How To Select The Right Hardwood Flooring

The widespread popularity of wood flooring continues to grow for one simple reason: There's no substitute for the warmth and natural beauty of real wood. Wood flooring comes in dozens of styles and sizes, but there are only two basic types: solid wood and engineered wood.Traditional solid-wood flooring is exactly…

Backyard Love Affair – Top Five Tips For Designing An Outdoor Space

More Americans are showing their love for the great outdoors with their homes according to the American Institute of Architects Home Design Trends Survey.  AIA surveyed architects nationwide to discover home preferences. “In the last few years, outdoor living spaces have become the new ‘great room’ in terms of must-have items…

Game on: Four Easy Game Room Design Tips

Whether your game room is a place to entertain, display media or 'play games' and just relax - we've got some do-it-yourself tips to optimizing a space for this purpose. Interior design is about creating comfortable, beautiful and functional spaces. First, make it relaxing:  Pay attention to color, specifically -…

Interior Design Ideas – Incorporating Feng Shui Part I

We all want a home that looks beautiful - but it must also feel right. A home with personal energy flows well from room to room, with each room offering it’s own personality.By learning the principles of Feng Shui, a Chinese system of harmonizing environments and elements - you can…

Designing Bedrooms with Your Child in Mind

Technology is becoming the playground for our children. They maneuver smart phones, tablets and computers with ease. Parents use to be open to putting computers and televisions into children’s rooms but have recently responded with a firm stance to not. Remember when kids would set up bedroom tents and play…

Green: Lucky Interior Design?

Is green the color of luck?  With the color of the year being 'Greenery' - it's a question we have to ask! It's certainly associated with the American version o the holiday St. Patrick's Day, along with the four-leaf clover and pot o' gold. But what about using the cool…

Maitland-Smith & The Unique Furniture Building Process

La Barge and Maitland-Smith have long been known as luxury furniture brands in the furniture and home furnishing trade.  It is because of their unique approach, and centuries-tested methods of furniture fabrication that they have earned one of the highest and most respected ranks in the industry. Recently, they created…

Effortless Spring Florals For Easter

With Easter coming up this Sunday, you may be wondering how to get your space decorated in the right fashion for all of the friends and family coming over for celebrations for Easter Sunday. Flowers, which are easily bought at any store, are the quickest way to get that Springtime…
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