Recent Interior Design Articles

Interior Frugalista/Hometalk

9 Adorable DIY End Tables

Posted by Laura Firszt | Apr 26, 2015

End tables are "in" right now. These practical furniture pieces are just the right size to hold a lamp, a houseplant or two, and a few plates of goodies at a casual gathering. Not only...

Photo: DELIFE Deluxe Lifestyle/flickr(crop)

Handsome Hardware Adds Unique Flair to Wood Furniture

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 08, 2015

Wooden furniture and cabinetry is both classic and classy, whether you're talking individual pieces or built-ins. A decor trend we've been seeing around lately is adding carefully chosen...

Photo: Indigo6811/freeimages

Low-Iron Glass for Lovelier Decor

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 05, 2015

Is "clear" glass really clear? Not as much as you might think. Standard clear float glass, the type most commonly used in home construction and decor, contains a certain percentage...

Photo: Plage Vinilos y Decoracion/flickr

Bring a Spring Feeling to Your Home with Flowery Decor

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 29, 2014

Isn't it ironic that just as the daylight hours start getting longer, the worst of the wintry weather begins to hit? In the Northern Hemisphere, the solstice is December 21 or 22, but...

Photo: Wonderlane/flickr

Do's and Don'ts to Brighten a Dark Room

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 15, 2014

Is there a room in your home that you tend to avoid? Chances are it's lacking in sufficient natural light. A dark room tends to project a gloomy, forbidding feeling, which gives off...