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5 Patio Enclosures for Winterizing Your Outdoor Space

 

by Stacy Zeiger

 

San Antonio Design RemodelingDuring the winter you still want to be able to use your outdoor space. Patio enclosures designed to winterize your outdoor space help keep your furniture and other items free from wind, snow and cold weather. They also allow you to spend time outside without being subjected to most elements of winter weather. Read more

 

 

 

 

 

20 Trendy Ceiling Design Ideas

 

San Antonio Design RemodelingThe ceiling is usually not given enough importance but this is starting to change lately. Not so long ago everyone had plain white ceilings. It was fine but it wasn’t really fair that the walls were the only ones people were interested in making look beautiful. The ceiling deserves that too. So what can you do to make it stand out? Well, there are several possibilities. Read more

 

 

 

 

 

Living Room Ceiling Ideas

 

Classic ceiling treatments for your living room remodel

 

San Antonio Design RemodelingUpdate a Barrel-Vaulted Ceiling

 

This living room features an updated barrel-vaulted ceiling treatment, one that complements the room’s modern streamlined style. Stained laminated beams soar above the space, offering a contrast with the cabinetry’s lighter tones. The gently bowed arches lend a protective, sheltered feeling to a room designed for informal gathering and relaxation. Read more

 

 

 

 

 

 

12 Kitchen Backsplash Ideas to Fit Any Budget

 

These 12 backsplash ideas showcase a variety of materials while covering a range of budgets.

 

by John Riha

 

San Antonio Design RemodelingFabulous Faux

 

If you’re looking for a money-saving DIY project, install laminated thermoplastic panels. Cut these molded-plastic materials with scissors and mount them with caulk or double-sided tape. There are lots of styles and colors; this one mimics oiled bronze. Read more

 

 

 

 

 

Kitchen Backsplash Ideas

 

The options for backsplash materials and tile types are endless. Check out the looks we love before updating your kitchen backsplash.

 

San Antonio Design RemodelingCeramic Tile

 

Ceramic tile is a classic choice for a backsplash; you can mix and match any number of finishes, colors, and patterns to suit your space. Here, a lively yellow tile is paired with a complementary patterned border tile. Read more

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to Pick Bathroom Faucets

 

Think of faucets as bathroom bling and choose one that suits your style, needs and budget

 

by John Riha

 

San Antonio Design RemodelingIn any bathroom overhaul, the faucets are the crown jewels. Available in a spectacular array of shapes and finishes, even modestly priced faucets present worlds of possibility. Add in the options for interactivity and water conservation, and today’s bathroom faucets offer homeowners every convenience. Read more

 

 

 

 

 

Bathroom Sinks and Vanities: Beautiful Ideas From Rate My Space

 

Take a look at these 10 top-rated bathrooms and get design inspiration for sinks, vanities, countertops, backsplashes, fixtures and more.

 

by Leslie Judson

 

8-24Copper, Bronze & Stone

RMSer vickiborn chose a custom-built cabinet to pair with a hammered copper sink and bronze faucet. She added smart built-in niches, a stone accent wall and dared to go beyond a white toilet for a stunning combination of color, texture and style. We love this look, Vicki! Read more

Dream Kitchen Must-Have Ideas

 

See what stylish and functional design ideas our Home and Food editors put on the top of their own dream kitchen wish lists.

 

San Antonio Design RemodelingOpen Floor Plan

 

Interact with family and guests while putting the finishing touches on your meal. With an open floor plan there’s room for everyone to sit comfortably around the kitchen and in the surrounding living spaces. Read more

 

 

 

 

 

Preparing An Outdoor Living Space In Winter

 

San Antonio Design RemodelingIn winter months, preparing your whole property for colder weather is a smart move. This of course extends to your outdoor living space, an area of your home that you lovingly attended to when the weather outside was not so frightful.

 

But, now that a wintry blanket is descending on your property to varying degrees depending on your local climate, what is to be done with that patio, deck, and general outdoor living space that you’ve painstakingly made your own during the Summer? Read more

 

 

 

 

Living Room Lighting Ideas

 

Whether it’s for reading or relaxing, the right lighting helps us do all our living better. Add instant style and function to your living spaces with these ideas for accent lighting, chandeliers, sconces, and more.

 

San Antonio Design RemodelingCreate Layers of Light

 

Light layers should be placed to bounce illumination throughout a room and eliminate shadows from corners. In this living room, a burnished metal chandelier supplies overall light and visual interest. Twin sconces supply soft accent lighting and define the area around the fireplace and mirror. A scrolling floor lamp offers task lighting for the seating area. Read more