Category Archives: DIY and Home Hacks

A House With Views Of A Canyon And A Roof That Mimics Mountains

In a lot of cases a lot of careful planning is required to make a house become a part of its surroundings but with this one it all came naturally. Las Penas is a house located in El Chaquiñán, Ecuador. It was completed in 2015 by C3V Arquitectura. For the architects, including the surroundings and the…
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Modern Coat Racks That Know How To Catch Your Eye

A coat rack is one of those things you have to have in your home and usually there are a few consecrated designs and styles that everyone chooses from. But not everyone likes to follow the general trend so instead of choosing something generic like one of those coat racks that you put on the…
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15 Stunning Mid-Century Modern Furniture Pieces from Walmart

We can't all afford the price tag of an authentic mid-century modern furniture piece. And depending on where you live, antique items may be hard to find. Luckily, you no longer have to look any further than Walmart (yes you read that right!). I'll be the first to admit that Walmart is the last place…
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20 White Brick Exterior Walls to Envy

In the last several years, with the rise of open floor plans and the chase for natural light, we’ve seen color trends moving from all shades of brown to bright whites. If something is too dark or heavy, paint it white. If you need a quick solution on the cheap, paint it white. If a…
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How To Get The Fixer Upper Look

Over the past few months, we've shared ways to get the look of specific Fixer Upper homes. Today, we're going to be talking more generally about the Fixer Upper style and what decor elements help give the vibe that is all so popular today! This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. Learn more and…
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Baroque, Rococo Style Make for a Luxury Bedroom

Baroque and Rococo decor are popular styles, and bedrooms are one of the places in your home where these eras of design can shine. The characteristics of Baroque furniture and Rococo elements are perfect for a space meant to be opulent, relaxing and luxurious. Curving lines, ample embellishment and sumptuous fabrics, which are typical of these…
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Details Make the Difference in Baroque, Rococo Style Furniture

It’s golden with ornate embellishments, upholstered in a beautiful silk: It’s a baroque sofa. Or is it a Rococo style sofa? Both of these furniture styles are beautiful and in demand, but do you know the difference between Baroque and Rococo?  When exploring these styles, it becomes apparent that while each has defining characteristics, there are…
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Trendy Blue Patio Makeover

As you might guess, Erika Batista of Lola Blue Style loves blue. It’s no wonder, then, that her patio makeover is a blue patio makeover. She mixes different shades of blue and various prints to create a stylish look that also stays within budget. Take a look at her beautiful blue patio, and stick around for her…
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Fish Scale Tiles, An Unusual Choice For Homes With Personality

You’re probably familiar with all the classic tile forms like subway, square-shaped tiles or even the hexagonal ones. But what about the other types, the ones that are a bit more odd and more rarely used, like fish scale tiles?The fact they’re not as popular and as common as the other types makes them quite…
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How to Use Zen Décor Concepts in Modern Design

If five people were to hear the words, “zen décor,” they would probably visualize five distinctly different spaces. This is because, although “Zen” originates from Japan as a type of Buddhism that emphasizes the value of meditation and intuition. While some people still maintain this concept of zen, zen can also mean something else to…
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