Vintage to Modern Clawfoot Bathtub Fillers

Era Collection Clawfoot Bathtub from Jacuzzi

The clawfoot tub is the stuff of romance. They connote images of lords in manors relaxing in a tub as a servant shaves his beard. Throughout history they have never gone out of style, and this is why we continue see them evolve with each decade, becoming more and more modernized. Nonetheless, the classic Edwardian […]

Range Hoods of the Future Brought To Us By Elica

Starlight Detail from Elica

They are a breath of fresh air in the world of design. These Elica range hoods come in designs that tell the story of their maker’s foresight and talent. They are gorgeous, unique, efficient, and clever additions for any kitchen. In a country where we are encouraged to express our individuality, Americans often desire a […]

A Greener Future with Broan Nutone Trash Compactors

Owning a trash compactor in your kitchen is a fabulous luxury, and it is a kitchen addition that is good for the environment and the future of our planet. Broan is a big name on the scene of trash compactors, and they claim their units can reduce six thirteen gallon bags of garbage into one […]

The Contemporary Chandelier for a Hip Modern Home

For many, a clean and sophisticated look is all they want in their home. Modern interior design deserves the beauty of a chandelier above the dining room table or in the front hall, and there are thousands of contemporary chandelier styles available. Silver is a popular finish for the modern chandelier, and clear glass and […]

Decorative Wooden Appliques to Turn Gingerbread House into Gingerbread Heaven

They’re called gingerbread, these decorative wood carvings that you add onto your furniture. Embellishing your dressers, picture frames or tables isn’t hard, but it will take some work. I will cover how to apply a carved wood applique  to your furniture so you can transform your home into a Rococo dreamland. Step One Take some […]

No More Sink Woes! Sink Fixtures Can Change How You Feel in Your Kitchen

Have you been splashing water on the floor so much the linoleum is starting to warp? Do you find yourself calling the plumber twice a week and facing his judgmental glare? It’s not you. It’s the sink. And don’t worry. There’s a way out. Is your sink basin large enough? If you cook for a […]

The Kitchen Island Paradise

Kitchen Islands

Yearning for some extra surface area for food prep? If your kitchen table is perpetually covered in mail and sweaters, you might enjoy having a breakfast nook for backup. A kitchen island provides extra room and storage. You can start a wine cabinet, use the drawers for your more ambiguous utensils, or install a stove […]

Recipe for the Perfect Bath Experience

In many cultures around the world and throughout history, bathing has been a ritualistic act. A bath cleanses impurities and calms the spirit. Immersing oneself in water can feel exhilarating beyond belief. In the twenty-first century, we have the technology to make our bathing experiences transcendent every time. Here is my recipe to a bath […]

If You Can’t Stand the Heat Put a Range Hood in Your Kitchen

Of course we know the obvious benefit, that range hoods ventilate odor and smoke from the kitchen. The other benefits of a range hood include preventing grease deposits all over the kitchen. It also sucks out the heat that emanates from the stove, which is particularly nice in summer. Best of all, the ventilation prevents […]

Extravagent Accessories for a Trendy Bar at Home

Modern Home Bar

It’s usually a party kill when half of the guests decide to leave and go to a bar downtown.  This happened at a party I went to a couple weeks ago. It was initially a huge group, but the party took two major blows. First there was a car accident in front of the house, […]