Rebuilding and Redesigning in the 1940s In 1939, World War II began, and because all resources were going towards the war efforts, interior design was a no-nonsense, practical, and functional endeavor. This began the American traditional style, with basic colors and a simple floral design. Wallpaper was used to brightly decorate the walls, furniture tended […]
Art Deco Brought its Glam to the 1920’s
Art Deco brought its Glam to the 1920s The 1920s were known as the Roaring 20s, when Art Deco traveled from France to the US. World War I and the aftermath of the 1918 Spanish Flu were over and The Great Gatsby had just been published, so the country was excited to embrace the glamor […]
Home Trends throughout the Decades
Home Trends throughout the Decades A look inside some of the best interior design trends – and the not so good! With every decade comes new trends, in homes and throughout culture. Interior design trends ran from modest and simplistic to glamorous and bold. Whether you feel drawn to simplicity in neutral colors and plain […]
Four Southwestern Architecture Landmarks to Visit on your Next Road Trip
Four Southwestern Architecture Landmarks to Visit on your Next Road Trip The Southwest is known for many things, including its natural wonders like the Grand Canyon and the Big Bend. When it comes to architectural wonders, the Southwest is home to many historic Pueblo landmarks and modern structures built and designed to thrive in its […]
Boho Boys ‘Adventure’ Themed Nursery: A Space That Grows with Baby
There is so much to do when preparing to welcome your first child! Crib and diapers and clothes and toys… you make a list, and it just seems to get longer the closer you get to welcoming your new bundle! Through all that preparation, it was really important to me to have a nursery that felt like an oasis, functioned well, and would grow with my son as he grew!
From Around the Web: 20 Awesome Photos of Design Fails
Who DOESN’T love design fails?! Let’s have a little fun today and laugh together as we take on some amazing design fails. As my mentor always says ironically… “someone somewhere is proud of that!!” Now listen, we are all for creativity and thinking outside of the box! It’s just that there is thinking outside of the box, and then thinking on another planet!
7 Things We All Hate About Home Building
Nothing meaningful comes instantly. It takes time and effort and patience! The same can be said for building or renovating your dream home. It takes time, money, effort, a team of skilled people and a whole. lot. of. patience. Here are 7 things we ALL HATE about home building and how to overcome them with confidence!
30 Inspirational Quotes About Home
30 inspirational quotes about creating your home Whether you are renting, renovating, or building – here are 30 inspirational quotes about creating the home of your dreams. Remember… home is whatever and wherever you make it! “The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are […]
How To Decorate Your Space Like a Professional – A Beginner’s Guide
A Beginner’s Guide How To Decorate Your Space LIKE A PROFESSIONAL 1. Rip off that bandaid & start! Listen. You’ve got this! Every person, family and home is different. Trust me it feels like I’ve been in thousands of homes and not a single one is the same. So, while you see all of these […]
Local Landmark: The Cameron-Masland Mansion at Kings Gap State Park
Cameron-Masland Mansion at Kings Gap by The Sentinel Local Landmark The Cameron-Masland Mansion at Kings Gap State Park Cameron-Masland Mansion Built 1908 500 Kings Gap Rd, Carlisle, PA 17015 717-486-5031 Open To Public As you drive along a scenic Carlisle country road in Central Pennsylvania, you’ll spot an old-fashioned general store, perfectly folksy and reminiscent […]
True Inspiration Can be Found Lost in Nature
True Inspiration Can be Found Lost in Nature Have you ever dreamed of having a connection between your living room and garden? Have you ever imagined how it feels to breathe the outside air while sitting on your couch watching TV, or reading the morning news within the warmth of your home? There are so […]
7 Amazing & Unique Homes Around the World
7 AMAZING & UNIQUE HOMES AROUND THE WORLD We always love to see what others around the world are creating as their home! Below are just a few of the amazing and beautiful homes from all over the globe! Enjoy! the house in the city 5 x 20 Designed by Story Architecture, in Binh Tan, […]
9 Real-Life Haunted Houses That Will Horrify You! Would YOU Live in a Haunted House?
It’s that time of year again, when the weather cools… the leaves change… pumpkin spice everything shows up… and the boundary between the living and the dead blurs! Samhain. All Hallows Eve. Halloween. This day has many names and has been adjusted over time by several cultures into the holiday we know it to be […]
A man in Bosnia built a rotating house so his wife can change the view from her window whenever she wants
Vojin Kusic in front of the house he built. REUTERS Dado Ruvic A man in Bosnia built a rotating house so his wife can change the view from her window whenever she wants “Vojin Kusic, a resident of Srbac, Bosnia, built this house for his wife, the Associated Press reports. But you’d never know from […]
5 Essential Resources For Landlords You Need To Know About!
5 ESSENTIAL RESOURCES FOR LANDLORDS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT! FEDERAL LAW, RESOURCES, AND GUIDES – THE ESSENTIALS YOU NEED TO KNOW AS A LANDLORD INCLUDES BONUS CONTENT! Whether you’re just starting out as a landlord or are growing your real estate empire, the following information is essential to managing your rentals! It is 1000% […]
Design for Everyone: Jewish Museum Berlin’s New Play Space
Design for Everyone: Jewish Museum Berlin’s New Play Space Facebook Instagram Pinterest Linkedin “The new ANOHA Children’s World, at the Jewish Museum Berlin, is a vast new children’s play space designed with adults firmly in mind too. Situated in a former wholesale flower market in the Kreuzberg district, it converts the story of Noah’s Ark […]
From ‘Ew’ to ‘Ah!’: Transforming Our Client’s Home to a Modern Colonial Estate
From ‘Ew’ to ‘Ah!’: Transforming Our Client’s Home to a Modern Colonial Estate When our clients bought this home, they knew one thing… they hated it… It was the classic “worst house in the best neighborhood” situation, where they were smart in the purchase, as all of the homes in this mature neighborhood were well […]
Before You Build – A Simple Guide To Building Your Dream Home
Facebook Instagram Pinterest Linkedin Before You Build – A Simple Guide To Building Your Dream Home Have you been dreaming of a new home, but building seems complex, out of reach, and overwhelming? You are certainly not alone. Believe it or not it’s simpler and possibly more affordable than you think… let’s get you started. […]
Reflecting On A Year in Business – The Good, The Bad & The ‘Hold My Beer’
REFLECTING ON A YEAR IN BUSINESS THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE ‘HOLD MY BEER’ “You are in control of your priorities – you can erase old priorities and define new priorities at will.” ― Isaiah Hankel, Black Hole Focus: How Intelligent People Can Create a Powerful Purpose for Their Lives It has been a […]
Five Architectural Innovations to Check Out on your Next Pacific Northwest Road Trip
The Pacific Northwest region has become one of North America’s hot spots for innovative architectural design. Much of the architecture features buildings that blend the evergreen natural surroundings with modern design elements, a combination that seems distinctly Pacific Northwest.