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Necessities - How to Design a Bathroom, Minimalist Style
Is less more? Or is less a bore? That is the question designers
have debated for centuries.
Bathrooms -- and the fittings, fixtures and furnishings that designers
develop for the most functional space in any home -- are subject
to these same whims and questions that drive all types and tides
Remodel - Don't Just Think Style
When doing a bathroom remodel make sure you choose quality products
when designing your bathroom. Fixtures, tubs, plumbing, toilets,
showers, flooring, and paint are all addressed.
are a Home's True Underachievers
Judging by the myriad of magazines, decorating shows and how-to
books that assail the average homeowner, it's easy to believe that
Americans live in the lap of lavatory luxury. It's a world of gold-plated,
claw-footed soaking tubs, special steam showers and huge, double-sink
vanities in everyone's home but yours, right? ..Wrong.
That Make You Go 'Ahhh'
If there is one room in the house that has been completely redefined
in recent years it is the bathroom. Kitchens are still for cooking,
living rooms are still for living and rec rooms are still for recreation.
But the bathroom has evolved so far beyond its traditional functions
that to truly reflect its current status in many homes, "spa room"
or the "retreat" might be more
Safe When Performing Home Improvement Projects
While the number of "weekend warriors" who choose to perform home
improvement projects on their own has grown dramatically over the
years, unfortunately, so have the number of injuries.
a Master of Illusion With Wallpaper
Trompe l'oeil, or "deceive the eye," is a time-honored decorative
effect for adding architectural details, textures and even furnishings
or whole scenes where they do not really exist. Today, thanks to
sophisticated printing techniques, trompe l'oeil images once achieved
only by master painters are available on wallpaper.
a New Bathroom for Under $50
What do you consider the most forgotten room in your house? For
many people, the answer is the bathroom. It gets a lot of use, but
many of us live in houses where the bathrooms are sorely outdated.
Yet having an attractive and well-designed one can make your daily
routine that much more pleasant. Remodeling costs are high, and
a lot of us don't have the time or skills to do it ourselves.
Showers Can Be Purely Luxurious -- Nine Simple Upgrades That Won't
Drain Your Budget
Each day, millions of us choose showering as our bathing ritual,
and Americans have been using the same basic shower since the 19th
After all this time and trillions of hours showering, the residential
market has finally turned its attention to the luxury shower. Oh
sure, we once thought soap on rope and a water massage showerhead
was upgrading our builder-specified bathroom, but no longer!
the Newest Designs for Your Kitchen and Bath
Kitchens and bathrooms are the two busiest rooms in the house. No
wonder they get the most attention when to comes to redecorating.
There are so many options to choose from when creating a personalized
and practical space for these high traffic areas.
the Perfect Wallpaper Pattern May be as Close as Your Computer Screen
Technology can do wonderful things. If you surf the Internet, you
can find the right wallpaper pattern for your decorating project
-- fast. You may want to browse through floral patterns or you may
have a pattern in your imagination and want to know if it exists
and if so, where do you get it?
Your Painting Projects Without Sacrificing Your Free Time
With a little planning, you can complete your painting projects
faster than ever, without sacrificing all of your free time.The
first step is to get organized.
Buy all your painting materials before the weekend, so that when
it's time to get started, you won't waste time tracking down supplies.
Cost Effective Tips for Accessorizing Your Bathroom
In the movie Steel Magnolias, the character Clairee declares that,
"The only thing that separates us from the animals is our ability
to accessorize." Well -- she's right! One room that can really benefit
from a little freshening up is the bathroom. By adding accents and
accessories, we can make our bathrooms more inviting.
Glass Block Gets Rave Reviews with Easy To Use Systems
Few building materials can capture a homeowner's attention and create
a stunning visual image like glass block.Adding beauty, security,
privacy and light to any room, glass block ranks among the favorite
upscale products for the home.
a Weekend - Get a New Bath
Did you know that bath redecorating projects are responsible for
more marital strife than any other home improvement project? Why?
The bath -- the most popular room in the house -- is typically torn
up for weeks, even months, at a time; but if you plan ahead carefully
before beginning any work, your bath redecorating project doesn't
have to end in three months of heartbreak and marital disharmony.
Makeover Your Old Tub and Tile for a Fraction of the Cost
of Buying New
Makeovers are the rage today. Dozens of home improvement television
shows, magazines, and even cable networks are devoted to redecorating
and remodeling. Experts tell us what we should have, what color
to make it and how to do it.
a Fresh Face on Your Bath with a Bathroom Makeover
A new look, the latest colors, and an updated style -- yes, we
are talking about a makeover, but not for you . . . for your bath!
It's amazing what a huge impact you can make by sprucing up an outdated
bath. And, the best news is that you can do it without major expense
or massive effort. Many people are jumping on the low-cost, bath
enhancement bandwagon, and with good reason.
Solutions from Celebrity Designer Vern Yip- Quick Tips for Simple
Celebrity designer Vern Yip (from Trading Spaces) offers a variety
of quick and inexpensive solutions to make updating your bathroom
a simple day or weekend project this summer. Bathroom design made
to Get Through Painting Prep Faster
As cooler weather drives us indoors, projects left undone throughout
the summer start to nag a little louder. Redecorating a home can
be an exciting process for homeowners. However, many dread the process
of getting started, especially when it requires prep work.
Ten Painting Tips
Considered by most interior design experts to be the quickest, easiest
and least expensive way to change the appearance of a room, painting
becomes significantly more user-friendly when you follow these simple
Before you begin your next painting project, review these "Top Ten
Painting Tips" compliments of Dutch Boy Paints to ensure professional
results every time.