Reality meets design in HGTV’s hit series “Design Star.” HGTV Design Star mixes the panel-style judging of American Idol with the wow-worthy kitchen, bathroom, bedroom and living room transformations of aspiring interior designers, decorators and creative minds. The grand prize? The winner gets a show of their very own to showcase their unique personality and award-winning design chops. It’s a wildly entertaining way to pick the next design sensation that gives you an inside look into what it takes to be a host on HGTV. From zany projects and challenges to tense and emotional eliminations, it’s everything you’ve ever wanted from a reality competition. We like to tune in for the drama, but it’s also an excellent way to get ideas for your own remodeling, renovation and decorating ideas.Read more
Luxury showerheads do cost a bit of money in comparison to the everyday shower but-there are five good reasons why you deserve to have a luxury shower head in your bathroom. Read on to find out why!
One of the top five reasons that many consumers are looking for luxury shower heads is the attention getting aesthetics that will be provided for any visitor that they may have. How much attention does a regular shower head that sticks out from the wall just a few inches attract? On the other hand, a huge rain-producing shower head that comes from the ceiling of the shower will bring many ooohs and ahhhhs from anyone.Read more
Big bathroom ideas fit into spaces large or small. On the one hand, having ample square footage in your bathroom or master bath gives your imagination the space it needs to run wild. More area along the walls, in the center of the room and higher ceilings opens the door wide to include more bathroom accessories, a more prominent bathroom vanity and a bigger, cozier whirlpool or air tub to draw the eye and melt away the stress.
As you take a gander at some of these big ideas , keep in mind that style comes in all shapes and sizes.Read more
Not much has changed about the original design of the iconic Vipp pedal bin since Holger Nielsen made the first bin in his shop for his wife in 1939. That’s because, as Nielsen says himself, “good design never goes out of fashion” and Vipp’s long, enduring run as one of the most recognizable brands and styles for the kitchen and bath is living proof.Read more
Sometimes, all your home needs is a little bit of imagination and reinvention to bring new life to old spaces. Whether you need more room, need new bathroom fixtures, want to add value to your home or want to create a whole new mood for your master bathroom, remodels and renovations can be absolutely transformative with the right vision and execution. Check out of some of these dramatic before and after pictures for some ideas to use in your own design project.Read more
Bathroom vanities come in many shapes, styles, and colors. Some vanities are meant to provide ample room for your sundries, toiletries, makeup and other items, while others are contemporary and sleek. You’ll find that bathroom vanities are also made from a wide variety of materials including wood, stone, and steel. There’s a nearly infinite number of selections when it comes to bathroom vanities, each one specifically designed to fit your particular needs and match your bathroom decor.Read more
A country style or farmhouse sink is essential to your kitchen with a rustic decor. As a throwback to utilitarian sensibility and down home charm, country style sinks add depth and warmth to your kitchen as well as sturdy and reliable performance. Though an old-fashioned apron sink may look the part don’t mistake them for your grandma’s kitchen sink. Take a look at some of these top-selling farmhouse sinks to see how the top designers are reinventing the country-style sink.Read more
The best defense against a basement toilet that can’t quite defy gravity is an upflush toilet, such as the ones made by Saniflo. But with many homes still sporting their original plumbing and with many renovators and remodelers slow to jump on the macerating, pressure assisted toilets bandwagon, basement toilet disasters are still happening. Don’t believe us? Check out these horrific episodes of basement toilets gone bad – some of which could’ve been prevented by an upflush toilet. You’ve been warned.Read more
Adding a new toilet to any room in your home can be an impossible feat. Not only is it necessary to break floors and install complex plumbing, but you’ll also have to find a way to connect your new bathroom plumbing to your current main drainpipe, which may be too far away.
While you may think that adding a new bathroom to a tricky space will never happen, there’s an easy and affordable way to get around bathroom plumbing problems: Saniflo up flush toilets. Saniflo up flush toilets are innovative, inexpensive, and can be installed in almost any area in your house regardless of how your current plumbing system is set up.
Looking for something that is rustic, elegant or antique styled to replace that vanity in the bathroom and that can be useful at the same time? Consider tickling your desires for antiquity by using an antique vanity instead. Antique vanities serve the same purpose as any modern day vanity, but with more class and style than modern-day vanities do. Below are five different examples of antique bathroom vanities to check out.Read more