Best Kitchen Design Software Options 2018

SoftwareMatt

Planning or re-modelling a kitchen used to be a complicated, time-consuming, and rather expensive endeavour – and all of that even before the first payment for furniture or appliances had been put down. Thankfully, the times when you needed to employ the help of architects and home interior designers just to come up with a visual...

10 Cool Kids Pools

Swimming PoolKaren

Photo: The Exeter Daily When the sun in burning down and your kids have a lot of excess energy to burn off, a cool kids pool in your garden is a handy solution to keeping the little munchkins entertained, in motion, and cooled off. Depending on your children’s ages, interests, abilities, and needs, as well as available space and...

12 Chaise Lounges Under $100

FurnitureKaren

For the longest times, chaise lounges have been something you typically only encountered in luxury settings – be it at your hard-earned vacation to an exclusive beach resort, an upper-scale hotel room, while touring the estates of nobility, or in glimpses into the lives of TV and movie starlets when they opened their doors for...

9 Recliner Chairs Under $200

FurnitureMatt

Recliner chairs, a staple of (US) American households, are a veritable wonder when it comes to forms and function. The chair, which has its origins in a medical environment of all things, is the gold standard when it comes to relaxation for many people. And for a good reason! With built-in massage systems, hidden compartments for...

12 Furniture Ideas for Tall People

FurnitureMatt

Photo: New Line Cinema Have you ever felt like Will Ferrell’s character in the movie “Elf”?  If you did, you’re one of those blessed, or cursed, with a good few additional inches on the rest of the population. We’re sure you’ve had your share of “I’d love to be as tall”-envy, of...

8 Types of Shower Curtain Connectors

BathroomMatt

While glass walled showers are all the rage these days, many bathrooms still require the use of a shower curtain. Particularly if you call a tub-shower combo your own, there are preciously few alternatives to the old classic. While making use of a rod to suspend your shower curtain of choice seems to be a very boring solution from a...

13 Different Types of Bicycle Storage Ideas

StorageMatt

Riding a bike is something that seems to be a fun and thoroughly uncomplicated past time and mode of transportation when you are a kid. Once you grow older, move out, and start a life of your own (possibly even together with at least one other cyclist), things tend to become complicated very quickly. If you luck out in life and have the...

5 Alternatives to Dressers in the Bedroom

BedroomMatt

Let’s be honest – we’re all short on storage space. No matter how small or airy your bedroom, there is always that one item you simply don’t have any room for, or that doesn’t fit in with your otherwise perfect storage concept. And that’s the best-case scenario! Things become even more complicated (and...

11 Beautiful Cactus Garden Ideas

Flowers & PlantsKaren

Minimal Cactus

Having a beautiful, green garden to please the eye is one of the biggest dreams of homeowners.  However, many of us are simply not living in an area that has a climate suitable for sustaining the type of sprawling, lush greenery you typically associate with a beautiful garden. But there is a solution! A cactus garden can be just as...

6 Alternatives to Asphalt Driveways

OutdoorMatt

Asphalt is by far the most common surface used for driveways.  While its durability and little need of maintenance is a huge plus, we think it’s safe to say that asphalt wouldn’t be your first choice when it comes to appearance. In addition to the lack of visual appeal, there are other good reasons speaking in favour of...

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Los Feliz Home ($4.91 Million)

CelebrityMatt

It might surprise you, but award-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio has taken time out of his busy dating schedule recently to snap up a highly coveted property from market. DiCaprio, 43, took a page out of his blockbuster The Wolf of Wallstreet and proved his financial savvy by investing $4,91 million in an addition to his vast real estate...

18 Stunning Fence Design and Ideas

GardenKaren

Wood Wall Fence

Fences these days have clearly outgrown their original, slightly boring, purpose of marking the edge of your property and -in the best case scenario- giving a bit of security and privacy. Nowadays, fences are -or at least can be- design statements enhancing the beauty of your home, your front yard, your back garden. Done right, fences...