Four Things An Interior Designer Can Do That Most People Can't

When you want to redecorate, you may be able to add some pillows or new furniture to a room. You may even add fresh paint to the walls and/or new flooring if you are an intermediate DIY-type of person. However, even the most experienced home owner cannot do some things an interior designer can do. Interior designers can do at least four things most people cannot: 1. Visualize a Fully Decorated and Remodeled Room in His/Her Head   Read More...

Design Ideas For Cat Lovers

Are your cats members of your family? If so, you may want to design your home so it meets your human aesthetic while also being friendly to your furry friends. The following interior design tips can help make your home the ultimate in cat friendliness. Tip #1: Opt for wider window sills Almost all cats seem to love basking on a window sill while watching the world go by outside. You can make this a much more comfortable pursuit by having a wide sill installed.   Read More...

How To Measure Your Windows For Curtains And Other Tips

Measuring for curtains may seem like a simple task, but you don't want to just buy a pair, bring them home, hang them and realize they aren't as long as you thought they'd be or not as wide as you had hoped. Curtains do a lot for a room; they don't just add a decorative touch. They also help add depth, height and width to your room. They help provide an optical illusion, which if you use the wrong curtains, can give the wrong illusion.   Read More...

The Advantages Of Parquet Flooring

Parquet flooring is an alternative type of flooring material that is made out of several pieces of hardwood flooring glued together in a pattern. Different types of hardwood can be used in a single parquet tile, and patterns can be made to encompass a whole room. Because of parquet flooring's unique material makeup, it provides a number of advantages to your home's floors. Understanding the benefits associated with parquet flooring can help you decide whether or not parquet flooring is the right fit for your home's floors.   Read More...

3 Reasons Your Kitchen Needs Solid Surface Counter Tops

As a homeowner, choosing the right material for your kitchen counter tops is a big decision that you will be living with for many years. While it is tempting to choose an inexpensive material, it is important to consider the inconvenience associated with updating your counter tops. Unless you don't mind having strangers traipse around your kitchen, it is a good idea to learn about the benefits of solid surface counter tops, as discussed below.   Read More...