Countertop faucets require space on the countertop between the sink and the wall, while those mounted on the sink save you that precious surface area. It can mean the difference between being able to fit in a tight sink or not.
The kitchen’s importance to the home owner is second to none. In today’s open-floor home designs, the kitchen takes center stage as the place where the family’s lifestyle starts. Kitchens are the most important selling point in home buyers’ decision.
Wood veneer is often a more affordable alternative to solid wood. Here a very thin layer of solid wood or material printed to look like wood is glued to a plywood or other wood core. To identify good veneer, look for tables with clearly-labeled core
Glass dining tables are tough, too. Today’s versions are made with tempered safety glass, which means the glass resists scratches and heat and won’t shatter if knocked.
A floral print chaise is a bit more classic than simple but elements like mid-century coffee tables and sparkling wood floors definitely fit the bill.
And once you fit all that stuff in, you certainly don’t want it to feel stuffed to the gills. Here are eight ways to accommodate everything you need in a compact bathroom while making it feel more expansive.
Custom cabinetry with unique finishes and material combinations have opened a new realm of creative possibilities for homeowners. From high-gloss lacquers to cool matte colors and mesmerizing grain patterns, the sky's the limit in terms of specialty options.
If you want to be more flexible with your guests, pay attention to the leg width and where the legs are placed. In general, a table with thinner legs, or where the legs are at the corners, will make it easier to squeeze an extra
In the breakfast area of this Ontario home, designers Elizabeth Metcalfe and Nicole Webster of Elizabeth Metcalfe Interiors & Design Inc create an intimate, elegant space by lining the floor-to-ceiling windows with sheer linen drapery from Kravet that allows sunlight to softly filter in.
Solid wood is a classic material because it is durable and easy to repair. Pine, acacia, mango and teak are popular, less expensive options. “Solid wood is the most popular, though it’s often the most expensive