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Organic Modern Interior Design Style is Trending Big Time – Learn Why

You’re probably quite familiar with the once-trending farmhouse style that seemed to sweep the interior design world just a few years ago. Now, it seems that a new design trend is taking place, although, to me, it seems very similar to the farmhouse style. The trend is called “organic modern,” and one TikTok video explains …

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Woman Creates a Stunning “Plant Gallery” Wall that Brings Her Room to Life

We’ve all been there before: dealing with the hair-pulling frustration of trying to create the perfect gallery wall. Fortunately, now thanks to this creative TikTok video, an easy solution is here. This clever DIYer posted a video showing you exactly how to design a gorgeous plant gallery wall, but you can also use this technique …

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These Crow-Shaped Wall or Table Lights Scream Dark Academia

It seems like everyone is hopping onto the dark academia design trend, so why not add it to your own home with this wickedly cool wall sconce available at Amazon? Bird lovers and dark-inspired interior décor fans alike will love this light that looks like a crow grasping a bulb in his beak. The lovely …

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Couple Turns Boring Wall Into Show-Stopping Wall with Fireplace and Built-Ins

Nearly half a million people liked this project.  I’m not surprised. I love it. It’s very well done. Talk about an impressive transformation from a boring wall with one window into a show-stopping, highly functional wall with faux fireplace, mounted TV and built-in shelving. Watch the video to see exactly how they did this. @biblesxcoffee …

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Woman Converts 3 Cheap IKEA Shelves Into Beautiful Shoe Storage Unit

Everyone knows that if you purchase a cabinet from Ikea, assembling it can often be compared to performing brain surgery. I mean no offense to surgeons, but seriously, this stuff is not for amateurs. So, if you are a glutton for punishment and have an eye for anything DIY, then this video will bring you …

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Woman Creates an Attractive Bohemian-Style Coffee Table with $35 Wicker Basket

I grew up with a mom who loved to DIY anything she could get her hands on. Sometimes she would create something spectacular and other times it was just interesting. One thing I can agree on is that whatever she did, it was always inventive and most certainly ignited creativity in me. I get a …

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Fess “Davy Crockett” Parker’s Mid-Century Modern Home in Palm Springs (Listed for $1.975 Million)

Fess Parker estate, a home originally owned by Hollywood star Fess Parker, is on sale for $1.935. The house is located in Palm Springs, CA, and sits on nearly a half-acre of land. All photos are used with permission from TopTenRealEstateDeals.com About The House Fess Park home is an exquisite two-bedroom residence built in 1974. It …

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Before and After Room: It’s Amazing What Bookshelves and a New Chair Can Do To a Room

You know when you watch someone create something and the idea is seemingly so simple, so you say to yourself, “why didn’t I think of that?” Well, this is exactly how I feel about so many of these DIY TikTok videos. I’ve always been a DIY’er myself, and I used to repurpose vintage furniture, and …

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Ivana Trump’s Fabulous Manhattan Home (For Sale at $26.5 Million)

Ivana Trump was more than Donald Trump’s first wife-she was also a fashion and business mogul, and now her stunning Manhattan home is on the market for an asking price of $26.5 million. The lavish and luxuriously adorned limestone townhome features 8,725 square feet with 17 rooms with a total of five bedrooms, 5 ½ …

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Trends in Smart Home Technology for 2023

Smart home technology is designed to make everyday life easier. You don’t have to be tech-savvy to enjoy the convenience of these products, since many of them are “plug and play.” But what are some trends in home smart technology for 2023? Some of these might be a revamping of smart technology used in the …

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5 Trends on Maximizing Available Space in Living Rooms

The living room is where most people spend a good portion of their free time, which means it’s quite easy for this busy space to feel cluttered or cramped. Fortunately, the right type of design can help you to maximize the available space you have, regardless of the size. So, what are some trends in …

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Why aren’t Kitchen Sink Workstations More Popular than they Are?

A few years back Kohler released what became a popular kitchen sink; it was the beginning of what is now known as the kitchen sink workstation (a different kind of kitchen sink to be sure… keep reading). It’s the Kohler K-5540 Undermount Workstation – here’s a photo from Amazon. Since then, Kohler has released more …

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Hottest Trends in Kitchen Design for 2023 (By an Interior Designer)

This is a joint article with contributions by both Keely Smith and Michelle Fair for a multiple projections and ideas. Another year, another set of kitchen design trends. Trends don’t pop up overnight; they percolate or materialize over time.  The key to spotting trends, whether kitchen design, bathroom design and even fashion is being able …

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Hawaiian Tropic Founder Party Palace (Listed for $6 Million)

A stunning beachfront property dubbed ‘party palace’ is selling for $5.99 million. The opulent four-bed, five-bath house in Daytona Beach, Florida, belonged to mogul Ron Rice. Here are more details about this luxurious beachfront house. All photos are used with permission from TopTenRealEstateDeals.com Inside the House The luxurious oceanfront property belonged to the late Ron …

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Homeowner Builds a Clever DIY “Reading Nook Nest” in Unused Space in 2-Story Foyer

Look around many houses carefully and you just might find unused spaces that with a clever plan could be converted into something useful, beautiful or both. That’s exactly what @petesquared23 did with their home and I think it’s super clever. Not only could it be used for a private lounging area but you could also …

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These Floating Book Shelves Give a Whole New Meaning to “Floating” – It’s Like Magic

These days any shelf that isn’t supported by it’s own weight is called a “floating” shelf. The terms, IMO, has been watered down. A real floating bookshelf is one that gives the appearance of truly floating where you can’t see what supports it or how it’s designed in any way.  Usually the shelf is visible …

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Former Mark Wahlberg Estate Featured in ‘Entourage’ (Listed for $28.5 Million)

Mark Wahlberg’s former home, a 13,000-square-foot estate in Beverly Hills, was recently listed for $28.5 million. The property is located on more than 1.7 acres of land and has 1,000 square feet of decking, providing panoramic views of the surrounding city.  This sprawling estate was once showcased on Entourage, an HBO series that Wahlberg produced. With 5 bedrooms and six …

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Gwyneth Paltrow Childhood Home in Santa Monica, California (Listed for $17.5 Million)

Before Gwyneth Paltrow became a household name, she lived in a 6,887-square-foot mansion in Santa Monica. The home was purchased by her parents, Bruce Paltrow and Blythe Danner, in 1976, and was recently listed for $17.5 million. Located in Santa Monica’s Gillette Regent Square neighborhood, the property is located on a sprawling 9,000-square feet double lot. The neighborhood, which …

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Michael Kittredge’s Estate in Leverett, MA (Listed for $23 Million)

Michael Kittredge, the co-founder of the Yankee Candle Company, passed away in 2019. His former estate, a Leverett, MA compound on more than 60 acres of land, was recently listed by his family for $23 million.  Kittredge developed a passion for candlemaking as a child and began selling homemade candles to his friends and neighbors. In …

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Michael Taylor’s Mansion in San Francisco (Listed for $32 Million)

As the pioneer of the California architectural look during the 1970s and 1980s, Michael Taylor has been called “The James Dean of Interior Design” and is considered one of the top 20 best designers by Architectural Digest. Michael Taylor’s California look creates light and airy rooms with natural elements and white walls in his mansion. …

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Voted Fan Fave Home in Palm Springs (Listed for $11.6 Million)

Constructed in 1962 by one of the Marx Brothers, this 4,278-square-foot home is known as the Villa de Leone. The residence is a combination of Hollywood glamor, historical artifacts, and a museum of pop art. While the location in the Old Las Palmas neighborhood, mountain views, lush landscaping, sparkling pool, and enormous rooms are a …

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Henry Mancini’s Beach Retreat in Malibu (Listed for $11.6 Million)

A Malibu beach home once owned by Academy Award-winning composer Henry Mancini was recently listed for $11.6 million.  Located on 0.15 acres, the La Costa Beach home was originally purchased by Mancini for $147,500 in 1972. Although Mancini passed away in 1994, his family has continued to maintain the property. Built in the 1950s, the mid-century modern home has …

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