Category Archives: Interior Design Trends

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Types of Kitchen Tiles

Whether you are considering a kitchen facelift or an entire kitchen remodel, the one item you don’t want to leave off your wish list is tile. Over the years, tile has become a staple in kitchen design and this year is no different. Let’s face it, with neutrals and blacks and whites still at the […]

Basement Remodeling Tips

One room, laden with deficiencies, which gets overlooked and unloved, is often the bane of the homeowner’s existence – the basement. For many people, their basement is just a vast wasteland which houses the furnace, hot water heater, washer, dryer and laundry tub.  That’s it.  The rest of the basement is often a catchall, especially […]

Top Home Remodeling Trends

There is no better diversion to get through the long Winter days, especially in the cold-weather states, than to think of the warmer weather ahead and devise a plan for renovations to your home.  There are probably a few ideas you already have bouncing around in your head.  But, if you’re thinking smaller projects with […]