What Remodeling Plans Are, and How They Can Help You
If you’re thinking about, or planning to remodel your home, read this. You’ll understand how detailed remodeling plans can help you achieve the best results and reduce chances for costly… Continue reading
Fall is in the air; Thanksgiving, Christmas/Hannukah and New Year’s Eve are around the corner. Every year, there are news reports about home fires, personal injuries, and deaths that shouldn’t have happened. People don’t think about potential dangers because they’re caught up in all of the holiday activities. Following are hints and tips that I have (and will) talk about on Today’s Home:
So Many Products! What’s the Best for You?
Selecting countertops for your new or remodeled bathroom can be an overwhelming challenge, because there are so many different products available, and your investment in countertops can vary by thousands of dollars.… Continue reading
Great Decisions Begin with Great Information
In the first installment about bathroom (and kitchen) countertops, we shared pros and cons about laminate, tile, and solid-surface materials. This segment will talk about quartz (aka engineered stone), wood, composite materials (glass, metal,… Continue reading
Get Great Information, and Make Great Decisions
We conclude this pros and cons discussion about bathroom (and kitchen) countertops, talking about concrete, stone, stainless steel, and lavastone. This information, combined with my previous article about your countertop investment will help… Continue reading
Are you planning to remodel a bathroom that’s used daily by your family and occasionally by guests? To achieve the multi-use function you need and the traditional appearance you desire, plan carefully and choose durable products that are easy to… Continue reading
Colors affect everything we do, because they’re part of light’s energy. We cannot see the colors of light rays, but we see colors because of light’s spectrum. When the atmosphere intervenes, becoming a prism, we can see light in the form of a rainbow. Rainbows are meaningful because they contain seven colors that evoke emotional responses: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet. This article, Part 1 of 2, will discuss only the warm colors.
During a heavy spring shower, traffic slowed to a crawl. “Smart drivers” was my second thought, after the usual thought (you get the drift!). But people weren’t slowing down for just the raindrops. They were slowing down to look at a very bright double rainbow! The colors were glorious! How do you feel when you see a rainbow?
We use colors to describe our moods, “In the pink,” or “Green with envy,” or “feeling blue.” We say, “I’m seeing red” when we’re angry, or “He/she is yellow-bellied” when we think someone is cowardly.
Have you ever known anyone who’s really creative, who also has a negative attitude? Probably not. But many creative people are plagued with doubt and fear, which limits their ability to visualize possibilities and achieve the best results.
My dear friend, Katya, was planning her June wedding, and asked me to help with the flowers. Okay, no problem. I’ve been arranging flowers most of my life, since my godmother introduced me to this wonderful hobby around the age of seven. Proud to say that I’ve won many blue ribbons for my floral creations over the years, including several “Best of Show” ribbons. So making arrangements for the reception tables wouldn’t be a problem. I agreed, before I learned of several challenges:
Yes — When You Hire The Right Designer
The right designer knows where to find the right products that reflect your personal taste, that are compatible with your home, and with each other. The designer can help you fit each… Continue reading