Category Archives: Floors

Basement Floor Options

Someone asked me the other day if we had a sump pump for our basement. I said, no, we never get that much water…and then of course we got hit. Our basement is half finished, so luckily the water stayed … Continue reading

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Pretty storage bench

If you are looking for a cute + affordable coffee table/bench seating/storage option, then check out Ballard Designs Amelia storage bench! It comes in lots of different patterns, colors, fabrics, so you can find something for every decor. The construction … Continue reading

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My favorite rug (for now)

I’ve been doing  a lot of rug shopping lately. Besides the fabulous custom choices I have encountered at the Merchandise Mart, I have come across some wonderful mid range retail price options. My number one favorite? The Asimi rug by … Continue reading

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Come on in!

I’ve been on the search lately for a new doormat. Doormats sometimes are an afterthought, right? And it’s hard to find ones that are both cute (if I can call a doormat cute) and effective. Below are several I really … Continue reading

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Even decorators get the blues

Lately I’ve been working on a project of my own: updating our sun room. We’ve lived in the house for almost three years now, and with the exception of hanging some embarrassingly cheap window treatments, I’ve done zero in here. … Continue reading

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Fresh as a Daisy

Outdoor rugs are a great way to freshen up a patio and to bring your great interior decorating style outdoors. With all the overstock sources out there, you can get a great looking rug for not that much money. You … Continue reading

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Far and Away

Here’s an interior decorating tip for those of you doing a kitchen or bath remodel: If your space is small or narrow, lay large tiles, say 12 x 12 or 16 x 16, on a diagonal rather than straight across … Continue reading

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Floored

My mother and her husband recently installed engineered oak wood flooring in their Cape Cod home. As you can see, it’s beautiful. What you can’t see is that it’s also practical. Solid hardwood wouldn’t have fared so well here: those … Continue reading

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Carpet tiles are the way to go

You should totally use FLOR carpet all the time in any room of your house. Then you can just wash out the wine and baby food stains with their special fancy soap or any number of eco-friendly cleaning products. Next … Continue reading

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