Design: Notknot

Notknot pillows are by the icelandic designer Ragnheiður Ösp Sigurðardóttir.They are unique as well as beautiful !More on: www.gemsshopiceland.blogspot.comwww.gemsshopiceland.blogspot.comA design and jewelry blog...more

Colorful Front Doors

The home's front door(s) should be designed to coordinate with the architecture of the home.  For many of the traditional homes that have solid wood doors or a combination of wood and glass they are typically stained a brown or painted a neutral color--black, white, & red.  One way to make that front door stand out from the rest is to paint it with a unique, fun color.  Colorful front doors are becoming more and more popular.  It's a reflection of the homeowners personality, and a great way to make your home stand out from the rest....more

Color Trends: Blue and White

Color combination blue and white is classic and timeless, and has been a color combination that I have always loved and has never gone out of style.  You cannot go wrong!  In the past five years, we have seen a resurgence of the classic color combo blue and white, and at High Point blue and white was very prevalent....more

How to Find a Blog Designer

On almost any post you see about blogging, it will tell you one of the most important things to consider is your blog design. Whether you're new to blogging, trying to grow your blog, or even trying to hook some sponsors, blog design is HUGE! ...more

Interior Designer Soledad Alzaga embraces her South American Roots

From San Francisco to Mexico, Soledad Alzaga has decorated for clients with eclectic and elegant taste. This Buenos Aires-born designer relies on instinct to mix old world with new pieces to create a unique and inviting space. Soledad believes that "personal style as well as home design has to be comfortable, fit your needs and reflect your personality."...more

House Tour Part 2

Continuing on with our house tour! Everything we bought for our house was on some sort of clearance, discount or just a really cheap item to begin with. We bought all of our appliances on Black Friday so we saved about 50%. Looking back, it might not have been the smartest decision because we weren't even positive we were really getting our house or not. However, I'm glad we did because we got them super cheap (our fridge was only $900)!...more

10 Tips On Modernizing Your Home

If you think that your home needs a good makeover, there are a few things that you can fix in order to make it look more modern. The great thing is that you don't have to spend thousands of dollars on renovating your home. You can make a couple of changes that will really beautify your space. Here are a couple of tips on modernizing your home inside and out:1. Get some ideas...more

It's All About the Details: Built-ins

Custom built-ins can really make a space shine.  They can be a great architectural detail to a room, and the perfect solution for extra storage as well as displaying all those accessories.We typically see bult-ins in family rooms or living room, but those aren't the only places you can have custom built-ins.  Today, we are adding them to dining rooms, bedrooms, hallways, etc....more

Creating A Camera From Scratch With Photoshop

This tutorial is (really!) catered to intermediate and advanced users of Photoshop who are looking for new challenges. I almost pulled my hair out attempting this tutorial, especially when it came to the steps involving subtracting and/or intersecting shapes repeatedly using the shape and pen tools. At this point in time, I am still trying to figure out how this technique could be skilfully executed with minimal effort....more

10 Interior Design Trends for 2014

Can you believe that January 2014 is almost over?!  This year came fast, and is already starting to fly by.  With a new year, comes new ideas, goals, designs, inspirations, etc.  This year, I have seen several interior design trends already begin.  I wanted to share with you the trends I'm seeing and think will be huge for 2014....more