If your kid loves music and even plays it, it is time to expand their love to the bedroom and provide it with a matching mood decoration. Be inspired by these music-themed bedroom decor ideas for kids!

Giving children and adolescents room to dream of a healthier future

Learning how to design a music room will help you get the most out of the room while keeping peace with your neighbors and other household members.
Decide how the room will be used -- whether for practices, performances, or recordings and create your design from there.
Whether you’d a prefer space that is dark and dramatic, our design experts can provide you with whatever aesthetic gets you in a creative mindset the most.

Reading Time: 4 minutesStone tile is a popular material for the bathroom. This includes river rocks, which bring to mind a babbling brook paved in colored stones beneath a canopy of trees: beautiful, fresh, natural, and wild. What could be more appropriate than river rock for the shower floor, where you go to refresh, relax, and rejuvenate? According […]

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Reading Time: 3 minutesHallways serve as a conduit to your rooms, and they’re one of the most-overlooked spaces in the home when it comes to renovations and redesigns. Creating a statement hallway is easy, and since hallways are generally so small, it won’t set you back too many clams. Whether your statement hallway is a large entryway or […]

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Reading Time: 4 minutesYou’ll find numerous tile cleaners at your local grocery store, and if you peruse the shelves of big-box stores, you’ll find all manner of specialty tile cleaners that’ll cost you at least an arm. The best eco-friendly floor cleaner for porcelain tile will cost you an arm and a leg. But do you really need a special […]

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Reading Time: 4 minutesEngineered bamboo flooring is a durable, sustainable flooring option. It’s available in myriad colors and styles, and it’s appropriate for every room in your home, including the damp ones. Here, we look at engineered bamboo flooring, including how it’s made, its pros and cons, and some tips for installing it yourself. How Engineered Bamboo Flooring […]

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Reading Time: 4 minutesWhen choosing flooring materials for a commercial washroom, it’s important to strike a balance between durability and aesthetics while staying on-budget, and that can be tough. Even though the washroom is tucked away out of sight, it should have the same vibe as the rest of the establishment, whether that means installing a chandelier in […]

Reading Time: 4 minutesRenovating your home is an exciting prospect. But once the daydreams and napkin drawings become an imminent reality, things get a little complicated. Before you proceed with your plans, you’ve got to figure out how much you can afford for the remodel, how you’re going to finance it, how much your dream reno will cost, […]

Reading Time: 4 minutesYou’ve found the perfect tile for your bathroom floor, but it’s advertised as a wall tile. What does that mean, exactly? Can you put wall tiles on the floor? There’s a bit of confusion surrounding floor and wall tiles, but we’re going to sort it all out for you here. Floor Tiles and Wall Tiles: […]

Reading Time: 4 minutesA basement family room adds to your usable living space, and it can even increase the value of your home. The basement family room should be a cozy hideaway where you can unwind away from the hustle and bustle of the main floor. Whether you have a small, dark basement family room or a cavernous […]

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe ubiquitous open-floor plan has dominated architectural trends since the 1990s, and it’s still as popular as ever. In an open-floor plan, two or more spaces that were traditionally separate rooms are joined together to create one large room. Usually, this involves the kitchen, living room, and/or dining room. An open-floor plan gives a home […]

Reading Time: 4 minutesAn outdoor shower is a luxurious addition to your forever home or your vacation home, especially if you’re near a beach or lake. There’s nothing quite as refreshing as rinsing off the heat and sand beneath a stream of cool water with trees and sky overhead and the sounds of nature right at your shower-step. […]

Reading Time: 3 minutesOne of the trends we’ve seen in kitchen floors over the past few years is the movement away from natural stone, hardwood, and stark white tiles, although those are still good choices for a modern kitchen. But the drama of charcoal and the cool versatility of lighter grays has overtaken many an imagination, and now […]

Reading Time: 4 minutesTile is the best wall and flooring choice for the bathroom, since it’s waterproof, easy to maintain, and won’t mold, mildew, scratch, or stain. The number of options available for bathroom tile is astonishing. Tile comes in countless shapes, sizes, colors, textures, and materials. You can achieve any look with tile, from rustic to ultra-modern […]

Reading Time: 4 minutesA tiny bathroom can be a big design challenge. You want it to look fabulous, but you’ve got to keep it fairly simple to avoid overwhelming the space. Small bathroom design starts with the floor, which sets the tone for the room. Here are some flooring options and design ideas for your tiny bathroom. Our […]

Reading Time: 4 minutesAn outdoor kitchen makes grilling out easy and convenient, and it’s a great place for entertaining during the warm months. An outdoor kitchen can be as simple or as elaborate as your heart desires and your budget allows. A well designed outdoor kitchen is a cohesive part of your outdoor living space. Your backyard kitchen […]

Reading Time: 5 minutesSome folks believe that color therapy is a bunch of hocus-pocus voodoo hogwash. But the reality is that color can have a profound effect on your physical and mental health and wellbeing. Don’t believe it? Read on about what science says, and decide for yourself which colors you want to optimize in your décor. Light […]

Reading Time: 4 minutesWorking from home has its perks, and one of these is the freedom to make an office space that’s inspiring and conducive to doing your best work. The more thought you put into your home office, the better it’ll work for you. Here are five essential home office design tips to help you create your […]

Reading Time: 4 minutesThere are two schools of thought when it comes to tiling the bathroom or kitchen. One camp says that the wall and floor tiles should complement each other but should not match because matching floor and wall tiles make a room feel smaller and more closed up. The other camp says that running floor tile […]

Reading Time: 4 minutesSummer is all about al fresco aperitifs, and having a bar in the back yard makes evening cocktails on the patio easier and more festive than trudging to the kitchen for a refill. But an outdoor bar is about more than having a convenient place to keep your liquor. It’s all about the atmosphere and […]

Reading Time: 4 minutesNational Donut Day is coming to a bakery near you on Friday, June 7. According to USA Today, Americans eat around 10 billion donuts each year, and on National Donut Day, donut shops see a 46 percent increase in sales. But if you’re one who would rather bake your breakfast pastries than buy them, you could […]

Reading Time: 4 minutesWhether or not your summer home is near a body of water, lake house décor gives your cottage a distinct sense of place. Lake house décor is characterized by rustic, casual style and draws on nature as the inspiration for the color scheme, typically involving a neutral palette with lots of crisp whites and luscious […]

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe summer solstice is on June 21 and marks the first day of summer and the longest day of the year. This year, celebrate the solstice by giving your home a warm-weather makeover that’ll put you in the mood for some serious summertime relaxing. Here are some simple ways to transform your rooms into inviting […]

Reading Time: 4 minutesWhether you call him dad, pa, papa, pop, or poppy, you love your old man, and you want to show it with a Father’s Day gift that transcends clichés and gets him. This year, dig deep, and get your pa something that suits him perfectly. Here’s a list to get the creative wheels turning. For […]

Reading Time: 4 minutesMemorial Day and The Fourth of July is right around the corner, and before you know it, it’ll be time for cookouts and fireworks. Get your home and yard into the spirit with these super easy and clever DIY home décor ideas designed just for creative patriots like you. 1. Dress up your table. A […]

Reading Time: 4 minutesJune fourth is National Hug Your Cat Day, as if you needed an excuse to cuddle with your favorite kitty. But cats aren’t all cupcakes and rainbows. They can really do a number on your flooring, from claw marks to body fluids, fur, and dander. Here, then, are your best options when it comes to […]

Reading Time: 4 minutesIt’s finally that special time of year that finds us emerging from our winter cocoons and looking for some quality time in the great outdoors. What better place than your own back yard to relax, iced tea in hand, and enjoy the warm weather in the comfy confines of the deck or patio? Here, then, […]

Reading Time: 4 minutesIt’s shaping up to be a beautiful spring, and the warm weather and sunshine are probably inspiring you to get your outdoor living space whipped into shape and ready for a summer of entertaining and relaxing. Before you roll up your sleeves and get to work, consider these 10 outdoor living trends for 2019, and […]

Reading Time: 4 minutesMay 15 is the International Day of Families, established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1993 to stress the importance of the family unit and promote awareness about issues that affect families worldwide. It’s also a holiday meant to highlight how stronger families benefit society by providing security, love, and support to one another […]

Reading Time: 3 minutesWith Mother Nature teasing us all with hints of warm weather, now is the perfect time to inspect your patio or backyard deck to ensure it’s all set for summer. Even the strongest and most resilient outdoor flooring can succumb to the elements, potentially resulting in mildew, cracked tile flooring, and other frustrating patio/deck problems. […]

Reading Time: 3 minutesAfter a cold winter and spring, who doesn’t welcome the arrival of warm weather? For many homeowners, summer is the prime season for hosting backyard parties on their decks and dining al fresco. Unfortunately, the sun’s scorching rays can also make some backyard decks and patios unbearably hot. To keep you and your guests comfortable […]

Reading Time: 4 minutesSpring is a happy, exciting time, especially if you lived through a brutal winter. Between holidays, family celebrations, and impromptu warm-weather get-togethers, you’ll probably be busy creating plenty of tablescapes, which set the mood and theme of your event. Whether it’s a sit-down dinner for four or a potluck buffet with the extended family, a […]

Reading Time: 3 minutesBetween heavy foot traffic, sporadic weather, and local pests, your backyard deck, no doubt, takes a serious beating throughout the year. Even the most durable decking products can use a little sprucing up before summer officially arrives. Deck waterproofing is essential to keeping your backyard deck safe, functional, and stylish for years to come. If […]

Reading Time: 4 minutesUnintentional injuries at home are a leading cause of death among small children. Before Baby goes mobile, it’s important to have a safety plan in place and a checklist on hand so that you don’t overlook any potentially dangers in your home. Here, then, is a list of the most important items you should consider […]

Reading Time: 3 minutesAlthough the front yard is often the first thing most people see when they visit your home, it’s your backyard that has the potential to be the real showstopper. From choosing stylish patio furniture for your deck to installing eye-catching tile flooring for your patio, the right upgrades to your backyard can give it the […]

Reading Time: 5 minutesSpring has sprung, and while many homeowners are commencing with spring cleaning, others are updating their décor to reflect the latest trends. For 2019, there’s a shift toward sustainability and nature, and maximizing light is key. Here, we look at these and other hot décor trends for this year’s warm season. Recycled, Upcycled, and Reused […]

Reading Time: 8 minutesA patio is far more than just a place to kick up your feet and spend time outdoors. It’s an incredibly versatile living space that serves a wide variety of functions, from socializing with friends to cooking delicious meals for the entire family. As an extension to your home, your patio deserves to have your […]

Reading Time: 8 minutesWhether you’re a new homeowner or are looking to renovate your home, you might have been looking at some new flooring options to freshen up the space. Flooring installation projects can be completed by a professional or as a DIY project, and making the right decision on how the flooring will be installed depends on […]

Reading Time: 7 minutesThe look and feel of hardwood floors is hard to replicate, but many homeowners are turning to wood-look flooring to save money and still enjoy the appearance of wood in the home. Solid hardwood is attractive and can increase the resale value of your home, but it is also among the most expensive materials to […]

Reading Time: 4 minutesCinco de Mayo, or the Fifth of May, celebrates the victory of Mexican forces against France at the Battle of Puebla in 1862, during the Franco-Mexican War. Although not widely observed in Mexico, Cinco de Mayo has become a holiday Americans love to celebrate. This year, pull out all of the stops, and host a […]

Reading Time: 4 minutesLife was easier back when you presented Mom with a homemade card and a popsicle stick tissue box holder on Mother’s Day and she thought it was the bee’s knees. But as we grow up and move away from home and start our own families, Mother’s Day requires a little more planning. If you’re looking […]

Reading Time: 7 minutesBy the time spring rolls around, many of us are itching for an excuse to spend more time outdoors. What better way to usher in the arrival of warm weather than by throwing an epic outdoor party on your deck or patio? Imagine you and your guests lounging on your new patio furniture, enjoying the […]

Reading Time: 4 minutesWinter weather can have you feeling like you need to hide your head under a heavy wool blanket until the sun comes out again. As spring approaches, you’ll need to get your home ready for festive entertaining too. Making a few minor changes around the house can also make your space feel a bit more […]

Reading Time: 4 minutesYou know that a coat of paint can transform any room in your home, and it can do the same for your outdoor spaces. These days, you can paint virtually anything, including plastic and concrete, so grab a spray can or a paint brush, and give your home some serious curb appeal and backyard flair. […]

Reading Time: 4 minutesDid you know that May 3rd is International Space Day? Science enthusiasts already know how exciting the solar system and cosmos at large is. The style of the universe rarely makes its way into people’s homes though. You can be a real trendsetter and change that right now. While you might be a little unsure […]

Reading Time: 4 minutesWhen you imagine spring cleaning you probably plan for at least a weekend of around the clock tidying, scrubbing and straightening. While the all-at-once approach might work for some people, spending whole days of your life cleaning certainly isn’t much fun by anybody’s standards. What if you didn’t have to work in 12-hour shifts to […]

Reading Time: 3 minutesHas your deck been looking a little worse for the wear, lately? Even the strongest wood deck won’t last more than 20 years or so. And, with summer fast approaching, now is the ideal time to take a good look at your deck and consider the possibility of a remodel. We know that remodeling your […]

Reading Time: 4 minutesSustainable is a big, important word in the year 2019. With Earth Day coming up, now is the time to start thinking about how the materials you choose and use in your home will impact the planet. Even if you know you’re going to be keeping your flooring for many years, there are some flooring […]

Reading Time: 3 minutesUpdating your flooring should be fast, easy, and simple. Unfortunately, it’s often none of those things when you go to a big box store for your home improvement needs. At BuildDirect, we know that choosing the right flooring can be a daunting task. That’s why we’ve simplified the process for homeowners and business owners alike […]

Reading Time: 3 minutesNailing and gluing floors to the subfloor has long been the preferred flooring installation method of choice by home improvement professionals. This method often ensures the correct installation of the product while providing greater stability and performance. However, installing permanent flooring is not always the best option for everyone. Some DIY homeowners and renters much […]

Reading Time: 3 minutesWhen it’s time to choose new flooring for a commercial property, there are a few important things to consider. You no doubt want a floor design that is durable, stylish, and tailored to meet the specific needs of your facility. Fortunately, you’ve got plenty of options when you shop BuildDirect’s expansive inventory of quality flooring […]

Reading Time: 4 minutesSwitching up your décor is a simple, easy way to give your home a brand new lease on life. From your family-only space to the formal living room you use to entertain guests, taking advantage of seasonal trends is a quick way to whip your home into shape whether you’re planning for an event or […]