• Unique Kitchen Island Design

    A vital part of the design plan when it comes to your kitchen is the kitchen island design. When I renovated my old house, the number one thing on my wish list was creating my dream kitchen. To me, that meant classic style including marble counters, wood floors and a farmhouse sink, all centered around...
  • Interior Design Style - Industrial Chic

    The industrial chic style is very popular now as more and more people are converting former warehouses and factories into homes and lofts. Interiors in this style often feature wide, open spaces and leave structural elements and raw materials exposed. Industrial chic celebrates the combination of...
  • Farmhouse Kitchen Essentials

    The farmhouse kitchen. Sigh. It's been the gathering place for generations before and generations to come. A farmhouse kitchen is sweet tea and woven baskets and freshly-picked corn-on-the-cob and mason jars and white platters and over-sized hutches filled with plates and cups and dishes...
  • Contemporary Bar Stools for Today's Modern Kitchen

    The modern kitchen is not complete without contemporary bar stools. As kitchens evolve, it seems like we are drawn to the communal kitchen island and no island, in my humble opinion, is complete without chic stools. Desire to Inspire was a great place to get wonderful images of the modern kitchen...
  • Red White and Blue Pendant Lighting

    What better way to celebrate the fourth of July than with some red, white and blue pendant lighting. The nursery above from Nursery Notations takes red, white and blue to the max and tops it off with an amazing red pendant that is the cherry on top of a great design. Fantastic designer pendant lighting...
  • Ombre Design for Interiors

    I am a huge fan of the ombre design trend, in fashion, style and of course interior design. It reminds me of a watercolor interpretation of a happy, flowing moment. While Ombre has been on trend for a while, a resurgence of the trend in other facets of style have made it more prevalent in interior...
  • Painting Ideas - Jewel-Toned Walls

    It's almost summer time, and this blogger loves bright, summery colors! I am celebrating jewel tones today and giving you painting ideas for bright colored walls in your own home to make them look designer fabulous. Prepare your eyes for some major color explosion and inspiration as we discuss...
  • Organic Interior Design in the Greek Isles

    An organic island home is just the thing to fantasize about as we near the toasty warm summer months. Domaine Home featured a beautiful home in the Greek isles in the organic interior design style that had my heart racing and was a fabulous example of elegant ease and charm. Organic interior...
  • Organic Style Rooms

    Organic style rooms are not limited to using rough hewn materials with a dose of hippie-chic tossed in to make things feel authentic. Rather, today’s organic-styled rooms are modern, crisp and welcoming. Lighting can be one of the most creative endeavors in such rooms and will illuminate all things...
  • Kitchen Pendant Lighting

    Today's kitchens are kept modern by the inclusion of contemporary lighting. Kitchen pendant lighting provides for additional light and ambiance but also serve the purpose of making a statement with their shape and beauty. A glass pendant is a timeless choice and one that will not block the views...
  • Creating an Industrial Chic Kitchen

    Unfortunately not all of us can live in a cool, open, downtown loft with exposed brick and ceilings that exude the urban vibe. Fortunately you all have me, and this blog to learn how to incorporate industrial chic elements in your kitchen to get the same feel. Here are a few Hip Van images help to...
  • Embracing Metallics Throughout Your Home

    It is increasingly easier to find truly elevated metallic applications in interior design.Whether it's a focal point or an accessory piece, adding a bit of bling through metallics is so hot right now. As you will notice below, most of the beautiful rooms I have selected to feature have neutral...
  • Stylish and Sophisticated Nurseries

    With the clocks changing this weekend I am in full spring mode and nothing screams spring like bring new life into the world. Here we take the concept of the traditional nursery and turn it on its head to fit today's design tendencies. Design savvy parents with access to amazing inspiration photos...
  • Farmhouse Kitchen Design Ideas

    I'm not sure what the weather is like where you are, but here in the country..... ....it's snowing. I'm looking out my window to snowdrifts, thousands of tiny snowflakes drifting to the ground and a brilliantly white winter wonderland. It's enough to make a person want to grab...
  • Sexy Kitchens: Lighting and Design

    The quickest way to my heart is through my stomach... So to celebrate a day meant to tug on our heartstrings(Yep, Valentine's Day is tomorrow), I figured I have a great excuse to swoon over some of the sexiest kitchens I could find. These stunners from Lonny Mag will get your heart pumping in all...
  • Blue Kitchens to Beat the Winter Blues

    The winter blues can really effect your livelihood and wellbeing, so I am using this forum to bring you wintery blue kitchens in order to cure all your winter blues! As the snow blows in, let these gorgeous kitchen images from Architectural Digest warm your mind, heart and body. This first kitchen...
  • Modern Christmas Decor Ideas

    Modern Christmas trees for the minimal home. How do you define your home at Christmas? Modern? Deconstructed? Abundant? Old School red and green? Let’s backtrack and revisit what it means to pare-back decorations and reduce the overuse of holiday clutter. If keeping it simple is something...
  • The Christmas Cottage

    The Christmas cottage should be filled with warmth, character, comfort and ease. In other words there should be no fear of glass rings on tables, fallen pine needles and a bit of dog hair! Atlanta Homes had some charming pictures of traditional homes and their images of this Christmas cottage were...
  • Finding the Perfect Kitchen Pendant Light

    Finding the right kitchen lighting can do more than add style to your kitchen. Kitchen lighting is an essential component to any successful kitchen design. This type of task lighting is necessary because you don't want to accidentally chop off your fingers of course. But stylized kitchen lighting...
  • Clear Glass Pendant Light by Possini

    Clear glass mini pendants are a great option in the bathroom. Looking for a bright, clean look with just the right amount of elegance? The Possini clear glass pendant light is a stunning choice for any room. Compared to other clear glass mini pendants, this fixture is in a class by itself and works...
  • Trend Watch: Woven Pendant Lamps for Every Room

    Woven pendant lamps are great for every room of the house. Once exclusively the domain of coastal interiors, woven pendant lights are making an appearance in spaces of all styles. And for good reason! Woven pendants bring warmth to interiors ranging from traditional to modern and beyond. They're...
  • Mid-Century Interiors: Design Basics

    Do you feel bombarded with Mid-Century interiors lately? Yes, we all love Mad Men, but Mid-Century design doesn’t need to be all glitz and no guts. The core to this design aesthetic is not about Martinis and loose morals, rather a pared-down approach to furniture and embracing new materials in...
  • Get Dramatic With Black Lighting Fixtures

    October always brings out the devilish side in all of us with the anticipation of Halloween. While many are thinking about moody decorations for the holiday, why not look at the positive side of dark wall lighting, for example? Black pendant lighting in a white room or black lighting above your dining...
  • Stylish Billiard Room Lighting Design

    Every room should have stylish lighting design, even the playroom. As temperatures begin to dip and Summer winds down, it's time to take the fun indoors. Whether or not you have space for a billiard room, why not take some time today to pretend you have a sprawling home with more than enough space...
  • Inviting Black and White Design

    Black and white design for the home. There is always something chic, hip, somewhat exotic and edgy while always stylish, about black and white. For those who think it might be a little to modern and minimal for you, I am here to say NO! Explore the photos below from Fancy to see how to make warm,...
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