Category Archives: Affordable Design

From Party Pit to Cozy Cottage — Lakeside Tiny House eDECORATING Plan

One of the most dramatic projects that I've been able to help design was for my sister and their tiny...and I mean TINY (715 s.f.!)...A-frame house they purchased on a private lake. She and her husband are very resourceful and talented do-it-yourselfers.  They renovated a small ranch-style home just a year and a half before and…
Read more

6 things to help make your thermostat happy this winter

Winter's coming...and apparently it's coming with a vengeance.  Both the Old Farmer's Almanac and National Weather Service are predicting an epic winter that (unbelievably!) trumps last year's bitter cold.  Pair that with rising energy costs and monthly home heating costs could go through the roof! Here are 6 things you can do to help combat a cold house…
Read more

Know your options when it comes to wood flooring

This blog post was written by our friends WoodandBeyond from across the pond!  Thank you for sharing your knowledge!   YOUR OPTIONS WHEN IT COMES TO WOOD FLOORING [caption id="attachment_3232" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Armstrong Laminate Flooring looks like weathered wood. Coastal Living Patina Reserve Premium Collection[/caption] Wood flooring has changed profoundly in recent years. In this blog…
Read more