Design Tips & Ideas

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How to Create Rustic Home Decor

Creating a rustic-looking home is inexpensive and easy compared to other decor styles.

6 Ways to Make Your TV Work With Your Space

These ideas are sure to inspire you to make your small or awkward living space work for more convenient viewing or gaming.

Designing a Bachelor Pad

Don't be that guy who never has anyone over because he's embarrassed about his place. Read this.

5 Simple Ways to Spruce Up Your Home's Atmosphere this Spring

Try one of these 5 simple tips to spruce up your home just in time for spring -- and don't worry, they are cheap too!

Paint Your Trim and Freshen Your Interior Design

A new coat of paint always makes a room look fresh, but you don't always have to paint the walls. Give your trim a new look instead!

Flush Hinges vs Butt Hinges

The hinges you choose for your project may mean the difference between success and failure.

Decorating for Boomerang Kids

Boomerang kids are those young adults who come back home after being away for a while.

His House Too! Decorating with Men in Mind

While men and women have been setting up housekeeping for centuries, the battle between the masculine and feminine in home d├ęcor has been an ongoing conflict.

Exotic Transformations: Ideas for Decorating Makeovers

An influx of exotic items into western markets and the ease of shopping online make incorporating elements easier than ever.

Tips for Painting on a Foam Board

One of the most versatile modeling products, foam board is extremely durable given its light weight and very easy to cut and build 3-D structures with. It is also paintable. Architects use the material to construct miniature models of their designs, while craft enthusiasts put it to many good uses as

How to Use a Foot Locker as Room Decor

A wide variety of items can be turned into a fashionable way to add storage to any room without looking

Decorating on a Budget

Decorating or redecorating a home is fun, but it can be expensive. To give a room a new look without breaking the bank, consider these budget-friendly ideas. Consider Things You Already Own You're not going to find anything less expensive than an item you already own. With a little creativity, many things

Choosing the Right Wall Tile for Your Project and Space

Starting a wall tiling project? Consider points like size, color, grout, and more.

How to Build and Install Wooden Floating Wall Shelves

Build and install your own wooden floating shelves for a sleek, streamlined space to display your favorite items.

How to Convert a Shed into a Man Cave

Convert your shed to a man cave in eight steps for a place to relax or hang out with friends.

How to Calculate the Square Footage of Floor Plans

In the event that your square footage is left off your floor plan, you can calculate the number yourself.

Build a Man-Cave Bomb Shelter in Your Backyard

Building a man-cave bomb shelter in your backyard is simple with these five steps.

Home Makeover on a Budget: Decorating Ideas That Won't Cost a Fortune

4 money-saving ways to bring the zing back into your home.

Stylish, Inexpensive Decorating Ideas

7 elements you can decorate for less.

Too Much Room? Make It Look Full Without Spending Too Much

Fill up a large room without emptying your wallet.

5 Apartment Makeover Tips

Simple and effective steps you landlord will never object to (or know about).

4 Outdoor Floor Tile Design Ideas

Outdoor floor tiles are available for every climate, decor, and living style.

Fall Accents for the Home

As the summer fades, add a touch of autumn to your home

Importance of Planning in the Project Process

Without the planning process, there is no way to ensure that building project will be in accordance with

Decorating with Structural Columns

Structural columns add both an elegant look and serve an important function in the design of your home.

Using Recycled Glass For Interior Design

Recycled glass is being incorporated into home improvement projects and remodeling plans more and more

How To Block Noise At Home

Follow these easy tips to learn to block noise from crowded streets, noisy neighbors or other apartments. Tip

Install Decorative Wood Beams In Seven Steps

Decorative wood beams will increase the value of your home and make a beautiful addition to any room.

Installing Faux Columns In Your Home

Installing faux columns in your hone can add a touch of elegance, especially when they reach from floor

Proper Steps for Making Additions to House Plans

When making additions, house plans must be filed with the building inspector’s office for your

How to Find Original House Plans

When you buy a used house or a vacant lot with pre-existing plans, you may want to locate the original

Disadvantages of Traditional House Plans

Traditional house plans, which are also referred to as vernacular architecture design, use resources

Basics of Multi-Family House Plans

If you want to build a duplex or condominium, choose from one of the many multi family house plans that

Benefits of Split Level House Plans

Although there are many different varieties of split level house plans, all of them tend to share similar

Different Parts of Complete Architectural House Plans

Architectural house plans vary depending on the type of house. They include small plans such as cabins,

Checklist for Cabin House Plans

Perhaps you have worked hard all of your life and now are getting ready to retire---well pull out some

Foundation Considerations for Hillside Cottage House Plans

The type of foundation that you can consider for hillside cottage house plans include foundations made

How to Make Home Theater Floor Plans

Home theater floor plans can be made based on your preferences. A simple home theater floor plan can

7 Tips for Guest House Plans

Whether it’s for extra space at the cottage or to house the in-laws when they come to visit, making

How to Make Open Plan House Floor Plans

You can make open plan house floor plans on your own through the use of purchased or free software. This

How to Make a Window Schedule for New Home Plans

Making a window schedule for new home plans allows the scheduling of the build for the windows. This

How to Prevent Pigeons from Inhabiting Your House

Keeping pigeons away from your house and preventing them from dirtying your place with their droppings

How to Make Material Boards for Home Plans

Material boards in home design can really help to improve the appearance of a house, and any home plans

How to Design a House for Physically Disabled People

Designing a house for a physically disabled person doesn't mean that it has to look like a hospital.

How to Find the Elevation of Your House

Finding the elevation of your house may be important to do should you have a home that is in a federal