The Best Kitchen and Dining Tips

Reasons to Choose Stainless Steel Kitchen Cabinets When You Give Your Kitchen a Makeover

Stainless steel cabinets are common in professional kitchens, so that indicates they are superior to other types of kitchen cabinetry. You may feel like stainless steel cabinets have an industrial look, and you may like that decorating style, but they also have the minimalist look that is trendy now. Plus, you can arrange the cabinets and choose styles that make your kitchen look warm and homey rather than cold and industrial. Read More 

How To Add Creative Flair To Your Rental

Whether you are renting an individual room, an entire apartment, or your own house, it can be fun and exciting to be out on your own. Although the freedom is fun, renting can be a little tricky when it comes to wanting to make a place feel and look like your own. Because a lot of rental agreements will say that you can't change a lot of aesthetics of the home, you may be at a loss for what you can do. Read More 

Why Cowboy Boots Make A Perfect Texas-Themed Gift

If you're visiting Texas and want to take a Texas-themed gift home to someone you care about, there are many options. Instead of buying a trinket at the airport before you board the plane home, it's worthwhile to really think of an item that the person will appreciate. Cowboy boots are a staple in the Lone Star State, and while you'll need to do a little research in advance — namely, by determining the recipient's exact boot size — this can be a surprising and exciting gift. Read More 

Ready To Add Something Interesting To That Big Wall? 3 Tips For Installing A Fireplace

If you have a large open space that is just a little too open, a great way to break up that space is with a fireplace. A fireplace can provide a focal point for a room while offering functionality through the addition of heat as well. When adding a fireplace to a large wall, you have an opportunity to change the overall feeling of the room.  Use Multiple Materials When adding custom fireplaces, you don't just have to stick the fireplace in the wall and call it good. You want to frame your fireplace on the wall. One way to do that is by using multiple materials and colors to frame the fireplace. For example, you could put rustic metal as an outline around the fireplace, then add a stone structure around the fireplace. Read More 

Creating A Screen Porch? 3 Trends To Consider

Decks and patios are nice additions to your home, but they are not entirely functional throughout different weather conditions. Fortunately, you can enjoy the outdoors without being entirely outdoors with a screen porch. Not only will this space give you an extra area for relaxing and entertaining, but a screened-in porch will also add value to your home. Of course, designing this space can be a bit overwhelming. If you are building a screen porch, here are a few trends to consider. Read More