RENTER-FRIENDLY DIY FAUX FIREPLACE WITH SMART TILES

This DIY faux fireplace is beautiful and renter friendly! Jen Woodhouse of The House of Wood transformed her living room by adding a fireplace. Using Smart Tiles, Jen was able to create a the perfect look in no time. Read on to find out how you can use peel and stick tiles in your home. Need a place […]

How to Select Wall Hanging Art for Bedroom Decorating

Art, like beauty, is a subjective experience. What you find appealing in art someone else might not like at all. Because there are no hard and fast rules when it comes to selecting a wall hanging — or any piece of art, for that matter — keep in mind the mood you want to create […]

How To Design Your Living Room and Avoid Making Mistakes

Your living room is the showroom of your home. It is where you place your favourite art and design elements, and where you entertain guests, and so it should be impressive, comfortable, and impressive. You spend a lot of time relaxing in your living room, so it has to be just right. There are plenty […]

Kitchen Design: Alternatives for Upper Cabinets

For so long we’ve defaulted to the style of upper cabinets with closed doors in kitchens, then about ten years ago floating shelves began surging in popularity as a replacement. I wrote a post eight years ago questioning whether open shelves were timeless or trendy in kitchen spaces, and back then people had opinions. Looking back […]

Creative No-Paint DIY Bedroom Wall Ideas

Creative DIY Ideas  Sure, you can paint your bedroom walls white, or up the ante with color. But sometimes, that just isn’t enough. Maybe you want a little more drama or a lot more color, or just to show off your creativity. If you’re looking for DIY ways to reinvent the style of your bedroom, check out the following 10 […]

All About Low-VOC Ceramic Wall Paint

No, ceramic paint is not intended to use on ceramic stoneware or tiles. This is a wall paint intended for use around the home, on walls, ceilings, and woodwork. Ceramic Paint is a newer, alternative paint product that provides both fewer VOCs, high durability, and in the case of this product, Ceramic Coat by O’Leary Paint, it also comes with […]

12 Unusual Wall Covering Options

Going Beyond Paint and Wallpaper  Most walls in the home get the usual covering treatment: interior paint in a flat, eggshell, or semi-gloss sheen. And there’s nothing wrong with that since you can’t go wrong with a nice coat of good-quality interior paint. And if not paint, then wallpaper is the covering of choice in most other walls. And that’s […]

Feng Shui Tips: What If the Heart of Your Home Is a Wall?

In the ancient Chinese practice of feng shui energy management, the center, or heart, of any space is critically important. The heart of the home is the meeting place of different strains of energy and thus becomes the focal point for how you experience that home’s energy. Just as it is critical to take care […]

Determining Spans and Spacing for Wall Shelves

Shelf Spans and Vertical Spacing  There are two important considerations when installing wall shelves: first, making sure the material used for the shelves has an appropriate span capacity; and second, considering the vertical spacing between the shelves—a decision that is based on the types of objects you will store on the shelves. To prevent the shelves from sagging under the weight, you need to […]

THE BEST SCANDINAVIAN DESIGN COFFEE TABLES

Looking for a new coffee table? I have collected my favourite 20 Scandinavian design coffee tables for the perfect Nordic look in your home. Think minimal, stylish, sculptural and a true focal point in your home. 1 // The Around table from DAISYCORNERS is an instant classic you will find in many homes, and it is not […]