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How to keep your bathroom smelling fresh
Not a fan of air freshener sprays? Don't worry, there are plenty of great alternative ways for keeping your bathroom smelling fresh! Try using one of these tips to keep bathroom odors at bay. ...
by Lloyd
Mold streaks on your roof? Try this!
Here are some options that you might want to consider when it comes to removing mold streaks (also know as algae stains) from your roof. 1. Hire a Roof Cleaner Professional This is always the ...
by Lloyd
How to make your kitchen child-friendly
Every year, tons of children under the age of five get injured in the kitchen. If you have a young child running around your house, here are a few tips that you could follow to make your kitchen ...
by Lloyd
Common problems with gas fireplaces
Gas fireplaces, although beautiful to look at and easy to maintain, can have problems. Here are a few of the more common problems surrounding gas fireplaces and a few tips on how to fix them. 1. ...
by Lloyd
Online programs to make 3D presentations of designs
Looking for an online program to help you visual your designs in 3D? Here are two interior design software programs that designers can use to create 3D presentations of their interior design ...
by Lloyd
Where should you install a toilet roll holder?
You can either install a Mounted Toilet Paper Holder or use a Freestanding Holder to make your paper more noticeable. Mounted toilet paper holder This option is typically used in households that ...
by Lloyd
How to put wood flooring over ceramic tiles
I have to warn you that putting a wood flooring over an already-done tile floor requires hard work. First of all, you should first consider what type of wood flooring are you going to apply: 1. ...
by Lloyd
Fixing buckled wooden flooring
Are you considering repairing wooden floorboards that have buckled over the years? Before you start tearing up the floorboards, I have to warn you that fixing a buckled wood flooring requires time ...
by Lloyd
Things to Consider When Choosing Carpet Fiber Type
Wool - Wool is resilient and durable. It is naturally stain and soil resistant. However, wool is more expensive than synthetic carpets. Nylon - Nylon is the most common and durable synthetic ...
by namron
What are the benefits of buying a house with cash?
You should expect a much lower closing cost if you're going buy a house in full cash. Paying in full cash means: - You don't have to put real estate taxes in escrow. - You don't have to pay ...
by Lloyd
How to install wallpaper
Materials and Tools: wallpaper drop cloth sandpaper utility knife measuring tape wallpaper trough wallpaper brush seam roller wallpaper sponge bench or ladder paint brush or roller ...
by namron
Different types of doors
Are you thinking about replacing the doors in your house? Here are some door types that you could use to replace your old ones. 1. Panel Doors It is a classic style door constructed with panels ...
by Lloyd
How to prevent and remove window stains
You can either buy over-the-counter Glass Cleaner products or, make your own homemade Glass Cleaner Solution to remove and prevent windows stains. 1. Using over-the-counter Glass Cleaner ...
by Lloyd
Morimoto NYC a Design by Tadao Ando
Morimoto NYC is a mixture of west and east. On the outside you can see the traditional Japanese noren combined with blackened steel horizontal bars, which gives it a strong presence on the street. ...
by Ruth
Designing Your Balcony
Not everyone has the pleasure of living in a house with a garden and outside. A lot of people live in condos and apartments with small to tiny balconies, that are better than nothing and can ...
by Ruth
Put Acrylic to Work for You!
Acrylic is a great material to work with as an internal designer. it safer and more durable than glass (though tends to get scratched more) and can be manipulated with greater ease than glass. I ...
by Ruth
Painfully Simple Dinner Ware
Some times the obvious and the simple are so obvious and simple that they are looked over and completely missed. As a mother of 2 young kids (nearly 2 and 3 3/4) I had to laugh when I saw this ...
by Ruth
Wabi Sabi
Sometimes you get a feeling that something is just right, and familiar and is as how it should be, and then there turns out to be a term that describes it accurately. I have just discovered that my ...
by Ruth
The Incredibles Home
I haven't had the chance to see the movie The Incredibles but after reading "The Incredibles" Mid-Century Ideal I think I must (even though I am not one for super hero kind of stuff. The home of ...
by Ruth
Selective Insulation
Unfortunately, not all good ideas, and innovative thinking make for great design. for example - this workspace insulation, by German architect Davidson Rafailidis, which is very interesting to look ...
by Ruth
Decorating The Kid Room - Go Wild!
I find it surprisingly fun to decorate the children room, in fact I know of at least two more friends that love it so much that they redecorate the children room with their full participation ...
by Ruth
Are You Ready To Design a Boys Bedroom?
I'm sure that many homes have boys bedrooms that look like this - boring! (no insult intended) there is nothing here to accommodate a little boy except for the bedding with the cars, and ...
by Ruth
Don't Choose Blinds Without Reading This!
Vertical Window blinds Windows are the way to bring the inside out and the outside in to our homes, and there for their treatment is essential in the look we want to acheive. Blinds and shades ...
by Ruth
Vintage Lovers - Book Mark Factory 20
Some things I would kill for. No, I wouldn't really, its just a figure of speech. Anyway think of that figure of speech and you will know exactly how I feel about this vintage typesetter cabinet ...
by Ruth
Top Flooring Design Options For Your Home
The best interior designers in the world work to a plan, and the plan starts with flooring. The floor is the biggest single occupied surface in any design, and it's a primary element in the overall ...
by sachin
Are You A Clutterer? Here's Why
I walked into an acquaintances house the other day, and was amazed at how clean and tidy it was. Mainly, tidy. No clutter anywhere to be seen. I had a hard time stopping my jaw from dropping down to ...
by Ruth
Invisible Electric Outlets
O.K - maybe this is taking it to far but if you look deep into your heart I am sure you will find that you to have loads of ungainly electrical cords in certain corners of your abode, and walls ...
by Ruth
It Pays to Pick Your Architect with care
Building can be an expensive bussiness, and unless you have unlimited amounts of money you are always looking to cut the costs. It is wise though, to think well about the places we cut and save in, ...
by Ruth
Michael Smith to Design The Obama's Private Quarters in the Whitehouse
I read here and here that the Obamas have chosen Michael Smith to decorate there private quarters in the white house, with a $100,000 budget. He will be using things from all American stores such as ...
by Ruth
Mind Blowing Beauty and Inspiration
I don't usually do this but I am going to make an exception. I found an absolutely wonderful blog (and that is an understatement) called Desire To Inspire. If any one ever fulfilled a desire - it is ...
by Ruth
Perfection of Simplicity.
Some really good news Liaigre has a New book out, to hit the shelves in October. Topsy Turvy did a great review of the book and I suggest going over to see what its all about. My favorite image ...
by Ruth
Guest Post - One Mans Junk Another Mans Treasure
Hi, I'm Trudi from The Deco Detective. It's a pleasure to be here at My Internal Design - thanks Sue for inviting me to do this guest post! I always try to shop eco friendly, and I think the best ...
by Ruth
Are We Surrounding Ourselves With Unnecessary Objects?
Starcks latest statement, "everything that I designed is absolutely unnecessary." has started an interesting discussion. You could take this discussion in any direction you please really, from if ...
by Ruth
Color on White
I am a very colorful person by nature and by desire, and one would expect, me included, to find my house extremely colorful. Different colored walls in ever room and on every plain. But no. That is ...
by Ruth
Water Crisis Conscious Shower
Some of the fun has gone out of a lot of my favorite activities due to awareness of the energy and water crisis. Since I live in a sunny climate, and have solar heated water, I can shower guilt ...
by Ruth
Oh So Pinspiring!
I have been spending time lost in the world of pintrest, and thought I would share some of my finds here occasionally. I love light fittings, but am never able to find any that I want to hang in my ...
by Ruth
Meet Codding Cottage - One of The Greenest Houses In America
You all know what I think about building green and trying to live as green as possible. This video is of Codding Cottage, on Saratoga which is one of the greenest homes in the United ...
by Ruth
Knock Knock...
Another illustration from PVE Design I don't know what it is about them, but Red doors make me think of rabbits knocking on them...Maybe I've read to many Beatrice Potter books...
by Ruth
Leonard Cohen's Art Showing in Vancouver in December
Life is full of pleasant surprise, and I was thus surprised when I learned that on of my favorite singers of all times, Leonard Cohen, who completely gets under my skin when I listen to his music is ...
by Ruth
Back to The Future Again
1950s &60s Kitchens(The New Kitchen of Tomorrow Today) I thought this was lovely. The future is still where we are aiming for some 50 years later, and will probably still be ...
by Ruth

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