We saw these innovative and absurdly affordable vinyl floor cloths on sale at one of America’s Best home decor retailers, Pura Vida Home Decor.
These wonderful designs are printed on durable, certified non-slip, lay flat vinyl flooring that may be […]
For most of us accessorizing our room is an opportunity to put our personal stamp on the space by assembling interesting and meaningful arrangements of personal treasures that tell stories. We can often intermingle these important items with cost effective ones of a proper scale, color, style and texture.
When considering the cost of accessories […]
Installing mouldings is a relatively simple project, but requires careful measurements and precise cutting. While prices vary greatly by contractor, geography and materials used these examples should help you identify a starting number to begin to budget with. If you would like to dig a little deeper you can check out current material […]
There are a few common ceiling modifications HMD clients undertake: simple painting, wall papering and popcorn removal.
Keep in mind if you remove your textured ceiling (popcorn) you still need to factor in the costs of painting or papering it. Also, if you have an ornate coffered ceiling the preparation, material required and time to […]
With the broad category of “construction” being the topic there are more examples that could be listed here than most of us would probably want to wade through. So here are some basic examples of costs for kitchen and bath remodels as well as removing and constructing an interior wall.
Kitchen Remodel – 165 […]
HMD designers spend more time overall helping clients choose upholstered furniture (sofa, chaise, chairs) than any other product.
When you think of sofas you should know that price almost always corresponds to quality (notwithstanding overpriced retailers) because construction quality, resilient cushioning and durable fabrics simply cost more to manufacture. Learn more about the
Nothing quite adds glamor, sparkle and mood to a room like gorgeous illumination.
Buying Lighting Online
If we had to recommend a single source for browsing a huge online catalog of styles and price points our top suggestion would be Lumens.com.
With a wide array of […]
Here are examples of the cost to paint or paper a 10′ x 12′ bedroom. They include the cost of materials, cleanup and hiring an experienced professional who will bring all of the right tools to get the job done right the first time.
Cost to paint a 10′ x 12′ bedroom
Cost of Paint […]
A good analogy for the cost of art is the handbag. Price and Quality seem to have a pretty linear relationship, as they are correlated up to a point. But then at that certain point price increases much faster than quality as a result of the ‘name’, exclusivity and simply demand.
Let’s look at […]
Every journey requires that first step. Your first step to gorgeous and functional DIY room design may begin with a glass of wine and some reflection.
Some Questions To Ask Yourself
What are the defining architectural or natural features of this room and/or home What are the functional requirements of the space: will we watch […]