Cajun Style Decorating

Have you ever gotten a chance to see Mardi Gras’?……… you’ll know there is a very distinctive design to the homes and hotels throughout New Orleans. Some more conservative interior designers might describe it as “Gaudy Victorian”………. It has a definite French influence because of it’s historic past and the French that settled in Louisiana after…

Interior Ideas for Your Log Home

When it comes to architectural indigenous themes of design, this country has but one…….the log cabin. They were usually smaller single story buildings made of logs located conveniently at the sight the cabin was built on. This was the chosen an best permanent structure westward bound settlers had. Because the west had yet to be settled…

Interior Designing for Your Farmhouse

What could be the best and most foolproof way of investing your money? More and more people are combining their love and appreciation for antique’s and remodeling the past with their practical side for investing. Few things have the security of real estate…….. certainly not the stock market or mutual funds……as we’ve all learned the…

The Ever Popular French Country Design

If you’re looking for one of the more relaxed interior design style, look no further than Country French.  Formality is out the door when it comes to Country French. Whereas French Provincial is completely reverse, with it’s foundation firmly recognized by it’s formality. The beauty of Country French is it’s nearly whimsical treatment of other…

To Refinish or Not To Refinish…..That is The Question.

What is it that should decide if an antique should or shouldn’t be refinished? One answer…….. You ! It really should come down to your own particular taste and the setting the piece is going into. Other identifying factors should involve, first and foremost the structural integrity of your piece and if it might need to…

Cottage Decorating Ideas

To recognize best how to decorate with Cottage style it helps to comprehend the focus should always be toward designing for comfort and relaxation. Pretense and formality are sometimes the mainstay of other design styles. But Cottage style couldn’t be farther away from them. The name cottage originated in medieval times for the modest one story…

Cape Cod Interiors

Originating from the quaint beach cottages that were designed in the mid 1800’s along the easternmost portion of the state of Massachusetts, known as Cape Cod, Cape Cod style and design has become one of the most well-known in design history. Even though the area it originated from is one of the biggest barrier islands in the world, shielding much…

Google Indexing of Iron Beds

Its a very rare exception that you’ll hear of a successful web based business that doesn’t have great organic indexing or PPC placement. That’s why the plethora of SEO ( search engine optimization) companies that make their living from helping web based businesses  are so popular. But if you are a web based business that…

Fathers Day

It’s almost Fathers Day, and you’ve yet to decide what to get one of the most important and possibly influencial people in your life. As is the situation with any gift giving occasion, what we give shows how much we care about the person we’re offering the gift to. No……it doesn’t have to be pricey.…