This HMD “How To” tip is all about how to choose an upholstered headboard. We’ll help you to make the best decision possible based upon your budget, your style and how you use the room your upholstered headboard will live in.
We’ll also show you several great sources for upholstered headboards ranging from DIY to [...]
The Surya wool rug sample program is an important part of our best practices and ’how to’ advice for buying a a quality hand woven wool rug.
We are extremely excited to be able to offer this unique purchasing experience to HMD clients who are in the market for a quality hand crafted, hand tufted, [...]
From time to time I receive calls from prospective clients that start something like this:
“Well, the cabinets are in. They really clash with the floors. Can you help me fix it?”
Oh if only we could go back in time and prepare smarter we’d avoid so much stress, cost and improve the end result [...]
From our friends at Dunn-Edwards Paints, some fantastic tips for how to hire a paint contractor.
Why Hire A Contractor Vs Do It Yourself?
I like to DIY as much as the any HGTV personality but when it came to restoring my 150 year old pile of wood and brick in Boston I really wanted [...]
Getting ready to paint your room but asking yourself “Do I need to prime before painting?”
There are a number of situations where priming is important:
When you need to ensure good adhesion To cover up dark colors When painting very smooth or high gloss surfaces Patched wall areas Covering up stains Here’s a helpful [...]
This post is focused on giving step-by-step instructions for clients who have submitted their room for unlimited design consultation or scale drawings (elevations, space and furniture plans) and now need to share all of the important information required to complete Phase One of the five phase online design process.
In every HMD Room Recipe we include multiple options for several types of accessories. These options are always hand picked to work with your style and of course the design concept we’ve created for your room.
This post is all about helping you take the accessories you love and arrange them in a way that [...]
What picture pops into your mind when you read the words “chic blue room“.
The truth is that every single human being has a different picture pop into their heads. What might be chic and blue to you may be modern and teal to someone else. However, if you show me five pictures of what [...]
Do you remember the very first time you stepped foot in Costco or Home Depot? Was it a little overwhelming? Well visiting your local Design Center can be a similar experience but with up to eight floors of trade and wholesale sources.
For those of us who like to skip the new fangled design tools and go-at-it the old fashioned way (paper and pencil) here is HMD’s how-to-guide for measuring a room and drawing a floorplan.
You will need:
Paper (graph paper is preferred!)