When you think about designing a room for your child, you need to think about how the decor will affect them. A great idea for a baby’s room is to pick colors and items that will not only work for a baby, but will also make the transition with your children through the years. Obviously, not everything will stay the same as your child grows. But through the years, a simple truth remains: the mood created through the room’s decor needs to be positive.Details
Builders and remodel contractors are designing floor plans with an eye to windows. Lots of windows mean natural light and views. It is a recorded fact that plenty of natural light lightens the mood, helps you get vitamin D, illuminates a room, and saves you money on the power bill. Builders and remodel contractors are also placing these windows in every room in the house and sometimes the roof in the form of skylights.
Using bay windows in many rooms adds class, square footage, and that natural light we’ve been discussing. But wait… bay windows in the kitchen, bedroom, even the bathroom? Why, have you ever heard of such a thing? Maybe, maybe not, either way, it’s happening! If you want these stunning windows in your rooms, we have some amazing ideas for your home.Details
The kitchen is the heart of your home, which means that you and your family will spend a great deal of time together in this space. Kitchens today are not only a place to prepare and eat food, but often times also include islands that act as homework spaces for kids, an area that you use to engage in arts and crafts, and a general meeting area. So when you want to improve the space, here are 5 tips to help make decorating your kitchen fun.Details
The beach is the perfect way to spend a balmy summer day. Laying out in the warm sunshine while a slight breeze blows across the water, watching (and sometimes joining in) while the kids play in the sand, and of course, jumping into the big, blue waves for a swim. These are all incredible ways to spend a day at the beach.
While a stay at the beach is always wonderful, returning home from a beach vacation can be difficult. Switching from relaxed vacation mode to school or work mode is never easy. Additionally, coming home to a bland and uninteresting home can make the return even harder. Especially if you spent your time in a lovely, well-decorated hotel room.Details
A custom feature like bay windows can add a great deal of natural light to the space. Whether your bay window is a large opening in the living room, or a smaller one in the kitchen, it will be functional and beautiful at the same time.
A History of Bay Windows
Historically, this type of window was designed for the simply purpose of letting more light into a space than a flush window ever could. The style came into popular use during the Queen Anne architecture around the 1870’s, and remains popular until today.
Originally used in predominantly in mansions, bay windows have only gained momentum and popularity since their inception 150 years ago. They are not only limited to residential homes, but can also be found in architecture for much larger buildings. That’s because of their ability to more natural light to infiltrate the home, along with helping to make any room appear larger.Details