Dark and dramatic or light and bright? When it comes to choosing kitchen cabinets, it can be hard to decide. Here we look at the benefits of crossing over to the dark side.
Archives for January 2019
Follow this lighting expert’s list of do’s and don’ts to select the best light fixtures for your bathroom vanity
The stars of stage and screen spend a good deal of time at their dressing room vanities making sure they’re ready for the literal spotlight. Properly positioned vanity lights emit soft, diffuse light that reduces shadows and makes it easy for stars to look their best. While you may not be going onstage yourself, there’s no good excuse for poor vanity lighting. Read on to discover a list of lighting do’s and don’ts to become the star of your own bathroom.
Creamy cabinets, abstract kitchen islands, destination bathtubs, compact laundry hubs and more are in store for homes
If you’re looking to redecorate or renovate your home in 2019, you’ve come to the right place. We searched through Houzz data, browsed hundreds of home design photos, reread past articles and interviewed professional designers to bring you this collection of materials, colors and other home design ideas that you can expect to see a lot more of in 2019. Which will you bring home?
Do you feel burdened by too many belongings? Is your desk piled high with papers, magazines and unpaid bills? If so, clutter may be holding you back from living the life you had envisioned for yourself.
As a professional home organizer, I’ve noticed that for many clients, decluttering provides greater benefits than mere visual appeal — it can relieve stress, improve relationships and more. Read on to learn about seven ways that clutter can hold you back as well as seven ways decluttering can improve your life. These aren’t just abstract concepts — these are all based on the work I’ve done with real people who were once overwhelmed by clutter.
Over the past 12 years, the world’s population increased by a billion people. How much growth can our planet take?
This growth is only a drop in the bucket compared to the total overall rise between 1900 and 2000. During this time the population grew from 1.5 billion to 6.1 billion people. This explosive growth is due to numerous reasons.
In 2018, Americans were on the move. According to Updater’s annual moving destinations report, Americans moved to cities in every corner of the United States. From Seattle to Denver to Tampa and New York, Americans took advantage of the many diverse cities the U.S. has to offer.
Updater’s moving destinations report is based on aggregated moving trends determined by analyzing 2,000,000 anonymous household moves that took place between Jan. 1 and Aug. 31, 2018. Check out this visual representation of the top 15 most moved to cities in 2018.
read the full post: https://www.updater.com/trends/where-americans-moved-in-2018
Check out the tricks designers use to keep the kitchen from grabbing all the attention in an open plan
With many of us choosing open-plan layouts in our homes, designers are finding ways to help our kitchens blend in. Opting for flat-front cabinets that fade into the walls, units that resemble period furniture, and walls that are lined with texture and artwork are just some of the tricks they use to create a kitchen that feels more like part of the living space than a functional room on its own.