Designing with Decorative Concrete

Designing with Decorative Concrete

Have you ever sat on a concrete garden bench and appreciated its beauty and durability? Landscapers long ago discovered the many advantages of concrete as a building material: It’s inexpensive, flexible, easy to work with, and results in a product that’s solid, eco-friendly, and versatile. Most concrete is made from a mixture of ballast rock (sand, stone, and gravel), cement, and water. Even better, it’s entirely natural and can be molded into just about any form. Over the past decade, concrete staining and finishing processes have evolved and concrete has been invited into our interior spaces. Builders are using concrete...

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Chandeliers By Room Guide

Chandeliers By Room Guide

The right chandelier can transform any space with glimmering light and undeniable style. Whether you’re searching for the traditional glamour of crystal designs or contemporary showstoppers instead, there are endless options for any room in your home. We’re giving you a tour of the chandeliers that work best for each room in your home and helping you update your interior lighting one space at a time. 1 | Foyer & Entryway Chandeliers There’s no better way to make a dazzling first impression than with an entryway chandelier. Capture guests’ attention as soon as they walk through the front door with a statement-making...

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Summer Mailbox Makeover Ideas

Summer Mailbox Makeover Ideas

Until 1916, American households got their mail from mail carriers. With a knock on the door, they would hand-deliver each parcel - losing close to 2 hours each day while waiting for people to open their doors! To improve efficiency, the Post Office Department made it mandatory in 1923 for every house and establishment to put up a mailbox. This is how our quaint mailbox became an everyday necessity. The modern residential mailbox has come a long way from there. It is no longer regarded as an instrument to just collect mail, but instead carries an additional responsibility of serving as...

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12 Exceptional Design Features in Accent Cabinets & Chests

12 Exceptional Design Features in Accent Cabinets & Chests

Accent cabinets and chests are the perfect way to keep your house efficiently organized and well-styled. We’re taking a look at some of the most exceptional design features in today’s accent cabinets and chests -- and helping you choose the best pieces for your home. 1. Hand-Painted Accents Nothing says one-of-a-kind quite like hand-painted details. From the shabby-chic beauty of soft florals to bright abstract prints, these designs make any room feel extra special. Go bohemian with whimsical patterns, or complement your beach house with oceanic artwork instead.

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Cabinet Hardware & Knobs Style Guide

Cabinet Hardware & Knobs Style Guide

There is an incredible variety of cabinet hardware and knobs available and the newest styles truly run the gamut! No longer are you limited to round knobs and plain handles. Whether you're in full remodel mode, or just want to freshen up your cabinets, updating your home's cabinet hardware is one of the easiest, most inexpensive ways to add instant style to your kitchen! So where do you start? Which style, design and finish do you choose? Most people these days don't fit into one style category, so we've gone ahead and dissected the different styles to help you decide...

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8 Popular Rug Materials by Comparison

8 Popular Rug Materials by Comparison

Not sure what type of rug is right for your space? You're not alone - finding the right type of rug can be daunting! An area rug pulls a room together and is much more than something soft underfoot. It defines a home's style, makes the space feel grounded and anchors furniture creating a warm and inviting space. The perfect area rug can coordinate colors, prints and accessories "upping" your home's décor quotient.

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How to Mix Metals in 5 Easy Steps

How to Mix Metals in 5 Easy Steps

We just wrapped up an awesome project with clients that were a joy to work with. In the master bathroom, we updated the space and created a wet room with a modern feel. By using a frameless shower door, natural elements, a black ceiling, and clean lines, the bathroom feels like a wet room, makes a statement and looks like spa. In this project, we also mixed metals which can sometimes be a scary thing to attempt, but it's simple when you know a few tips. Here are 5 ways to mix metals successfully! 1. Pick your Dominant Metal All...

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