Design ideas

Discover innovative and creative design ideas to transform your home. Learn what is trending and the basics of interior design.

Your First Non-dorm Home

You must be board of watching the plain white walls all around you along with a white board, mini fridge and plain long sheets. In this article we have discussed some decorating tips for your new grown-up home. Paint The colour of the wall is the most essential aspect in any home. Even though most of the rental properties do not...

Revamp your Kitchen Lighting

Revamp your kitchen lighting by using some of the ideas that have been discussed in this article. Chandelier In order to create a French kitchen you must get a crystal chandelier with high gloss kitchen cabinets. Inspiration from Bazaar There are some people out there who use kitchen to hangout and entertain. To get a bazaar-inspired kitchen try to use lanterns at either...

Rooms that are Outdoors

Roof Deck Roof decks are becoming increasingly popular and are considered to be a big attraction in the upstate New York. Plants are used for decoration as well as outdoor furniture is used with a fireplace. Outdoor Dining Outdoor dining is usually sheltered from the sun and is furnished with comfortable chairs and sofa. Hanging fixtures can also be used for decoration. A...

An Attractive Entryway

Patterns play a huge role and place a bold impact in any area of a house especially an entryway. Usually the entryways are cookie-cutter and bland and are often painted in the same boring colours with less personality. In order to personalize the entry way and in order to make it less bland designers try to create an entryway...

5 Ways to hide or update your radiator

Many older homes have radiators. Sometimes these are small and hidden away, but these are typically bulky and in the way, often in living spaces. They are unsightly and tend to need a redo after some years of wear and tear. Luckily, there are things that any homeowner can do to either hide or update the radiators in his/...

Simplify Life with Laundry Chutes

Are many of your bedrooms, bathrooms and linen closets on floors above your laundry room? Carrying laundry in heavy baskets down multiple flights of stairs several times a week can really hurt your back, not to mention get to be a drag. Thanks to some ingenious and creative minds, a solution has been found. One of the greatest ways...

4 Ways to Hide Your TV

You've saved up all your money in hopes of getting that 70 inch 3D plasma TV for your home. Now that you've finally gotten it, you realize that your living room window gives a clear view of your new TV from the street. Although you bought it to enjoy, you don't want to have a target for potential passer-bys...

Festive Spring Time Home Ideas

Have you caught the springtime fever yet? Luckily cabin fever from this seemingly endless winter is starting to die down in most places, which is giving people the spring fever and itch to be outdoors. This normally induces a desire for homeowners to change their decor to say 'hallelujah' to no more cold nights and being stuck indoors. If...

DIY Light Fixture Ideas

Over time light fixtures can become blah, boring or just outdated. All of the unique or wonderful looking light fixtures can put a major hole in your wallet, though, so what can you do? Cheaper ones aren't always the best looking, and sometimes all the thrifts stores have are beaten up, rusty ones. Luckily, there is a way to...

Different Uses for Decorative Alphabet Letters

Sometimes all your home improvement needs can be found in some unlikely places... like a craft store! Although these places are typically only good for seasonal decorations like wreaths, they do have some random tidbits that you can use in creative ways to spruce up your home. Better yet, items in these stores are often cheap, so you can...

5 Ceiling Ideas That Add Value

When guests or potential homebuyers enter a home they look at all the details that make up the bigger picture. They'll look at the layout, walls, floors, outlets, bathroom, etc. Another item they'll look at is the ceiling. Yes,  it's high above and not at eye level, but it's a central part of any room. It holds the light...

Tips for Finding the Perfect Rug

We've all been there: the wood has begun to splinter or the tiles are freezing cold in the winter and you're beginning to wonder if there is any way to save your feet from the elements while having a stylish floor. Carpeting seems to be too extreme, plus who wants to worry about staining a carpet? Refinishing the wood...

Entryways with Unique Architectural Elements

It's not always the layout, color, or theme of a room that brings life to it. In fact, the personality of a room is often seen through the smaller details, such as the finish on the wall, material of the furniture, crown molding, borders, etc. One such example that is even more engrained within the house itself is the...

What’s In: DIY Pillows

Pillows are found in multiple rooms in the house. They are in bedrooms, of course. Many times they are also found in living rooms, placed upon a couch, rocking chair or window sill. Sometimes you'll find them in a play room or den. No matter where you find them, you're bound to see them stacked almost as high as...

The Ultimate Movie Room

Basement, den, mancave... whatever space you wish to use to create the ultimate movie room, you'll want to make sure that it has the best layout and accents. Think your children's old play room is too small? Or maybe your den doesn't have an extremely high ceiling? Well, no matter what the size or layout of the room you...

Using Books as Design Elements

Trying to find a way to showcase or use some of your books that you have laying around? Books can take up lots of space, and if you don't have the room in your home to store all of them it can be even more of a challenge. If there are some that you are really proud of, then...

Bathroom Mirror Remodels as Money Makers

Most realtors will tell you that there are two main rooms in a house that can amp up the value big time. First, the kitchen. As for the second most important room requiring remodeling... the bathroom. Redesigning these rooms, let alone any room, can cost a lot of money but promise great rewards. Not everyone is able to afford...

Fun Stripe Designs for your Wall

Not all homes are made of the same frame, shape or size, so why must all walls be of one color? Consider spicing up your living, dining, cooking or sleeping space with some vertical or horizontal stripes to add flair. You can add stripes to just one wall or all of your walls to create a unique and inviting...
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