Thinking of installing an indoor hot tub? At the very least, don’t do it yourself! Although an indoor hot tub gives you more privacy and fewer maintenance issues, you have to think about mold inside, weight capacities on your flooring, and the multitude of electrical and plumbing issues that could arise. Here are the pros and cons of indoor hot tub installation.
Interior Decorating Ideas
Always looking for clever interior decorating ideas? We are too! This is the place where homeowners are sharing their favorite high-style/low-budget home decorating ideas.
What you put on the ceiling is just as important as what you put on the walls. Used in the right room with the right accents, things like vinyl, aluminum, Styrofoam, and tin ceiling tiles can add a stunning punch that’s different from the other rooms in your home! Here’s what real ceiling tiles and faux ceiling tiles are like, how much tin ceiling tiles cost, and the steps for installing tin ceiling tiles yourself.
Before installing a pocket door, read these helpful tips. Pocket doors are great, but they have their limitations too. We’re putting some in our home, but we were unable to use a pocket door in the bathroom like we wanted to.
You can use stainless steel paint to update an old appliance and make it look like a brand new (stainless steel) model! We tried it. Here’s our review of the process and how it turned out. It was actually fun and easy to do and I’ve shared a ton of pics, tips, and tricks to make your experience even easier.
I’m trying to decide between carpet and hardwood floors right now. Here are some pros & cons to consider before choosing hardwood flooring or carpeting for your home.
I used to give my guest bath very little thought. Sound familiar? Give your guests a spa-like experience with these clever guest bathroom decorating ideas.
Ceiling fans vs whole house fans – Here’s everything you need to know about ceiling fans & how to choose the right one for each room in your house.
Dreaming of decor like you’d find inside celebrity homes? 5 savvy decorating tips to spruce up your home like a celebrity… minus the expense.
8 simple fixes to dramatically enlarge your small bathroom. These small bathroom ideas are definitely budget-friendly… some can be accomplished for free!
Increase the value of your home without spending much money. From curb appeal to minor repairs – these 9 home improvement ideas will make a huge impact.
Update your old appliances with liquid stainless steel paint! It’s an excellent way to stretch your budget while giving your appliances a facelift.
Selecting carpet that was derived from recycled materials is easier than ever and it’s a great product to boot. There’s not much reason to purchase any other type of carpeting product on the market today.
Are you looking for engineered hardwood flooring that contributes to LEED credits, looks different in shape and pattern and is beautiful to look at. Take a few minutes to learn about this cool flooring product. It’s green, too!
Make your garage floor look like a car dealer’s showroom (or better) by applying a garage floor coating. It’s a fair amount of tedious work that anybody can do but it will be worth it in the long run if you follow a strict set of guidelines. Follow these DIY tips to get the job done right.
Looking for a great, classic choice for your kitchen backsplash? Subway tile could be what you’ve been looking for. It’s easy to clean, durable, inexpensive and beautiful. That adds up to a great value in the world of home building materials.
There are lots of opinions about liquid stainless steel and this list is the only Pros & Cons list you’ll need. Updating your major kitchen appliances to stainless steel for a more modern look can drain your bank account… until now. Save thousands of dollars and paint your (working) old appliances with liquid stainless steel for $150 total on average. Maybe you can finally take that vacation to Tahiti with the money you’ll save.
Painting countertops might seem a little weird but if you want the look of granite without the cost of granite, take a look at this. This is a great solution to a dull and dated countertop. It’s durable and will last as long as the countertop you paint it onto. It’s a DIY money-saver, too.
Vintage Christmas ornaments are highly collectible and harder to come by as time moves on. Keep your eyes peeled at yard sales and search online. Here are some links where to find some of them and reminders of Christmas ornaments from half a century ago and a few others thrown in just for fun.
Rag rolling painting can be a fun and adventurous project that will give your room a dramatic effect. Materials and instructions are included in this article for DIY’ers.
Vern Yip’s dining room design includes an intricately designed wall covering consisting of wood veneer paneling with a scroll inlay pattern. From a distance you’d think the wall was covered in silk material. It’s creative yet simple.
Kick it up a notch in your retro room decor by adding a pair of restored vintage drive-in movie speakers complete with stand.
I recently saw a restored Solotone Entertainer coin operated jukebox speaker that dates to the 1940’s. It’s a great little example of corded Americana.
Eating out while eating in is made possible when you have your very own 50’s-era reproduction diner in your home. Authentic materials and ideas make it fun.
I’ve laid my hands and eyes upon a beautiful piece of nostalgia from 1955. It’s called a Seeburg Model 100 J jukebox and it sounds great!
Beautiful photos of the historic Tate House in Tate, Georgia decorated for the Christmas season. It’s a pink marble mansion boasting Taj Mahal quality marble.
The Marietta Pilgrimage Christmas Home Tour is an annual event not to be overlooked in this thriving suburb of Atlanta. A select few historical private homes and public buildings are on display once per year. This is part 2 of my article regarding the home tour.
The Marietta Pilgrimage Christmas Home Tour is an annual event organized by the Marietta Welcome Center & Visitors Bureau and Cobb Landmarks & Historical Society . A select few historical private homes and public buildings are on display once per year. This is part 1 of my article of the home tour.
Here’s a neon-lighted glass block wall that is well-suited to a really fun 50’s-60’s era retro rec room. What a great idea!
A wall sconce is a great way to add a custom look to your home. Here are a few ideas that custom homebuilders and/or homeowners have installed.
Liven up your bathroom with an aquarium toilet tank. How about a sleek looking aquarium sink to inject some interest in your lavatory.
Natural cork floor tiles are fast becoming the hottest trend in flooring options, especially with green homebuilders and their customers. Here is an example of one that has been installed.
This Beatles-Yellow Submarine nursery theme is unusual to say the least, but it is also one of the coolest and most unique nurseries that you’ll ever lay your eyes upon. Lots of fun ideas can be found in the world of Pepperland.