July 2014

Often you do not comprehend the value of the zone underneath your home, your basement and leave it unkempt and unfinished, perhaps with an idea to finish it later as per the space dimension requirements of the house. The sitting room of a Massachusetts vacation home offers expansive water views. With a few carefully planned touches, your tiny room can look more spacious and feel cosier. I’m sure there are better examples but Feynman’s case is enough to see that great ideas that go against the establishment don’t always get lost. If you have an artistic touch, then play with colors on canvas and shoe your creativity. Colors such as red, bright green, dark purple with a touch of silver help foster this kind of look. For modern, casual or rustic country-style living room furniture, a daybed is a good choice. A family room addition can add valuable space to …

Brides that have scheduled their weddings during the months of June, July or August are most likely to reward their wedding guests with an innovative summer style wedding favor. When thinking of colors that can be paired with lime green a few colors come to mind. Not everyone gets to go as far into your home as your bedroom or even the kitchen, but pretty much anyone you invite inside will get to sit and see your living room. While I hope Lil doesn’t have to make any more trips to a nursing home, if she does, I’m planning to do the spa arrangement for her room. You can literally fill up your home with a lot of energy and vibrancy by making use of interior design ideas revolving around lights. The Bedroom is an important part of your home in which you spend a significant amount of time in …

The holiday season has a way of making most of us feel amazingly popular, as a flurry of Christmas cards fill our mailboxes. The appearance of a color will look different depending on what other colors are adjacent to it. You’ll get a much better idea of how the color will look if you look at it next to your furniture, window treatments, or cabinets. Home décor is however not limited to interior; flooring ideas, wall decorative, living room accessories, light and glass arrangements and kitchen cabinet designs. Something as simple as adding a lamp or installing a dimmer can have a huge impact on the overall image of a room. It’s a very humble yet stylish element that can render a spa-like appeal to the room.

Think about the light for the bedroom, far too many people have only harsh, functional light, instead of some romantic spots with light …

We’re coming down to the wire now: Google I/ 2015 is just a few days away, and we’ll be liveblogging and reporting from the ground as soon as the festivities begin. If you have been dreaming of having a home office, but just don’t have a spare room, you can create one with a room divider. By painting the ceilings using murals and making smart use of lightings using chandeliers or fixtures you can drastically turn a dull looking room into a cozy and stylish one. Select fewer, larger pieces of furniture to make a room appear more open and less cluttered opposed to putting lots of small pieces of furniture in the room. This is especially important when the available space is limited as in large number of modern homes. A vintage Knoll bench sits in a corner of this Manhattan penthouse’s living room , beneath a fanciful painting …

The beautiful colors of fall are the perfect setting for one last outdoor party. Be careful of cramming a too-large sofa into a too-small space — it’s tempting to go big, but sacrificing walking paths or potential storage space is not always worth it. While there are a lot of different options in living room designs, you definitely want to have enough seating for those living in the house, plus an extra seat or two for the occasional guests. If your old, drab couch needs a new cover, just stitch together old fabrics pieces, old jeans, aprons, tea cloths, and get the cover made out of these materials.

This room walks that line spectacularly with an array of shapes, sizes and colors that make it look like someone lives here already. Since these tones are derivative of natural pigments, they can look almost neutral (albeit a stimulating neutral), especially when …