If you’re looking to add a little trendiness to your home, try incorporating some of fall’s hottest looks. Marble, traditional dining rooms, white kitchens, mixed metals and worn wood are all popular right now. Browse this Houzz Shop collection for trendy products and ways to use them.
Marble is clean, bright and sophisticated. If you find the idea of marble countertops overwhelming,...
While you may not realize it, if you have been feeling tired, cranky, stressed or just not in a great mood, look to your home and it’s sources of natural light. It’s a proven fact that humans respond, act and feel better in a home that has plenty of natural light but also has light inspired decor. Even for your darkest rooms there is a way to bring in lighter...
Not every home is flooded with natural light, but luckily these decorating tricks can make a huge difference. No demolition necessary — it's all about optical illusions that add instant brightness!
- Check Your Lighting
It seems obvious that adding ample lighting will brighten your home, but you might be overlooking some easy adjustments you can make to the lighting you already have. Switching out bulbs with the...
- Determine the finish used on your furniture.
If you’re unsure, the correct procedure is beginning with mild cleaner, then moving successively toward stronger cleaning methods depending on the furniture’s reaction (or lack of one). If you know that your furniture is stained, painted, etc., then you should employ a method appropriate to that finish.
- As a general rule for cleaning wood furniture: don’t use much water,...
- Vacuum it.
Regularly vacuuming your furniture is the easiest part of keeping your furniture clean. Make an effort to clean the cracks and crevices of your furniture between cushions, like the areas where the arms of a sofa meet the back. Take the cushions off, too, and vacuum all sides of them.
- The fiber density of microfiber furniture makes them stain-resistant, and lets the...