The meaning behind different colors and how they affect mood and behavior is an often debated topic, particularly when it comes to decorating a home. Baylor Anne Bone and Gail C. Hancock, the award-winning design duo behind Baylor Bone Interiors, believe color choice should be based on your personality and lifestyle, not the psychology behind a particular palette.
When I was a child, I took on the project of transforming our family’s extensive collection of books into a home library . . . and of my own volition! I labeled each book and cataloged them per the Dewey Decimal System. There was a check-out system in an index card box. I monitored the comings and goings of each…
When you renovate an older home, the goal is not always to replace old with new. In fact, some renovations are all about preserving the past with a design that reflects and pays respect to the yesteryear features that make your home unique.
No matter the season or the region, outdoor living is more popular than ever as homeowners look to “bring the indoors out” and create spaces that are true extensions of the home. The newest designs in outdoor living spaces do not simply feature the look of the indoors, but the functionality as well.
When it comes to beauty, few building materials can compete with natural stone. One-of-a-kind markings, dramatic colors and rich finishes make it a popular choice, especially in bathrooms where it can transform a utilitarian space into a spa-like retreat. Long considered a great choice for countertops, more homeowners are now installing natural stone in the shower.
While the kitchen is often the busiest room in the house, it is also one of the most important rooms when it comes to renovations. An upgraded, vibrant kitchen that incorporates elements of personal style can make the room more attractive while increasing the home’s overall value.
Remodeling your home can be a big, and oftentimes, overwhelming project, but it doesn’t always have to be. Sometimes all you really need is a fresh coat of paint or smaller upgrades. If you’re not looking to do a whole home renovation, and just want to give your interior a little pick-me-up, consider revamping colors, textures and your home appliances…
As the holiday season approaches and you're tasked with hosting family and friends, it can be a little overwhelming to imagine all the work that has to take place for a successful celebration. However, there's no reason the host can't join in the fun. To help keep calm and have your home ready for the party, follow these tips.