MarQuia Lawson

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How To Build A Faux Fireplace For Your Cozy Home

Fireplaces are useful for heating spaces but, more often than not, their role is a decorative one. A lot of people who have functional fireplaces …

Living Rooms

Before and After: From Slapdash Kitchen to Blue-Grey Beauty

Here's a kitchen that makes me think, "Sure! Great! I've paid many dollars every month for the privilege of cooking in much worse and much, much …

Countertops

10 Flawless Ways to Lay Out a Living Room

Our living rooms wear a lot of hats: we watch TV, entertain friends, have conversations and spend time reading in them. Sometimes they double as home …

15 Ways to Style the Modern Bookshelf

A bookshelf is definitely much more than just a space to stack up all those books. Modern bookshelves are fabulous decorative pieces all on their own …

Interior Design

Beautiful bathrooms to give you ideas!

Your bathroom isn't just a practical space, it can be an astoundingly beautiful one too, if you have the right inspiration to guide you, which is …

10 bedroom decor ideas you'll love!

Your bedroom is your own little private slice of heaven, so you need to make sure that you decorate it to look absolutely gorgeous and in-keeping …

IKEA Nightstands And The Many Great Hacks You Can Do With Them

Whenever you’re feeling in the mood to make change something about your home’s interior design, you can always focus on some simple furniture …

A chic home that cost just $60k (with floor plan)

Before we begin to show you this beautiful home, we want to make it clear that the cost of the project is very much affected by where this home was …

Living Rooms

DIY Leaf Bowl Votive Candle Holders

Several years ago I tried out a popular Pinterest project I had seen, but I made a few modifications. My leaf bowl turned out so well (and is still …

Candles

Things to Remember when Starting a Design Business

Have you been thinking about starting a design business? With all the outstanding reasons to do so, we can certainly see why. You might be drawn by …

Small Business

Kitchen Layout Mistakes to Avoid - Quiet Corner

A lot of home activities — cooking, cleaning, eating, drinking, socializing — take place in the kitchen. That’s why it needs to be both beautiful and …

How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Template

Writing a business plan doesn't have to be an intimidating task, but it does require foresight, honesty, and plenty of research. Here is an outline and some smart tips to help get you started.<p>Creating a business plan is the first and most crucial step to building a successful company.<p>"A business …

The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need

In their new book Dream Home, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate …

20 Surprising Tips on How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets

If you want to upgrade your kitchen without spending a lot of money, knowing how to paint kitchen cabinets is the perfect DIY solution. New types of …

18 Gorgeous Child's Room Designs With Striped Walls

The arrangement of the child’s room is a fun and creative process, especially if the parents decide to insert cool elements and furniture that will …

What Is Contemporary Design?

Let’s talk about contemporary design for a minute, shall we? It’s often confused with, or described interchangeably as, modern design. Although …

This Addictive Home-Design App Lets You “Try On” New Decor

With a new round of funding, Modsy aims to launch its 3-D design tool out of beta this summer.<p>Shanna Tellerman wants to help you redecorate your home. She’s not a designer, furniture aficionado, or personal shopper. She’s the founder and CEO of a company called Modsy that rolls all of the …

5 unique gift wrap ideas that will be too beautiful to open

This year, splurge on the gift, not the gift wrap.<p>Not everyone can have their own gift wrapping room, equipped with the finest, high-quality ribbons …

30 Examples Of Minimal Interior Design #13

How-to: Install Drawer Pullouts in Kitchen Cabinets

A tutorial for installing IKEA drawers in face frame kitchen cabinets.<p><b>Goal:</b> Increase useful storage space in typical kitchen face frame base cabinets …

Woodworking

25 Trendy Kitchens That Unleash the Allure of Sliding Barn Doors

Sometimes it is used as a space-saver and on other occasions it is an aesthetic addition that turns heads and anchors a breezy, contemporary room; …

Interior Design

Extreme Makeover: IKEA Tarva Dresser Turned Bar Cabinet

Photo: Addicted 2 DIYThe lovely thing about IKEA's Tarva dressers--besides their low sticker price--is their blank-canvas quality. They can easily be …

IKEA

29 Creative Kitchen Color Ideas to Make Your Space Shine

When thinking of renovating the kitchen, most of us are presented with tried-and-true design choices: wood or white cabinets, granite or quartz …

Master Bedroom Ideas for Creating a Comforting, Stylish Escape

Your home’s master bedroom should feel like an oasis. It should be the relaxing space where you can go to escape the rest of life’s never-ending …

Before & After: Stefanie's Own Little Sanctuary Bathroom

My room makeover::Everything about our outdated 1930’s bathroom was kind of awful. It had mismatched yellow tile, a dark shower stall, a clunky tub, …

Home Improvement

HUGE Master Bedroom Gets Super Lux Makeover

Photo: JWS InteriorsInterior designer Jennifer Wagner Schmidt had a HUGE pallet with which to work when confronted with this bedroom. The odd thing …

Bedrooms

Unbelievable $125 Laundry Room Makeover

Photo: View Along the WayKelly's washer and dryer looked kinda sad in their old living quarters. Did she paint them with a bright color to cheer them …

Laundry Rooms