Five Smart Ways To Add A Sprayer To Your Kitchen Faucet

There are just some things a standard kitchen faucet can’t do – no matter how attractive or luxurious. Inflexible, steady streams are great for washing hands or filling sinks, but washing dishes, rinsing off food, or cleaning the sink itself is all a whole lot easier when you have a flexible spray nozzle to do it […]

Warm Things Up with Reclaimed Wood

One big challenge of interior design is striking the right balance between aesthetic and comfort. Of course you want your decor to be visually appealing–to look good–but it’s also important to keep in mind that your house should be a place to relax and feel at peace. Too many shiny surfaces or fancy embellishments can really drive […]

LED Filament Bulbs: An Efficient Alternative For Industrial Style Lights

Industrial style lighting has been making a big splash in the design world over the last few years. Trends have started favoring more recent, functional antiques with a turn-of-the-century urban flair, and old factory and warehouse style lights fit the bill to a T. Antique light bulbs in particular have become a hugely popular design […]

Stylish and Unique Lighting by Lamp Works

Let’s talk about lamps for a second. They are so innocuous to your household that you might not even factor them in when you begin to shop around for furniture, but lamps are a great way to add a little extra flair to any room in your house. No matter how low-key or whimsical your decor […]

Guild Master: Old World Styles Reimagined

The weathered, pre-distressed look has been making the rounds for awhile now, and from a glance at the red carpet it’s not going away anytime soon. Whether it’s torn jeans, frayed coats, or scuffed boots, distressed styles bring out a vintage, old-world feel, and homewares are no different. Guild Master is an acclaimed manufacturer in […]

Choosing A Trendy Wood (Or “Wood”) Floor For Your Home

Wood floors are a perennial favorite for homeowners, but while almost everyone loves the look of hardwood flooring, actually living with it can be a bit challenging. Real hardwood floors are high maintenance, easily damaged, and tend to be a little on the pricey side. The good news is, in the last few years, there’s […]

Trendy Ideas for a Green Home

If you’re thinking about renovating your home or replacing appliances, why not make choices that are good for the environment? Going “green” doesn’t mean sitting with the lights off or downgrading your lifestyle. Often it means making beautiful, sophisticated upgrades that work more efficiently. Check out these trendy ideas that conserve natural resources, utilize recycled […]

Choosing The Right Bedding Part 3: Thinking Green With Organic Bedding

Two of the most important features to consider when choosing new bedding are what material the bedding is made of and how that material is made. But it’s also important to take into consideration where those materials come from and how they’re processed or treated. After all, “organic,” “fair trade,” and “sustainable” probably aren’t the […]

Let’s Talk Butcher Blocks: A Quick Guide To Wood Counters For The Kitchen

Granite has ruled the world of kitchen counter tops for more than a decade, but in the last few years, homeowners have started branching out. Right now, wood, butcher block style counter tops are a particularly popular alternative. Wood counters have a relaxed, natural quality and a warm, homey feel, and they’re a great option […]

Go Green For Earth Day – Easy Ways To Help Save The Earth

Earth Day is celebrating its 45th anniversary this April 22nd, but for almost half a century, its goals have remained the same: to promote awareness about environmental problems, and to help encourage and empower people to start solving them. This year, I’d like to suggest a few simple ways to help green your life – […]