We’re told a well-designed master bedroom should be an oasis of romantic calm. It may also be where you watch television, pay bills and even set up a home office.
Whisper-soft, ultra-pale shades of pink — described by designers as “blush tones” — are back. But the ’80s haven’t returned, at least not entirely, said designer Brian Patrick Flynn.
Moth-wing light fixtures? Thunderhead wallpaper? If you’re an armchair naturalist, you’ll love one of this year’s big home decor trends. The designs, translated into wall decor and furnishings, range from startling to serene.
Can you keep your home warm and inviting all winter while still conserving energy?
Often the need to get more use out of a space arises when an elderly parent joins the household or a grown child returns home.
Increasing numbers of U.S. homeowners are relying on the sun to meet much of their hot water and electricity needs.
Mixing and matching has become a trend in itself. And this trend’s more liberating than limiting.
Second homes, designed for relaxation, are often decorated with hand-me-down furniture and other cast-offs from the owner’s main living space.
The sun-drenched colors and inviting textures of summer provide plenty of decorating ideas. The trick is doing it right.
When arranging furniture, consider the view: If the home’s exterior is more attractive than the outdoor view, consider positioning seats so that you’ll face your home rather than looking away from it.