April 27, 2012
Michael Smith

Check Out This Treehouse!

Treehouse 1

Friday April 27 is Arbor Day. It’s an important day since trees not only provide us with oxygen, wood and comfortable shade, but have also given us a delightful pastime – the treehouse. Check out some of these awesome treehouses from around the web. Continue reading

April 25, 2012
Michael Smith

Outdoor Decorating Tips

Outdoor Decorating Tips

Although the weather wasn’t so great for the Northeast recently, most of the country is gearing up for summer. And if summer means anything, it’s more time spent outside, so start thinking about how you’ll decorate the outdoors! Continue reading

April 23, 2012
Michael Smith

Interior Design Tip: Find a Theme

Finding a theme is a great way to get a jump start on your interior design process

When starting your interior design project, one of the easiest ways to identify your direction and start making a plan is to choose a theme. Theme is a fairly broad word, but essentially you should consider it the idea that you want your design to center around, like minimalism, the renaissance or japan.
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April 20, 2012
Michael Smith

Make Your Small Space Work: A Few Tips and Ideas

Make the best of your small space!

It doesn’t just happen and it’s not easy, but eventually, everyone can learn how to find the perfect design for their small space. You will need to take advantage of every space saving trick in the book, but it can not only be done – it can be done with style. Continue reading

April 19, 2012
Michael Smith

Create a Stress Free Zone

Find a stress free zone in your home

Modern life is stressful. We’ve got a rough economy, gas prices are high, job reports are low, and that’s just the stuff we see on the news. All the stress in your own (non-televised) life probably adds up, too. To deal with it, you might want to think about setting up a stress free zone. Continue reading

April 17, 2012
Michael Smith

Hit the Trifecta: Furniture, Color and Light

Note the way the color, furniture and lighting all complement one another.

There are three elements of your home design that are for lack of a better term, the “it” factors: furniture, color and lighting. Together, these three factors work to create the tone and style or a room, guiding it in a sense both physical, visual and emotional. Continue reading