• bathroom design

    These Bathroom Design Kits Have Everything You Need to Renovate

    A bathroom reno can be daunting, even if it only involves minor changes. So to take the pressure off of homeowners—and ensure they get a professional look at a fraction of the price—designer Shawna Percival has come up with a new concept: bathroom design kits. When Percival—the founder of San Antonio-based Styleberry Creative Interiors—heard designers don’t currently have the bandwidth to take on small cosmetic bathroom renos, she came up with a way to fill that void. Enter: Sourced Design Kits. Each kit includes a rendering and flatlay moodboard to get a sense of the final look. A  

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  • Swimming Pool Design

    Spring Valley dream home blends modern and traditional design with stylish kid-friendly touches

    Space was tight in Blaire and Scott Hocking’s 1950s-era, 2,100-square-foot Spring Valley home, where they lived with their two young sons, John, now 9, and Eli, who soon will be 6. They couldn’t comfortably have friends over for parties, and they didn’t have the backyard they wanted. Rather than relocate to a place that suited their needs, they opted to build their 4,600-square-foot dream house with a great backyard that includes a covered patio and summer kitchen, swimming pool and always-perfect artificial turf lawn. They demolished the original home in early March 2020 and moved in just before the February  

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  • Home Improvement

    $3,500 restitution ordered in home improvement fraud | Local News

    A Bledsoe County man received judicial diversion after pleading guilty to home improvement fraud but as part of that diversion, is to pay $3,500 restitution to the victim. That case was one of dozens appearing on the probation violation docket of Oct. 1. The guilty plea is being set aside, under terms of diversion, and if probation conditions are successfully met, the defendant will be able to petition the court to have the charge removed from his permanent record. If Isaac Houston Butler, Cedar Rd., Pikeville, does not successfully complete terms of diversion, he could be required to serve two  

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  • Bedroom Decoration

    A Sprawling Co-op at the Majestic Is Listed for $25 Million

    The sprawling Upper West Side apartment where the footwear executive George Malkemus had lived with his husband and business partner, Anthony Yurgaitis, is coming to market for the first time in nearly two decades. The asking price is $25 million, with $13,781 in monthly maintenance, according to John Burger, a broker with Brown Harris Stevens, which is marketing the property. The listing comes almost a month after the death of Mr. Malkemus, who, along with Mr. Yurgaitis, ran the high-end shoe brand Manolo Blahnik in the United States for 37 years. Mr. Malkemus also helped the actor Sarah Jessica Parker,  

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  • Kitchen Decoration

    Top Modern Kitchen Gift Ideas for Your Favorite Cook

    Behind every sweet holiday memory is a dedicated cook that helped make it happen. This Christmas, treat the chef in your life to a holiday gift that sparks joy and honors their love for cooking. From modern cookware and gadgets to tableware and kitchen accessories, we’re serving up the best chef and designer-approved gift ideas that home cooks of all levels will love. Pizza Paddle by Eva Solo \ $79For the cook who loves a pizza party, this Eva Solo Pizza Paddle is a must-have kitchen tool. Not only are Eva Solo’s design-driven tools made to last, but they’re  

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  • Home Design

    Home design ideas: A home office by way of the lounges of London

    Lauren Walsh designs a lot of coastal-style rooms with shades of blue. This space, however, was inspired by her clients’ trip to England. “We call it the London Lounge,” Walsh says. “They use it as an office and a place to unwind with a fancy cocktail.” To conjure the luxe vibe, Walsh combined rich colors, playful motifs, and reflective finishes. “People always ask where she is during Zoom calls because it looks like she’s in a bar or hotel lounge,” Walsh says. 1 Walsh plucked the Cotton & Quill plum velvet sofa and the pineapple print slipper chairs opposite it  

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  • Garden Design

    Small garden ideas

    What is the difference between gardening and garden maintenance? I was led to the question by Richard Unsworth’s new book The City Gardener. Inside an inner-city garden in Sydney’s Redfern.Credit:Nicholas Watt, from The City Gardener. Unsworth, founder of garden shop and design business Garden Life, has been designing gardens in Sydney for two decades and has distilled the lessons of that experience into the book. The first section covers 20 inspirational city gardens drawn from recent projects by the Garden Life team. All have been photographed by Nicholas Watt, with his usual attention to both the big  

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