While they’ve always been functional, we’re starting to appreciate both the beauty and strength of copper, brass, black steel and galvanized steel pipes in design. Now, instead of hiding them, exposed pipes feature prominently in a home’s design and are also used in other applications. Below are some of the ways exposed pipes can provide […]
Pink has always been a tricky color to pull off in a space. It’s typically used in a child’s bedroom. And the more muted, dusty rose shades often pop up in classic styles, like Victorian spaces. Because of these styles, using pink shades in the wrong way can create either an unintentionally childish or antiquated […]
Zillow, the leading online marketplace for homes for sale, recently released their 2019 design predictions of what trends are in — and which ones are out. If you have plans to sell your house this year, you may want to take note.
We’ve talked a lot in this series about how architecture is often influenced by the styles that came before it. Nowhere is that truer than with the Monterey, or Monterey Colonial, home. This type of architecture combines French, Spanish and English styles. In fact it is so unique that it’s still sought after today. Let’s […]
Do you have a favorite color? Have you ever wondered why you prefer a certain color and how it affects you? “One of the most amazing things about color is its close tie to emotions, making color extremely subjective,” according to Andrea Magno, a color and design expert at Benjamin Moore. “There are so many […]
When we picture curtains, we see them hanging long on either side of a valance. It’s functional, it’s attractive and it works with any room style. But that style is also not your only option. You can get creative in the way you hang curtains. From giving them unique spacing so light can filter in […]
We’re calling it now: 2019 will be the year of the plant. What started as a semi-hipster trend in interior design has become a full-on movement. Bringing the outside in has tons of benefits, of course, from mood boosting to cleaner air. But let’s face it: not everyone is famous for their green thumb. If […]
If you love to read – or you just love books, whether you actually read them or not – consider creating a home library. Most people who don’t have a home library think that they don’t have enough space. But, by thinking creatively, you can find enough room to house your own books. You don’t […]
Etsy recently released its trend report for 2019 — and their trends are refreshing, as usual. Their unique take on style is one of the reasons that, according to a business statistic website, Etsy has nearly 36 million active buyers (and growing). We think you’ll be seeing these Etsy 2019 home trends all year and into 2020.