If space is tight and your life is big, you might find yourself craving an additional room – an office, a library or even a napping nook (you know how I love them). Sure you could move, but there might be an easier solution. Why not convert a closet to suit your specific needs?
This multifaceted mudroom has been carved out of an old coat closet. While it simply provided storage before, now it greets guests, keeps outerwear organized and gives you a spot to park your seat while you’re putting on shoes. If you’re looking for more of an entryway in your home, this might be a conversion to consider. Read Post…
Shaving, applying make-up, styling hair and brushing your teeth would be really hard to do in the dark, so it’s safe to say that bathroom lighting is fairly important. But I’ve been thinking about one trend this week that’s a little more fun than functional: the bathroom chandelier.
A chandelier is often seen as a symbol of luxury and elegance and can often be found in dining rooms. If you love to host dinner parties, you might agree that the clinking of glasses is perfectly complemented by the twinkling of crystal light. But what about installing one of those lavish beauties in the loo? Read Post…
The weekend is here! Time to fire up the grill, slip off your shoes and enjoy the great wide open. If you spend a lot of time eating and entertaining outside, an outdoor kitchen might be right up your alley.
While a simple barbeque works fine for some, adding counter space, appliances, cook tops and dining areas can transform your family’s lifestyle completely. If you’re thinking of making an investment in eating alfresco, here are a few things you might want to consider. Read Post…
Summer officially arrives this week, which means it’s time to grab a suit, towel and some sun! This is the time of year that those lucky folks with pools start to entertain a few more guests every weekend. Do you have a pool or are you considering one?
Although a lot can be said about the great in-ground versus above ground debate, if you’re looking for something more affordable and less permanent, above ground might be the way to go. Here are some ways you might make your pool rise above and beyond everyone’s expectations. Read Post…
Happy Monday! I hope that all of you got to go outside to enjoy some sunshine this past weekend. The long days and short nights of summer are right around the corner and I couldn’t be more excited. I love to get up early on a summer day to garden, swim, bike, hike – you name it. And then: I nap like a boss. Here are a few ideas about where you could lay your head this summer. I can’t wait to start snoozing!
Work a Window Seat
Photo: HGTV.com, designer Linda Woodrum