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inspiration

  • Upcycle Your (Recalled) Drop-Side Crib

    My daughter will be turning one here at the end of August, and as a child always in the 95th percentile of growth with no sign of slowing down, I know…

  • Ideas for Recycling Phone Books

    We haven’t used a phone book in years but obviously some people still do as we receive them on our doorstep every six months or so. It’s one of the largest…

  • Paint Colors Inspired By Food

    There are a myriad ways to select paint colors. Fashion, fabric, furniture, other textiles, magazines, movies — the sources of inspiration are seemingly endless. And here’s another idea to chew on…

  • Paint Your Bedroom Black

    Black paint isn’t only limited to gothic-inspired decor or teens that need to rebel (though if you do have a rebellious decorative teen, here’s some good advice.) In fact, black walls…

  • Out Of The Box Kitchen Design

    When designing a kitchen, it’s so important to think out of the box. Literally, your cabinetry arrives in a box. The cabinetry body is of boxes and doors but what can…

  • Hawaiian Hale

    We’re in Hawai’i! Spent last week in Honolulu visiting friends and spending time with our God son who is now 9. He took me out surfing at Tongs in front of…

  • Interior inspiration

    Photo courtesy of Behr Paints After you’ve finished constructing an interior wall, you have the luxury of a sturdy blank canvas on which to apply a vast array of painting, papering…

  • Top 10 Virtual Room Planning Tools

    Home design and decorating websites continue the race to build the ultimate virtual room designer. In choosing our top 10 we looked for ease of use, variety of design options, and…

  • Subway Tile

    Subway tile looks great in any home and here are the resources to find the best tile and the know-how to install it.…