Design Talk

A Style of Cabinet Doors for Everyone

Usually the first element of a room that is noticed, cabinets are eye level and therefore very influential in the feel of a room. They can also be an investment if you plan on installing many customized cabinets, meaning that getting the perfect style for your home design and storage needs is important. Continue reading…

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How to Beautify Your Home Office

One of the great things about working from home is that you can make your space as personalized as you want. Don’t leave this important area barren and unappealing. Transform it with a few easy changes! Read on for how you can make your home office a place that inspires and energizes your workflow, instead…

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Multipurpose Basement Storage Tips

Basements provide a great opportunity to create a multipurpose space in your home. They can be used as a laundry room, home theater, game room, den, and gym. It can be a hassle trying to keep gym equipment from blocking your TV, or from clean laundry from being spread out through the game room. But…

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Maximizing Corner Areas With Storage

Everyone has that one awkward corner in a room. You know the one: the one that seems to be doing nothing. Maybe you put an end table or a piece of decor in place, but you know it could be far more useful. So, what can you do with that awkward corner area? Keep reading…

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Considering Storage Space When Building Home Additions

When you are looking for a forever home, you can't just think about the present. There are so many life events that can change. You may have a new baby, or maybe you may want your elderly parents to move in with you to be closer to them. A house can quickly become cramped with…

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Creating The Ultimate Home Library Space

For bibliophiles, having a home library is a necessity. Being able to curl up with a mug of tea and a good book, or lay back and relax while listening to an audiobook, is the perfect way to relax. If you love books, here are several design suggestions to consider to create your ultimate home library.  Think…

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Essential Feng Shui Tips for Your Office

Feng Shui draws from ancient eastern principles to help optimize work and living spaces. The goal is to facilitate the ideal flow of qi (“chi”), or life force energy around each room to enhance health, productivity, relaxation, and quality of life. The following steps can help to bring out the best in your home office…

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7 Essential Fung Shui Tips for Your Bedroom

The ancient Chinese practice of Feng Shui has been in use for thousands of years. It is a system for optimizing the flow of qi (chi), or life force energy in a space for health and positive energy. Feng Shui can be applied to any room or area of your home or business. Bedrooms with…

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Decorating Mistakes to Avoid in Small Spaces

Small spaces can be tricky to decorate since they have a limited footprint. Avoid these mistakes, and make the most of your space! Not Following Proportions Using tiny rugs, chairs, or simply under-furnishing a small apartment or room could make it feel smaller than it is. This is because it can give the illusion that…

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5 Summer Rules to Follow in The Bedroom

Summer is here! Look out for lazy days, barbecues, and summer fireworks displays. Learn how to take it easy this summer and relax more by turning your home into a peaceful retreat. Below are five rules to follow to make it happen. 1. Decluttering Everyday Sure, we said lazy days are here, but keeping up…

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