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Metal Furnishings And Finishes For The Home

Posted by Kylie Noell on April 11th, 2014 | View comments<p>Not only did the woodworking artisans that lined the aisles of the Architectural Digest Home …

Color Of The Month: Yellow From Butter To Freesia

Posted by Jennifer Davis on April 11th, 2014 | View comments<p>April showers do bring May flowers, but all we want is the sun! Bring sunshine into your …

Energy Star

Architect Arthur Lasky From Home To Hearth

Posted by Kylie Noell on April 14th, 2014 | View comments<p>Architecture wasn't part of the plan when Arthur Lasky, of Silberstang Lasky Architects, …

Going Green And Clutter-Free In 3 Steps

Posted by Tisha Morris on July 15th, 2014 | View comments<p>How many times have you cleared clutter only to be appalled by the amount of stuff you are …

Sustainability

Spring Home Cleaning And Home Maintenance Tips

Posted by Kylie Noell on March 16th, 2015 | View comments<p>After one of the toughest winters in recent history, it’s time to inspect your home for any …

Home Improvement

Prepare Your Landscape For A Fruitful Season

Posted by Kylie Noell on April 25th, 2014 | View comments<p>Spring is in full swing and it’s time to start reviving your landscape and getting the soil …

Gardening

3 Steps to Get the Kitchen Island of Your Dreams

Posted by Julie Davis on April 29th, 2014 | View comments<p>The kitchen now acts as the social center of many households. An island in the kitchen can …

Kitchens

Native Trails Brings Together International Artisan Traditions And Contemporary Design

Posted by Kylie Noell on January 28th, 2015 | View comments<p>Combining her passions for artisan tradition, fair trade practices and sustainability, …

Fair Trade

Luxurious Linen For The Home

Posted by Kylie Noell on April 1st, 2014 | View comments<p>Linen holds a strong place in the heart of Inga Lukauskiene. It’s the material that weaves …

Food & Dining

Into The Woods Of Home Design

Posted by Kylie Noell on March 31st, 2014 | View comments<p>The Architectural Digest Home Design Show, which was held last weekend in New York City, …

Furniture

Spring Into Spring With Neon Home Accents

Posted by Jennifer Davis on March 27th, 2014 | View comments<p>Neon accents are all the rage this season because of their ability to add fresh and …

Living Rooms

Homeowners Increase Investments In Kitchens And Bathrooms

Posted by Kylie Noell on March 26th, 2014 | View comments<p>A Home Design Trends Survey completed by the American Institute of Architects (AIA), which …

Kitchens

Consumers Report Over 10,000 Complaints On Movers In 2013

Posted by Kylie Noell on March 24th, 2014 | View comments<p>The Better Business Bureau announced today that there were 10,762 consumer complaints filed …

Customer Service

NAHB Reports The Home Building Trends Of 2014

Posted by Kylie Noell on March 21st, 2014 | View comments<p>The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) revealed anticipated trends in home …

Home Building

5 Creative Choices For Painting Your Kid's Room

Posted by Kylie Noell on July 7th, 2014 | View comments<p>Your child’s bedroom or play space should be a place that inspires your child's creativity—and …

Wall Art

Brush Up Your Home's Appearance With Recycled Paint

Posted by Kylie Noell on March 12th, 2014 | View comments<p>While you can certainly shop for newly manufactured eco friendly paint for your home, you …

Sustainability

The State LEEDers In Green Building

Posted by Kylie Noell on March 14th, 2014 | View comments<p>The US Green Building Council announced the top 10 states that attained the highest number …

Green Buildings

Air Quality Series On Air Duct Cleaning Part 3 Of 3

Posted by Andrea Bledsoe on February 21st, 2014 | View comments<p><b>Preventing Air Ducts From Getting Wet</b><p>There should not be any moisture in your air …

Contractor FAQ: How can I tell if the foundation of my house is damaged?

How can I tell if the foundation of my house is damaged?<p>The foundation of your home may not be on your renovation wishlist, but it should definitely …

Home Improvement

Everything You Need To Know About Hiring A Contractor Part 3 Of 3

Posted by Andrea Bledsoe on March 5th, 2014 | View comments<p><b>Part III: Contractor Contracts 101</b><p>After you've compiled a list of contractor candidates, …

Everything You Need To Know About Hiring A Contractor Part 2 Of 3

Posted by Andrea Bledsoe on March 4th, 2014 | View comments<p><b>Part II: Research Your Strongest Prospective Contractors</b><p>Start your homework to pare down …

Everything You Need To Know About Hiring A Contractor Part 1 Of 3

Posted by Andrea Bledsoe on March 3rd, 2014 | View comments<p><b>Part I: Compile A List Of Contractor Candidates</b><p>Know the type of contractor you need.<p>Before …

Color of the Month: Lucky Emerald

Posted by Jennifer Davis on March 1st, 2014 | View comments<p>Jewel-hued emerald is our bold shade for March. According to Empower-Yourself Color …

Slow Cookers

5 Design Elements That Create The Right Ambiance In Your Home

Posted by Kylie Noell on March 4th, 2014 | View comments<p>For some interior design tips we checked in with interior designer Lisa Davenport of Lisa …

Interior Design

Recycled Building Materials Give Way To Affordable Home Improvement

Posted by Kylie Noell on March 6th, 2014 | View comments<p>The demand for eco friendly building materials is strong as new sustainable construction …

Home Improvement

Prefab Homes Get Sexy With Brooks Atwood

Posted by Kylie Noell on February 24th, 2014 | View comments<p>Designer Brooks Atwood is known for his eccentric personality and his unconventional …

Prefab Homes

Home Construction Design Trends Of 2014

Posted by Kylie Noell on February 26th, 2014 | View comments<p>Home construction design is taking a turn for the more streamlined and sustainable. Last …

Home Construction

Air Quality Series On Air Duct Cleaning Part 2 Of 3

Posted by Andrea Bledsoe on February 20th, 2014 | View comments<p><b>Determining Whether The Duct Cleaning Job Was Thorough</b><p>The best way to check that your …

Protect Against The Hazards Of Lead-Based Paint In Your Home Part 3 Of 3

Posted by Andrea Bledsoe on January 27th, 2014 | View comments<p><b>What Homeowners Should Know About Lead-Based Paint Repairs And Renovations</b><p><b>The EPA’s</b> …

Home Improvement

Air Quality Series on Air Duct Cleaning Part 1 Of 3

Posted by Andrea Bledsoe on February 19th, 2014 | View comments<p>February is National Care About Your Indoor Air Month and there is limited knowledge …