#DesignDilemma: How do I hang my curtains?
Curtains are such a common design disaster and you may not even know something is wrong! Letâ€™s go over how to hang your curtains properly, and why these examples work to your advantage. But first, we will address what you may be doing wrong. 1. Hanging your curtains too low: How to fix it: Make sure to hang your curtain rod at least 20â€ł above your window molding OR hang right beneath your crown molding. This creates height and allows more light to enter the room. 2. Hanging your curtains ....Read More
#BuyersGuide: Why should I invest in outdoor furniture?
Â When it comes to picking a perfect outdoor set, the look is important, but durability is essential. Itâ€™s tempting to stop by your local hardware store to pick up an inexpensive outdoor set, but is it worth it? In this weekâ€™s Buyers Guide, we will cover the top reasons why it is in your best interest to invest in quality and to justify those high price tags. Youâ€™re not alone when you wonder, â€ť why would I spend this much on outdoor furniture when I can buy the same thing at Lowes or Ho ....Read More
#DesignDilemma: How do I decorate my bookcase?
Bookcases may be the last thing you think about when decorating your space. This is a common design foe because they can make or break a room! Bookcases add color, personality, and can be an easy way to add sophistication when it is seriously lacking. But, where do you start? If you are a collector of books, let them shine! Every book is a conversation piece and can add a pop of unexpected color. However, the way you organize them can make a difference. 1. Try the color method: Â Â This meth ....Read More
#DesignDilemma: Decorating with a TV
Today, the television has become a focal point in almost all of our homes. However, it doesnâ€™t have to be as unsightly as you think! There are ways to camouflage a TV to work in your favor. Here are a few of our ideas: Â 1. The simplest answer may be the best solution. Find an entertainment center that has piers with shelves to display decorative and personal items to make your television seem more like a piece of furniture. The great thing about entertainment centers is that the wire managem ....Read More