18 May 2016
Your dining room will see a lot of use from birthday parties to holiday parties and possibly Sunday dinners with your family. However you end up using your dining room (occasionally or often), your decor and decorative elements should be a reflection of your style. A great way to bring in a little more decor into your dining room is with the use of a hutch or a buffet. The additional shelving can hold your antique china or showcase a beautiful vignette.
11 April 2016
Do you have a big family or great room that doesn't have a lot of windows or character, and that is very barren, dark and stark? If so, there are some changes you can make to the space to give it character, and to improve the look and function of the room. You want to figure out how frequently you'll use the space, and what type of room you want it to become.
30 March 2016
What fabric you choose for your new sofa or upholstered chair depends on many factors. If your new sofa is going to be used in a formal living room that doesn't get more use, you will have more options available to you. A couch or chair that will need to stand up to heavy use, children, or pets will require a more durable choice. Each fabric has different virtues. Some are more stain resistant or fade resistant than others.
7 March 2016
Working from home allows you to have a lot of flexibility with your schedule. Unfortunately, working from home does not always allow you to escape from the mounds and paperwork and files that you would have to deal with in the corporate world. If you are looking for a way to store numerous files without having to have multiple file cabinets in your home, consider transforming a storage bench into a file cabinet using the guide that follows.
9 February 2016
If you have a spare room in your house, you might be thinking about turning it into a guest bedroom. That way, when family is in town, they have their own space for privacy and comfort. Here are some different furniture options for a guest bedroom. Warm and Cozy Bed In any guest bedroom, the bed itself is naturally the main piece of furniture. However, don't just go pick up the cheapest set of mattresses you can find.
18 January 2016
A good night's sleep has a huge variety of benefits -- beyond just making you feel better each day! Sleep plays a huge role in your health, so it's important to make sure you're getting enough rest. And what's one of the biggest things that your sleep hinges on? Your mattress, of course. When most people are in the market for a mattress, they usually either look for a brand name they know with all sorts of fancy claims, or they go for whatever is cheapest.
11 December 2015
When on vacation, dining is the one activity that brings everyone together and provides a great opportunity for conversation. If you have a vacation property that you rent out to guests, you want to make it the best experience possible and without a lot of extra work on your behalf. A good way to do this is by improving the dining room in both appearance and function with some of the following ideas.