Find ways to install sensational kitchen wall tiles

Kitchen backsplashes have generally not been embellished in the past, they were considered necessary only as protection for countertop space. The result was a draggy and uninteresting surface. Now that tiles have seen so many patterns, textures, colors, and mixes, it’s time to adorn kitchen walls as well as living room and bedroom walls. Why should kitchen walls remain colorless? […]

The home gym: size matters

The idea of ​​having your own gym is for most people a dream come true. Especially with those who work out regularly at public gyms, the hassles of waiting in line for a machine to release and then being constrained by the time limit, are simply worries you could do without. There’s also the real cost of using the facilities: […]

Design your kitchen remodel on a budget

Planning for a remodel always starts with good intentions: “Let’s update the cracked and peeling linoleum floor in the kitchen,” you say. But then, you think, while you’re at it, maybe the walls could use a fresh coat of paint. Then you realize the cabinets don’t match the paint color… and the backsplash needs to be replaced to match the […]

Advantages of west facing house plans

West facing house plans are ideal for people who like to enjoy the sunset. If you’re wondering what a west-facing home is, this is a home that sits on a west-side street lot. One of the main advantages of the design is that it allows you to enjoy the warm afternoon sun. Houses facing west are believed to bring more […]

The Russians Are Coming * – The Russians Are Going

In this day and age, Russian spies have been identified living among us, to hack at will, stealing our most precious secrets. As if we don’t have enough to worry about! But, apparently, it’s true, and to be sure, nothing is certain. They might even have peeked you kitchen, pretending to be friends, or even sneaking through your iPhone, discreetly […]

The alphabet of decorating with neutral colors

To go with neutrals or not to go with neutrals, that is the question. Well, that’s a question that I am often asked by friends and clients alike. There are two opinions that I find regarding neutrals: there are those who think that neutrals are mediocre and want to avoid them at all costs and then those who think that […]

Thomas Jefferson: The Original Gourmet

At the time of the American Revolution (around 1775) the colonists were still eating a primarily British diet, consisting of meats, stews, puddings, breads, and sweets, with few vegetables. Beer, ale, and cider were frequent drinks. For the wealthiest, there was Port wine and some liqueurs. After the death of Martha Jefferson in 1782, the newly formed Congress of the […]