10 Tips to Enhance Your Whole-House Remodel

In case a whole-house remodel or second-story addition is in your future, here is are 10 suggestions to make the most of your investment, improve the functionality of your home and make future work easier. Keeping them in mind when working with your architect or contractor might help lower your costs and stress throughout your Read more about 10 Tips to Enhance Your Whole-House Remodel[…]

10 Quick Solutions for Last-Minute Holiday Problems

People who’ve mastered the craft of leisurely enjoying the holidays don’t read any further. This is really for the rest of us : those people who have nothing under the tree (when there’s a tree at all), that don’t have anything to wrap those future gifts with, who don’t have any food in the cabinets Read more about 10 Quick Solutions for Last-Minute Holiday Problems[…]

9 Crafts Stations and Ultimate Gift Wrapping

Although not all of us have committed present wrapping stations and crafts rooms in the house, we can at least dream and take inspiration from those who do, correct? Get ideas from these efficient spaces and crafty workstations to make holiday gift wrapping a cinch — and see how readily they can transition into year-round Read more about 9 Crafts Stations and Ultimate Gift Wrapping[…]

Earthiness Grounds a Contemporary Louisiana Home

Hammond is a city of about 20,000 individuals in Tangipahoa Parish, located an hour north of New Orleans and Lake Pontchartrain. Like many of the parishes within this portion of Louisiana, the structure is mostly traditional, marked with gable roofs, wood siding and porches, lots of porches. Brenna Barzenick, a buff of midcentury and contemporary Read more about Earthiness Grounds a Contemporary Louisiana Home[…]

Spindle

In house use, a spindle is a tapered pole in staircases and furniture. (It’s also a tapered rod used to twist fibers into yarn) Very similar to what we see from Mediterranean-style balusters from stairways, it is the vertical piece that develops from the stringer or measure to encourage the handrail. A spindle can be Read more about Spindle[…]