If you’ve never bought a bed before or haven’t purchased a new bed in the last 10 years, you’ll have an easier time shopping by remembering one simple thing – size matters.
How big do you want your bed to be? First, consider your current needs. Are you downsizing or … read more
Finding great used furniture takes some digging – yard sales, consignment stores, antique malls, and more. Some items aren’t worth the trip home, so before you plunk you’re your money, consider some tips on what makes a smart buy in used furniture.
Dealista.QuickAndDirtyTips.com’s Linsey Knerl offers a short list of … read more
Color personality tests are fun to take. Who doesn’t enjoy being told that they’re true blue or mellow yellow?
The color tests help confirm who you already know you are, or perhaps which shades you wear best, which you may also already know, but they may not help you when … read more
Few colors are more attention-getting than red. As the most sensual of the primary colors, red represents the polar ends of emotion – from anger (seeing red) to joy (paint the town red) to love (my love is like a red, red rose.) It connotes passion, power, danger and celebration. … read more
Today’s kitchens are filled with all kinds of gastronomical gadgets, from coffee bean grinders to indoor rotisseries. You have everything you need to prepare five star cuisine, yet kitchen trends are leaning toward minimalism. That means you can show off your white marble countertops, commercial range and custom backsplash, if … read more
Like housing square footage, beds have upsized from the twin beds of the TV chaste 1950s, to extra deep California Kings, loaded with pillows, throws, and mix and match patterns and colors. Heavy brocade-like bedspreads have been replaced by duvets and light layers or blanketing and bedskirts that can be … read more
White on white or neutral on neutral is the usual way to do a monotone décor, but how do you make it memorable? You can enrich the look of a calming, neutral monotone décor with a little pop and sizzle.
This is an old designer trick, but it’s … read more