The Best Do-It-Yourself IKEA Hacks

For many of us, IKEA is a staple in our homes and lives. From starving college students to established professionals, the Swedish furniture juggernaut has become the go-to home furnisher for people from all walks of life. The impact of IKEA has spread from their vast maze-like showroom floor into the world’s homes, and spawned an entire category of websites, blogs, and posts dedicated to do-it-yourself IKEA hacks.

From bookcases that transform into beds to shopping bags doubling as kid’s rain jackets, everything you can imagine can be found on these sites. Below is a list of some of our favorite DIY IKEA hacks. [Read more…]

8 Insider Secrets to Great Interior Design

Professionals in many areas of design can often times do things that seem impossible to the non-designer. They don’t possess some magical power, they have simply done them so many times, they’ve learned the best way to accomplish different tasks.

Over the years, I have learned many tips and tricks about interior design. These tips, while relatively easy to implement, can have a huge impact on the overall appeal of your space. I love showing them to clients and watch huge smiles come over their face when they take notice. So, in the spirit of giving, I’d like to share with you 8 insider secrets to great interior design. [Read more…]