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30 Types of Architectural Arches (with Illustrated Diagrams)

The Gateway Arch in St. Louis is the most popular arch in the U.S. It’s also the country’s tallest monument at 630 feet high. France’s Arc de …

Ancient Rome

81 Feng Shui Living Room Rules, Colors and 12 Layout Diagrams

Feng shui rules can apply to every room of the house including bedroom (see feng shui bedroom rules and layouts), dining room, kitchen, and bathroom. …

How to Feng Shui Your Bedroom (25 Rules with 5 Layout Diagram Examples)

For over 3,000 years, Feng Shui has always been an important part of the Chinese culture. It is the practice of harmonizing the different natural …

Home Decorating

13 Living Room Furniture Layout Examples (Floor Plan Illustrations)

I’m very proud of this article which is a collection of custom living room furniture layout illustrations. Why? Because it’s super helpful when …

Living Rooms

24 Different Types of Kitchen Knives (A to Z)

About 68 percent of people prefer a plain edge knife to a serrated edge knife simply because the former is easier to sharpen. While only 32 percent …

20 Alternatives to Paint for Your Interior Walls

Your interior walls are your canvas. They’re an opportunity to add accents, interest, color, texture, storage, interest and beauty to your home’s …

Home Improvement

11 Different Types of Yurts

<b>We've rounded up everything you need to know about the many different types of yurts to choose from for building your own backyard oasis.</b><p>- …

Portable

39 Stunning Log Home Designs (Photographs)

Log cabins are absolutely beautiful. The look of the cabin, the contrast of color between the wood and the lush green surrounding, the serenity…all …

36 Houses with a Circular Driveway (Photo Collection)

Not every mansion has a circular driveway, but most properties with a circular driveway have a mansion. Circular driveways are expensive given all …

37 Houses with a Green Exterior (Photos)

I had no idea a green exterior color for a home was as popular as it is. I had to weed out loads and settled on this collection. I chose the examples …

Parts of a Pool Table and Cue (Illustrated Diagrams)

Ever wonder how a pool table is put together and what all the parts of a pool table are? It’s obviously not just a regular table. There’s the …

399 Kitchen Island Ideas (2018)

- Advertisement -<p>Welcome to our huge kitchen island ideas page where we showcase hundreds of kitchens with islands of all types – big islands, small …

49 Backyard Garden Bridge Ideas and Designs

<b>49 backyard garden bridge ideas and designs includes wooden garden bridges, Japanese garden bridges, small bridges, red bridges and more.</b><p>- …

8 Houseplants That Help Lower Indoor Humidity (Natural Dehumidifier)

Mustiness, damp, winter mold in the home are caused by too much humidity, which can have health consequences. Solutions like dehumidifiers could be …

My 30 Favorite Types of White Flowers for Your Gardens (A to Z)

When it comes to planning and designing a garden, it’s important to establish balance with respect to heights, fullness and color. White is a …

Cherry Blossom

11 Different Types of Flooring And Other Options (Definitive Buying Guide)

When it comes to home flooring, you have lots of options. Here’s what you need to consider when choosing the right one for different rooms in your …

Home Improvement

26 Different Types of Brooms for Sweeping Floors

I’m a bit strange in that I prefer sweeping hard floors than vacuuming them, even though we have a great upright cordless vacuum. My pet peeve with …

5 Alternatives to Box Springs

The box spring for a bed is a bit of a conundrum for me. We have just a mattress and it works great. I’m not the only one who thinks this way give …

Mattresses

L'Accostée House by Bourgeois Lechasseur Architectes

L’Accostée House is located in the Adstock area, on the shores of Lac St-François. The clients have lived on this beautiful site for a few years and …

42 Different Types of Sheds for Your Backyard (2018)

We have a backyard shed and it’s great to have. We actually have more room to store stuff which is handy. Ours came with the house, which we viewed …

Handy

18 Ideal Indoor Plants for Your Bathroom

Just like every other room in your home, the bathroom deserves to be decorated with lush greenery. But the question is, what plant could flourish …

34 Different Types of Adhesive Tape Options

Every house needs some adhesive tape of some kind. Scotch, masking, duct, packing and something super strong like Gorilla tape are must-haves. For …

Parts of a Piano (Grand and Upright Piano Diagrams)

One big regret I have is I never followed through with piano lessons as a kid. My mom plays beautifully and started teaching us kids when really …

Piano

20 Terrific Budget-Friendly Cribs Under $200 (2018)

We have two kids and so we know the monumental costs associated with preparing for a baby’s arrival, especially your first child. A crib is just one …

30 Vibrant Types of Yellow Flowers for Your Yard (A to Z)

Daffodils are perhaps the best-known yellow flower, but it sure ain’t the only one. In fact, there are many popular yellow flowers you can plant in …

Daffodils

7 Alternatives to Pocket Doors

I have a love / hate relationship with pocket doors. I love them because they’re a great space-saving door. You don’t need any clearance on either …

Noe Residence by Studio VARA

A research scientist with an eye for detail approached Studio VARA with a modest vision and a couple of basic practical needs: First, transform a …

Subpar

30 Popular Types of Blue & Violet Flowers for Your Garden (A to Z)

While not the same, blue and violet are pretty close in color. Violet leans towards purple and blue is blue. We combined them in one post because in …

Plants

24 Types of Rice Cookers (2018 Buying Guide)

I remember the first time I used a rice cooker. It was after moving into a house with a bunch of buddies in college; one buddy was from Korea. He …

31 Different Types of Desk Chairs for Your Office (2018)

I’m in dire need of two new office chairs. I have an old one where the faux leather is peeling (looks atrocious but is super comfortable with all the …