Cement Tile – 2017’s Tile Trend!

Cement Tile - 2017s Tile Trend!

(Cement Tile – 2017s Tile Trend! –  Photo by Jessica Helgerson Interior Design)

If you have been paying attention to any of the home remodeling TV shows, then I am sure that you have seen some form of cement tile being installed. These are sometimes referred to as pattern tiles, and are reminiscent of either a Mediterranean or New Orleans style (depending on the design). However, these tiles are making a comeback in a big way. So, if you enjoying keeping up with current trends, then you should really check these out. (keep reading…)

Safe Automatic Night Lights

Safe Automatic Night Lights

(Safe Automatic Night Lights -Image via SnapPower)

If you haven’t yet heard of the latest, new invention in night lights, you have got to see these. I have to say that I absolutely love this product. I ordered just a few to start with, but after seeing how they work, I immediately went back for more. They are  safe, automatic, night lights that camouflages themselves as outlet covers. (keep reading…)

Bell Jar Pendant Lights (and My Love/Hate Relationship)

Bell Jar Pendant Lights

(Bell Jar Pendant Lights – Photo by Steven Cabinets)

Back when I was designing my home, I decided early on that I was going to put bell jar, pendant lighting above my kitchen island. I have always loved the way they look – a little bit medieval, a little bit elegant. However, if you are in the market for lighting and you are considering bell jars, you are going to want to read this article. (keep reading…)

10 Terrific Cosmetic Storage Ideas!

Organized Bathroom - Richmond, VA

(Cosmetic Storage Ideas – Photo by Abundance Organizing)

Who doesn’t just love to have all of their makeup perfectly laid out and organized? I know that I love to be able to see all of my brushes, lipsticks, and what nots beautifully displayed and easy to visually locate. But sometimes, we just don’t have all that wonderful space to create such  organization. However, I have found the following ideas to be great for adding storage space or for better utilizing what is already available. These 10 cosmetic storage ideas are sure to help you get your makeup (and what nots) better organized, too! (keep reading…)

How to Build Cabinet Boxes

How to Build Cabinet Boxes

(How to Build Cabinet Boxes – Photo by Co Adaptive Architecture PLLC)

One of the easiest, and yet scariest DIYs, is to build cabinet boxes. There are so many different techniques that are used to build cabinet boxes, and every builder will have a preference. I frequently get questions pertaining to my method of choice. So, today I am going to go over the two most common ways that I build cabinet boxes for both the upper and lower cabinets. I promise, they really are not difficult to make. So, jump right in and try it yourself! (keep reading…)

2016 Year End Review!

2016 Year End Review! (2016 Year End Review!)
Wow! What a year this has been. I am so very grateful to all of the people that have taken the time to visit my site. I hope that you all found at least a little something to inspire you. I am really looking forward to the upcoming year. (Hint: I have a LOT of great projects in the works). But in the mean time, I wanted to take this chance to offer you a look back at the top 10 posts for the 2016 year – made popular by you, the viewer. (Keep Reading…)

Pantone’s 2017 Color of the Year – Greenery!

Pantone's 2017 Color of the Year

(Pantone’s 2017 Color of the Year – Photo by Barker O’Donoghue Master Builders)

Well, the decision has been made, and the choice for Pantone’s 2017 color of the year is (drum roll please…) Greenery! While I am not yet sure if I am a fan of of this color choice, I must admit that it certainly makes a statement. So, I went searching to find a few rooms that have used this color with great success, and this is what I found. (Keep Reading…)