From pop culture phenomenon to space saver to innovative storage design, the Murphy bed has been a creative sleeping solution for more than a century and continues to play a vital role in homes across America.
The Simple Barn Door Has Truly Evolved Over Time
From protecting farm animals to providing today's homeowners with chic storage solutions, sliding barn doors have gone through many changes over the centuries. Because you don't need a lot of floor space to open and close the door, they're a great solution for small spaces.
“The closet of a mountain retreat gets a makeover that any city girl would love.”
Our homeowner decided to convert a ground floor guest room into a show stopping closet. “I wanted to makeover a room my friends would just gasp over,” she says.
From Elle magazine’s “Décor” department, we found a helpful list of pantry organizing tips to share, and then added some advice from our own space planning experts as well. Invest an afternoon to organize and stock your pantry, and reap the benefits every day thereafter!
If you work from home, you're able to bypass the stress of commuting to the office, you save on transportation expenses, and maybe even get to hang out all day in your PJ's. However, just because your home office atmosphere is more comfortable than a traditional office, it doesn't mean you don't need a well-thought-out work space and practical storage.
The concept of “built-in furniture” almost sounds like something out of a movie: the dresser with a hidden compartment, or a chair that hides a secret drawer.
The truth is a little less dramatic. Built-ins refer to any custom furniture that is a permanent part of your home, such as the breakfast nook in your kitchen area or a set of bookcases attached to the fireplace. In other words, things that you’ve built into your house.