Author Archives: Eugene Aronsky

Education-Friendly Bedroom for Kids

This guest post was written by Shari Duddy Shari Duddy is an elementary school teacher in New Jersey.  Shari has many years of experience in education. You’ve heard of education friendly classrooms, but education friendly bedrooms? You bet! There is such a thing as a bedroom that engages a child’s mind and imagination, and it […]

Top Interior Colors for Girls

Well, it’s time to paint the entire house once again, and, though you have a general idea of what colors would be perfect for each room, you decide to defer to your daughter about her choice of room color.  After an exhausting perusal of online color charts, you have proudly winnowed it down to five […]

Top Interior Colors for Boys

It’s really all about blue when it comes to boy’s rooms or accessories… whether planning a nursery or the hoped-for layette from the baby shower, you can’t help yourself – “blue” is the only color that comes to mind in conjunction with boys. Well, you needn’t feel restricted to choosing pale blue only when it […]

What is Color Theory?

There’s always new lingo to learn – whether it is trending words or acronyms in social media, workplace jargon or even day-to-day living.  If you decide to do a little decorating in your home and start searching online for ideas from paint colors to home design, you’re sure to run into unfamiliar lingo and concepts.  […]

What is Post-Modern Living Room Design?

What is the first room people see when they enter your home?  Why, that would be the living room, of course.  So, if you are trying to make a good impression and show people your decorating skills and interior design savvy, then this is the go-to room to flaunt your style. Sure, furnishings and accessories […]

What is Retro Living Room Design?

Retro décor is not only trendy, but fun – after all, who doesn’t enjoy the movie “Grease” or catching a TV rerun of “Happy Days” or “The Wonder Years”?  And, it isn’t just the nifty fifties that make us nostalgic for simpler times or a soda with our main squeeze at the malt shop – […]

What is Retro Interior Design?

Are you trying to capture that 60s retro look, resurrected by the AMC cable television show “Mad Men”? Well, if you like that 60s style, or any other period style for that matter, you need not totally redecorate your “pad” to duplicate that era… a few cans of paint and a top painter in Beverly […]

Lighting Trends for the Basement

Back in the day, a family was sittin’ pretty if they had a “rec room”, the vernacular for a basement recreation room.  That simply meant your basement wasn’t a dark and dank hole that contained the washer and dryer, furnace and hot water tank, but was finished enough that you could entertain down there.  Perhaps […]

Types of Bathroom Lighting

Take your bathroom from ordinary to extraordinary by installing new light fixtures or special ambient lighting.  It will be a quick and easy way to transform your bathroom and give it a totally different look.  The light fixtures trending today incorporate the use of energy-efficient light bulbs, so, whatever funds you expend by hiring a […]

Types of Kitchen Lighting

Today the trends in kitchen lighting are way beyond the single kitchen fixture in the middle of the kitchen ceiling of yesteryear.  Today’s lighting gives credence to the idea of a “bright idea”.  You might have been content to rely on the light emitted from a lowly bulb, and, on a sunny day, you could […]