The creators of this science fiction movie Oblivion have imagined a future where humans have left Earth for lunar colonies, along with some left behind hover over it in Skytower, a home, command center and heliport 3,000 ft up. “Skytower is sleek and futuristic, a gorgeous and clean surroundings up in the planet’s atmosphere … … Continue reading Glimpse Design's Imagined Future in 'Oblivion'
So you know you want to declutter. Or perhaps you know you need to, however, the idea of actually doing it makes you want to crawl back to bed and stay there for, like, actually. So many choices! They make your head. Don’t be discouraged if right now the task seems overwhelming. To get going, … Continue reading Decluttering — Don't Let Fear Hold You Back
Looking at the legs and feet on furniture can be a huge help when you are searching. Whether you’re interested in antiques or modern pieces which use elements of the past, understanding a bit about their layout history may give you some excess confidence in your alternative. A wonderful place to start is at the … Continue reading 7 Furniture Legs Worth Showing Off
The notion of painting wallpaper makes many people’s hair stand on end (including mine — my husband and I are still undoing the handiwork of a prior homeowner who had been especially enthusiastic using the paintbrush). But there is one lovely exception: paintable wallpaper, which includes a textured surface in white or cream that’s just … Continue reading Brush Up on Paintable Wallpaper for a Appearance
It is common knowledge that we want general, ambient lighting in our houses, but you will find things to think about before you get the ladder out. To avoid surprises, it is helpful to understand how your brand new lighting will look. If you recently swapped out your incandescent bulbs for compact fluorescent ones with … Continue reading 8 Ways to Get Ambient Lighting Just Perfect
Do you dread managing paperwork? I know I do. Slimming a mountain of unsorted paper must be one of the least appealing household activities, right up there with cleaning the toilet — but only once it has gotten out of control. A streamlined filing system which works well for you is simple to maintain in … Continue reading 8 Steps to a Winning Filing System
Ornamental kale and cabbage are the sorts of crops I really like to design with. I think of those plants since I do succulents; they are not flowers but provide a flower or rosette kind of silhouette. They can be tucked into gardens among many other sorts of plants and appear incredible throughout the entire … Continue reading Fantastic Design Plant: Ornamental Cabbage and Kale
The dilemma: Your children could really take advantage of a quiet, productive space for doing homework, but you also want to have an inspiring craft space. Can’t determine if you need to devote your spare room to your children or yourself? Consider a third choice: blending the two. Since both are part-time activities, they are … Continue reading 6 Suggestions to Blend a Homework and Crafts Room
In this U.S. election year, the president who grabbed the most attention was not actually running for office. Historically, he was a excellent debater, he issued the Emancipation Proclamation and he also gave one of the most effective speeches of all time. Since then he has become one of our most revered presidents, using a … Continue reading The Hottest President at Home Decor, Abraham Lincoln?
If you’re going to get butcher block countertops in the kitchen, then you should use them allow them to show their age, states architect Eric Rauser, who loves seeing the history of a household and a kitchen through butcher block counter tops. “Homes from the ’50s have these fantastic butcher block islands, and they were … Continue reading Butcher Block Makes the Cut for Holiday Kitchen Prep