Design Tips & Ideas

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6 Fun Painting Ideas for Kids

Kids love craft projects they can play with—or eat!

How to Choose Materials for Your Bathroom Remodel

It's important to consider the higher humidity levels.

How to Create Rustic Home Decor

Creating a rustic-looking home is inexpensive and easy compared to other decor styles.

6 Ways to Make Your TV Work With Your Space

These ideas are sure to inspire you to make your small or awkward living space work for more convenient viewing or gaming.

Designing a Bachelor Pad

Don't be that guy who never has anyone over because he's embarrassed about his place. Read this.

Home Makeover on a Budget: Decorating Ideas That Won't Cost a Fortune

4 money-saving ways to bring the zing back into your home.

8 Contemporary Furniture Ideas For Your Home

Bold, natural elements and clean minimalism are en vogue.

DIY Projects to Complete on a Snow Day

Put a snowy day off to good use by completing these simple DIY projects.

Design Upgrades That Support Wellness

Make these changes to soothe the soul and minimize stresses.

DIY IKEA Hacks

IKEA furniture is very affordable, making it a staple in many homes.

Basics of Multi-family House Plans

Think about meters and ventilation.

Quick Guide to Changing Your Décor Without Really Changing Your Décor

Your mother told you you’d be sick of those red couches within a few weeks, but did you listen?

Letter Stencils

Letter stencils are ready-made outlines that represent each letter of the alphabet. Alphabet stencils

Decorating with Big Space and Small Furniture

Q. We moved into a new house with a cathedral ceiling in the master bedroom. Our furniture looks "lost."

Chair Covers

A chair cover is a way to dress up an older chair that may be worn or old looking, along with bringing

Big Ideas for Small Spaces from Celebrity Designer Vern Yip

Vern Yip, a master of design, is known for creating big ideas in small areas. According to Yip, you don't

Answers to Your Other Decorating Questions

Q. The vinyl tape that is use on the edge of my desktop is peeling and chipping. In some places,

5 Apartment Makeover Tips

Simple and effective steps you landlord will never object to (or know about).

Checklist for Cabin House Plans

Perhaps you have worked hard all of your life and now are getting ready to retire---well pull out some

How to Make a Cigar Hygrometer

A cigar hygrometer is an important device used to measure the relative humidity in a cigar humidor.

5 Colors that Complement Decorative Brass Trim

Choosing one or more colors to complement decorative brass involves no long, drawn-out processes, but

Different Parts of Complete Architectural House Plans

Your architectural house plan should have at least these six sections.

Benefits of Split Level House Plans

They tend to share similar features.

How to Incorporate Western Home Decor

Western home decor is an earthy and comfortable style.

Decorating on a Budget

Decorating or redecorating a home is fun, but it can be expensive. To give a room a new look without breaking the bank, consider these budget-friendly ideas. Consider Things You Already Own You're not going to find anything less expensive than an item you already own. With a little creativity, many things

Proper Steps for Making Additions to House Plans

You'll need to file these with your local municipality.

2 Luxury Interior Design Must Haves

Marble and chandeliers are staples of elegance.

How to Convert a Shed into a Man Cave

Convert your shed to a man cave in eight steps for a place to relax or hang out with friends.

How to Calculate the Square Footage of Floor Plans

When it comes to calculating the square footage of your home floor plans you can crunch the numbers yourself by following the simple steps in this handy guide.

Flush Hinges vs Butt Hinges

The hinges you choose for your project may mean the difference between success and failure.

Tips for Painting on a Foam Board

One of the most versatile modeling products, foam board is extremely durable given it's lightweight and very easy to cut and build 3-D structures with. It is also paintable. Architects use the material to construct miniature models of their designs, while craft enthusiasts put it to many good uses as

Paint Your Trim and Freshen Your Interior Design

A new coat of paint always makes a room look fresh.

How to Build and Install Wooden Floating Wall Shelves

They make for a sleek, streamlined display space.

4 Different Materials for Floating Wall Shelves

Floating wall shelves are an easy, elegant organization tool

2 off the Shelf Home Designs

Home designs can purchased off the shelf.

Modern House Design: Stylish Sun Shading

Sun shades are stylish and keep the home cool.

What is a Window and Door Schedule in Home Plans?

A schedule is an important part of the building process.

How to Make Egress Window Wells with Concrete Blocks

Egress window wells are a simple and inexpensive way to add light to a dark basement.

Decorating for Boomerang Kids

Boomerang kids are those young adults who come back home after being away for a while.

His House Too! Decorating with Men in Mind

While men and women have been setting up housekeeping for centuries, the battle between the masculine and feminine in home décor has been an ongoing conflict.

Exotic Transformations: Ideas for Decorating Makeovers

An influx of exotic items into western markets and the ease of shopping online make incorporating elements easier than ever.

How to Use a Foot Locker as Room Decor

A wide variety of items can be turned into a fashionable way to add storage to any room without looking

Choosing the Right Wall Tile for Your Project and Space

Starting a wall tiling project? Consider points like size, color, grout, and more.