Green Your Rental Pt. 2: Watch What You Bring into Your Home Thumbnail

Photo by sfgirlbybay Having been a renter for so many years, I have often wondered what tips other interior designers and green experts had about what renters can do to make their homes as eco-friendly as possible without ticking off their landlords. This week, I’ll be offering up some of the best suggestions. Today, I'll [...]

Green Your Rental Pt. 1: Start with Changes You Can Make Thumbnail

Photo by BastArd StarFiSh My husband and I have long dreamed of being homeowners with the means to renovate or modify our home to make it as green as possible. Alas, life had other plans for us, and we're living in a rented home, at least for now. This comes with a bevy of limitations [...]

The Benefits of Eco-Friendly Outdoor Furniture Thumbnail

When we think about investing in eco-friendly furniture, we're generally thinking about indoor furniture. But when buying outdoor furniture, it is still important to consider eco-friendly materials. Here's some great information about what to look for when shopping for green outdoor furniture, and why how these materials compare to traditional outdoor furniture. Presented By Trex [...]

3 Designers Who Set the Bar for Mid-Century Modern Design Thumbnail

Design does not necessarily require reinventing the wheel, and successful designers understand the importance of using the techniques of the designers who went before them to create something better. It is the job of a good designer to build on the work that has gone before and elevate it to a new ergonomic and aesthetic [...]

How to Add Hollywood Glam to Your Room Thumbnail

I love my home as much as the next person. But sometimes, I wish it was a bit more...well...glamourous. Of course, with children — and all the toys and stuff that come with them — glamour isn't high on our list of priorities. Still, there are small ways to add Hollywood glitz and glam to [...]