DIY projects: 3 creative uses for old household items

DIY projects: 3 creative uses for old household items

When household items get old or are no longer needed, we have the habit of just throwing them out. But what if you could turn that old product into something better? Repurposing household items is a great way to save money and give your home some character. Get inspired with these four creative uses for old household items and let your crafty side take over! 1. Turn a light bulb into a candle Even a burned-out bulb can still be used as a light source. Simply upcycle the old bulb and make it into a unique-looking candle! All you have...

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Gold, Silver or Bronze: Choosing the Right Color For Your Bathroom

Gold, Silver or Bronze: Choosing the Right Color For Your Bathroom

Whether your bathroom is traditional, modern, or eclectic, finding the right color fixtures that match the overall style of your remodel can be a daunting process. Today’s fixtures are available in a variety of different metals, finishes, and price ranges, but are dominated by three main colors: gold, silver, and bronze. While each have their own advantages and disadvantages, matching your fixtures to a room’s lighting, budget, and theme will ensure that your bathroom will reflect your taste level and personality. GOLD Gold-colored fixtures, particularly polished and satin brass, have seen a rise in popularity over the past several years...

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Looking to add an addition to your home? Here are some things to consider first…

Looking to add an addition to your home? Here are some things to consider first…

  It’s a new year, and for many homeowners, that means it is time to start thinking of ways to revamp their home! Some might change up their interior design by purchasing new décor and painting their walls a different color. Other homeowners will decide to remodel a room and furnish it with all new items. And some people – maybe even you – will choose to expand their home and add an addition. Expanding one’s home is a big project that should not be rushed. You want to be satisfied with the results! If you’re looking to get one...

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5 Places you can now Install a Chandelier

5 Places you can now Install a Chandelier

If you love chandeliers, but feel you don’t have the “proper” place to install one, then we have good news for you. Thanks to recent design trends and the fact that many of today’s homes are less formal than before, chandeliers can be used in any room of the house. That’s right – no longer are chandeliers reserved just for the dining room or the foyer. Now there are casual, elegant, and modern designs to fit in with any style of room. Here are just 5 unique places you can now install a chandelier: 1. Over the bed Want to...

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Choosing the Right Window Treatments

Choosing the Right Window Treatments

Selecting window treatments for your home seems easy enough. After all, anything that covers your window will do, right? Wrong! Every room in your house is different, with unique needs and the opportunity for its own style. The window treatments you choose, therefore, need to match the functionality and design of the room. When selecting window treatments, there are several things you should consider: Privacy Everyone likes their privacy, and certain rooms require more of it than others. You probably already know which rooms of the house you prefer private, such as the bathroom or your bedroom. In the bathroom,...

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Bar Stools Around the House

Bar Stools Around the House

Bar stools have already made their way into the kitchen — where will they end up next? Well, that’s for you to decide! As people get more creative with their décor, many furniture pieces, including bar stools, are becoming much more versatile.  No longer do bar stools have to be accompanied with a bar counter-top. In fact, they don’t even need to be used for sitting!                  Contemporary Kitchen by Denver Interior Designers & Decorators Nancy Sanford, Inc. Wherever you need seating, or want to have extra seating, you can use a bar...

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Achieve a luxury bathroom without remodeling

Achieve a luxury bathroom without remodeling

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a luxurious bathroom that you can feel good about every morning; a place that you aren’t embarrassed to show guests? There is always an option to design a new bathroom, but remodeling is expensive, stressful and often very inconvenient. Luckily, there are certain changes you can make to transform the look of your bathroom without tearing it apart. Just incorporate some of these techniques into your bathroom’s décor and see how small details can make a huge difference. Throw away your dirty or plastic shower curtain Sometimes we hold on to a shower curtain...

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Remodeling your bathroom? Don’t forget about the faucet finish!

Remodeling your bathroom? Don’t forget about the faucet finish!

Whether you’re remodeling the bathroom or starting from scratch, there are a lot of decisions to be made. During this sometimes chaotic process, people often get caught up in their bigger purchase decisions like vanities or showers, and then leave the details as an afterthought. What they might not realize, however, is that small details like faucet finishes can have a huge impact on the overall look and feel of the bathroom. Give yourself some time to select the right faucet finish for your bathroom—you’ll be amazed at the difference it can make. The numerous options and possibilities for faucet...

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Five Steps for Furnishing Your Bathroom

Five Steps for Furnishing Your Bathroom

Designing a bathroom from scratch should be a fun process, but it often becomes overwhelming and stressful. Every fixture, furniture and accessory you choose for your bathroom is like a piece in a puzzle, and when you’re all done, the pieces should fit together. Make the challenge a little easier by breaking it down into the following five steps: 1. Determine the overall look you want for your bathroom. Do you want something contemporary, vintage, elegant or modern? The style you aim to achieve becomes the foundation for every purchase decision you make because different styles require certain designs, materials,...

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How to choose the right vanity for your bathroom

Every room should have a designated focal point, and in bathrooms a vanity is sure to do the trick. Bathroom vanities can be large or small and are found in varying materials and designs.  With so many options, it is easy to feel overwhelmed—but don’t give up just yet! Choosing the right vanity for your bathroom depends a lot on the room itself; consider the bathroom’s size, who will use it and the overall look you want to create. Size of bathroom The size of your bathroom will determine how big your vanity should be. A large vanity in a...

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