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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Personal Space For Children (and Adults)
Kids do love their own spaces. Let a child hide under a table and behind a table cloth and you have one happy camper. Imagine how happy you child would be if you could supply him with a house within ...
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
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
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
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
Interesting Childrens Bedrooms
Getting your children's bedroom just right is one of the most difficult design tasks in my opinion, because just as fast as they grow out of clothes and toys, they will grow out of a certain style ...
by Ruth
Soup Bowl Bath tub
The Style Files did a really beautiful post about bathrooms, with the most lucisous bathrooms that you could possibly imagine, the kind that you could only have if You had a maid to keep it ...
by Ruth
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
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
Interview With British Designer Nicky Haslam
Times Online published an interesting conversation with Nicky Haslam, British Designer great. Interesting and amusing read - the man is both good at what he does and a quite a character as well. ...
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
A Grownups Version Of a Tree House on The Ground.
photo kilian o'sullivan I thought that this was a wonderful dreamworld, so airy and light, and clean looking.It is the Summer house of a family with 2 young boys, built at the end of there ...
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
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
Nella Vetrina - Charming and Out Of The Box Design
You'll have to forgive me, it seems as if I am having an undeclared Italy week. I love bold design, and the ability to view beauty where it lies even if the first thought that goes through your ...
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
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
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
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
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

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