Before you choose wallpaper, buy upholstery, or open a gallon of paint, take a moment to review a little about color theory. Even just the basics — how colors blend or clash and the effects that different combinations have — can... Read more »
Interior designer and author Sharon Hanby-Robie has an interesting take on color preferences. She maintains there are two groups of people – those who prefer blue and those who go for the green. She believes that roughly 70% of us are... Read more »
A small teddy bear sits in the corner of my bedroom. A wonderfully strange iridescent violet, it’s the first thing you notice in the room. Just an accent, a toy really, yet it stands out dramatically against the white and blue room, b... Read more »
Red is vital, ambitious, and audacious, a passionate color with intense symbolism. Think of the true love of a red rose, the speed and sex appeal of a racing car, the urgency of a fire engine, the danger of a red alert, the rage of seeing r... Read more »
Mention yellow and you probably think first of bright, crayon yellow. Think orange and you get, well, an orange. Because these youthful, high-impact colors have such strong emotional appeal, you might be concerned they lack sophistication o... Read more »
Once dismissed as simply decor for college students, the minimalist look is actually based on a philosophy many find beneficial. Minimalism uses the bare essentials for modern living in a pared down and sophisticated way, preferring simplic... Read more »
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Whether you're a magazine reader, blog surfer or devourer of novels, something good to read and a few uninterrupted hours can make daily stresses just melt away. The best way to loosen up with a good read is to devote a space in your home, . . .
Childhood is a magical time and one great way to encourage your kids’ imaginations and inspire their dreams is to create a themed bedroom. No matter their age or your budget, you can create a room to ignite their interest. . . .
Sleek, modern and stylish, many people choose platform beds based on appearance alone. However, there are many advantages to choosing a platform bed for your boudoir in addition to the cool, contemporary look that this unique bed style crea . . .