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Fireplace

Outdoor Fireplaces for Patio Entertainment

Large covered patio with stone fireplace Notes: Great setup for inviting friends over in front of a burning fireplace. This is a large stone fireplace that can warm the surrounding

Country/Farm Kitchen

Shaker Styled Kitchen for Simple Design

Shaker/country style of a new kitchen Notes: Shaker style kitchens have stand the test of time. Shaker kitchens are simple designs with no elaborate cabinet faces or mouldings. Some shaker

Home Office

Creating a Simple Home Office or Workstation

Modern work space for those moments you get to work from home Notes: How to setup a home work station or home office? First thing, you will need a desk

Walls and Ceiling

Gray Is Back In Style If Accented Correctly

3D image of interior room with select paint colors Notes: A nice way to see if a paint color will work in your home is to render a 3-D image

Kitchen Accessories

Keeping It Organized and Decorative at the Same Time

Vintage rustic wire basket with wood spoons and cutting board Notes: If you enjoy working in the kitchen, you likely have one, maybe two drawers full of all those items

Ponds & Fountains

Flowing Water Is a Welcome Sound for Any Garden

Flowing water is a welcome sound for any garden Notes: When you think about your backyard oasis, you might consider installing a small fountain of flowing water. It doesn’t have

Laundry/Mud Room

A Functional Utility Room with Laundry Facilities

Large bright laundry room with desk and lots of storage. Notes: What many homes lack is a functional utility room to manage your home. What management are we speaking of?

Style Kitchens

White Kitchen Cabinetry is Back in Style With a Little Flair

Kitchen with white cabinetry and kitchen prep island Notes: Not necessarily a large kitchen but a kitchen nicely designed in the area provided. A style that comes and go is

Autumn Decor

Autumn is Coming – Try Something Simple to Welcome the Season

Cozy interior room with simple autumn decor. Notes: Autumn is just around the corner – some 3 weeks away for our northern states. It is the time to gather the

Roof & Gutters

If Using Asphalt Shingles, Make It Textured Shingles

If using asphalt shingles, make it textured shingles Notes: Most of us probably don’t think of our roof as a decorating piece. But that is where you may be wrong.

Furniture

The Modern Look of Furniture – It is Getting Better All the Time

Modern interior room furniture Notes: Who can’t love the styles of modern furniture – especially those pieces in warm brownish colors. The table is interesting although not too functional –

Garage

Your Garage Doors Can Make a Statement

Typical American home with two wooden oak garage doors. Notes: Your garage door makes a statement whether you like of not. Since the garage entrance takes up a lot of

Master Bedroom

Now Who Is Looking for a Master Bedroom With Fireplace

Master bedroom with a marble fireplace and media center. Notes: If money is no object, a master bedroom fireplace is a great piece to have for those special winter nights.

Landscaping

Drafting Your Landscaping Plan

Landscape architect designing a backyard plan Notes: If you are looking to re-do your landscape, it may be worth the investment to hire a landscape architect. There are online programs

Automation & Security

Maintaining Clean, Ventilated Air For Your Home

Maintaining clean, ventilated air for your home Notes: As we make our home more energy efficient, we make them more drum-tight to prevent outside air from flowing through the house.

Attic

What Is In Your Attic Besides …?

Attic interior with storage shelves Notes: What is in your attic? Most of us would likely say too much junk. But some of that junk needs to be kept whether

Swimming Pools

The Option of an Above Ground Pool for the Summer Heat

Above ground pool sitting on a concrete pad in the backyard Notes: An in-ground pool may not be an option for some households – either it is too expensive or

Landscaping

Natural Stone Landscaping with Running Water

Natural stone landscaping with running water Notes: Natural stone landscaping is become popular in many gardens – and there is so much you can do. This landscaping is situated along

Flooring

Unfurnished Living Room with Part Carpet and Wood Flooring

Unfurnished living room with part carpet and wood flooring Notes: Sample of a combination wood and carpet flooring – wood floor in the kitchen; carpet in the living room area.

Sun Room

Sun Room Dedicated to Cactus

Sun room dedicated to cactus Notes: A little different take for a sun room – this room idea functions more like a conservatory. A home conservatory is an attachment to