Landscape Tour: 2 Thirds of Rural Hillside in Maine

After two retired educators built their dream house, their property has been basically two acres of mown grass. The couple loved the rustic Maine landscape, and they were not interested in mowing two acres every week. So they called in landscape architect Matthew Cunningham to decrease the maintenance needed and help their house match in…

ers Say: Fantasy Features for the Bath and Closet

A lot of you chimed in on the questions board when a fellow user requested what kinds of cool new things she ought to consider while preparing her new home. Now we’re continuing the compilation of replies using ers’ suggested dream characteristics to incorporate in baths and closets. You will find many dream features on…

Contractor Tips: How to Install Tile Flawlessly

A great-looking tile project takes more than simply choosing beautiful tile. Preparation, preparation and using the right products for your task are what separate good installs from good installs. Bear in mind, tile is for the long haul. These hints will help ensure that your installation looks great and stands the test of time. Lingo…

Guest Groups: A Stylishly Organized Desk

Whether working at home or in a conventional workplace, a lot of us spend a great deal of time in our desks. With an organized space helps us work efficiently, but it doesn’t mean it’s to lack style. Here are some gorgeous accessories to keep your desk tidy and stylish. — Cristin from Simplified Bee…

Design Calendar: Jan. 20-Feb. 10, 2012

Head to Las Vegas Market and find the most recent industry trends and products — and in this scenario, what happens there, doesn’t need to remain there. Meet sculpture artist Patrick Dougherty at Palo Alto, and listen to what he has to say about his design process. Tour 16 inspring homes for sale and fulfill…

Brooklyn Townhouse Full of Light

This New York home is smack dab in the middle of a close-knit row of homes in the Park Slope area of Brooklyn. Since existing houses on either side allow for restricted sun exposure, the owners of the townhouse desired to bring as much light in as possible. Architect Ben Herzog opened up the space,…

Tiki D├ęcor Suggestions From a Vintage Airstream

For a recent anniversary, my husband and I followed a friend’s recommendation to Kate’s Lazy Meadow at the Catskill Mountains and spent a weekend at a vintage Airstream. Owner Kate’s a part of this B-52s, and that she definitely uncorked some imagination in creating this space-age-cool accommodation experience. We stayed in the Tiki Airstream that…

Great Color Pairings: Ice and Fire

Combining orange and blue or violet and yellow is like combining ice and fire: Light blues and violets attract the icehockey, and bold strokes of orange and yellow add the fire. These two new and entertaining color combinations also give a new twist to color schemes in bedrooms, whether you’re designing for adults or children….