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Month: January 2008

Get Creative This Valentine’s Day!

Chocolates and flowers are nice, yes. Engagament rings are always a nice V-Day surprise. But, if you’re not quite headed down that road and/or you need a creative way to get your loving point across (without spending $300 on lingerie- for you or your honey), read on. Got a flame that happens to be a big gamer like my man? Don’t get him a Wii… get him a chocolate Mii!…

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>Modern Coffee Tables: How to Select Them Well

> If you’re in the process of redecorating your living room or family room area, you’re surely in need of at least one coffee table. One home décor trend that you may want to consider taking advantage of is the modern style. Contemporary furniture such as modern coffee tables  is sleek and simple, so it’s sure to stay in-style for many years; however, it can help to liven up any…

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>Tips for Buying and Hanging Modern Chandeliers

> If you’re in the market for a modern chandelier or more for your home, there are some things that you should keep in mind. Your hope is for your modern chandelier to have a long life, and that means that it should ideally fit the room that you choose to put it in. Check out the following advice that we’ve put together for you to help you buy—and then…

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>Drapery Panels Are a Great Way to Spice Up Your Windows

> Many times, we forget that our windows give us a great opportunity to express our personal styles. By decorating your windows with drapery panels, you can help to dress up a room and add even more pizzazz to your home décor. Drapery panels come in a wide array of colors, styles, and materials. When you’re looking for the ideal drapery panels for one of your home’s rooms, you want…

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>Tips for Best Hanging Decorative Wall Art

> One way that you can really express your style is with decorative wall art. There are so many different kinds of decorative wall art available that you’re sure to be able to find an abundance that will complement your décor. However, one of the biggest issues that homeowners face is: What’s the best way to hang decorative wall art? Following are some tips that will help you to hang…

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>How to Choose the Best Contemporary End Tables for Your Room

> Contemporary end tables are great ways to decorate and accessorize in any room. They add storage space as well as a flat surface that can be used to show off collectible items, pieces of art, or framed photographs. In particular, modern and contemporary end tables seem to be trending in the interior decorating industry. They’re simple and go with nearly any home décor, so it makes sense that they’re…

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Wallpaper 2.0

We live in an age of choices. When you stroll down an aisle at Kroger, you don’t find a couple brands of toothpaste. You find about a thousand. Okay, so maybe I’m exaggerating a tad, but it’s no secret that we Americans like choices. Looking for a shade of yellow paint? Try 50 of ’em! It’s no doubt that with wallpaper making such a strong comeback that our choices would…

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The HF List: How To Fix The Top 10 Decorating Mistakes

It’s true that when it comes to decorating your home you should feel free to break the rules. As long as you’re happy living in the home you’ve created, what does it matter if it doesn’t suit your mother’s taste? Although this holds true for most things, there are a few rules that should be obeyed. Domino magazine has compiled a list of the Top Ten Decorating Mistakes along with…

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HF Weekly Obsession: Now This Is Recycling

My mom has always said I was persnickity and fickle. That’s very true for most things. The sectional I despised for months may become my latest obsession once something in my brain clicks. There’s really no rhyme or reason to it. But every once in a while, on very rare occassions, for only a handful of things, my obsession lingers. For instance, I will never stop loving Banana Republic’s Premium…

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So Hot Right Now: Line Drawings

Chinoiserie Duvet Set by Dwell Studio Remember those line drawings you did when you were a kid? Think back to the smelly markers and recess years of your life. Bring that inner kid back with the bevy of line drawing products that are coming out lately. Start with the Chinoiserie bedding by Dwell Studio (above). Basic black on white with punches of color make it less girly, more modern and…

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