A wise woman once told me 'Beauty is painful!', which, she went on to explain, meant that to achieve beauty for more than mere seconds takes a lot of work.
There are many ways to get lost in the ether these days - social networking, gaming or just browsing. If you are planning a remodeling project, you can be a little more focused: using Pinterest or Evernote or some other app to keep notes on what you like or don't like, grabbing images to sort through later or what appliances you need.
Special cabinets can do more to enhance the functionality of your kitchen than pretty much anything else and can cut down on the number of cabinets you need. More cabinets doesn't always mean better use of space - sometimes it just means more expense and more clutter.
Everything today seems to be going retro - home and clothing designs have been mimicing the 1950s, 60s and 70s for about a decade already! But back in the day (not that I would remember those days), the future was all the rage. Everyone from Walt Disney to Stanley Kubrick tried to predict what our lives would be like and how our work and homes would adapt to the many technology advances taking place.
This just in from a major home design magazine:
Your home is your operations base, your sanctuary, your nest - however you feel about it, it is probably the largest investment and one of the most personal. Whether you want to find solitude or joyful communal chaos, you want everything there to reflect you and your family.