Dining Rooms

Expert Talk: Treat the Eyes to Dining Room Wallpaper

From subtle to very daring, dining room wallpapers can be conversation starters as soon as your guests arrive for a dinner celebration. And why not? To estimate Bonnie Raitt, “Let us give them something to discuss.” Here are nine artists who’ve done that. Grace Home Design Dream enormous. This dining area is in a house […]

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Tropical Style

Great Design Plant: Sea Holly

Eryngium, commonly called sea holly, might appear anything but inviting at first, but on closer inspection you’ll realize there is nothing to be fearful of. I found this spiky flower in a friend’s birthday fragrance and have been a fan ever since. Sea holly has a long history of cultivation, and recent trending in foraged […]

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Roofs

Mansard Roof

A mansard roof is a version of a hip roof, with four sloping sides along with 2 slopes per face. The steep incline of the reduced part of the roof has dormers to produce the loft space more livable. Roofs are often connected with French layout. BGD&C Corp The Mansard roof has been created by […]

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Eclectic Homes

Urban Townhouses Lighten Up

The gaps between single-family homes in the suburbs and in the city may be great concerning shape and massing, but in many ways they’re very similar. They provide the same sorts of rooms — living rooms, dining rooms, kitchens, bedrooms, bathrooms, etc.. And they use layouts that maximize sun and views. However, their different contexts […]

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Kitchen Guides

Tiny Kitchen Islands Have the Floor

Bigger was better. Along with massive range hoods and walls of cabinetry, you’d come across an island the size of an aircraft carrier. These days, tendencies have shrunk toward downsizing, and that includes small-scale islands that work hard enough to offset their reduced surface and storage area. Check out the strategies that are successful below. […]

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DIY Projects

10 Garden Projects and Terrific DIY Home

From the disposition to refresh your home? From repairing up roadside furniture into installing an edible container garden and building a stone fire pit, all these 10 DIY projects for the home and garden are for both newbies and pros. Ryland Peters & Small | CICO Books Project: Painted quotationIssue: EasyEstimated time: 1 hour The […]

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DIY Projects

School Yourself in Making a Retro-Style Hanging Map

I’ve such nostalgia for retro college provides. They’ve a gorgeous simplicity, with good graphic design and stylized fonts. Some of my favourite items from bygone classrooms are the pull-down maps that educators used to hang above their chalkboards. Since maps are no strangers to house decoration, I believed these former instructional programs could discover current […]

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Eclectic Homes

Modest, Modern and Zen Cabin in Maine

An energy-efficient contemporary cabin on a small Maine lobstering island is not a common sight. For many years, a few had a rustic seasonal cottage on Spruce Head Island that they appreciated on weekends. After residing in the nearby city of Rockland, they decided to construct their dream year-round residence on their cottage property. Enter […]

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Eclectic Homes

Kitchen Workbook: 8 Components of a Craftsman Kitchen

Craftsman design, which originated from the early 20th century, was a response to the mass-produced fussiness of the Victorian era, and its healthy simplicity still resonates today. And nowhere is its signature heat more clear than in the kitchen, the heartbeat of a Craftsman home. It’s not possible to separate form from function in a […]

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Coastal Style

Travel and Art Intertwine at a California Condo

You have probably met someone who is told you in designing a room about one definite bit of furniture, object or artwork. In other words, the vision for the room was there, even though most of the furniture wasn’t. However, how about an entire apartment? Matthew Lanphier of M.J. Lanphier Interior Design faced such a […]

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