Monthly archives:April 2014

Choosing a Bathroom Vanity Top

•••
When thinking about which bathroom counter or vanity top, is best for you, you should give the issue the same considerations you would your kitchen counters. With countertops, use determines the right material. You have a handful of vanity top options to choose from—granite, marble, laminate, wood, tile, and solid surfaces—but unfortunately, not all of them [...]

How to Decorate Kitchen Counters

•••
Making a kitchen look nice can be hard work. After choosing the right countertops and colors, there’s still the matter of decorating. Decorating your kitchen really just means playing Tetris with appliances and excess foods that don’t fit in your cupboards. This means you’re most likely stacking cereal boxes on the refrigerator while having a small appliance[...]

The Secret to a Good Statement Sofa—Know the Trends

•••
A statement sofa is a great way to let a single piece of furniture speak volumes for your home. This is your one chance to splurge a little get something risky and fun. Before you run out and buy the craziest sofa you can find, consider what’s trending in interior design for 2014. Vintage Vintage elegance never truly goes out of style, but paying for i[...]

Dividing Rooms without Walls—Five Easy DIY Ways to Partition Space

•••
Interior design trends over the past few years have been leaning towards creating more space in your home and one of the most effective ways for doing this is by dividing rooms without walls. Eliminating, or not having, interior walls is really the best of both worlds; you can have wide open spaces while also creating a sense of privacy with the right partit[...]

Is the Chevron Trend Still Alive?

•••
If you’ve been following the interior design trends over the past couple of years you’ll have noticed a lot of talk about the chevron trend and I mean a lot. Quick recap—this is chevron: It’s a really distinct, simple, elegant pattern. It comes in whatever colors you want, though it’s almost always only two colors with one being white. So, what’s all the [...]

The Most Popular Kitchen Counter Edges

•••
If you’re going to make any changes to your home this springtime make it happen in your kitchen; starting with your counters. Right now, kitchen counters are getting a lot of hype thanks largely in part to the increasing popularity of quartz kitchen countertops. There’s good reason for all of the excitement though. Quartz is extremely durable, comes in an ar[...]

1920s Interior Design Ideas

•••
There’s a very vibrant 1920s interior design trend happening today. Thanks to Baz Luhrmann’s decadent film adaptation of The Great Gatsby, the 1920s reentered the cultural consciousness. While most people might choose to refrain from dressing like flappers and eccentric millionaires, the 1920s are definitely an era worth pilfering for interior design ideas. [...]

Granite versus Quartz – Let’s Settle the Debate

•••
There is a contentious issue being debated and it’s taking place in your kitchen. For years, granite has been at the top of the kitchen countertop domain. While it’s far from perfect, granite has been prized for its strength and longevity. People have accepted granite’s flaws because there wasn’t anything that could compete. Well, a recent trend in counterto[...]

Looking for an Eco-Friendly Countertop? Choose Recycled Quartz

•••
Today being environmentally friendly is important for consumers as well as manufacturers. When working with natural materials such as stones and minerals, this is doubly true. Luckily, technology has progressed in such a way that there are now more green market options than ever before. Home repairs, or changes to homes feel as though they may not provide us[...]