Home Design

Standard Coffee Table and Side Table Measurements

Comfy and cozy, or overcrowded? Your living room is a place to gather with loved ones and relax at the end of the day. The living room also holds a lot of furniture. In a more minimal living room, this will include a sofa, coffee...

4 Subway Tile Patterns

Traditional and modern at once, subway tile covers backsplashes and floors in bathrooms and kitchens. Opting for subway tile ensures you will have a classic design that you will love for years to come. Initially designed for - you guessed it - subway stations, this particular...

Living Rooms: Comfort and Design

For most people, the days of a formal living room that was only used when special guests visited are over. Living rooms are stylish and functional spaces that are used every day by everyone who enters the home.  Family gatherings, movie and game nights, sitting by...

7 Tips for Interior Design

You’ve completed the major renovations. Maybe it was finishing the basement, installing hardwood floors, or designing a new kitchen layout.  Everything is clean and new, the paint is fresh, the floors are gleaming, and the room is… Empty.  Instead of stuffing in your old furniture and decor, take time...

Front Door Trends You Can Try!

Historically, front door votes have been some of our most popular votes. The number of responses we get for the color of the front door always impresses us. We started thinking about why people enjoy having input on the front door. A significant element to curb...

House Number 7: Votes, Videos, and a Reveal

We are back in Connecticut with House Number 7, which means we will be back to our regular schedule this Spring and Summer. This week, we gave three clues about where our next house is located. Do you have any guesses? Here is what you can...

Accent Walls in Every Room

Neutral colors ranging from grays to blues, and off-whites to beiges, are popular in interior design because they are calming, show off furnishings and textures, and allow you to play around with pops of color. Sometimes, all-neutral rooms can lack a focal point, causing them...

Don’t Underestimate Outdoor Entertaining Spaces

With a taste of warmer weather here in Connecticut and the completion of The Hope House set for the end of April, we can’t wait to see what the outdoor living space at the St. Jude Dream Home Showplace will look like when finished. Outdoor...

Casual Dining: How to Make Your Dining Space Stand Out

Let’s face it: most people have scarfed down a meal while standing at the kitchen counter or in front of the TV. And we’ve probably all piled up papers or mail on the dining room table as well. What is it about a large table...