Category Archives: Decorating

Decorating tips and ideas

Welcome to our listings of the top online interior design software options for 2016. When I stumbled on some of the free interior design software options, I couldn’t believe my luck. The software is really good… and free.  I spent days researching and trying out every option I could find (had more fun than I […]

This is one of my favorite posts on this site because it offers a lot of information that’s easy to follow for DIY interior design. Too often interior design is made infinitely complicated; this post will simplify interior design into 19 easy-to-follow rules that will dramatically improve your home’s interior design and decor. If you […]

Houseplants are beautiful decorative elements, but some people find them a chore to keep alive, and don’t bother to keep them around. However, indoor plants do much more than just look or smell pretty–many can actually improve the air quality of your home. While all plants take in carbon dioxide and emit oxygen, they also […]

Welcome to our gallery featuring the gorgeous faux wood beams from Barron Designs! Faux wood is a unique option that’s budget friendly and in some cases, can look incredibly real, especially when the planks are make from high-density polyurethane. Barron Design’s products are made from this polyurethane, which means they are able to create near […]

Welcome to our gallery featuring some incredible brick and rock paneling ideas from of Barron Designs! Barron Designs, Inc. was established in 1972 and leads the industry in realistic faux building products, including many of the faux stone panels shown in this gallery. All products are made in the United States and most are […]

Welcome to our guide to handrails and balusters, interior and exterior. Handrails are designed to fit the hand comfortably while providing stability and support while walking climbing or descending stairs. Handrails often are placed along the top of balustrades on decks and other areas that are exposed to a large drop. Other, less commonly seen […]

Welcome to our gallery showcasing 27 gorgeous living rooms with attention grabbing wall decorations. Generally the living room is the largest space in the house, and traditionally is the space where most social events take place. To keep everyone in your home interested, it is always a good idea to have some sort of conversation piece or […]

Enjoy full control over light color and timing with the SmartFX smart bulb! The SmartFX smart bulb is a new sensation for lighting enthusiasts, as well as pretty much anyone who likes amazing new inventions. These smart bulbs can use Bluetooth and WiFi technology to connect with any smart phone or bluetooth device. Now with a few […]

Welcome to our gallery featuring televisions mounted above graceful fireplaces. How many televisions do you have in your home? How many fireplaces? From Benjamin Franklin’s fireplace to the fireplaces of today, we have come a long way. From metal mantles all the way to vinyl, we have developed patterns and styles we never thought possible. The television […]

Welcome to our gallery featuring 50 Outstanding Decorative King and Queen Bed Pillow Arrangements! Decorative pillow arrangements in home decor have become almost a necessity for stylishly attractive spaces, and nowhere is this more evident than in a luxurious master bedroom. Accent pillows come in a plethora of shapes, sizes, styles, colors and patterns that will […]

Welcome to our gallery featuring a number of the most beautiful ideas for floral centerpieces for your dining table. From formal arrangements fit to grace a wedding table at a reception to simple, sweet arrangements for summertime parties, you’re sure to find whatever you need in this gallery. Some of the centerpieces featured are in […]

Welcome to this special decorating blog featuring a number of ways to set your table for any occasion! Table settings can vary widely, from utterly informal to entertain close friends,  to the perfect way to set your table for a grand gala or for a wedding. The most informal table settings generally have few utensils and […]

Choosing the perfect area rugs for your home, while a big decision, can be relatively painless and fun. We’ve decided to share our guide detailing the ins and outs of area rugs that any shopper will encounter on the quest for a fresh place to stand. Our , is a hand tufted floral piece, crafted […]

Welcome to our buying guide for ceiling lighting! We are pleased to share with you an extensive collection, highlighting the varying designs and styles of lighting you may find when looking to make a purchase for your home. In showcasing and explaining the different types of lighting solutions, we will put the spotlight on an array […]

This whimsical art (above) features a child done in black & white text, holding a blue frog, with a humorous “miffed” expression. This magazine collage is done using just cut paper – mostly junk mail and magazines – no paint or other mediums.   A great gift for anyone who collects frog decor.  Buy the […]

I’m a big fan of hardwood flooring.  I’ve redone several hardwood floors, including one time removing carpet and redoing the beautiful wood floors underneath. But let me back up and tell you about a basement suite I rented after university.  The suite was beautiful.  The kitchen spectacular.  It actually had a decent amount of natural […]

Ceiling Tiles for Creating a Magnificent Kitchen Ceiling One way to enhance the design of your kitchen is to improve your kitchen’s ceiling.  A great way to do this is by using decorative ceiling tiles. What’s great about this option in addition to looking great is they aren’t difficult to install, they aren’t terribly expensive […]

Candles are a great addition to any room, on any occasion. With careful choice and arrangement, candles can be used to add a unique feel to any space. Make sure that candles are kept away from drafts, as this will shorten their burning time. Burning time varies greatly depending on your choice of candle. The […]

Ceiling pipes, plumbing lines, air ducts, and electrical pipes – they are important for the appropriate functioning of the power, heating, cooling, and drainage systems in our homes. But, let’s face it. They are an eyesore. Exposed pipes ruin our interiors and make our homes look crummy. They are a distraction and take away from […]