I also like to think of myself as a professional amateur interior designer and furniture expert. I’m quite handy around the house, as it turns out.
If you have an extensive collection of collectibles or figurines, keep what you display to a minimum. Trying to display everything in one room or area can make your space appear cluttered. Choose a few focal pieces, about 5 pieces at the most and arrange them in a pleasing manner. Chandeliers L to R: New Orleans 14-Light Crystal, Zelda Contemporary in Vintage Brass, Murray Feiss Stirling Castle, La Parra Tiered Spanish Gothic. Most available in different sizes, finishes, and colors. Click below to learn more.
Making a few cosmetic changes like fresh paint, new bathroom fixtures and a little yard work, I thought this would be something I could do on the weekends while I held down a full time job. What I found … Read More
Home decorating and design magazines are a great source of ideas and advice, but if you want a free source of info, you’ve come to the right place!
Knowledge to make repairs to drywall, replace tile and easy plumbing fixes led the way to more difficult and challenging renovations. As more and more people started looking for home renovation information, sites began springing up all over the world-wide-web. Teeny cabinets are gone! Can you believe they were only 32 inches tall? The floor was protected as we were keeping the existing tile.
An excellent hub on remodeling on a budget. Great tips. Love the idea of turning a dresser into an island for the kitchen as well as the bookcase for cookbooks etc. Voted way up, useful, awesome, interesting and will share. The furniture was moved, but never completely moved out of the room. The dressers were too heavy and … Read More
The Katlia Construction design team of bathroom remodel professionals come prepared to take on any project, big or small. Whether you just need a new tub surround or bathroom vanity to a complete gut and rebuild, our experienced contractors have the skills to create the bathroom of your dreams.
a cost-effective way to restyle your kitchen with minimal disruption and no compromise on quality. go for quality replacement kitchen doors in a wide range of styles and colours to match any type of kitchen. We wainscoted our living room walls and painted it clay beige. It provides a lot of texture and cottage feel while still feeling clean and somewhat more modern. We love it! Great lens with some very helpful tips! ‘Liked’ it a lot!
I have a small home. My house has a great room. Part of it is dining the other is living room. to put a … Read More
We gutted the entire space except for the tub which was in perfect condition and replaced the boring, square beige tiles with large format tiles of a subtle, threaded pattern. A decorative, highly textured band of stainless steel, stone, and glass runs through the shower and defines the counter of the new dark vanity which is now in scale with the room. New sconces in matte opal glass are twined with ribbons of forged iron. Walls are in a chic hue called Thunder Grey.
Prime the RV Walls:I started with the spray primer on all the fixed interior surfaces since I knew there would be over-spray that I could correct with the traditional paint-on primer afterwards. I used a gray Rustoleum Spray Primer for the cabinets and walls which would have a dark color finish and a white spray primer for the upper cabinets which would be finished in a … Read More
It was a small house in Flagstaff, Arizona – just under 1300 square feet – and not a fancy house by any means. And it needed a lot of work.
The bathroom is one of the workhorses of the home. Designed for function, the room gets a lot of use and possible damage of water and mold. Like a kitchen, a bathroom remodel may require a professional. Plan your bathoom by exploring a lot of different bathroom layouts and styles. Build a list of your favorite materials for tile or stone flooring, backsplashes or shower surrounds, making sure to note performance and durability.
My master bathroom had only a toilet and a sink plus it had carpet. I wanted it to be a full bathroom so there would be two full bathrooms in my house. The entire cost, which included all of the materials, re-plumbing everything because we were adding … Read More
Wainscoting has a number of advantages. Firstly, it can be an excellent design decision. Whether you prefer a cottage style beadboard wainscoting or a more traditional/formal wainscoting, both can add a lot of appeal to a room.
When shopping for bathroom sinks, don’t consider price alone – value is much more important. Carefully read the features of bathroom sinks and vanities before making your final choice. If you’re planning on staying in your home for several more years, your bathroom sink will get a lot of use from you and your family. If you’re undertaking bathroom remodeling to increase the value of your home for a future sale, rest assured that potential buyers will be paying close attention to your bathrooms!
Make your new bathroom uniquely yours. A beautiful, private place to relax and escape the hectic outside world. Creating a luxurious new bath starts with inspired ideas from Inspiration … Read More
The shower curtains on the porch need to go. I am not trying for it, but it looks like a quaint little house. I enlarged it to get a really good look, and it looks like it would only be suitable for a small family. It is so difficult to see what a house is really like without seeing the inside. I am unfamiliar with the HGTV homes, but the concept interests me. Thanks for the question.
Oh how often I’ve read on magazine covers, titles such as, Fantastic ideas to de-clutter your small bathroom!” Or Brilliant design solutions for small bathrooms!” And then, when I open the magazine it turns out I could fit our entire living room into the bathrooms on display, and our entire bathroom into the bath. Agree? Her lovely legs and curvy lines brought in just the right amount of feminity without making the room … Read More
Since I’m laid up for awhile from foot surgery, (I talk about that a little here ) things have been a bit slow around here in terms of creativity. I was completely unprepared in every way to a) re-injure my foot, therefore leading to surgery and b) stay off of my feet for more than 12 weeks. As a result, I’m kinda seriously lacking in the project department. So I thought I’d share our guest bathroom remodel from a couple years back.
This is the guest bedroom, which now had a walk-in closet made from the two back-to-back, shallow closets. We replaced the doors, painted the room and the built-in bookshelves, and added a heating duct (out of view). Before, as part of what used to be a garage years before we bought the house, there was no direct heat to this room. This is great. There are not enough … Read More
Make remodeling your bath fun, not frustrating. Choose Lowe’s bath installation services for minor updates or a major bath remodel.
If and when you start a bathroom remodeling project, don’t forget that you likely won’t be able to use all or some features of your bathroom for significant periods of time. Be patient, as you and your family may have to utilize your home’s other bathrooms or find alternative bathrooms outside the home if you only have one bathroom. Since the floors were so bad, we decided to tear the walls down, just to be safe… didn’t want any mold surprises!
Tirelesstraveler, I enjoyed reading your remodeling article. You are correct regarding the extent of remodel. Now that I have 2 new bathrooms (close to completion), the existing one will be stripped down to the sub floor, a job that we will not start until a year after our expansion … Read More
If you’ve read any of my Squidoo pages before you may remember I live in a very small cottage in Hawaii. How small? Well, 640 sq ft to be exact. So I’m always looking for ideas to help me save precious inches.
New wallpaper can transform a room. Before you add wallpaper, you need to find out what type of wall is under the existing wallpaper. Usually walls are either drywall or plaster smoothed over lath. You can figure out what kind of wall you are dealing with by feeling the wall, plaster is harder, smoother, and colder than drywall. You can also try tapping the wall, drywall sounds hollow while plaster does not.
Isn’t it time you gave yourself the bathroom you’ve always wanted? You owe it to yourself to find out more. Call or contact us today for a FREE, No-Obligation Design Consultation. We also offer a lifetime … Read More