Designers see many of the same decorating don'ts over and over in people's homes. The mistakes often stem from a fear of making a design mistake in the first place. We consulted with designers in the American Society of Interior Designers Missouri East chapter to find out how to prevent deco…
Those snobs who say there's no reason not to have a good-looking, pulled-together home are just plain wrong - and irritating. I know plenty of reasons.
After a certain age, it becomes just plain undignified for a
woman to be crawling under a bed, torso to carpet, fanny in the
air. When I found myself in this compromising position, rummaging
for a gift box (It's under here somewhere!), I resolved to make
that the LAST time I would sacrifice …
One key to having a gift-wrapping station that works is to store wrapping supplies so you can see them. This ribbon clothesline doesn't take much room and is pretty and functional.
Running your own tile and stone showroom can have its major
benefits when you're remodeling your own house, naturally.
28 HOM MILLER RM-p2 -- The floor at the home of Elizabeth Miller CQ ELIZABETH MILLER on Friday, March 19, 2010 is sandstone tile throughout. Photo by Ron Medvescek/Arizona Daily Star/ digital #148661. MANDATORY CREDIT. NO MAGS. NO SALES.
The walled front patio is bright and comfy, with cushioned seats and a gas fireplace.
A river-rock bathmat accents the floor and amplifies the stone motif.
The kitchen features wire-brushed granite counters, natural ash cabinets and a colorful glass tile backsplash.
A rustic cabinet is repurposed and hung between the basins in the guest bathroom for an elegant look.