Monthly Archives: June 2015

Bathroom Tiles vs. Bathroom Painting

Decisions, decisions.  You decide to revamp the bathroom – not a total overhaul or a big remodeling project, since you are pleased with your bathroom and it just needs a little lift.  So, do you grab a can of paint to freshen up those bathroom walls, or do you slap on tiles from floor to […]

Interior Remodeling Projects for Summer

The long Winter months are often spent dreaming about what we’ll do outside when it finally warms up, there are those pesky little projects that still need to be done inside the house, and not just on a rainy day. Unless you have a pool and enjoy the Dog Days of Summer, those wicked hot […]

Modern Interior Design Trends

Are you itchin’ to do something new and different with the interior of your home?  Sometimes, spring or summer kicks people into a new mode, where they feel like everything should be revitalized – themselves, as well as their home.  Perhaps you’ve already gone through the house, almost like a stranger, using a somewhat critical […]

Modern Exterior Design Trends

There is a proverb that first appeared in 1930 in the mystery thriller “The Green Rope” by J.S. Fletcher, and it goes like this:  “Home is where you hang your hat”.  Though that proverb seems a little antiquated these days, its meaning still rings true.  No matter how large or small, or elaborate or plain […]

Elements of Traditional Design

If you are thinking of redecorating your home – first off, how would you describe your home’s current style and/or décor?  Have you been a homeowner for a while and acquired furnishings and accessories which are suited to your family’s taste?  Perhaps, you are fairly new to homeowner status and you and your significant other […]

Elements of Modern Design

What is the criteria used when one defines the term “modern design” in a home?  If a layman were to be asked that question, they probably would respond by saying “it is newly acquired furniture and accessories; that is, nothing that’s been handed down or been around for a while”.  But modern design is actually […]

Top Bedroom Window Treatments

For years the standard in bedroom window treatments was the popular curtains known as Priscillas.  They were perky, pretty and a little effeminate looking with their ruffles and frills.  A close second for popular window treatments in the bedroom has always been sheers.  In a warm-weather climate, however, sheers are perfect because they let that […]

How to Improve Privacy in the Home

When you are in the bathroom sudsing up or making the face you present to the world picture perfect, the last thing you want to see is someone peering in the window at you.  At least I wouldn’t want that, and I’m pretty sure you wouldn’t either! So, how do you improve your privacy in […]

Best Window Treatments for a Small Space

Good things come in small packages… remember those wise words when you start decorating a small home.  Perhaps your new digs is a starter home, or maybe you just don’t want all the hassle or expense of keeping up a larger home, so the place you hang your hat is relatively small.  This doesn’t mean […]