7 Ways to Add Charm to Your New Home: Part 2

Welcome back to the second half of our article about adding character to your home!  Last week, Part 1 covered the first 3 elements that will instill a little charm into a newer home: adding wood floors, replacing  doors, casings and wood trim, and adding crown mouldings.  This week, we will share the last 4 tips that can transform your home from cookie-cutter to unique! French Doors These beautiful doors will definitely add charm to any room. They too require thinking ahead when it comes to window treatments, as you’ll need to decide if you’ll treat the door itself, or …

The Eclectic

Creating a space that has an eclectic feel requires both courage and the right combination of design elements.  Often, you need to establish what your end goal is before you begin picking out individual pieces for your room, so that you can maintain a look that is interesting and beautiful.   Below are a few examples of some kitchens, from House Beautiful, that infuse just enough eclectic design with traditional elements. Points of Interest This kitchen maintains a timeless look by keeping the colors soft and simple, while the chandelier and servers on each side of the sink add a unique …

Backsplash Beauty

When you remodel or update a kitchen, adding a backsplash is a wonderful and simple way to add character to the room and polish off your kitchen design.  Here are a few ideas for bringing a backsplash into your space. Marble Backsplash Marble can be a beautiful option for a kitchen.  Based on the type of marble, staining problems may occur, so be careful with this choice.  Using marble as your backsplash can be a great way to infuse a bit of elegance by creating a focal point for your kitchen.  Try pairing the marble backsplash with stainless steel counters …