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.
Remodelers See Increase in Business
Remodelers are very encouraged to see a sustained increase in their business. Recent research and statistics seem to confirm a favorable outlook for the industry that should continue throughout the year.
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.