After hours of Googling the internet, carefully constructing your Pinterest board, and consulting with your friends, you finally have buy-in from your significant other to update the living room!
In conjunction with spring cleaning, the season that is synonymous with renewal can be the perfect time to refresh and assess your possessions. For starters, you might consider replacing purely ornamental items with practical pieces that make a decorative statement while serving a functional purpose in your home.
It’s not surprising that many of us love the beauty of a birch and its interesting white bark. The tree is found throughout all 83 Michigan counties, from the Indiana and Ohio borders to points north in the UP, touching Canada.
When Beryl and Eric Bartkus’s autistic daughter, Erin, was getting close to aging out of her public school program, they wanted to help her find purpose in her life.
Every year, paint companies and color experts showcase their interpretation of color trends for the upcoming year. For 2022, the trend points toward renewing our spirits and restoring our connection to nature via soft greens.
That means design and décor that are homey to that specific person. What is the best way to do this without creating a space that is a jumble of ideas? How do you turn interests into a cohesive, magazine-worthy home?
Homeowners expect a lot from their countertops, whether in a butler’s pantry, a kitchen island, or a bathroom vanity. With so many countertop materials available today, it helps to know some pros and cons of each before purchasing one of them.
Some residential trends show no signs of slowing down, like the deluxe walk-in closets that have become synonymous with luxurious master suites. Now, as many Michiganders spend more time at home and sort through their belongings, this convenient feature has been more sought-after than ever before.
To me, as a lighting designer, the season changes also mean ceiling fans. In my opinion, they are one of the more under-utilized fixtures in a home. Here’s a look at where to use them, how to size them, what to look for when buying them, and how to use them efficiently for every season.
It is especially important to use furnishings that will serve a purpose between these varied open spaces. Designers’ “go-to” favorite furniture pieces are often multifunctional and will make sense in any décor style.