by Steve & Cathy Lambert
Today we paint the garden in color with Garden and Landscape Design Experts and Contributors Steve and Cathy Lambert. Steve and Cathy share great advice (and luscious photographs) to help you plan your garden color scheme.
Although landscaping is often referred to as the “Green Industry,” an all green landscape would be monotonous and boring for color enthusiasts like us. Color [...] Read more »
Posted in Color
on April 28th, 2010
by Regina Garay
Let’s dance with paint today with our Decorative Painting and Surface Design Expert, and Contributor Regina Garay. Regina blogs about her creative work and inspiration
My friend, Sharon Adelman, is a true DIYer. She loves color, she loves design, she loves learning new skills…it’s the starting that’s the hard part.
We were recently on a double date with our husbands and were talking [...] Read more »
In addition to passionate design hobbyists, incredibly talented design and home professionals follow HomeWorkshop.com. This includes many interior designers, architects, set designers, contractors, home stagers — the list goes on.
And I know from visiting, talking and tweeting with you all, that a major focus in the Trade right now is making choices that are better for this Earth.
You use greener materials, finishes and furnishings that [...] Read more »
by Sherri Blum
Today our Nursery and Kids Room Design Expert and Contributor, Sherri Blum talks about the choices we make when creating spaces for our kids. A pioneer specialist for children’s-room interior design, Sherri’s designs for celebrities, and for the baby next door.
In honor of Earth Day, I wanted to take a moment to share some great, earth-friendly decorating options for your nursery or child’s [...] Read more »
Here’s a practical project that adds a touch of whimsy to your couch.
“Where’s the remote, Mom? Hey!! Have you seen the remote?”
The interrogation and cushion tossing begins in family rooms across the country. You’d better hope we can find the remote before the opening face-off of The Sharks game.
The solution? A Pocket Pillow to hold the remote. And this one’s extra-special, crafted from recycled denim [...] Read more »
by Diana Durkes
Don your possibilities spectacles and scour the alleys, Design Junkies! It’s DIY time with furniture and accessories makeover specialist, Contributor Diana Durkes. Diana gives “New Life to the Tossed and Found” at her blog, Fine Diving.
This cupboard deserved a second lease on life, I thought when I came upon it in the alley last month. It was in well-used but sturdy shape and [...] Read more »
What’s best about producing HomeWorkshop.com? The friendships I’ve made with creative, colorful people, and the motivation we share on a daily basis.
Some of the people I’ve become closest to are “designing women.” Not those from that comfy old TV show (RIP Dixie Carter), but real, design and decorating professionals who do incredible work; and talented DIY’ers that turn their homes into striking expressions of [...] Read more »
This Challenge is closed to new entries and you can see the randomly-chosen winners here. But, please DO scroll down and see the wonderful and touching artwork that kids from around the globe submitted.
Also for those of you who didn’t win, remember there is still time to order your own canvas print from MyKidsArtOnCanvas for a fab Father’s Day surprise. I’m thrilled to announce [...] Read more »
by GraceAnn Simoni
Here’s a speedy DIY decor update from Contributor GraceAnn Simoni, Interior Redesign and Staging Specialist and Instructor from the Chicagoland area. GraceAnn shares budget tips and advice for decorating with your existing furniture and accessories.
Spring and good weather are finally here. The sun
is shining and the birds are singing outside my
This means I will again get out the spray [...] Read more »
My snowshoe hike through the woods yesterday showcased winter’s beauty. Frosted pines and cedars dwarfed me as I earned my dinner tromping through nature’s fresh-powder Stairmaster. In the solitude of the forest, only a few speedy squirrels’ tracks crossed mine.
Back at the house, as the oxygen returned to my brain it hit me—Hey it’s spring! And while enveloped in all that white—however scenic—I thought we [...] Read more »
Artist Profile — Jo Roessler
When does a useful object become art?
I think you know it when you see it. Take for example the furniture designed and handcrafted by Jo Roessler of Nojo Design in Easthampton, Massachusetts.
Jo has a thing for beds and I think I have a thing for his beds. Artful and refined. What dreams I’d design in one of these beds.
“My initial [...] Read more »