Surprising Ways to use Galvanized Metal Decor in Your Home

Galvanized metal decor items are a staple for a number of decor styles, such as industrial, rustic and farmhouse chic. This versatile metal can be found in pieces that are both new and shiny as well as those that are aged, with a rusted patina. Pieces that are aged can add extra character to a...

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How To Reupholster A Chair – Makeovers To Inspire You

Furniture inevitably gets old and there’s a point when we look a chair and we decide it’s time for a change. Sometimes that means a brand new chair is in order but sometimes not all hope is lost and a makeover is planned? Not sure how to reupholster a chair? No worries. The following projects...

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DIY Pumpkin Succulent Decorations

Succulents are a huge decorating trend right now. They’re everywhere, due in large part to the rising popularity of terrariums and succulents’ place in those. But this DIY pumpkin succulent project is a fun, simple, and unique twist on the standard terrarium. It’s perfect for fall and Thanksgiving holiday décor – use these on your...

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An Old House Rediscovers Its Charm And Gets Updated With New Features

Once upon a time (in 1969 to be more exact) there was a talented architect by the name of Gilbert Colyn who decided to build a beautiful house for himself. He chose a spot below Table Mountain which had a nice view of the city of Cape Town, in South Africa. He drew inspiration from...

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Happy 9th Birthday Homedit!

It’s a very happy 9th anniversary here at Homedit. We’ve logged another great year with some wildly popular posts that helped our millions of readers discover, create and learn. As we get closer to an entire decade of covering design, architecture and DIY projects, we are reflecting on a very busy year. We traveled to...

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Modern Credenza Designs That Reinvent A Historical Piece

The term credenza is just another word to describe a sideboard or a console with, or at least that’s how we see things today. There was a time when the credenza had a very specific function which differentiated it from other similar pieces of furniture and we talked about that in detail a while ago....

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Cool Uses For Decorative Wall Panels In Modern Spaces

Not sure how to give your space (whether it’s a home or work area) more character? We have an idea: turn the walls into focal points by decorating them with panels. Decorative wall panels come in a lot of different styles, sizes, shapes and materials and we’ve put together a list of some of out...

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Finding the Best TV Wall Mount for Your Home

In past decades, bulky tube televisions have been an eyesore and a space drain. However, with the advancement of technology and the global transition to flat screen TVs mounted on walls, this is no longer the case. Wall mount TVs can look sleek, and seamless into your space’s style and design. There are a variety...

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A Seven-Storey Townhouse in London Gets a Complete Remodel And The Results Are Amazing

This is the story of a seven-storey residence from Highgate, London. It’s a residence with a total surface of 325 square meters (3500 sq ft) which is plenty but usually not enough for more than 2 or 3 floors. The fact that this townhouse is structured on 7 different floors makes it a highly unusual...

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High-End Home Design, Art on Show at The Salon New York

It has been called New York’s “fanciest”design show — The Salon Art + Design is special because it melds the often-separated high-end art and design sectors into one magnificent event. The show features groundbreaking new designers alongside well-known masters, iconic vintage pieces right next to new, modern creations. As usual, it was difficult to just...

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Designer Crush: Heidi Caillier

A beautiful space is one thing; a beautiful space that's cozy enough to call home is quite different. If you're looking to cultivate the latter, it's worth reaching out to Heidi Caillier. The Seattle-based interior designer seamlessly mixes old with new, integrating textures and colors while layering on well-travelled pieces with a history. An intrinsic love of vintage furniture and materials that feature raw and natural textures balance Caillier's appreciation of hues and patterns that create practical, effortless spaces. Learn more about about the design maven in our Q&A below. 

1. When did you first become interested in design and what was the journey to eventually building your own firm?

I’ve always been interested in design but it took many years to end up on this path. After going to grad school for international public health at Tulane I realized that wasn’t what I wanted to do. I spent several years job hopping until I finally started my old design blog which lead to my first interior design job in the Bay Area. I always knew I wanted to work for myself and many years and a few firms later I launched Heidi...

The House Of The Future Is A Smart Home In A Humble Shell

How would you imagine the houses of the future will look like? There was a time when we used to imagine everything would look futuristic and austere and everything would be automatized, lacking the warmth and coziness of the homes of today. A more realistic approach reveals that things are quite different. This year, dot...

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Galvanized Steel Accessories an Easy Element for a Rustic Touch

It’s hard to say where it all started, but galvanized metal home decor accessories have been trending for a number of years and show no signs of slowing down. It is quite likely that the shabby chic and farmhouse styles helped propel galvanized steel to popularity because the material has been used in farm tools...

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10 Living Rooms That Boast a Teal Color

One thing that everyone will agree on is that your house should feel like you. No matter what the decorating trends are at the moment, no matter what your last style was, no matter what your mother-in-law says, the decor decisions you make for your home should make you happy. It is your space after...

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Animal-Shaped Furniture Pieces For The Most Adorable Interior Decors

Animals are the theme of a lot of kids’ room decor, being appreciated for their cuteness and lovable character. On one hand, that means you can always have an idea to rely on when decorating with kids in mind but, on the other hand, finding kids’ bedroom furniture with animal-inspired designs is quite the challenge....

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10 Round Beds to Turn Your Head

Large bedrooms present somewhat of a quandary to the decorator. Once you have your bed, your dresser, a nightstand and maybe a vanity and chair, how do you make your bedroom seem full and finished? How do you add to the essentials? The answer is that you don’t. You simply expound on your essentials. Get...

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A Tudor-Style Dream House That’s A Live-In Bookcase

We all have in mind an image of a perfect home an it’s usually a place full of love, a place where we feel comfortable and where we’re surrounded by the things we love most. For a couple from Seattle, that image became reality when they finally decided to buy an old Tudor-style house that...

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Leaf String Lights: A bright and easy fall DIY project

Light up your home with these simple leaf string lights! They are definitely a craft project that anyone can do, including your kids. In fact, this project involves one of my favorite craft supplies from when I was a kid: shrinky dinks! Who remembers playing with those?? If you do then you should definitely make...

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Extravagant House Plays With Curves To Make An Inner Lot Stand Out

Find a good location for a house and you’re already on the road to success. Usually that means a lot with a nice topography, easy access to the street and plenty of open space around it. This house has neither of these things yet that doesn’t stop it from being extraordinary. It compensates for that...

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12 Modern Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas

Thanksgiving is a holiday filled to the brim with family, friends, and food. If you’re blessed to be hosting this year’s Thanksgiving dinner, you might be looking for ways to change up your tablescape while still keeping things simple. In this article, we’ll look at a variety of ways to set each place as well...

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Getting Ready for Thanksgiving – Our Top 10 Favorite Crafts

We have so many wonderful ideas for Thanksgiving…we can’t wait to share them all with you. Every year we like to find new and interesting decor ideas and to inspire everyone to give DIY projects a chance. We think that handmade items have a special impact on a home’s decor, rendering it warmer and cozier...

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Design Destination: Good and Proper Hotel, San Francisco

 The Kor Group and Proper Hospitality are bringing their unique blend of hospitality and high design -- courtesy of interior designer Kelly Wearstler's magic touch -- to San Francisco. The former flatiron building on the corner of 7th and Market has been reborn as San Francisco Proper Hotel.

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Large Pendant Lights Show Beauty Knows No Boundaries

We often underestimate the impact and the importance of the lighting fixtures in a room’s interior design/ decor and ambiance when in fact these are elements that can make or break a space. Similarly to a chandelier, a large pendant lamp can serve as a focal point for just about any type of space. Such...

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The Four Best Paint Colors For Bedrooms

As a child, decorating our bedrooms was usually a source of enjoyment and creativity. It was the only place where we could reflect our inner selves through whatever colors or themes we chose. As we’ve grown up we still make decorating decisions based on how we want a room to make us feel, but those...

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3 Ways to use Candy Corn for Halloween Decorating

Since we already are in October, you have probably been seeing bags of candy everywhere. If you are not buying candy for trick-or-treaters, then you are probably buying candy for recipes (like Halloween Bark) or for your candy dish at work. However, have you ever thought of making some craft projects with that candy? If...

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Two Pinecone-Shaped Tree Houses Hidden In The Italian Alps

An amazing mountain retreat from Malborghetto Valbruna, in Italy, just got two new additions. They’re nothing like the usual house extension and they don’t look like cabins at all. They’re something completely different and unique: two tree houses that look like giant pine cones. The project is called Pigna and was completed by Architetto Beltrame Claudio...

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DIY Spooky Terrarium for Halloween Decor

Who doesn’t love a simple terrarium? They add a pop of living green to your home decor and are easy to maintain. Dress up your terrarium with spooky elements like little spiders, spider webs, creepy skeletons, faux headstones, or mini pumpkins for a Happy Halloween! The best part? You can easily remove the spook once...

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Hand-crafted Furniture Adds Organic Element, Personality to Decor

Handcrafted and natural decor items are trending for fall and Homedit got to see some amazing examples at Field and Supply in Upstate New York. A show dedicated to artisanal work, it is billed as “a modern interpretation of a traditional arts and crafts fair.” Overall, it is a well-edited selection of modern makers covering...

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Amazing Ideas for Dreamy Bathroom Tile Designs

Bathroom tiles have come a long way from the plain ones that likely lined the bathroom of your childhood. Today’s bathroom tile designs can be textured, vivid, metallic or natural, and above all, they are spectacular. Designers are creating  innovative sizes and shapes that can be used alone or in combination to create one-of-a-kind designs....

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How to Install a Redwood Deck Floor

The fall season is the perfect time to finish up those value-adding projects around your yard, particularly if you live in a part of the world where winter hits hard and stays long. And nothing adds value to a home’s exterior like a gorgeous redwood deck. This tutorial will show you a step-by-step method that’s...

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