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Grown-Up Versions of Your Favorite Teenage Decorating Trends (You Won't Believe How Good They Can Look)

Apartment Therapy

(Image credit: Nathan Kirkman and Anna Knott for Domino ). I try not to think back on my blunder years, when my skin was spottier, my hair was frizzier and my bedroom was a whole lot more purple. But it is fun to look back at trends from my childhood and see if any of them have stuck around.

6 Reasons It’s Time to Remodel Your Home

Trendir Magazine

Have you been dreaming of what your home could look like if you revamped it just a tad bit? Or have you lost your love for the appearance of your home? Once in a while, you may become consumed with the idea of your home needing a bit of an upgrade. If this is the case it may be time for a remodel.

2017 Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition – The Winners

Life of an Architect

On Saturday, April 22nd – 6 highly focused and dedicated judges walked into my home with the task of selecting the winners of the 6th Annual Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition.

Wedding Decorations: Creative Wedding Lighting Ideas

Stagetecture

When it comes to wedding decorations , nothing transforms the space quite like proper lighting. String lights, lanterns, candles, and colored bulbs all have a big influence on the atmosphere of your big day. They help to create the right ambiance and add warmth to the celebration.

A Look at What’s New at GIO Tile

Giotile

It’s that time of year again! Spring is time for growth and renewal, and it’s also the time of year for major trade shows that introduce the most innovative solutions in flooring and surfacing. We’ve recently returned from Coverings, one of the world’s premier trade expos dedicated exclusively to showcasing the newest in ceramic tile … Commercial Design Specifications Tile Trends

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ISC Surfaces Exiting Hardwood Flooring Business

ISC Surfaces

ISC Surfaces has decided to exit the hardwood flooring business in order to focus on our other product categories – ceramic / porcelain / glass / stone tile, commercial resilient flooring, countertop / surfacing materials, woodworking products, and their accessories. We thank you for your hardwood business over the past several decades and look forward to continuing to serve you in other product categories.

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Lessons from Rooms that Nail the Layered Rug Look

Apartment Therapy

(Image credit: Anthropologie ). Layering rugs lends a certain tactile element to a room that a solo tapestry just can't pull off (plus it's often a more budget-friendly—believe it or not—solution to pulling off a stylized rug.more on that later).

7 Things to Consider When Remodeling Your Kitchen

Granada Tile

The kitchen is responsible for many things. It needs to accommodate your cooking and baking needs, be functional, and offer enough storage for your lifestyle. It should also reflect your personality and set the tone for the gatherings you want to host.

Extreme Garden Variety

KB Culture

I'll confess that it was the spring-sprout green tub that initially caught my eye—but the Botanica wallcovering quickly grew on me [no, not literally]. Designed by Vito Nesta, its magnified details play off the simplicity of the soaker quite effectively.

How to Save Money on Your Kitchen Renovation

Kitchen and Residential Design

The kitchen is the heart of the home, and revamping this room can make your home function better, feel better, and fetch a much higher price when it comes time to sell down the road.

How to Create the Ultimate Man Cave

Trendir Magazine

Let’s be honest, what man hasn’t dreamed about having a man cave? A place where they could bring their friends, play pool, drink a couple of beers and have a great time.

Worry-Free Plants That Won't Poison Your Pets

Apartment Therapy

We love our pets, even when they are annoying little troublemakers. So when our furry friends start munching on our plants and digging around in the dirt, it's our job to keep them safe (even when we want to strangle them). Being the human in the relationship means doing the research and only populating our homes with non-toxic varieties of plants. We're making it easy for you. READ MORE ». Plants & Flowers. Plants & Gardening

How to Create the Best Spring Wall Decor Ideas

Stagetecture

Spring wall decor ideas are everywhere! If you are looking for some ideas to spruce up your home this spring, we have got you covered. One of the easiest ways to make an instant impact is by updating the wall art.

Trans-Dimensional Kitchen

KB Culture

This installation, created for Salone, is a delightful escape from reality [a fact alone making it an ideal post for a gloomy Monday]. Superimposed on the space, blue boundaries define invisible walls, letting one experience an open kitchen while imaging an enclosed room. marcante-testa.it.

8 Reasons Why Concrete Tiles Are Perfect for Your Kitchen Remodel

Granada Tile

Concrete tiles , also known as cement tiles, are popular products for both residential and commercial spaces. After experiencing a revival in the early 20 th century and dipping away again in the 50s and 60s, concrete tiles are making a comeback.

Color Story: Sunny Saturday Orange Today

Making Tile Modern

Color Story: Sunny Saturday Orange. Today has been gorgeous and warm here in Nothern California. Orange is the color that goes best with today. As Frank Sinatra once said: “Orange is the Happiest Color.” ” We sure agree with that at Modwalls and we’ve created many tile designs in Orange. Here are just a few. To see all of our orange tile offerings just click the link: [link]. Shop Modwalls Tile for Fresh Tile in Colors Your Crave. Our online store is open 24/7.

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Can a Comfortable Mattress Really Come in a Box? — Annual Guide 2017

Apartment Therapy

Mattress shopping used to be such a pain. You'd go to a showroom or store, lay down on a few beds (while being creepily watched by a salesman) and pretty much choose one on the spot, despite having no clue what it would feel like overnight let alone long term. And then getting it home posed yet another problem. Strap it to your car? Pay for white glove delivery and take a day off from work to wait for it? No, thank you.

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Poddy Talk – My First Ever-Podcast with Million Dollar Decorating

JG Kitchens

I was recently a guest on the very popular Million Dollar Decorating Podcast. We talked about the new book, bathrooms, the connection between your home and your health, design book inspirations and so much more! If you haven’t checked this highly informative, highly entertaining show out yet, please give a listen here. James Swan is the Charlie Rose of the digital design airwaves! Episode 418: Jamie Gold

San Diego Engineers Explore No-Bake Recipe to Build Bricks from Martian Soil

The A to Z of Building

Explorers keen to live on Mars may be able to convert the planet’s red soil into bricks without requiring the use of an oven or extra ingredients. Instead, they may just have to apply pressure

Choose Concrete Tiles for Your Bathroom Floor – Here’s Why

Granada Tile

Concrete tiles are praised for their incredible durability and range of styles, and make a great choice for bathrooms. If you want to add more color, texture, and pattern to your bathroom, concrete tiles are an ideal material that can also deliver on practicality and efficiency.

10 Home DéCor Tricks to Brighten up a Dark Room

Trendir Magazine

Using dark wall paint or dark tones to decorate a room can make it appear dark and gloomy. However, the biggest downfall of doing so is the room will appear smaller than what it actually is.

I Tried Feng Shui: Did the Mystical Principles Deliver on Their Promises?

Apartment Therapy

I work from home as a freelance writer/editor in a room that once was my formal dining room, which I transitioned into an office, as I wasn't content with sitting at my kitchen island on my laptop for hours on end every day. The room is jam-packed with furniture that didn't quite work anywhere else in my home. That printed floral chair I bought for a corner of my bedroom that didn't really fit? It's in my office. Those marble side tables from West Elm that were too small for my living room sofa?

Orange Ombre Pendant for the 2017 Open Studio Open Heart at Nutmeg Designs Mother’s Day Weekend

Margaret Almon Mosaics

Orange Ombre Domino Pendant by Margaret Almon, glass and millefiori, 1×2 inches. It’s Orange Tuesday with some Orange Ombre in a new pendant shape, the domino.

Innovative Technique to Enable Floating of Concrete Canoe in Water

The A to Z of Building

MacGyver will feel proud. Although escaping before anything explodes does not seem to be a life-threatening condition, it is really a hard task to perform something that, on the surface, is

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Toscano Cement Tiles Ground A Beautiful Bathroom

Granada Tile

Cement Tiles Finish A Room Beautifully. What’s the style of your room? Is it Industrial? Maybe it’s a little rustic? Or is it glamorous? When it comes to cement tiles, your room can be all three! Take this bathroom designed by Jenika Kurtz of J. Kurtz Designs.

4 Tips to Keep in Mind During Your First Meeting with a Design Contractor

Trendir Magazine

Purchasing your dream home is a huge stepping stone and a goal for many people. However, not all dream home come with the specifics that you would want which is when remodeling your home will come into the picture.

A Vintage Design Detail That'll Never Go Out of Style

Apartment Therapy

You've probably seen those pressed tin tiles gracing the ceilings of Victorian-era buildings, but they also look great in all kinds of buildings, and in all kinds of spots besides just the ceiling. Whether you leave them exposed, to add a little shine, or paint them, pressed tin tiles (or panels) might be just the thing to add a little texture — and a little classic style — to your home. READ MORE ». Remodeling Ideas. Project Ideas. Ideas & Inspiration

Seeing Double

KB Culture

Such a simple and smart idea: offsetting the sinks from the mirrors yields a near full-length looking glass, a feature extremely handy in the bath. The Origin collection of fixtures and furniture, with its rounded lines, lends itself well to this design. inbani.com. bathroom sink vanity

Luminescence Beveled Glass Mosaic by Marazzi

ISC Surfaces

Luminescence Violet Luminescence is a hand poured, hand-crafted glass mosaic series featuring shimmering pearlized glass in a unique “back bevel” mosaic. Colors range from subtle neutrals to vibrant darks. The unique bevel shape creates a sense of depth and intrigue.

Owens Corning Unveils Formaldehyde-Free Thermafiber Light Density Mineral Wool Insulation Solutions in North America

The A to Z of Building

Owens Corning announced plans to introduce formaldehyde-free Thermafiber® light density mineral wool insulation solutions during the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Conference on

New Waterworks Catalog and Studio Fittings

The Perfect Bath

We are very excited to share our new Waterworks Studio sales tool. The special attribute of Waterworks Studio is that the entire collection is in stock and ready to ship. You can easily mix and match from all parts of the collection to create your own personal bath retreat. Within the collection you will find many new introductions, including a new fittings family, Decibel. This word is derived from the source of its inspiration: vintage stereo and hi-fi equipment.

9 Ways Paint Can Modernize an Outdated Bathroom

Apartment Therapy

At the mercy of tile trends and ever-changing hardware styles, bathrooms that aren't updated often (who can afford a yearly renovation?) can look outdated very quickly. One of the most affordable ways to help this room race against the clock without outpacing your budget is to let inexpensive paint lead the way. Some color on a vintage tub or a swipe of paint on an old vanity will give an older bathroom its sparkle back. READ MORE ». Bathroom. Painting. Bathroom Projects

How I’m Spring Cleaning My Medicine Cabinet with ScriptSave WellRx

Stagetecture

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of ScriptSave® WellRx. Spring cleaning at my house is never a fun project! Whether it is under the bathroom sink, or cleaning out the medicine cabinet and finding 5-year-old prescription drugs, it’s a chore that I dread every spring.

5 Smart Studio Apartment Layouts that Work Wonders for One-Room Living

Apartment Therapy

Arranging furniture in a small space is always a bit of a challenge—and this is particularly true if your space is a bedroom, living room, dining room, workspace, and kitchen all in one.

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