Crazy Cool Shelves

Crazy Cool Shelves

I’ve been designing a few special custom shelving for a client building a new modern house in Venice Beach, California. He is really pushing the limits of the expected criteria in notebook, and I like this. In working together with…

Contractor Tips: Step Up to a Safe, Stylish Staircase

Contractor Tips: Step Up to a Safe, Stylish Staircase

A staircase is a very simple and elegant way for people to move between floors. The layout, design and implementation by the builder all play a role in determining how safely and comfortably a stair accomplishes this task. Lingo to…

Narrow-Room Solution: Split It Up

Narrow-Room Solution: Split It Up

Many classic American homes are blessed (cursed?) With a long, narrow combination living room and dining area. These rooms can be hard to decorate because they seem too slim and provide no organic division points. The challenge would be to…

Timeline of American House Styles

Timeline of American House Styles

Like more than 100 million people, we saw this year’s Superbowl to observe the New York Giants prevail within the New England Patriots. But let’s face it. We see the Superbowl for not only the match but for the half-time…

Color and Character in North Carolina

Color and Character in North Carolina

When designer Emily A. Clark moved into a home in North Carolina with her husband and three kids, she had a hard time envisioning her distinctive style from the cookie-cutter space. “Our house had completely zero personality,” Clark says. “The…

Guest Picks: Autumn Tabletop Essentials

Guest Picks: Autumn Tabletop Essentials

When it comes to fall, I love the changing colors of the leaves and also the onset of colder weather that supplies an excuse to wear my preferred peacoat. Indoors, the change of seasons brings the opportunity to amuse with…

5 Ways to Receive Your Home Ready for the New Year

5 Ways to Receive Your Home Ready for the New Year

Everybody has that list. They can get pushed to the back of your mind or shoved into your junk drawer but that list is still there. Things like cleaning the gutters, adding weatherstripping to the windows and getting the carpets…

Sensible Design for Your Holiday Guest Bath

Sensible Design for Your Holiday Guest Bath

Guest bathrooms are afterthoughts in your home. They should not be, if you appreciate the people visiting you! As you are likely to have overnight guests during the holiday season, I’m happy to share these tips out of a regular…

Length of Color Shout Confidence and Style

Length of Color Shout Confidence and Style

Color blocking is frequently utilised in fashion to create dynamic ensembles that exude confidence and great style. The outcomes could be enticing, when the trend is moved to home d├ęcor. Blocks of colors may also refresh your home, bringing energy…

Artistic and Peaceful at Ann Arbor

Artistic and Peaceful at Ann Arbor

Simple design may still be warm and cozy, as evidenced by blogger Alli Michelle’s home outside of Ann Arbor, Mich.. Alli lives with her husband and two very curious cats in a small community, where all of the houses were…