A wise builder once said that renovating a home is much like watching sausage being made. It can be a grinding, cringe-worthy process with lots of lessons learned, but the end result is oh, so satisfying! Read More »
The 1950s post-war enthusiasm influenced many aspects of home design. The clean lines of the mid-century modern style reined supreme and color found its way back into the home.
Lighting was no longer just a functional piece of equipment, but instead became an integral part of a room’s design. Sculpted shades and intriguing new shapes made lighting fun again! Read More »
When you’ve spent your entire life living by the ocean, it’s natural to embrace all things nautical. Designer Elizabeth Norton, of Between Wind and Water Design, lives in a small seaside town in Rhode Island where she has created a bright, airy home that reflects the casual vibe of the beach. Read More »
Design trends may come and go, but the trend towards all things rustic shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. With deep vintage roots, rustic elements help us feel closer to nature and lend an organic vibe to spaces. The use of wood and other natural elements create a warm, relaxed, and inviting feel. Read More »
When you picture a classic gooseneck light, you probably think of it perched on a barn. Or a workshop or above a garage door. Like this beauty…
But many people find that gooseneck barn lights are perfectly adaptable for indoor applications as well. Read More »
When Apryle and her husband purchased their Sonora, California, home located near Yosemite National Park, it was in dire need of an update.
“We remodeled the whole thing,” Apryle says. “I designed it all while my handy husband did all the work!” Read More »