As we finish up the little last items from our first phase of renovations, I can’t help but think of what’s next! And also, focus on thinking about warmer days ahead where we can spend time outside! So today I thought I’d share my plans for my patios and exterior paint that I plan to execute come spring.
I thought it would be fun to share some snapshots of a recently installed remote design project we did on Long Island. Due to COVID and distance, we never set foot in this house not met the client, but yet were able to take an unremarkable space and make it a truly cozy, amazing spot for this family to hang out, entertain and quarantine in style.
Home renovations come in all shapes and sizes, but the desire to overhaul our living space will always be a balancing act between budget, time, and resources. We recently ran a survey of 1,000 homeowners to find out about their dream home renovation projects. The feedback we received gave us some interesting insight into the aspirations and limitations of people looking to spruce up their home.
If the idea of wallpaper makes you think of your grandparent’s home right out of the 1960s you’re not alone. Many people mistakenly think that wallpaper is outdated, but it’s actually a great option for decorating and can be a lot better than paint in some situations. Here are four reasons you should choose wallpaper over paint as you think about decorating your home.
When planning our lightning fast renovation, I had to forego some of the custom details I initially thought I would do – like a custom vanity in the kids bath – in favor of something store bought and ready to ship. Happily, it not only came out great, but saved me a lot of money too.
There is a wide range of discounted wallpaper options, from peel-and-stick varieties to a number of different styles depending on your needs and home qualities. This article is about different ambiance themes you might be going for in your living room, plus which wallpaper formats will be best for each of these themes.
I got a lot of questions last night about the botanical prints we (and by “we” I mean Andrew) hung in our foyer yesterday. These were antique engravings that I bought at Brimfield years ago.
Oh boy- we did it! We are moved in! Holy smokes. Moving during a pandemic with two little kids is not for the faint of heart.
I’m not sure I’ve ever gotten more questions about a source than I have for my mudroom faux brick tile. Yes, it’s faux brick, porcelain tile, not thin brick veneer or full brick and mortar.
COVID has caused an actual boom in our business. It sounds terrible to say, but it’s true. We’ve never been busier. Because everyone is forced to stay home/ work from home/ learn from home people are really seeing their homes, and the faults in their homes, in a new light.
For many homes, floral or botanical patterns are ideal as accent walls or similar focus points. Even if the majority of your primary walls are a different aesthetic, a few panels of natural wallpaper will add a splash of color that you can complement with other accents, keeping the visual fresh for anyone in the room.
Emma’s completed nursery! I am pretty happy with how this came out, and am still trying to figure out how to make some of this work in the new house – her new room can only have roman shades, and I really don’t want to chop these curtains up- so hoping I can use them in the guest room.
Cozy bohemian character shapes these two welcoming home designs, one buzzing with Mediterranean color, the other chilled in monochrome.
While many naturally connect wallpaper with home areas, it has numerous uses in commercial spaces as well. One of the top examples here, where aesthetics are often vital in a given room or space, is within a hotel, motel or any other type of lodging business.
Blue wallpaper has the unique ability to completely transform any room into a serene, luxe space – with shades ranging from deep, dramatic navies to bright and airy pastels.
Decorating a kid’s room can be a fun, creative outlet for both parents as well as the child, and can even become a family project to help keep little hands busy and inquiring minds occupied.
There are many types of animal print available. Leopard, cheetah, zebra, tiger, cow print, and snakeskin are among the favorites for interior decorating. Most of these are available in modern versions as well – from monochrome to bold color, textured effect, and even glitter.
Whether you’re looking to decorate a nursery for your toddler or a bedroom for your pre-teen, there are so many options to choose from that it can all get a bit overwhelming.
The hottest new interior trend is embracing the beauty of the outdoors, creating a space that captures the textures, colors, and shapes we see outside and in our natural world.
Did you know that wallpaper is thousands of years old and can be traced in some form to historical civilizations?
Choosing wallpaper for your children’s bedroom needs careful consideration, as you will need a wall covering that inspires and motivates.
Whether you’re looking for a couple of small touches to bring your home up to date, or you’re considering a full-blown home makeover, the new year is a great time for a fresh start in your home.
This kitchen project was documented in 10 episodes of the HGTV show, “American Rehab, Virginia,” available on Amazon Prime.
Country kitchens nowadays are cleaner, sleeker, and slightly more industrial than ever before – think natural materials, lots of light, an abundance of plants and copper cookware hung on the walls.