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In my last post, I showed you some backsplash ideas other than tile that I saw at the German design show IMM/Living Kitchen. How these backsplashes are lighted are also carefully thought out. Yes, there is under cabinet lighting, but there is also so much more – task and accent lighting ideas were everywhere – in the glass backsplash itself, in under cabinet lighting and through glass shelves. While I have seen the LED glass shelves (in fact, was about to use them in a bar area until the design changed), I was particularly enamored at the lighted utensil strip you see in the middle photo. I’ve always liked the backsplash performing double-duty in a working kitchen. Do you?
With the first day of spring just around the corner, many of us are eager to jump into the new season. There may still be snow on the ground where you live — in which case, save this list for later — but gardeners in many areas can get started now with post-winter cleanup and getting gardens ready for...
As many renters know, making your apartment feel like home can be a challenge. Restrictions on design and limited space can stand in the way of renovations or even a new coat of paint. But interior designer Christina Higham shows that key decisions can elevate the look of your home, even if you’re not...
As many renters know, making your apartment feel like home can be a challenge. Restrictions on design and limited space can stand in the way of renovations or even a new coat of paint. But interior designer Christina Higham shows that key decisions can elevate the look of your home, even if you’re not...
Find stylish rugs that cover a large swath of your room in this collection for those times the average-sized rug falls short.Sale ends February 11, 2018.
One in an occasional series about how our homes affect our lives in unexpected waysGetting an idea for a novel is like getting the flu — you often aren’t sure where you picked it up, and once it’s established, it tends to stick around longer, and cause more suffering, than you remember...