Our designers’ tips to put the final touches on a living room
Our designers know their stuff! We have interior designers, a custom bedding and window treatment designer, and we can help with turn key space planning as well. The sky’s the limit with our …
15 Decorating Tips for Assisted Living
What's the new niche in interior decorating? Decorating for seniors! Learn 15 decorating tips to create functional, beautiful assisted living
Tips for Finding Assisted Living Communities
Tips and resources to find the righ assisted living community for your loved one.
3 Tips for Living in the Present
Learning to live in the present moment can be accomplished by finding ways to express gratitude, redefining success and setting smaller goals for ourselves.
10 Tips to Start Living in the Present
Choosing to live in the past or the future not only robs you of enjoyment today, it robs you of truly living. The only important moment is the present moment
11 Small Space Living Tips from Designers
Designers share their wisdom for decorating rooms on the petite side
Three Tips for Finding the Best Building Lot
Of all the decisions that go into constructing a new custom home, arguably the most important one involves selecting the best building lot. That choice will not only affect the type of home that can be built, but also the total amount of enjoyment that it will bring over your lifetime. So before prospective springtime …
Tips for Selling Your Treasures at Auction
It’s probably something we’ve all experienced over the holidays: when scrounging around in your grandmother’s attic in search of seasonal decorations or when cleaning up after a big family dinner, the move of a box or the opening of a drawer reveals an intriguing object.
Living in the Now When It’s Stressful: 4 Mindfulness Tips
It can be challenging to live in the now when then now is tough, but I’ve discovered a few tactics and tips that may help you stay focused in the present.
16 more tips for living without plastic
Plastic-free living requires careful and conscientious consumer choices. Here are more ideas to help you along the journey.
Treasure Trek: Five Tips for Antiquing
Dennis has some wonderful antique shops on Route 6A including the Antiques Center of Cape Cod. Photo by Maggie Kulbokas With antique shops up and down Route 6A (and more scattered across the Cape), it is no surprise that visitors often take advantage of the variety of shops to find beautiful items for their homes. Here are some tips for antiquing when exploring the numerous shops on Cape Cod. 1. Keep your eye out for authenticity. If an item is authentic, chances are…
What to Know About Assisted Living
Assisted living provides a residential setting with personal care services, 24-hour supervision, assistance, activities and health care. Some communities are free-standing, while others are located near or integrated with well-staffed nursing homes or hospitals. Other times, you'll find assisted living in continuing care retirement communities or at independent housing complexes Nationally, you'll find different levels of care in assisted living communities — some provide lighter care…
What Will Assisted Living Look Like 5 Years From Now?
The medical world is a fast pace and forever changing field. Discover how technology will change assisted living for the better in the next 10 years.
7 Tips to Help Your Loved One Adjust to Assisted Living
Like any big change in life, the move to assisted living is a transition that will take some getting used to. Here are some tips to help with the initial process of adjusting to assisted living.
Lean and Green: 6 Tips for Living an Environmentally Friendly Life
Living an environmentally friendly lifestyle is not only good for the environment, but its good for your wallet too. The best place to start going green is in your own home. There are lots of things we can do to our homes to make them more energy-efficient and cut our carbon footprints as well as our electric bills. Even if you follow just one or two of these steps, it will be a tremendous help. Here are a few examples of how…
Fabulous New Coastal Living Dining Table + Decorating Tips
The Shelter Bay Table: Coastal Living Collection From Stanley The classic form of the trestle table easily evokes lazy summer days by the water. Built with family gatherings in mind, the table has two bread board end leaves that increase the seating space to hold ten. It is easy to picture relaxed nights with friends or family around this table, where every day begins to feel like a vacation.
5 Tips for Choosing the Right Assisted Living Community
If you are just beginning to search for an assisted living community, it can be difficult to know what to look for. Here is some advice.
Need Help Paying for Assisted Living? Follow These 5 Tips
Caregivers are often concerned about paying for assisted living. Here are 5 tips to help lessen the financial burden and ensure your loved one is well cared for
Kathryn McKenzie, Living Green: Recycling tips, and a chance to see the process
Opportunities for learning about sustainable living abound in this area, and if you have ever wanted to learn more about saving water or recycling, right now is prime time.• I’ve had some questions recently about rinsing your recy
5 Chicago Living Tips from Home Stylist Joan Williamson
For great interior design ideas on how to make the most of a small urban apartment, we often turn to Joan Williamson — west elm Home Stylist in our Lincoln Park Chicago store . Here are five of Joan’s ideas for making the most of what you’ve got and expressing your personal style along the way… 1. In a small apartment or studio, storage is often nonexistent. Items like our Storage Bed do double duty and helps avoid the messy look of under-bed…