When David Klitz gave his partner a Christmas present in 2014, he packaged it with extra care and even more creativity. Inside were paint swatches, fabric samples and decorating ideas galore.
What started as a random kitchen project for Tyler Lindsey has turned into a daily — and Instagram-worthy — passion.
As more people opt to return to sit-down meals and conversation, designers offer suggestions for giving dining spaces new life.
There’s no single right answer for all homeowners. Local real estate agents, flooring retailers and homeowners who have replaced living- or family-room flooring say you must consider several factors when determining what will be the best choice for resale value and salability.
The metamorphosis — in two major expansions — has been a passion for the now-retired couple, who initially knew little about construction and carpentry, had a family to raise and an auto-body repair business to run.
What started out as a fairly conventional split-entry home in Maenner Meadows nearly 40 years ago now sprawls 90 feet across two lots on a quiet block near 90th Street and Western Avenue. The metamorphosis — in two major expansions — has been a passion for Omahans Frank and Nancy Metzler, no…
A kitchen peninsula. That’s what Bill and Nisi Wax jokingly dubbed the long counter that divided their kitchen and made for a cramped space. Dark overhead cabinets made the kitchen seem even smaller. After finally committing to a major overhaul, the Boys Town couple decided in 2015 to bring …
Porcelain is the tile of the moment. Manufacturers are rolling out large-format panels, planks and squares that have architects, interior designers and landscapers abuzz and skilled installers solidly booked for months.
Julia Child said, “The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.”
Eat your vegetables? As a child, Cedric Fichepain didn’t have to be told twice. He grew up in France, where seasonal produce is cherished for its full flavor.
Lester Katz of LK Design is in the midst of his fifth whole-house renovation. Not a client’s, mind you. But his own. “It’s an expensive hobby,” admits the Omaha interior designer. “But I love the process of creating and living in beautiful spaces.”
A drop ceiling, dull paneling and a battered linoleum floor. The basement in a couple’s 100-year-old Field Club home was anything but inviting. But if owners Dot Stovall and Craig Lee wanted to transform the dark, dingy, dated room into a light, airy space, they would need to get creative. F…
It was 4 o’clock on an unusually warm winter morning in 2008, and Hal Holoun couldn’t sleep.
Name the amenity, and these homes probably have it.
In a season of transitions, contemporary looks pull from days gone by. Here, we share the looks that will turn heads this season. Scroll through the slideshow for these breath-of-fresh-air looks.
Paige and Mike Lewis credit much of their enlightenment to Restoration Exchange Omaha’s Restore Omaha conference. To be held this weekend, the conference brings old-home craftsmen and owners of old homes together to make connections and share tips.
Travel blogger and author Sara Bliss discusses her new book and how to achieve a luxurious, global look in your own space
Homeowners looking to save money and increase their home’s value are turning to solar. We took a look at what’s needed to get started
Got a room that somehow lacks the charm and character you crave? Don’t just sweep that problem under the rug, as they say — get an actual area rug to add comfort, color and definition to the interior.
Buying a sofa requires a strong knowledge of self, says Amy Rutherford, owner of furniture and home store Red Barn Mercantile in Alexandria, Virginia. "The first question I ask people is 'Where is it going?' Then, 'How do you use your space? What's your lifestyle like?' " If you like enterta…
Kabin Thomas met his soul mate, Mary Bort, in college in 1985 but didn't marry her till 2015.
Don’t let the fact that you have children keep you from living in an orderly house. With some smart tips, you can go from messy to well maintained in a flash
Both consumers and real estate professionals show interest in smart home technology
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Jump-start your morning with the perfect jolt of java
We say chocolate, the French say “shoh-koh-lah.” No matter how you pronounce it or where it’s from, it’s rich, decadent and delicious.
Whether doing downward dog or just lounging, these easy pieces will keep you relaxed.
Interior designer Leslie H. Berry may well have been the “Pucci of Omaha.”
The homeowners were drawn to Omaha designer Julia Russell's elegant-yet-casual decorating style blending classic elements with pops of contemporary flair in color, pattern and texture.