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Home Buyer Money Pits; How to Avoid Them

Money pits are houses that need so many repairs that they become a new homeowner's worst nightmare. We'd like to help you avoid this dreaded scenario. When you undertake the process of buying a new home, naturally you have tons of questions.…
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Rick Owen’s Graceful Drapes At Paris Fashion Week

In the past, Rick Owens has astonished the audience at his runway shows with provocative statements like human backpacks and exposed genitalia on his male models. The man seems to love controversy. During Paris Fashion Week earlier…
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Halloween Tablescape Inspiration

To some, tablescaping is an art form on its own merits. With Halloween coming up this weekend, I'd like to share this charming yet spooky tablescape decor from Walker Edison. Their black and white dining room is “living outside the box”…
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Going Deep Into Realism With Artist Deborah Bigeleisen

The power of realism in art is its role as a visual language. In the information-saturated, digital age we live in, some will regard realism as being lesser than other art forms because of its lack of creativity since you know..."they're…
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Body Painting: Art or Nudity?

Andy Golub, a body painting artist, and his model, Karla Storie, were arrested in Times Square and charged with public lewdness. The charges were dismissed when Golub agreed to only work with fully nude models at night and that his model would…
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Before & After: Making the Most Out of a Narrow Family Room Design

I believe every new home plan should be reviewed by a licensed interior designer to avoid rooms that are not friendly to seating arrangements. Who's better to review a plan for the purposes of space planning then a person who does it every…
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Color Schemes to Brighten Your Decor

One Kings Lane is running a Day of Colors Event, starting today!  Pick one or more of your favorite color schemes and shop through these ultimate sales, finding easy ways to brighten your decor this summer!  We picked the bright, invigorating…
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Ugliest Bathroom Finalists Announced

Did we say "ugly"? We meant "really, really, incredibly ugly"! We asked for ugly bathrooms - and you answered! So, we're proud (?) to announce the 4 finalists in our Ugliest Bathroom Contest: Ugly Bathroom Finalists Announced Our 4…
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Dining Room Accessories for the Summer Season

Decorate your Dining Room with just the right accessories that will give your ambiance a summertime feel. These dining room additions from Woolrich Home will bring a natural balance to your decor. Dining Room Accessories from Woolrich Home Set…
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How to Create Inviting Dining Room Decor

5 O'clock family dinners were a daily event in my family. We sat down every night, without interruption (except from each other, of course). We have continued this tradition in our family. It is a great time to catch up on every one's day and…