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Beautiful Beds and Headboards Beautiful Beds and Headboards

Add interest and beauty to your bedroom this fall with the perfect bed!

What is the Best Carpet for Your Home? What is the Best Carpet for Your Home?

Guidelines to make a complicated subject simpler
Finding the best carpet for your home starts out simple and quickly becomes complicated. You know you want something that will look good in your home, feel great, and …

Bathroom Winners! Bathroom Winners!

Outstanding bath designs from the 2014 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show

Kitchen Winners! Outstanding kitchens from the
2014 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show
Kitchen Winners! Outstanding kitchens from the </br>2014 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) revealed this year’s 18 category and 11 specialty award winners at an exclusive awards ceremony on the eve of the 2014 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS®).
The frontrunners of the …

Let There be Light… Control!
The Pros And Cons Of Shutters, Blinds And Shades
Let There be Light… Control!</br> The Pros And Cons Of Shutters, Blinds And Shades

The Pros And Cons Of Shutters, Blinds And Shades
We’ve come a long way from animal skins on the windows to control the light. Sally Morse, director of creative services for Hunter Douglas, the leading name …

Shower in Your Forecast? Shower in Your Forecast?

Bathroom update keeps your home on trend
By Elizabeth Anthony
The shower often is the focal point of the bathroom. Most of us look forward to washing the cares of the day away in a long, hot …

Furniture and Design Trends Furniture and Design Trends

Fresh approaches from style leaders

Choosy About Chairs Choosy About Chairs

From contemporary to romantic to eclectic, you’re on a roll with wallpaper

Whatever Your Decor, There’s a Wallcovering For It Whatever Your Decor, There’s a Wallcovering For It

From contemporary to romantic to eclectic, you’re on a roll with wallpaper

Flooring Trends Flooring Trends

From hardwood to carpet to tile, what’s new and fabulous underfoot

Tips for Choosing Interior Paint Colors Tips for Choosing Interior Paint Colors

How To Build Up Your “Color Confidence Quotient”
If your CCQ (Color Confidence Quotient!) is modest but you’d like to boost it by learning more about color placement basics, consider the rules of thumb below, from …

The Best in Bathroom Design Winners from the 2013 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show The Best in Bathroom Design Winners from the 2013 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show

Glass in all its glory — hand-cut, hand-blown and LED-lit — was creatively used by the winning designers in the 2013 Design Comp­etition sponsored by the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA). The category winners …

Making Sense of Sofa Styles Making Sense of Sofa Styles

What lies beneath those upholstered cushions?  More than meets the eye!
By Lanie Hightower
Within every home is an essential furniture focal point — the sofa — that often “anchors” the living space. With endless choices on …

Texture, Technology, Traditional or Titan? Texture, Technology, Traditional or Titan?

By Elizabeth Anthony
IIn 2012, Americans covered lots of floors and walls with tile — 2.19 billion square feet to be precise. Inspiration and influence for tile floors and walls come from everywhere: fashion, upholstery, wallpaper, …

Kitchen Winners July 2013 Kitchen Winners July 2013

Outstanding Kitchens From The 2013 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show
Glass in all its glory—hand-cut, hand-blown and LED-lit — was creatively used by the winning designers in both the Best Kitchen and the Best Bath in …

Decorating Tips For Every Room Decorating Tips For Every Room

Instant changes from accessories to window treatments make a refreshing difference
Decorating spruce-ups do not have to involve a lot of time or expense when you follow these inventive tips from Sally Morse, Director of Creative …