Category Archives: Home Design

How to Make a Great Bathroom?

A bathroom can be easily overlooked. It is a functional space and most people do not spend their time there apart from those who love long hot soaks. However, that should not be a reason to neglect it. There are several ways to convert a bathroom from a lackluster one to a great one. Accessories…
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The Cape Schanck House – Paul Morgan Architects

The Cape Schanck House - Paul Morgan Architects This house is located in an area near rugged coastline subject to strong prevailing winds and sits within an expanse of native tea tree, on one of Australia’s southern peninsulas. The distinctive pattern of tree growth is caused by light stimulus, or phototropism, which formed a natural…
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Eco-Friendly Essential Oils Cleaning Solutions

Did you know that the average American home is filled with thousands of artificial chemicals? Only a small percentage of these chemicals have been thoroughly tested for safety! It’s crazy considering how often we’re exposed to these chemicals, and how little we know about their effects on our health and the environment. Of those that…
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Why Shipping Containers Make Cool Tiny Homes

Container homes have for years intrigued innovative home builders and architectural designers even before the wildly popular tiny house movement. Today, building a tiny home with one or more shipping containers has caught on with mainstream homeowners who are looking to step outside the traditional path of large mortagages and huge upkeep requirements of conventional…
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Wonderful Ways to Use Epsom Salts

Epsom salts—who knew that such an uninspiring ingredient could inspire such devotion? Epsom salts have amazing health benefits–here are 20 ways to use Epsom salts. It’s also a miracle cure-all, helping to remove splinters and reduce swelling of sprains and bruises. One ingredient really does fit all! 20 Wonderful Ways to Use Epsom Salts: 1. Splinter…
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Myths About Natural Stone

Natural stone is one of the most beautiful materials available for residential and commercial design. Each piece is unique and can fit effortlessly into a variety of decors, making it a top choice for consumers and designers. While natural stone is a popular material, there are several myths surrounding its use that cause homeowners to…
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Big Timber Riverside Residence

Built in a clearing surrounded by trees and ponds on a 2,000-acre ranch in Big Timber, Montana, this house looks more like a private retreat than a family residence. The landscape is spectacular: a river intersects the plot of land, spring-fed ponds and lush green vegetation make up the garden, and mountains seem to rise…
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Bamboo Steamers: How To Use & Care For Them

Bamboo steamers are inexpensive to buy and they can turn out a delicious meal in minutes. If veggies aren’t your thing, try steaming them and you might just find yourself converted. Not only are they delicious (while retaining more of their vitamins and nutrients when compared to boiled), you can also use them to prepare…
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Fabulous Ideas and Tips for Christmas Table

Fabulous Ideas for Christmas Table Dress up your Christmas table with a magical theme. There are so many you could choose from, how about embracing tradition with reds, golds and silvers, perhaps go with handcrafted pieces to create a cosy feel or go for all out with shimmer, glitz and glamour. Children will be delighted…
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Ideas for Christmas Table Decorations

Ideas for Christmas Table Decorations Decorating the perfect Christmas table can be a daunting task. Picking and choosing color schemes or choosing a decorating theme can become tiresome and overwhelming. Christmas tables should be both beautiful and functional. All it takes is a little inspiration and creativity to create the perfect table. No matter what's…
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Tips and Ideas for Designing Your Kitchen

Tips and Ideas for Designing Your Kitchen Like most people, I cook and eat, but as a food writer, my kitchen is also my office, so it's of paramount importance that the space is well designed. The fact that my tiny rental apartment kitchen has one drawer, a twenty-four-inch stove and a three-quarter-size fridge only…
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DIY Feather Christmas Tree

DIY Feather Christmas Tree Christmas decoration trends this year is the feather Christmas tree. Decorate your home with a feather Christmas tree and enjoy! Follow this simple how-to for a stylish feather Christmas tree. You can make them for a fraction of the price you'd find in a store and have fun doing it! First…
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12 Amazing Master Bathrooms Designs

Master bathrooms add elegance and efficiency Master bathrooms are often an extension of a home's master bedroom; they're typically located within or adjacent to the master bedroom. For this reason, some design decisions about your master bathroom may be simplified. For example, you may want to mirror or at least emulate the master bedroom's design.…
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Christmas Front Door Decorations

Christmas Front Door Decorations Christmas is almost knocking at our doors and we try to be in time with all the preparations. Houses need to be clean and decorated with all sorts of glamorous and cheerful ornaments that will make you feel closer to the spirit of Christmas and to its magic atmosphere. Although the…
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The Case Inlet Retreat by MW Works Architecture + Design

Located in northern Washington, the Case Inlet Retreat is nestled into a forested hillside and is named after a body of water it overlooks. US firm MW Works Architecture + Design has created a holiday home with ample glazing and natural materials, helping it blend with its picturesque surroundings. The west side of the dwelling provides…
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DIY Christmas Garland Tutorials And Ideas

DIY Christmas Garland Tutorials And Ideas Christmas garlands add holiday flair to stairways, doorways, mantels, and more, plus they bring the fresh scent of pine and evergreen into your home for the holiday season. Check out our Christmas garland decorating ideas, which will give you fun and unique ways to adorn a leafy garland, we…
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