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5 Home Design Tips on Layering

(BPT) - Designers are often drawn to a simple, modern look - however, layering unique patterns and textures in the home is a quickly growing trend. Keep your space harmonized, yet distinct, with the tips outlined below. Fancy Frames An empty wall holds endless potential. If the room is small, expand your space with a [...]

By |January 8th, 2015|Home Decor, Home Improvement|0 Comments

French Tudor House Plan

A mixture of stone, brick and stucco makes a very eclectic exterior for French Tudor House Plan 82155. Decorative half timbering on the prominent front facing gable recalls the medieval influence which lasted in England from about 1485-1603. Resembling a carriage house entrance, the strap hinges and arches on the garage doors further imitate Tudor [...]

By |March 25th, 2014|Home Decor, House Design, House Plans|0 Comments

Focus On Kitchens

If there’s one lesson we’ve all learned by now, it’s the fact that the kitchen functions as the hub of the home.  From spacious luxury designs to compact starter plans, this area becomes the focal point of every house. If you still question the necessity of a large, open kitchen, just observe what happens the [...]

By |July 26th, 2011|Home Decor, House Plans, Kitchens|0 Comments

INTERIOR DESIGN ELEMENTS – A Space of Your Own

What makes a home inviting? As with any discussion of design elements, the answer is usually quite subjective. Diverse personal preferences make it difficult to nail down specifics, but a few general guidelines can help increase the attraction and comfort of several areas in your home. The front door and entry, for instance, require special [...]

Home Theater: The Improvement that Pleases the Whole Family

(ARA) - Your home is bursting at the seams but buying something bigger is out of the question in this economy. And your improvement budget is limited, so you can't please every member of the family with whatever renovation you choose to fund. Or can you? Polls show that many American families prefer to watch [...]

By |March 17th, 2009|Home Decor, Home Improvement|0 Comments

Fireplaces are Heating Up with New Artistic Designs

(ARA) - Today's modern fireplaces with stylized flames surrounded by colored glass and shiny metal are worlds away from the traditional brick fireplaces of yesteryear. Modern fireplace design is pushing boundaries with radical ideas that incorporate both function and beauty. As the focal point of a room, fireplaces are where people gather, relax and enjoy [...]

By |January 27th, 2009|Energy Efficiency, Fireplaces, Home Decor|0 Comments

Top 10 Home Decor Trends for 2009

(ARA) - More and more Americans today are looking at their homes as a place of refuge in a stressful world of challenges and economic instability. Instead of going out to dinner or social events, they're cocooning with their families. Now, more than ever, their homes need to be restful and soothing, yet stylish at [...]

By |January 12th, 2009|General Advice, Home Decor|0 Comments

Beat the Winter Blahs with Home Decorating Projects

(ARA) - For many of us, the return of winter means six months of snow, sleet and colder temperatures that force us to take cover indoors. Being stuck inside month after month can leave anyone a little bored. That's what makes winter an ideal time to tackle easy, do-it-yourself indoor home improvements. Staying busy with [...]

By |January 12th, 2009|Home Decor|0 Comments

Custom Stairways Add Distinctive Style to Home Interiors

As one of the most prominent interior architectural features, custom staircases are an increasingly popular way for homeowners to make a captivating first impression. Interior stairways help define a home's look and serve as more than just a connecting point between two levels. Today's stairway offerings include a wide selection of styles and accessories, allowing [...]

By |October 21st, 2008|Home Decor, Home Styles, House Design, Stairs|0 Comments

Add Warmth to Your Home with Hardwood Floors over Radiant Heat

Hardwood floors add beauty, warmth and lasting value to any home. Combine that beauty and durability with the comfort, decorating freedom and the lower cost benefits of radiant heat, and you have a great combination. Add the overall environmental benefits and it is win-win all around. The concept of radiant heating is not new. As [...]

By |October 8th, 2008|Floors, Home Decor|0 Comments