Small apartments and housing, particularly those in urban areas, generally do not provide adequate square footage for guest seating. In order to accommodate visitors, city dwellers need to get creative with their space. Adding built-in window seats, breakfast nooks, and outdoor benches to dead space can not only add seating, but they can also offer extra storage.
From the strings of lights outside your house to the colors of red and green decorating the inside, capturing the true magic of the Christmas season in festive ways makes the holidays merrier and brighter. Decorating for Christmas each year is always one of my favorite tasks, but if you’re like me, you love having something new to add to your decorations each year. We’ve teamed up with interior designer Ashley Gallion, of Ashley Gallion Interiors, to help identify Christmas decorating ideas most of us often miss. Read more
Pillows have been a part of the human experience for thousands of years. Their earliest uses were more comfort related, but it didn’t take long for them to also be used as interior decorations. Pillows come in a wide variety of styles, shapes, and sizes: from bedding pillows made for comfort, to decorative and designer pillows, and floor pillows. What are standard pillow sizes? While there are standard sizes for bedding pillows, the standard sizes for many other styles of pillows often depend on where and how they are used.
For most of us, our dogs are our family. Dogs are there to provide laughs or lend an ear when you are down, and they are always happy to see you when you get home. Our dogs give us unconditional love even when we least deserve it. You can’t say that about many people. Christmas is the perfect time to show your pooch how much you appreciate all they do by giving them a gift they will truly enjoy.