INTERIOR DECOR

Yanic Simard

A Simple Way to Transform Furniture

I often say hardware is one of the most overlooked ways to transform a furniture piece. But how do you go about choosing from the virtual sea of nifty knobs and pretty pulls? Here's my guide to determining the correct location, style and placement of your new practical accents so you can get the biggest effect from this easy DIY transformation.
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How to Style Up Your Fireplace Mantle

My living room poses a bit of a layout challenge. After arranging and re-arranging the seating area at least a half-dozen Type A times, I finally decided that what's missing is a focal point. Something to draw the eye in. I decided that what I needed was a tall, faux fireplace mantle. Here are my top five tips to style a fireplace mantle.
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I'm a Sad-ult Now...

Listen, I am no decorator; I have a beanbag chair with an X-marks-the-spot slab of duck tape from 2001. But I like to fantasize about a life with tasteful driftwood wall decor. I want people to describe my place as "rustic, yet modern." Not "OK," and, "is that a shower curtain over your window?"