From our friends at designbeep.com: Successfully marketing and selling a home necessarily entails making that home beautiful and then photographing it to death in order to show off each and every compelling aspect of the design; given the huge role that photography plays in real estate, getting things just right can be a bit trickier [...]
The trend setters of Interior Design Dexigner Founded in 2001, Dexigner is the leading online portal for designers. Dexigner delivers the latest design news, events, competitions, resources and more. @dexigner IDSwest Interior Design Show West happening at the Vancouver Convention Centre September 28, 29, 30 #idswest12 @IDSwest SBID Society of British Interior Design is the [...]
The folks at Steelcase have an exciting contest running in October. Each week during the month of October Steelcase will be giving away a Steelcase Leap chair! It’s easy to enter the contest: Click the banner in this post to go to the contest page. Log in to Punchtab using the email button at right. [...]
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The leaves are changing color so why not add some color to your home? Coyuchi has new 2012 fall organic linens available! This is a limited time offer for free shipping. FREE SHIPPING on Pure Organic Linens for Bed, Bath & Baby with a $100 minimum order. Use Code Organic100. Offer is good one time [...]
From Chic & Cheap Nursery Our Son, Dexter, is having a Halloween inspired birthday party in May – he call’s it Halloween but he really means Dress Up which is something he loves to do. While reading about Niko’s Super Hero Birthday Party, we couldn’t help but notice the funky blue background in the photograph. [...]
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From our friends at Smart Decorating Ideas Choosing a home with fewer rooms, downsizing to a condo or moving into a first apartment can present challenges. Armed with small space decorating ideas, it becomes an easier task of organizing, de-cluttering and creating a beautiful place to live. The challenge of how to decorate begins with [...]
From our friends at Elle Decoration Scandinavian furniture house IKEA launched their PS 2012 Collection in a big innovated warehouse at Ventura Lambrate at the Milan Design Fair this year. For the IKEA PS 2012 collection, IKEA gave 19 designers the task of reviving ideas, memories, thoughts, shapes and products of the past and [...]
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From our friends at Sharper Impressions Painting Summer is almost hear and the warm weather makes it a perfect time to fix up and paint the exterior of your house. Our friends at Sharper Impressions Painting have listed a number of things to do to get ready for a new exterior paint coat on your [...]
From our friends at designsourcect.com There’s some fashionable news on the interior design front. The granddaughter of beauty pioneer Estée Lauder is launching an eponymous home accessories and beauty line, called Aerin. We’re curious to see the final line coming out in just a few weeks, and love the fact that style and grace continues to be a [...]
From Chic & Cheap Nursery Check out the awesome old-school aviator themed wallpaper in the back of this room. Love the matching of the modern bed and bookshelf combo with the old yellow school chair. On the far right you can catch a glimpse of the retro chicken wire armoire doors. Love it! Make some [...]
Another busy week in the Wall Paper section of the Ramsay Home Blog. We found a beautiful owl inspired baby nursery. Teach and decorate at the same time with Baby Nursery Letter Wall Graphics. Don’t be afraid to decorate your house with yellow any longer. Street Art that might inspire your next project. And finally, [...]
From our friends at Splendid Willow Maybe instead of wall paper, your next project should use a rug hung on the wall? We think it looks great!
From our friends at The Dirt Floor Perhaps more wall painting then wall paper but we like it all the same. Check out From the Dark.
From our friends at Boxwood Clippings It has been insanely sunny outside these last few days, and now all of a sudden I want everything yellow. In high school yellow was my favorite color, and this summer I am thinking we may have to re-visit my hue of choice in 1999. So bright and cheery… [...]
From our friends at Walls 360 Blog What a great way to decorate and educate at the same time. Check out the full catalog for PaddleDuck Learning Wall Graphics.
From Chic & Cheap Nursery Absolutely gorgeous Owl inspired Baby Nursery complete with Owl wallpaper. A brief excerpt: What was your inspiration for the room? I needed to have a room that was gender neutral but pushed the boundaries of a normal green and yellow room. I love color! I decided to choose owls as [...]
Catch up on our great finds from the past week. We found a great looking world map being installed at Centsational Girl. We found a Beach Inspired Baby Mood Board. See how plain wrapping paper can become art when framed. This turns $4.00 prints into great wallpaper alternatives. Can’t decide how to choose artwork [...]
This Week in Furniture It’s been a great week for Furniture fans here at The Ramsay Home Blog Get inspired of North East style with a chance to win a stay at the gorgeous English Meadows Inn. Like natural finished, chunky Amish style tables? Check out the Leg Mission Dining Table. Check out The Vanderbilt [...]
From our friends at Repurposed And Refined Lovely job on refinishing an antique hutch. Interesting look with bits of the old white showing through in spots. Read the full story about the process of painting with Annie Sloan Chalkpaint.
From our friends at The Dirt Floor Great looking portrait with a digital feel. Inspiration for a large wall perhaps? Check our Thien-Phuong by El Mac.
From our friends at Your Decorating Hotline Choosing and displaying art is one of our frequent topics because it’s such an important topic in home decor. And, there are lots of myths and supposed rules for art that can be ignored or adapted to your taste and space. You don’t need an Arts degree to [...]
From our friends at Caravan Pacific We like the middle one the best Please meet our new lighting design, the Vanderbilt. Named after a street I lived on in my old Brooklyn neighborhood, she’s got the same sophistication and class as her older sister, Alberta, with a little more sass. We’re using the [...]
From 7th House on the Left I’m a self-proclaimed paper fanatic. Notebooks, stationery, cards, envelopes – you name it, I’m there. With bells on. Especially when it comes to wrapping paper. Over the weekend, I was “window shopping” for some new and interesting wrapping paper. During my quest, I started to notice that some of [...]
From Chic & Cheap Nursery I love the idea of creating a mini beach retreat in your little guy or girl’s room. Wicker baskets add that rustic touch that beaches give off, and they are an uber cute way of sorting mini laundry. But only focusing on earth tones can be a bit drab, [...]
From our friends at Amish Furniture Factory It seems that that the Amish Furniture Factory made some life long fans when they delivered their hand made Leg Mission Dining Table to Mack Hood in Green Brook, NJ. We also like the rustic look and natural finish.
From our friends at Home Designing, This serene house is a completed renovation project, by Studio Mumbai Architects, who stripped back an existing dwelling located in Bandra, Maharashtra, India. The house was taken down to the concrete bones of the structure, cloaked only by the surrounding trees. The team redesigned the home from the ground [...]
From our friends at Campaign Brief AdSchool has launched the ‘What’s my Brand? What you do defines you’ campaign to mark the relaunch of the AdSchool brand. Launched via Droga5, ‘what’s my brand’ is an interactive campaign to engage prospective students. It allows users to discover their brand through an interactive quiz and allows [...]
From our friends at Elements of Style Blog Who doesn’t love the style of Maine? For fans of furniture there are many styles typical of the east coast of the US. Not only can this post help spark some creative thinking about your next furniture design or purchase – enter to win a $200 gift [...]
From Roof Lanterns UK Our range of hardwood bifold doors and hardwood folding doors are designed and engineered for precision and accuracy, to allow the doors to have one of the smoothest opening movements of any set. The timber bifold doors and timber folding doors are made with engineered timbers in the door leafs to [...]
From Censational Girl: Expanding on the previous post about the reveal of the newly designed playroom, head over to this blog to see the installation of a seamless and great looking world map. The final result was a smooth and seamless map on the wall trimmed out as a giant art installation to inspire [...]
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From Design Happenings We love when people show creative solutions to often tough problems like this; custom seating built around a custom built window area. Bench seating is so incredibly functional, but how can you make it comfortable as well? In last week’s sunroom update, I shared a sneak peek of our custom bench seating [...]
From Dan’s Windows Change is inevitable. We change our oil. We change our sheets. Even the cells in our bodies are on a rhythmic cycle of change. But “changing the windows” doesn’t come up much in the regular day-to-day chore list. The problem is that windows are rarely cheap and so unlike some… Read more [...]
What is Your Daily Thread? Your Daily Thread (aka YDT) is a modern guide for the eco-curious and social do-gooder. The online magazine offers a free daily email with entertaining and informative green tips, an up-to-date events calendar, how-to videos, in-depth neighborhood guides, exclusive reader discounts and monthly giveaways for subscribers. We cover the following [...]
Our mission is to enhance homes (and the lives of people in them) with beautiful design, smart construction, resource conservation, energy efficiency, water savings, healthy air, green technology, and renewable energy. This site has something for everyone — whether an owner, renter, designer, builder, entrepreneur, or developer. In the archives, you will find case studies, [...]
From Jetson Green: This home is officially the first Passive House in North Carolina. It’s also the first Passive House in the country built out of concrete, according to Chris Senior, certified Passive House consultant and owner of Anchorage Building Corp., the builder. Senior said his company was able to keep construction costs “surprisingly reasonable” [...]
From caelusconsulting.wordpress.com: IKEA, the world’s largest home furnishing retailer, has released its 2010 Sustainability Report (September 1, 2009 – August 31, 2010), which recaps and highlights its sustainable progress, accomplishments and new opportunities in the areas of social and environmental responsibility. The report describes the priorities for 2015 that influence the entire value chain from [...]