You might like a contemporary style of decorating if you like to keep current with styles, enjoy things that are modern, of today, right now. While it's been thought that modern interiors are cold and minimalist, today's contemporary interiors are comfortable and welcoming without being cluttered and dark. It's...
Mix and match patterns, embrace bold colors, layer rugs, and so much more! Try these tips to create a pretty space to enjoy conversations with friends and family. No matter if you call it a living room, family room, den, or even a keeping room–you’ve got that one room in your...
Cashew nuts are actually seeds that adhere to the bottom of the cashew apple, the fruit of the cashew tree, which is native to the coastal areas of northeastern Brazil. Cashew apples, while not known in the U.S., are regarded as delicacies in Brazil and the Carribean. The seed...
While in the past, women of modest height considered it to be a shortcoming, being short in the present world proves to be no real disadvantage at all. Why? Because in today’s day and age, there are simple ways in which you can look taller without physically altering your...
Stop your squats and lunges (temporarily!) because it’s time to switch up your glute workout for a bit. While there are tons of great exercises that target your glutes, including those tried-and-true moves, we bet you haven’t considered one very specific type of exercise: yoga. You might think of yoga...
Have you noticed your hair getting weaker? If you’ve seen breakage, split ends and dryness, it’s time to get your hair back on track. Luckily, healthy, shiny & strong hair can be yours with just a few easy steps. Here are four simple guidelines to get you started. How to...
Have you set a goal to walk 10,000 steps a day? You’ve probably heard from fitness pros and even your doctor that walking 10,000 steps per day will keep your heart healthy, help you lose weight, and boost your fitness level. And it’s true: walking 10,000 steps per day is a good amount to...
I love shoes. But unlike most women, instead of a high heel collection, I collect athletic shoes. I confess, as a fitness expert and health coach, I just can’t help but be drawn to the colorful trendy shoes and the shoes with the latest technology. I even have a...
When asked to define contemporary décor, you may be confused with modern décor. Though the terms are closely related, there are distinct differences in the two design styles. Contemporary décor revolves more around a monochromatic, minimalistic and neutral color scheme. The design style features asymmetrical design, rounded forms and graphical...
This question has come up time and time again. So I thought I should clarify once and for all. Modern and Contemporary in interior design are not one in the same, as many people might think. Modern design refers to a period of time, it is a design style...