Jul 25

Lauren Liess’ Master Suite in the 2016 Southern Living Idea House

2017-02-03T16:10:27+00:00 By |Bathrooms, Bedrooms, Decorating, Design Experts, Southern Living, Tips & Solutions|1 Comment

Virginia-based interior designer Lauren Liess in her master suite designed for the 2016 Southern Living Idea House

This year’s 2016 Southern Living Idea House is a celebration of the magazine’s 50th anniversary. Set in Southern Living’s hometown of Birmingham, AL, and built from the ground up by a team of designers with roots in the south, this year’s house celebrates traditional southern design with modern detail.

We chatted with interior designer and blogger of Pure Style Home, Lauren Liess, to find out how the history of the iconic magazine inspired her designs.

Feb 9

Ask the Expert: Mark Williams on Bathroom Lighting

2017-02-03T16:11:32+00:00 By |Bathrooms, Bedding & Bath, Decorating, Lighting, Tips & Solutions|0 Comments

Bath lighting tips

Obviously, lighting is a pretty important factor in every room. But we say the bathroom is where lighting matters most. After all, it’s where you apply your makeup and where he shaves. It’s also where you see yourself in the mirror every morning and again in the evening before bedtime. At the sake of sounding vain, don’t you want that image to be its best? Well, then you really need the right lighting.

Jan 29

Ask an Expert: Bathroom Renovation Trends

2017-02-03T16:12:02+00:00 By |Bathrooms, Bathrooms, Bedding & Bath, Bedding & Bath, Decorating|22 Comments

Bathroom Renovation Trends

Photo: Erica George Dines

With so many design ideas out there, transforming your master bath into a luxurious and relaxing retreat can actually be a little stressful. To help make the process easier and provide a little inspiration, we talked to Atlanta-based interior designer Mark Williams, of Mark Williams Design Associates, about making the right choices in designing the bathroom of your dreams.

Jan 31

Bathroom Decorating Ideas

2017-02-03T16:13:02+00:00 By |Bathrooms, How-to's and Tips, Learn|10 Comments

bath fixture

The bathroom is often overlooked when it comes to decorating, yet giving it a fresh new look can be easy, fun and relatively inexpensive. You don’t have to undertake a complete renovation — even simple changes like new light fixtures or an updated shower curtain can take your space from drab to divine. Here are five great bathroom decorating ideas to consider: