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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







Create a Glam Hollywood Bath


These readers traded sweat equity for high-end fixtures and finishes that evoke the silvery glitz of 1930s Tinseltown. Here’s your ticket to transforming your bath without the movie-star price tag


by Gillian Barth, This Old House Magazine


San Antonio Design RemodelingFrank and Janice Go to Hollywood


“If we were going to do this bath, it had to be magnificent.” —Janice and Frank Gingerelli, Bloomfield, New jersey


After 30 years of enduring their master bath’s busy orange-and-fuchsia wallpaper, dingy beige tile, and dim light from one puny window, Janice and Frank Gingerelli wanted the opposite for their remodeled space. They made it bright and airy by installing a new leaded-glass window and exposing the ceiling rafters. Read more






14 Features That Homeowners Want


Learn about the top trends in homebuilding.


San Antonio Design RemodelingDuring a panel at the 2010 International Builders Show, Eliot Nusbaum, executive editor for home design for Better Homes and Gardens, explained that practicality and price are fueling decisions on how homes are designed and built. Read more





Design a Craftsman Living Room


From rich wood trim to antiques, get tips for using interior details that embody Craftsman design.


by Jeannie Matteucci


San Antonio Design RemodelingCraftsman Bungalow Design

This home style articulates simpler times, while celebrating handmade details and originality. Craftsman interiors are warm and inviting with dark wood elements. Read more






Top Luxury Home Improvement Ideas for Your Kitchen and Bathroom


By Jennifer ClaerrYahoo! Contributor Network


2Luxury home improvements are in high demand. People long to transform their home into a space which has the look and feel of a resort getaway. When you make such a significant investment in your home, you want your improvements to last. Fortunately, there are many excellent resources for high quality, durable luxury home improvements which are trendy, yet will remain functional and fashionable for the long haul. Read more