How to Achieve an Attractive Fireplace for a Transitional Style Living Room

Posted by Polar Shades on Nov 18, 2019 4:15:00 PM

A fireplace is a hallmark of a cozy, comfortable home. Integrating a fireplace into a transitional living room can be tricky. Transitional rooms combine traditional and modern elements in a cohesive manner. A transitional design strategy brings these two strikingly different styles together by blending them into a single, streamlined aesthetic. For instance, some homeowners incorporate textures like wood and steel with a neutral color scheme, while refraining from adding too many accessories or conflicting patterns into the design.

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Topics: Interior Design

Comfortable and Inviting Furniture for Every Home

Posted by Polar Shades on Nov 15, 2019 4:45:00 PM

All homeowners want their rooms to feel inviting and comfortable for their family and guests. Although color schemes, décor and natural light can make a space feel welcoming, the furniture pieces you choose can make or break how comfortable a room is. Here are a few comfortable and inviting furniture pieces that are perfect for every home.

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Topics: Interior Design

Become a Decorating Pro with These Interior Styling Tips

Posted by Polar Shades on Nov 13, 2019 1:30:00 PM

Your home should be a reflection of your personality. There are so many different interior design styles to choose from that it may be difficult to decide which style fits best in each room. Here are a few interior design tips to help you decorate every area in your home like a pro:

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How to Create a Relaxing Atmosphere with Soothing Colors

Posted by Polar Shades on Nov 12, 2019 5:00:00 PM

Let’s talk about color in your home — paint, décor, tile, appliances, the works! Colors have an impact on our emotions whether we realize it or not. To create a relaxing atmosphere, many homeowners are integrating soft, soothing colors throughout their homes.

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Topics: Interior Design

Does Tile Grout Color Matter?

Posted by Polar Shades on Nov 8, 2019 1:30:00 PM

When installing new tile flooring, most homeowners put a lot of thought into the type of tile they’ll use and how it enhances the functionality and aesthetic of their room. However, what some homeowners fail to consider is how the grout color between the tiles will impact the space. This often-overlooked element can make a bold difference in a room’s overall appeal.

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Topics: Home Improvement

4 Practical Elements for a Stylish and Sustainable Landscape

Posted by Polar Shades on Nov 6, 2019 4:50:00 PM

You want a fantastic-looking yard, but you also want a space that's easy to maintain and environmentally friendly. You can have the best of both worlds by integrating features and designs that enhance the look of your landscape while being kind to the earth. Check out a few great elements that will help you create a stylish, sustainable landscape for your home: 

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Topics: Gardening

Unusual Design Trends You Can Expect to Start Seeing More Often

Posted by Polar Shades on Nov 5, 2019 4:00:00 PM

From shag carpets and wood paneling to minimalist living spaces and luxurious master suites, home design is forever evolving. Although new styles are showcased regularly at conventions and home design shows, you may not see many of these trends right away, and then suddenly, you’ll see them everywhere. Here are a few design trends you can expect to start seeing more of:

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Topics: Interior Design

Why Performance Fabrics Are Great for Home Interiors

Posted by Polar Shades on Nov 1, 2019 4:00:00 PM

Let’s talk about furniture fabric. If you’re like most homeowners, choosing a piece of furniture isn’t as simple as finding something that looks great and feels comfortable. Heavy wear and tear from pets, children, guests, and environmental factors can quickly ruin these fabrics. That’s where performance fabrics come into play.

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Topics: Interior Design

Make a Bold Statement with Your Kitchen Range Hood

Posted by Polar Shades on Oct 30, 2019 4:50:00 PM

The kitchen is the heart of your home. In such a high-traffic area, your design choices should be as functional as they are stylish. You can do this by utilizing functional pieces, like your range hood, to create a visual vocal point for a design that pops.

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Topics: Kitchen

Give Your Kitchen a Contemporary Look with Wooden Cabinets

Posted by Polar Shades on Oct 28, 2019 4:30:00 PM

Wooden cabinets are not only fit for rustic and traditional kitchens. The variety of tones and grains instill a natural and warm feel to your kitchen, regardless of its style. If you are looking to renovate or update this area of your home, wooden cabinets can transform your kitchen into a contemporary space that is both functional and visually appealing.

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Topics: Kitchen

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