I remember a friend of mine passing on a magazine to me about ten years ago. It was a different kind of home design magazine. The pages were filled with amazing photography and content highlighting a new kind of modern architecture and design; cutting-edge, green, sustainable construction and materials, eclectic, appealing, a little retro – all are descriptors for […]
Halloween is around the corner. Hopefully you’ve had time to get a pumpkin or two, drag out those storage bins and pull out your favorite fall holiday decor. Halloween really is the start of adding seasonal accessories inside and outside your home. Art projects start coming home from school-age children and armloads of holiday catalogs […]
If you’re a fan of any of the DIY Network shows such as Turf Wars, House Crashers, Yard Crashers and Bath Crashers you may recognize or have heard of Doug Tolson, a featured contractor. But did you know that he’s a Davis Senior High School Alum (’84)? Doug’s talents have been showcased on these shows, […]
Nothing like some “before” and “after” photos to get thinking about the potential in one’s home. Marty Morse of Morse Remodeling shared with me some amazing photos of a project his company recently completed. It’s a good example showing how an otherwise elegant home’s interior design can become dated-looking and in need of updating. In this case, the homeowners […]
Elizabeth Gilbert’s New York Times best seller- Eat Pray Love – stirs the senses literally and, with the release of the film, visually. One of America’s favorite Hollywood stars, Julia Roberts, plays Liz, the main character, who travels on a journey of self-discovery and the nature of pure happiness. Fans of the book went to the movies this […]
Media rooms, home theaters and automated home systems sound luxurious and exclusive. Yes? Not necessarily. Advances in home entertainment technologies have brought high quality entertainment systems into more homes than ever before. What’s the difference anyway?