Interior Design


How to Hang Curtains Without a Rod

Here's an easy way to hang curtains without using traditional rods. You can buy inexpensive items so you don't need curtain rods or brackets. These are great ideas for creative objects to use that can hang on your curtains.


How to Make Fabulous Bed Sheets Out of Curtains

You can use bed sheets to create coordinated window coverings for your home décor. It's much less expensive to sew homemade curtains from bed sheets—as opposed to buying pre-made curtains in a store—and this article will show you how.


Renovating and Reupholstering Solid Oak Vintage Ercol Dining Chairs

This article will break down our straightforward renovation and reupholstering of four oak vintage Ercol dining chairs. This includes cleaning, wood staining and beeswax polish of the wooden chairs, and the recycling of the dark brown suede backed faux leather for the seat covers.


Easy Ways to Modify a Home's Interior to Give It a Cool Look in Summer

As summer approaches, it's important to do certain modifications in the interior of your home so that it gives you the feeling of freshness and a soothing effect. This guide will show you how.


How We Turned an Old Piano Into a Drinks Cabinet

This article will show you how I converted an old, disused piano into a brand new, classy drinks cabinet.


How to Refurbish an Old Nightstand Quickly Using the Decoupage Technique

Do you have an old, uninteresting piece of furniture and absolutely no idea what to do with it? Hold off on that junkyard trip! With only a few standard things you probably have in your garage, you can breathe new life into your old, ugly furniture pieces.


5 Genius Ways to Recycle Old Furniture With Paint

If your vintage wood furniture looks worn, you might want a new look. Try recycling by painting it.


Six Forgotten Interior Design Styles

If you don't like farmhouse, scandinavian, glam, bohemian, industrial or mid-century modern, reading interior design blogs might be frustrating. Fortunately, there are more styles than only these. Here are six beautiful interior decorating styles that seem to have dissappeared, but haven't actually.


Interior Design DIY: Frequently Asked Questions

Taking the do-it-yourself approach to simple interior design tasks saves a lot of money, is very fulfilling, and gives the satisfaction of achieving a tough feat. But, it can be challenging too. Find out what people want to know about interior design, including the most common FAQs and answers.


4 Fantastic Ways to Repurpose Old Soda Crates

It is fun to recycle vintage soda crates. This is such a neat reminder of past times that is filled with simple fun and use for storage decor!


A Guide to Antique Chair Identification With Photos

There are many different types of antique chairs, and each has a unique appearance. Use this guide to learn how to identify the different styles.


Easy, Cheap and Chic Living Room Design Tricks

Are you looking to add style to your living room on a small budget? Take a look at these great easy affordable and super chic ideas!


Design and Build Your Own Furniture for Awkward Spaces

Do you have an awkward space in your home where standard furniture just won’t fit? We did. Our solution was to design and build our own furniture to fit the space.


Tips on Framing Your Artwork

If you prefer to display any type of art including family memories, posters or paintings, selecting the perfect picture frames are extremely important. Here are great ways to elevate your favorite artwork.


Decorating an Old World Style Home Office

When redecorating your office, consider influences from the old world. If you love color, texture and history why not update your bland workspace by taking cues from classic and time-honored European decor?


Review: The New 12-Inch Sweetnight Gel Memory Foam Mattress

Sweetnight released their new 12-inch Gel Memory Foam mattress. With a host of features to keep sleepers cool and more gel memory foam than most mattresses, this is one bed that's sure to not leave you disappointed.


DIY Cardboard Tube Screens

Folks love living in lofts and working in open-plan offices. The barrier-free lifestyle has its advantages; however, sometimes a fella just needs a little privacy.


Renovating and Reupholstering a Set of Four Solid Oak Carved Back Chairs

Simple guide to renovation of upholstered solid oak dining chairs with carved backs, using unconventional materials for the seats padding; sympathetic makeover to retain patina, including making replacement front stretcher, and repairing broken coiled spring.


Renovating a Writing Desk Bureau to Retain Patina

Sympathetic repairs and modifications to an old writing desk bureau to retain its patina, including a couple of minor changes to the design to improve the fit of the pigeon-holes and to make better use of storage space between the legs.


9 Quick Ideas for Creating Timeless Rooms

Using timeless furnishings is pleasurable for many of us who love to adorn our homes. Classic home designs still feel fresh and the look will last for years. Here are 9 tips that will help you create enduring decor.


Tips for Creating an Awesome Outdoor Kitchen

An outdoor kitchen helps to extend your living and entertaining space. Follow these great ideas so you can create the best outdoor kitchen in your neighborhood!


5 Fantastic Summer Decorating Tips

In anticipation of warmer weather, give your house a mini-makeover with a few creative decorating tips. You can easily transform your rooms from comfy cozy to bright and airy in as little as a weekend!


Your Bedroom Needs These 12 Essentials Now

If you're not pleased with your bedroom there's a way to add essentials to make it into a beautiful sanctuary. Here are 12 simple, stylish and affordable ideas to transform your master bedroom into the haven you deserve.


Ideas for Decorating Glass Cabinets in the Kitchen

These glass-front cabinet ideas are fun projects that create stylish appeal and a distinctive design for your kitchen.


How to Make Your Own DIY Wine Bottle Décor

This article will show you how to recycle old wine bottles and turn them into beautiful crafts that add to your home décor look.


A Real Nectar Mattress Review

After years of tossing and turning on a hand-me-down Queen, my husband and I opted for an upgrade to a King Size and began to research mattresses. The best we found was Nectar, and the 365 day free return was a real selling point. The Nectar has proven itself a comfortable and supportive mattress.


Understanding Different Curtain Rod Styles

Find the perfect curtain rod that will look best with your window openings, curtains and the room's decor.


How to Create Nerdy Silhouette Paint Splatter Art

My boyfriend and I are giant nerds. Here's how we created some inexpensive wall art using acrylic paint, stencils, and canvas.


Guerrilla Furniture Design: DIY Cube Lamp

This article will show you how to make your own DIY cube lamp using corrugated cardboard, a wire coat hanger, and a few electrical parts.


Guerrilla Furniture Design: DIY Hex Stool

This article will show you how to make your own DIY hex stool out of cardboard. These stools can easily be used for temporary event seating.


Different Types of Silk Curtains

Different types of silk curtains have a number of benefits. The characteristics of silk fabrics are desirable due to their elegant appearance, delicate textures, various weights and durability.


How to Turn a Shower Curtain Into Giant Wall Art

Steal this trick to create the perfect giant decor for your home without breaking the bank.


Super Easy Summer Decorating Ideas

It’s time to think about your home decor moving from winter into spring and summer. Lighten up for the warm months with these carefree summer decor ideas and sunny colors.


Mixing Design Styles Like the Pros

Mixing decor styles takes a variety of periods and styles and merges them through the use of color, texture, shape and finish.


Review: What Does the BedStory Mattress Really Feel Like?

The BedStory mattress is making big waves online in the mattress-in-a-box world. It's incredibly cheap and customers report almost universally positive experiences with the mattress. So my husband and I had to get one to find out! These are our opinions about this unique mattress.


7 Country Interior Design Styles

Country style is a throwback to simpler times and features the best of both worlds like modern conveniences along with homespun charm. Incorporate country style for an enduring look that is anything but old-fashioned.


Tips for Creating an Unforgettable Gallery Wall

We are here to help create your very own gallery wall. Check out these tips and simple steps to bring your style and personality into any room in the house.


Creating a Cool Bedroom for Your Teen

Are you looking for ideas to create your teen's bedroom? Here's plenty of inspiration for decorating a teenager's room that they'll totally fall in love with.


Adding Old World Style to Your Home

The hallmark of this design is a blend of formality, warmth and the atmosphere of a classic manor house. Old world style offers something for everyone with design elements that add traditional European flair to your home.


How to Make a Big Design Statement on Your Walls

If you have a large expanse of wall to fill, check out these distinctive wall ideas that will add creativity and color to your room.


Make the Most of Your Small Outdoor Space

Even if you are stuck with a small balcony, deck, or patio you can create a stylish arrangement with outdoor furniture.


Ideas for Styling Your Ottoman Tray

Styling something relatively small like an ottoman tray can be quite daunting. We’ll show you how to make a simply pleasing arrangement using a chic ottoman, tray and decorative accessories.


Home Decorating for Beginners

Learn the basics of home decorating including furniture, accessories and your very own decorating style.


Simple Ways to Beautify Your Old Sofa

Here’s an easy way to give your old sofa an upscale look. Try a few of these simple stylish ideas.


How to Plan Your Room Layout

We’ll help you plan a room layout with some easy and fun ways to make the best use of your space.


Effects of Interior Lighting on the Colors We Paint Our Walls

There are a number of factors that need to be considered if you wish to light up some walls, either for aesthetic purposes or for efficiency and versatility. Using interior design concepts, find out how lights can have an effect on interior walls.


Bookshelf Styling Tips From the Experts

A simple basic bookshelf can get a chic makeover using a combination of decorative accessories, books and useful items. We'll show you how to style your bookshelves from top to bottom.


10 Ways to Add Interest to a Room With Texture

Decorating with texture? Here’s a designer secret that will take your room to the next level. The element of texture adds interest and completes a space.


Inexpensive Decorating Tricks to Make Any Room in Your House Look Great

Great decorating doesn’t cost a fortune. You may not have to spend a dime. Check out these inexpensive decorating ideas to give your house a whole new look.


Fun and Fresh Uses for Reclaimed Wood in Your House

Reclaimed wood might take a bit more time and effort to source than that boring lumber from the home improvement center. But nothing really compares to the unique character, texture, and warmth of reclaimed wood.