Light fixtures are one of the most effective ways to put a personal stamp on your home. When there are more fittings available in the retail than you can sort through in a lifetime, there’s just another solution to have a stunning and unique lighting: make one from a found thing. You can make a… Continue reading 12 Fun Light Fixtures Made From Found Objects
There are a whole lot of beautiful waterfront properties along the Long Island coastline in New York, but a number of them probably started as inauspiciously as the home. It is part of a bunch “of 41 closely spaced homes that were formerly a bungalow colony,” architect Stuart Narofsky describes. Called Beacon Hill Colony, it… Continue reading Excavated Waterfront Home in New York
Wood floors are a number of the hardest-working pieces of the property. They endure our continuous traipsing, and at times we do the unthinkable We stride together with our stiletto heels and haul our furniture across their surfaces that are beautiful. Feil Wood Flooring’s Andrea Feil believes that maintaining wood surfaces clean is not really… Continue reading Wood Floor Care: Polish Your Skills
Let us face it: There are a few chores that just slip to the wayside. Apart from Martha Stewart, who has time to clean out the microwave and sweep underneath the fridge on a regular basis? But spring gives us all a chance to grab. Since the weather warms up, try opening off your spring… Continue reading Spring Clean Your Kitchen
Another bedroom sure would be fine. And I wouldn’t mind an office of my own, a master bath, and one of those giant laundry rooms. Regrettably, we don’t all have the room or the moola to bring a modest pop-out or construct an excess floor. Sometimes you have to contend with the distance you’ve got.… Continue reading I Need Some Space!
My son is a building vehicle fiend. If it digs, drags, destroys or forces, then it’s because of him. And from what I hear, he’s not alone. These mighty machines seem to be loved by little (and big) men almost universally. In a bid to give the children what they need, but still keep a… Continue reading Guest Groups: Construction Chic
Creating a significant comeback in the house and down the runways, Art Deco is suddenly in demand. The geometric lines and linear industrial-influenced shapes are starting to look so fresh and new again. — Sue from The Zhush Amazon Art Deco Surface Mount Push Button Door Bell – $37.80 When it comes to great layout,… Continue reading Guest Groups: 20 Art Deco Designs for Your Home