit For Your Family, From Breakfast Nooks To Tea Tables

The way kitchens and dining rooms are designed has changed a lot in the last decade, shifting from away from separate, formal eating spaces to more casual in-kitchen dining – usually in the name of having barrier-free rooms that keep the family more connected around mealtime. That said, every family is different, and the way […]

Encourage Your Child to Read with a Bedroom Reading Nook

All parents want their children to read more, but getting the kids on board can be a challenge. One way to encourage kids to read more books is by providing a comfortable and dedicated space to do so in a room they already frequently use: their bedroom. Creating a reading nook early on in a […]

Four Simple Ways to Build A Nautical Themed Bedroom – And Not Just For Kids!

You may think themed bedrooms are for kids, and that we all grow out of having them with time, whether we like it or not. This shouldn’t be the case at all, because you can make a themed bedroom for adults and have it still feel classy and mature. Isn’t basing a room around just […]

Building Smarter Storage: A More Modern Take On Wall-To-Wall Bookshelves

When you have a big collection of books – or even just a lot of trinkets, mementos, or art pieces you want to put on display – the amount of shelf space you need to store it all out in the open can add up pretty quickly. But if you don’t love the old-fashioned library […]