Choose Decorating Moves That Make An Impact In A New Condominium
Condominium owners have more in common with homeowners than with apartment dwellers.
Interaction And Sustainability Promote Slow Home Living
Much like the the European-based slow cooking trend that preceded it, the Slow Home Movement encourages homeowners to slow down the tempo in their homes just as they would savor a home-cooked meal.
Eclectic Decor Offers Homeowners The Best Way To Mix Old And New Items
Interior designer Michelle Homme practices what she preaches to her clients. She's a fan of eclectic decor because it's the best way to combine old and new furnishings, but she's also wary of going too far in one direction.
Direction And Outdoor Views Are Issues When Dressing Windows
When homeowners are choosing window coverings, the selection of curtains or blinds is not nearly as important as the direction the windows face or their proximity to streets and other outdoor features. Beautiful custom drapery, for instance, is wasted on windows that draw in lots of dust from outside.
Consider Paint Finish Along With The Color Chosen For The Home
For those who want a serene feel in their homes, choosing the soothing colors of nature - sand and blue to reflect the ocean or various greens for a garden atmosphere - are right in line with the two colors touted as the reigning favorites among homeowners. Green, blue and a mix of the two top the list of hues by the Paint Quality Institute.