Trends Archive

stylish backyard garden patio furniture
Our outdoor living spaces may still be wintry right now. But, this is the time to plan landscape and outdoor living projects. Here are some suggestions, with some product referrals to boot. *** Your outdoor living space should reflect...
clean energy wind power turbines
The nature of home energy will change in upcoming decades as sustainability and efficient grids becomes a priority. What are some residential energy options? *** After decades of debate, a climate agreement was reached last month. There is now...
color wheel complementary colors purple yellow
Opposite from each other on the color wheel, complementary colors create a bold but balanced look. Need inspiration? Here are a few ideas to try. *** It’s no secret that complementary color schemes are naturally pleasing. Orange looks even...
green building sprout
Green building is in demand and gaining in importance for contractors and designers. Here’s selected list of green building trends for 2016. *** Energy efficiency, environmental impact, and occupant health have been main concerns of the construction industry for...
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Your lower floor isn’t just a storage hub for long-forgotten furniture and electronics. Breathe life into your basement with these remodeling ideas. *** Your basement has a lot to offer, and it’s about time this forgotten room got the...
pink and blue clouds
Pantone’s 2016 Color of the Year is actually 2 colors: Rose Quartz and Serenity. See how they can work in every room of the home, for a trendy décor. December is always a good time for color lovers. Every...
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Kitchen backsplashes and wall tile mosaics help to define your kitchen decor in style and function. Here are some common materials presented via infographic. *** When thinking about home improvement and home decor, no matter what project you’re thinking...