So we’ve all seen it. Those stunning draperies that look like they came from a wedding chapel somewhere. You know you want something like that for your house, who doesn’t? In case you were wondering, my go to drapery and roman shades business helped me learn a lot. Continue reading How To Pick The Right Window Treatments
Hey there boys and girls, today I wanted to talk about a very important part of your bedroom, and the source of the name “bed room!” My friend over at Kit 10 Designs and I were just talking about during our weekly chat yesterday.
Today we’ll be talking about the bed, of course. Let’s look at some dos and don’ts and think about what to do with all those darn pillows that come with your bed set! Continue reading Bed Pillow Power!
The bedroom is easily the most important part of the house when it comes to directly improving your quality of life. It’s the last thing we see at night and the first thing we see in the morning, c’mon folks!
Last time we covered some ways to spruce up your bedroom and mainly to make it healthier. From adding oxygen- producing plants to decreasing the amount of light that filters in at night, there are many ways to improve the quality of life you enjoy in your bedroom. The best thing is that many of them are extremely inexpensive, such as organizing the cords from your devices.
Today we wanted to continue in the same direction, showing you some more inexpensive ways to improve life in your little habitat. Continue reading Remix The Bed Room, Part 2
Good evening ladies and gentlemen, it’s about 6PM here and some of us are already thinking about it. The bedroom is by far the most important room of the house when it comes to starting and finishing a day off the right way. The girls and I started talking about this on our way back from a little trip we took to Florida. It was an amazing little Summer getaway for us girls to unwind, and we topped it off with a wine tasting party and a limousine service to cart us around on our escapades.
this is the first part of a multi-part article that we will be unrolling in the next week covering specifically the all-important bedroom. We spend most of our time in this area of of peace and relaxation in our homes, and should design it accordingly. Not only the style and beauty of the room, but the actual function and health of the bedroom must be taken into consideration. there are many simple little changes to your bedroom that can improve your sleep quality and more. Continue reading Remix The Bed Room, Part 1
Just think about it. The Living Room is your biggest chance to create that “wow” factor in your home, especially for guests. It’s also almost always the first impression others will get of your home as well, due to its central location. It’s no small wonder then that so many people spend so much time redesigning their living rooms.
So are you ready to get to work? With a few fresh ideas and a readiness to work, you can create a breathtaking environment for a fraction of the cost. Continue reading The Living Room- First Impressions
It seems all to often that the average homeowner is plagued by a tight budget which stops them from having the home they truly dream of. Are you concerned of falling into this same category?
Let’s consider your options.
Sometimes our ambitions get a little larger than our incomes, but don’t see this as a bad thing. Act on it! Here is a short and sweet list of tips and things to remember while redesigning your home on a budget.
1. Save money by doing some of the work yourself. Simpler jobs that don’t require a license can be done by the homeowner instead of hiring a contractor. Things like wood flooring and painting can be done without the help of a professional, which translates to savings for you. One job that I would recommend leaving to the professionals, however is wallpaper removal. That’s a potentially nasty job! Continue reading How To Design and Deal with a Baby Budget
Good morning, everybody! Welcome to Smock Online, where we take houses and turn them into homes, and for much less! Many of the concepts of interior design are actually very, very simple and can be used by almost anyone to create a beautiful and comfortable atmosphere in your home.
Not everybody has the money to call an interior designer. It can be a very expensive yet great experience, and not all projects necessarily call for it! So what do you do when you want a clean new look at home but don’t have the money to replace all of the furniture?
1. Cover your furniture with titillating textiles! Use anything, from a throw blanket to a wall tapestry to give old furniture new life. As long as it is a nice looking piece of fabric, you won’t go too wrong! It’s definitely a step in the right direction, since you technically don’t have to buy anything! Furniture with upholstery is generally a pricy investment, so by using what you’ve got and a little imagination you can so far! Continue reading 5 steps to add a little dash of design for all
Hello boys and girls, welcome to my new blog Smock Online! Keep in touch for a new post coming soon!