Tag Archive | living room

Give Your Living Room Timeless Character With Thrifty Finds

Your living room is where you gather with friends and family, so the space should be both cozy and stylish. Achieve big style on a small budget with vintage pieces found at flea markets, thrift stores and yard sales. Beauty Is More Than Skin Deep It’s not uncommon to find brand-name, well-built, sturdy sofas that […]

Survey Shows Most Desired Home Features

Of all the compromises homebuyers are willing to make when it comes to features, the two features they seem either least willing to give up or most able to find are central air conditioning and cable-, satellite TV-, or Internet readiness, according to report from the National Association of Realtors. NAR’s 2013 Profile of of […]

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Survey Shows New ‘Kids’ on the Block Willing to Work Hard to Make Home as Unique as They Are

Findings Indicate Next Generation of Homeowners Reinterpret Traditions, Prefer Customized ‘Smart’ Homes Distinct From Previous Generations There’s a new type of homebuyer on the market. They know what they want and are ready to get their hands dirty to transform a house to meet their unique needs. Stereotypical luxury and prototypical homes do not entice […]

Dig This Trend: 7 Most Cozy Fireplaces

Weather forecasts have you seeing gray? If you’re feeling the need to turn up the heat at home, we’ve gathered seven cozy fireplaces from Zillow Digs sure to have you toasty in no time. Back to Nature Nothing creates drama like a fireplace surrounded by 25-foot vaulted cherry ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows. The nearly glass […]

9 Fireplace Design Ideas From Candice Olson at HGTV

Natural Beauty A soaring stone fireplace is an impressive and rustic focal point in this living room. To reduce the scale of the stone and add interest, a long mirror is placed above the mantel. Candice also uses the fireplace as a jumping off point for the room’s palette, by selecting the hues of sage, […]