Posted October 20, 2014
How much would you pay for a fixer-upper in a nice city? What if the exterior was absolutely stunning and the inside needed some serious work? $100,000? $50,000? How about $1? Yes, someone bought this for $1:
Of course, the new owners’ total outlay wasn’t really $1. ...
Posted October 16, 2014
People have diverse interests, and for those who love planes, beaches and tropical vacations there is a place for you: The Fuselage Home in Costa Rica. It’s made out of an old Boeing 727 (they have added some terraces on to the exterior, and there is even a deck on the right ...
Posted October 14, 2014
Small house pros: more environmentally friendly, easy to clean, a definite conversation starter!
Small house cons: it’s small. However, this can be mitigated by good design.
The New York Times recently profiled a Portland, Ore. couple who tore down a 2-bedroom house in favor of ...
Posted October 9, 2014
E-readers like the Kindle or Nook are all the rage these days. How amazing is it to carry a library with you? For situations like travel, an e-reader can’t be beat. No more having to haul heavy books around!
But for the home, books can be an aspect of your decor. After all, the ...
Posted October 7, 2014
Designer Dining Room Decorating Ideas
“43 fabulous designer dining rooms (almost too pretty to eat in). Which one will inspire you?”
WELCOME TO 1969: MAD MEN’S AWARD-WINNING SET DESIGN
Learn more about Mad Men’s authentic design on ...
Posted September 30, 2014
Let’s talk about the sexiest of all home topics: grout. There’s a design element to almost anything in your home and even lowly grout affects the look. Light or dark grout can look great or be a huge pain. Let’s talk pros and cons.
Makes your tiles ...
Posted September 25, 2014
When I was a child, there was almost nothing I liked more than laundry day, when my duvet and pillows would be piled high on my bed while waiting for a clean set of sheets to be put on. Being able to jump into that pile of fluffiness felt like diving into a cloud. (Of course, once the ...
Posted September 18, 2014
Style Forecast: 5 Upcoming Bathroom Bathroom Wall Paint Colors
Hot pink and dark plum: can you picture these bold colors in your bathroom?
Do Homeowners or Renters Have More Options?
When it comes to financial hardship, is it better to own a home or to rent? ...