Easy Green: 23 Ways to Reduce Waste in Home

Most of us know that growing landfill density and, sadly, even trash drifting out at sea are actual issues, but it can be tough to know where to start if you want to really make a difference. Luckily, it’s really quite simple to cut back on your household trash by creating tiny changes on your […]

How to Select the Right End Tables for Your Sofa

End tables are similar to the players to some sofa. They seldom get the glory, yet they’re vital in their own low-key way. Along with serving as a landing pad for lamps along with a perch for cocktails, they can help provide a room a well-rounded, glistening look. They whisper of a homeowner who pays […]

11 Ways to Cozy Up at Home in Chilly Weather

When temperatures drop and it begins to get dark at 4:30 pm, matters can seem bleak. Make the most of those conditions by making your house so cozy that you never want to make it. This does not mean cranking up the thermostat to a temperature below”sauna,” but instead adding warmth with fabrics, accessories and […]

10 Modern Spaces With Global Flair

I have admired style for decades. Sometimes I see this appearance referred to as “well traveled” or “tribal,” but these aren’t quite perfect. You don’t have to visit another country to enjoy the artifacts it exports. I believe this appearance can be achieved simply through an comprehension of how to mix in internationally inspired bits. […]

Layout Calendar: March 22–April 12, 2012

From a tour of two architectural sculpture studios in Maryland, to an artisan furniture series in Philadelphia, our roundup of upcoming events throughout the country has something for you. Watch our five newest picks of things to do this spring. Pinto Designs and Associates TRADE SHOW — March 23–26, 2012Miami Home Design and Remodeling ShowMiami […]

Decorate With Artful Leanings

Each residence has empty wall space that feels unfinished if left blank. Nevertheless, not everyone is a talented carpenter and the thought of nailing into freshly painted walls can be daunting. The solution: lean your artwork. There is no risk or moment of deciding”this botanical print shall be hung over the bed for all of […]

Your Decor: The Joy of the Calculated Risk

We have all heard the expression,”the greater the risk, the greater the return.” The risk/return tradeoff is generally discussed regarding a monetary investment, but does the same apply when investing in your home’s decor? Realtors around the world would vehemently discourage the dangers within this ideabook because highly personalized houses often yield a lower yield […]

Book Tour: Salvage Secrets

Designer Joanne Palmisano includes a fervent passion for salvaged goods and materials. Throughout her design work and writing, she’s taught readers and clients how to create a custom appearance by giving salvaged bits new life in their homes. Palmisano’s latest book, Salvage Secrets, gives practical tips on the best way to spend less, be eco-friendly, […]

Thinking Springtime: Blossoming Branches

Itis a rainy day in Northern California, but (and apologies ahead supposing it’s still frozen in your neck of the woods) we have had a few spectacular weeks of climate, and so I can not complain much. It is been so warm that lots of trees are currently blossoming, as well as on a walk […]