Interior Design

Survey Highlights Importance of Staging Homes for Sale

Survey Highlights Importance of Staging Homes for Sale

A recent survey from The International Association of Home Staging Professionals shows that a staged home averages 11 days on the market while a “non-staged” home is on the market for 90 days or longer. This [...]

Recap of Dwell on Design Event at Los Angeles Convention Center

Recap of Dwell on Design Event at Los Angeles Convention Center

Buying a home as an investment is a worthwhile goal, but adding value takes a plan and a vision. The Dwell on Design event that took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center from June 21-23, [...]

Learn to Love Old Light Fixtures With These Standard Fixes

Learn to Love Old Light Fixtures With These Standard Fixes

Old vintage or period light fixtures have universal charm. They delight and invite interest, whether hanging in the original architecture of a home or found in a pile at a flea market. Classic and antique fixtures [...]

The Lazy Man’s Guide to Garage Storage

The Lazy Man’s Guide to Garage Storage

Let’s face it, not everybody has the desire, time or energy to set up a real nice and organized garage storage system in their garage or shop. Any super organized system is going to cost some [...]

TV Decorating Ideas for Every Style

TV Decorating Ideas for Every Style

Decorating with a TV is either a design challenge or a design dream—depending upon how you view it. Some people want their plasma television to be the main feature of a room, while others find flat [...]

Interior Design: Arrange Furniture on an Angle for Better Perspective

Interior Design: Arrange Furniture on an Angle for Better Perspective

Some rooms feel more like obstacle courses than the haven you envision. No matter how many times you rearrange furniture, it seems nothing will work. Odd shaped spaces, corner fireplaces, doorways, windows, half walls or no [...]

Improving Home Value, Appearance With a Lightweight Ceiling Medallion

Improving Home Value, Appearance With a Lightweight Ceiling Medallion

Decorative ceiling medallions are one of the most gratifying home improvements. Affordable and easy to install, they add visible beauty and value to your home. The disk-like medallions installed above light fixtures, lift the eye with [...]

10 Simple Spring Decorating Schemes to Brighten Up Your Home

10 Simple Spring Decorating Schemes to Brighten Up Your Home

Don’t think you have to do a perfect job cleaning and decorating your home for spring. Otherwise, before you know it, spring will be over. Enjoy the season by making small changes as the days unfold [...]

Home Decor: Bedroom Storage Beyond the Closet

Home Decor: Bedroom Storage Beyond the Closet

The closet is the first place most people look when evaluating bedroom storage. But even dream closets are no guarantee of a functional bedroom. Before you invest too much in reorganizing or expanding your closet, think [...]

Re-Shape Odd Spaces into Pleasing Places in Your Home

Re-Shape Odd Spaces into Pleasing Places in Your Home

Floor plans with unusual shapes and irregular proportions can be visually interesting in a home. At the same time, homeowners often live for years at odds with odd shaped rooms or sections of rooms. A long [...]