Category «Home Decor»

3 Ways to Light a Coffered Ceiling

The drama of a coffered ceiling can be made even more eye-catching when proper lighting is used. One major difference with coffered ceilings, compared to regular flat ceilings, is that usually less is more. Since this ceiling is already a statement on its own, you should approach the idea of lighting with a more minimalist …

Bathroom Trends Taking Over the World by Storm

In simpler times, we didn’t need fancy magazines and famous interior designers to tell us what to do with our bathrooms; we just went for all white. But bathrooms don’t have to be all white and boring. It takes only one cursory look at the newest bathroom trends to see that they are here to …

Creating an Ambience: How to Use Lighting Around Your Home

One could take the utilitarian approach when it comes to home lighting. It beats carrying a kerosene lamp or keeping the home stocked with candles. Others take fashion and alternative function into consideration to create a unique ambiance. Here’s how to use lighting in your home for more than mere illumination. Add a Dimmer The …

Can a Mattress Really Affect Sleep?

So can a mattress really affect a person’s sleep? The answer is quite obvious and it is yes, a mattress can definitely affect a person’s sleep. We understand that many of us can sleep anywhere at all, be it a spring mattress, and orthopedic mattress, a gel mattress or even the floor. The question here …

Considerations for Renovating a Summer Home Rental

If you have a rental home in a popular summer vacation area, you might consider turning it into a summer rental home. This can be a great way to cash in on travelers who want a home away from home experience. Many families opt for a rental home instead of staying in a hotel, especially …

How to design a contemporary bathroom

Are you looking to modernise your tired old bathroom? We spend a lot of time in this room, so it’s worth getting it right. With a little know-how, you can transform your bathroom into a sanctuary that you’ll never want to leave – and that will impress your guests! Read on to find out how …

Knowing The Difference of Wood Floors

If you’re considering a new floor then you’ll be aware that there are a lot of different options available, but how do you decide which is the best for you and what are the difference between them all? This post should give you the information that you need to help you choose the best one …

Small Spaces: How to Add Stylish Seating to Your Bijou Home

Do you love to entertain, but think your bijou home doesn’t boast quite enough seating for all the guests that you’d like to invite? No worries. In fact, you probably have far more ways to seat partygoers than you realize. Use your noggin, and you can come up with clever yet comfortable seating arrangements when …

Four Steps to Take When Making a Room More Inviting

Making a room in a home more inviting to friends and family doesn’t always require a full makeover or remodel. Sometimes just a few simple, inexpensive changes or additions can transform the whole atmosphere in a living room, kitchen or bedroom. Learn four steps you can take to make any room a more inviting place …