Remodeling projects are all about a fresh start. Without the hassles of building from the ground up, remodeling a space keeps the bones but creates a new look with fresh finishes and fixtures.
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.
When you’ve lived in your home for more than 30 years, renovation projects tend to be ongoing. For Chris and Joanne, husband-and-wife artists living in Eagle Rock, California, remodeling their Dutch Colonial bungalow, circa 1921, has been a labor of love.
Just when you think the farmhouse style might be going down the road of popcorn ceilings, a trip through Pinterest or Instagram confirms that the style is still wildly popular. This very blog has showcased dozens of modern farmhomes that blend classic farmhouse elements with modern finishes for an updated look.
Although beachfront homes almost always have a relaxed vibe to them, the overall look can range from refined to rustic depending upon the colors, fixtures, and finishes chosen. When New York architect Don Cantillo began working on a home on the south shore of Long Island, he wanted a look that dipped toes in both waters.
Kids aren’t the only ones who relish the long, lazy days of summer. While we adults may still have to work for a living, extended daylight affords more time for entertaining and relaxing. And great outdoor lighting means the party can go on even after the sun goes down.