The Numbers Game: Finding the Right Measurements in Your Home

Did you know that there are “perfect” measurements for your home?  Think about your counters, the length of a hanging light, the distance between picture frames.  There’s a right height or right length for all of these items and it helps to know, especially if you are planning to take on a few projects of your own!  We’re looking at some of the measurements provided from the “Help Wanted: Design By the Numbers” section in HGTV Magazine.  Check and see if you measure up or if a few adjustments need to be made here and there! Appealing to the Eye …

Tile Styles: Getting What You Want

One of the easiest ways to improve the look of your kitchen is to have a quality backsplash installed that complements your kitchen.  However, choosing a backsplash isn’t as simple as it used to be – there are a variety of materials, colors, finishes, edge styles, and patterns to choose from.  We hope this overview will help you get a better handle on the right tiled backsplash based on the style you want to achieve!  For more details and images, check out the source of our information at ThisOldHouse.com and in their article, “All About Ceramic Subway Tile.”  While the …