Heat and the elements take their toll on outdoor furniture. Plastic and wood can discolor and splinter and fabrics can begin to disintegrate after just one season outside. If this has happened to your favorite patio chair or cushion instead of throwing it out you should consider recovering it with […]
Houseinprogress.net has been blogging the KBIS show in Chicago all week (these are truly dedicated DIY’ers) and one of their last stops was the launch event for the new HGTV Bath Design website which comes hot on the heels of their recent Kitchen Design site. According to HIP the site […]
Mirrormate embellishes a plain flat mirror and adds details and framing that will brighten any room. Thanks Alix.
The ubiquitous brown rubbery doorstops may be effective but they remain unsightly with a distinctly utilitarian (corporate office) feel. Why not go with the more traditional cast-iron doorstops that can add a bit more flair to your floor. Shelterrific, a new home blog from the editors of Budget Living, show […]
Natural Area Rugs has started a blog about, what else, rugs made of natural fibers. Including sisal, seagrass, jute, bamboo, and wool. Jute rugs…sounds interesting. Jute Rugs [Natural Area Rugs]
Finding a Mogensen, Eames, Gehry, or Starck that is authentic or an authentic reproduction, can be difficult. Domino lists their preferred vendors of great mid-century furniture.
It’s always nice to incorporate your own interests or environment into your interior design. But this isn’t always easy unless you can create your own custom interior pieces. Here’s a surfboard inspired coffee table. What would you make? Surfboard Table [DIYnet]
Depending on your home’s exposures, you may wish to consider switching the functions of rooms within your house in accordance to the seasons. In the winter you may wish to eat and read near the central cozy fireplace but in the summer months you’d like to enjoy your dinner time […]
Do you love the look of ornate french sofas or tiffany lamps? Antiques can cost a fortune and it’s hard to find furniture that is well-constructed, beautiful, and reasonably priced. Heirloom reproductions specializes in hand-made victorian furniture and hand-painted victorian and tiffany lamps. Many pieces are built with the fabric […]