Shasta Smith is not your typical grease monkey. She's an interior designer who also happens to have a thing for vintage motorcycles.
One question I always get is, what color should I design my house around? That's a loaded question because everyone has their own "color personality." That just means everyone has preferences even though they might say they don't know what they like. Here are some tips for choosing the perfect color palette for your home.
If you've ever seen silvery-green mountain mint at the height of summer, you'll understand why Pat Sutton practically swoons over it.
Q: Dear Ed, we're doing some remodeling in our kitchen that will include a new kitchen faucet. Since my kitchen sink is an under-mount style we will not be changing out the sink. But, I would like some new features to be added to my present sink, along with the new kitchen faucet. Can you please give me a few other ideas on how I can "jazz up" my old kitchen sink?
Most of us are fairly familiar with Aloe vera, especially during sunburn season. But did you know there are more than 400 species of these winter bloomers?
If just the mention of the name Ed Asner puts the theme song from "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" in your head, then the actor's longtime Studio City house will probably bring to mind his trademark character: lovable, flawed, curmudgeonly, fatherly editor Lou Grant.
ON THE SHELF: SURVIVAL GUIDE TACKLES KNITTING EMERGENCIES
This midwinter warm spell may be good for the psyche, but it might not be so great for your house.
A new kind of equine elegance galloped into the Winter Las Vegas Home Furnishings and Gift Market earlier this month. It wasn't only the Year of Horse on the Chinese Lunar calendar, it was clearly the year of horse decor, as well.
Susan Aplin worked behind the scenes for two decades helping run some of the biggest retail stores around - Williams-Sonoma, Sports Authority, Staples, The Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Pottery Barn.
The fatsia or Japanese aralia has always been one of favorite plants because of its large palmate leaves that lend a touch of the tropics. After watching it during its bloom cycle leading up to January's big freeze, I have an appreciation for the way it brought in the butterflies.
Another growing season invites third-graders nationwide to participate in the "Kids Grow Green: Cashing in Cabbage" program by Bonnie Plants.
Ideally, you want to be able to take your home's electrical system for granted. It should power your lights and appliances reliably, safely and invisibly.