Kitchen decor items that contribute to organization

Cabinets are key elements in your kitchen that other than highlight the look of such important space, can also help you with the organization of everything you need in this area of your house. However, minimalism should be a word you should take into consideration when decorating your kitchen; the worst thing you can do is having overflowing cabinets with gadgets or all the types of Tupperware. Moreover, cabinet drawers will be a very useful and versatile option that not only will provide your kitchen with an impeccable appearance, but also will help you keep a limited number of pots and pans; let’s be honest, sometimes we have so many kitchen utensils and gadgets, that we do not even remember what we bought them for.

Bedroom decor item that contribute to organization

Wardrobe is generally that place of your bedroom where you keep at least a few items that you never wear; so you might want to start by deciding whether or not you really need to keep those pieces of clothing that perhaps do not fit you, or you do not love anymore. So, when it comes to closets or wardrobe, simplicity in their appearance is what you need to strive to achieve; an organized as well as an eye- catching way to show your closet is by selecting your most favorite clothing pieces, from sleeveless to long sleeve, hang them by color too and you will have a closet that is really attractive to the eye. Once again I must mention drawers, but in this case you can use them for putting your ballet flats, this way you keep your closet organized and at the same time you are saving the cubbies for wedges and heels. And if you are looking for ways to improve the displaying of your jewelry, use dishes and attractive drawer dividers; it is an excellent way to organize jewelry in flat drawers.

Living room decor items that contribute to organization

You may already know it, your living room can serve many functions. Therefore it is very important to find the right furnishings, and the most suitable ways to arrange them to handle both family time and visiting guests. When looking for the proper elements in your living room that not only perform at their very best, but also contribute to the organization of such space, a stuffed media center can absolutely be the best option you should consider as an open storage along one wall provides ample space, where you can store plenty of your favorites and necessary objects; electronic equipment, books, photos, games and so on. In this way, you maximize your living room’s space; and in order to provide your media center with a fresher and organized look, you can strive for installing fabric panels that conceal items stored. Fabric panels may be a challenging DIY project you can aim to achieve, however, if you would like to have another idea to consider, then custom polished doors might work wonders to cover and keep your media center looking great. Polished doors hide clutter, thus you can keep the space casual as well as well- coordinated; and to complete the right appearance in your living room, a table lamp on top to the media center might be the softest lighting option for movie nights or parties.

Bathrooms decor items that contribute to organization

I do not really why, but it is surprising what you can find in your bathroom that contribute to a clutter area, expired hygiene products and old make-up that you completely forgot about. In order to avoid this type of situations in the future, strive to have a bathroom vanity that is gorgeous and where you can find everything you need within your hand reach; there is no need to keep a lot of products in this area of your house, store only pretty things like a set of brushes, a few pieces of jewelry in attractive glass containers, or perfume bottles out in the open. On the other hand, in case you also count on cabinets or drawers in your bathroom, keep the space in them to store those less attractive necessities; you could divide your drawers by organizing all of those make-up and items you wear on occasions, and in the other drawer space you can organize those things you have access to everyday. Clear storage boxes are an amazing way to keep your bathroom organized, and the best part is that you can add gorgeous decorating details to them with paint, decorative labels or anything you want to make them looking prettier; but remember that they should be clear, because this is how you can help yourself identifying what is inside the box, without having to open it.

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As a homeowner, you might always want to keep your house looking at its very best, whether in terms of decoration or cleaning. People usually tackle their home chores ever weekend, and even though there are certain areas and items of your home that must be cleaned evert seven days, there are some others that do not require to be washed or cleaned this often; the following is a compilation of the rooms and elements in your house that you should make sure to clean weekly and other that require monthly maintenance or care. Continue Reading…


Did you know that our sense of smell is 10,000 times more sensitive than our other senses? This perfectly explains the reason why scents may affect us even more than any other sensation; this is then the best motivation you can find in order to strive to have a home that smells good. Doing some research we found out that in accordance with “The Smell Report”, our olfactory receptors have a direct connection with the limbic system which is the most primitive part of our brains and was created to be the seat of emotions. Therefore smell sensations are relayed to the cortex; this is where cognitive recognition takes place immediately after the deepest parts of our brains have been stimulated.

Keeping your home scented and fresh must be an essential aspect you need to pay attention to. It is true that there is a wide range of options that promise to make your home a fragrant oasis but this may not last in the long term; these choices are only a quick fix when you know your friends or special guests announce they are about one hour to arrive, but it would be better if you could get to the root of the smelly problem and eliminate those unpleasant odors from your home for good.

Fragrances are great complements to a gorgeous home; they bring life to the air making any space feel a truly area of well- being. The best part of such a home attribute is that nowadays there are a lot of simple and varied ways to add scent to any room of your home; it is just a matter of select the proper ones for you and your family, and then enjoy of the pleasant effects.

Naturally Scented Home

Fresh air as simple as that! This is one of the best natural ways to keep your home smelling good. Fresh air will be a perfect choice if you are a person who likes to wake up in the morning and open the windows until going to bed at night. The downside is that this idea will probably make your home a bit dustier, but it is fine if you enjoy of neutral smelled environments.

Nature has so much to offer, a clear evidence of this is the variety of natural scents you can use to diffuse around your home. Citrus, herbs or forest fragrances are perfect to make your home smells really good; scented olive oil candles are excellent as you can add a touch od any essential oil on them and enjoy of an amazingly scented candle for your home, for instance your living room.

Homemade diffusers are probably the easiest option you can opt for, to make them you need only few items which you are most likely already have at home; you will only need a small spray bottle with a few ounces of water and some drops of your favorite essential oil, done! You will have a diffuser filled with a nice fragrance to be sprayed out in any room of your home. Because of their calming or enhancing properties, lavender, citrus options like lemon, tangerine, wild orange and grapefruit are the most popular natural choices.

Natural homemade potpourri is another great option for perfuming your home and you can choose it not only during the holidays, but for anytime of the year; it only takes a few steps and there is no need to dry any ingredient, you just need to boil a saucepan, add sliced lemon, orange peels, your favorite herbs like cinnamon sticks, essential oils, simmer on low heat and this is how the delicious smell of it will be carried throughout your house.

Potted plants are not only made to look gorgeous in your home, but also to function as air purifiers so keep them in mind. Palm tress, orchids and peace lilies are just some of the options you have.

Best Scents Items Created By Man’s Hands

Candles are one of the most common options you have to add both the right ambience and a subtle aroma to your home’s rooms. In FinishBuild we like to suggest strong scents in your candles, because they will fill a room even when they are not lit. Scented candles are great options for every room of your home, from the bathroom, or the kitchen to the bedroom; however it is recommended to change the scent of your candles to suit according to the season. Floral scents in spring and fruity scents in summer are ideas that might give you a reference to best suit your candles depending on the season. Another significant attribute of scents candles at home is that they contribute to create the mood when it comes to share time with your love ones.

Chic incense sticks if properly choose (no generic or superficial scent) tend to be an addictive option to make your home smells delicious; they smell just great. We know scents are a matter of taste, but less fruity scent and more forest incense sticks is the right way to dress up a space with a toasty finish that makes it warmer.

Cotton ball perfumed are certainly an old trick to deodorize either your bathroom or bedroom. By just soaking cotton balls in your favorite essential oil, and truck them around the house out of sight for instance, between cushions, behind furniture or vacuum canister you will enjoy of little whiffs of pleasure when walking around your home; they really work to make your house smell good.

As you can realize, fragrances are directly linked to emotions; they can strongly influence your mood. The sense of smell is the first one to develop, and influences 75% of our daily emotions and desire, so why not to work on a home improvement project that keeps your home smelling delicious  and give you a more positive everyday experience? From choosing lavender for your bedroom to have a good night of sleep, to opt for citrus scents in your home office that brightening the mood and improve concentration, options are vast and they sensibly can help you feel even more relaxed and comfy in your own home. Fresh fragrances and daily housekeeping will make you succeed in such amazing home improvement…you dream it, we Build it!


Did you know that Miami Beach is architecture is protected by the Miami Beach Historic Protection Board (MBHPB)? After the vicious hurricane of September 1926, which totally ruined the city, and left some 400 dead, Miami Beach saw a building era of rebuilding focused primarily on resurrecting the fledgling resort community in the chic new style that had come out of the 1925 Paris Exposition known as simply to Art Deco.

Historic Distric

Miami Beach Historic District counts with four of the local Miami Beach Historic Districts (Espanola Way, Collins / Washington Avenues, Museum, and Flamingo Park) together comprise the National Register Art Deco District.

The other local districts are Altos Del Mar, Harding Townsite/South Altos Del Mar, Ocean Beach, Palm View and the John S. Collins Waterfront Historic District. A tenth district, the North Beach Resort Historic District, with a significant number of MiMobuildings has recently been designated. What FinishBuild loves about this area is the fact that in Miami Beach the ordinance protects public interiors, besides being a great example that not following the conventional can make you extraordinary.

In Miami Beach you might find three architectural styles which are predominant around this coast area:

        1. Art Deco

2. Mediterranean Revival

3. MiMo (Miami Modernism)

Miami and its Art Deco certainly, offers to the city a wealth panorama of architecture to explore, and in some cases to visit too. Miami Beach Coral House, for instance, built in 1916, is one of these former homes, now under the approval of the Miami Beach Historical Society. Visitors can explore it, joined to a larger structure, at 900 Collins Avenue in South Beach. In case you are in the mood for a different but also relaxed trip, FinishBuild suggest surrounded yourself by historic hardwood hammocks, rock-land habitats or tropical fruit groves that are more than a century old.

Art Deco

Miami Beach architecture is based on symmetrical reliefs inspired by seagoing life as well as the age of machines, curved staircases, rounded corners, glass block walls, terrazzo floors and neon lighting. Places like the renowned hotels along Ocean Drive, including the Colony, as well as nearby venues such as the Marlin, are good examples of what Art Deco is.

Mediterranean style

Coming from late 1920s and 1930s is a unique hybrid style between the “familiar” and the “new” which include clean ziggurat roof lines and crisp geometric detailing replaced scrolled parapets, and bracketed cornices.

The predominant exterior material for Mediterranean style was smooth stucco. Featured stucco areas were often patterned or scored. In addition windows ranged from wood and steel casement to wood double hung. Some of the architects in Miami Beach that designed structures in this style, were V. H. Nellenbogen, and for a closer look you might see his samples in 344 Ocean Beach Apartments.

MiMo: Miami Modern

What FinishBuild enjoy about MiMo (Miami Modern) is it large gamma of glamorous, theatrical and vivid interior design themes such as kidney-shaped pools, mosaic murals, round beds and curved sofas, animal prints, and colors like cobalt and red. The Angler’s Boutique Resort, a hotel on Washington Avenue, is our best example, in addition Versace mansion, popular in clean taste but tragic story.

Another Chic style that FinishBuild consider to mention:

Eclectic style: Foundations with sharp gable roofs, half-frame (exposed) timbers, and Gothic window lintel details are clearly not a part of the natural architectural progression of the eclectic style of between 1920s and 1950s.

The Garden Style: Garden Style in Miami Beach is well-known by the entryway and public walkways placed on the exterior, where they are open to the natural elements and surround a common garden area. Very popular among the  40’s and 60’s, the garden style is an icon of Miami Beach cafes which basically consists on cantilevered balconies with ornamental pierced block railings, and sometimes exuberantly detailed shaped iron rails on stairs and along open walkways.

Miami Beach buildings are so important do to the fact, properties own elements that are no longer in use because they are endangered or threatened. So, whether if for the nightlife, sand, music, business or shopping do not pass on the opportunity of checking the story behind this colorful coast such as Miami Beach, explore for instance Coral Castle, which is an oddity of a place constructed by a brokenhearted man as a tribute to a lost fiancé out of huge coral rocks. Check why it is a luxurious lovely story.

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Did you know glass containers leads to health benefits because glass is good for your food?  Every element that glass is made of is natural in most of the cases. When is come to glass manufacture sand, soda ash, and limestone are just a few of the original elements that remains since glass was discovered more than 5000 years ago.

Glass packaging is also safe because it preserves food, glass acts as a natural barrier from high temperatures or bacteria. It is therefore the ideal packaging for keeping your foodstuffs safe and wholesome.

This is one of the many uses that invite you to join glass inside your home. However, glass industry developed even more in 1608 when the first glass factory in the United States was built in Jamestown, Virginia. Not only the production of recipients, bottles and any other useful storage objects was produced massively but also, there was a great demand for window glass which was called crown glass. Therefore in order to produce on big scale in 1902, Irving W. Colburn invented the sheet glass drawing machine which made possible the mass production of window glass. For this and other applications on households, FinishBuild is willing to share and go further more on the types of glass in order to provide you the best option for any of your current requirements.

Types of glass

Toughened glass

Toughened glass or tempered glasss is the the most resilience type of glass for home furniture, since is made from annealed glass treated with a thermal tempering process. A sheet of annealed glass is heated to above the “annealing point” of 600°C; its surfaces are then rapidly cooled while the inner portion of the glass remains hotter. The different cooling rates between the surface and the inside of the glass are the main reason of different physical properties, which provide a compressive stress in the surface. Toughened glass also has an increased resistance to breakage as a result of stresses caused by different temperatures within a pane.

Toughened glass has extremely broad applications besides glass sliding doors, glass tables and home panels, for example in buildings field such as transport, as well as in other areas.

Laminated glass

FinishBuild enjoy this option because it resembles laminate flooring. For laminated glass the process of confection is made of two or more layers of glass with one or more “interlayers” of a polymeric material bonded between these glass layers.

One of the pros of this type of glass worth to mention is the laminated glass safety and security, which in case of impact it does not shatter, laminated glass is held together by the interlayer. Beyond that, the interlayer of laminate glass also provides a way to apply several other technologies and benefits, such as coloring, sound dampening, resistance to fire, ultraviolet filtering and other technologies that can be embedded in or with the interlayer.

Annealed Glass

Annealed glass or also called flat glass is the type that has not been heat-strengthened or tempered is “annealed glass”, which means that when glass is annealed, it is slowly cooled to relieve any internal stresses. When not annealed, glass is more likely to crack when exposed to temperature changes. However, for home areas, annealed glass is a great fit for table top glass, FinishBuild cabinet door glass and basement windows.

According to Mark Meshulam from CHICAGO WINDOW EXPERT, annealed glass is heat strengthened so that it can tolerate more rapid and uneven temperature swings during its service life. This is cut into large sheets and shipped to other facilities where secondary processes are applied, including cutting-to-size, heat strengthening, tempering and insulating.

Pros of glass furniture

The illusion of space: Glass furniture adds elegance to the room and it is also the material for the refined and cultured. If you want a glass items to enhance your home area, a good options is a glass kitchen table, which can create a very formal atmosphere, suitable for well-dressed diners with friends.    It adds illusion of a wider space. One of the pros that FinishBuild support is the illusion of space, glass tables in the dining-room would definitely add that sense of extra and wider space. By being able to see through the floor, people get the impression that there is a wider floor space.

   Light distribution: In the kitchen helps on creating a light atmosphere. The transparent characteristic of glass makes the distribution of light better. FinishBuild assures you that glass would add airy and fresh characteristics.

    It is easy to clean: FinishBuild is always aiming to make you work less, and regarding glass, maintenance is delightful, glass tables need only be wiped with a wet piece of cloth. It does not require any other products to make it smoother or shinier like in wooden tables.

    Combines with wood elements: Glass furniture would definitely enhance wooden furniture into your home areas. Since glass has the tendency to highlight the beauty of wooden furniture, get advantage of it, set them together with wooden furniture.


Finger Prints: Even though glass is easy to clean, finger prints would be an issue, so if you are very picky with this, let us notify you that glass furniture is prone to finger prints and smudges that can easily throw off the otherwise immaculate look.

Delicateness: Due to glass’ fragility, you also have to make an effort to ensure that nothing scratches your glass items. However, these can be avoiding if you choose a high glass type. In order to protect your glass tables you might want to add mats or colorful fabrics. FinishBuild also recommends being careful not to drop heavy objects onto glass tables for obvious reasons.

Children safety: If you happen to have young children in the house, this can be a real concern as children will naturally be less aware glass delicacy and it could be hazardous to them if the glass were to break. For households with kids or pets, a glass table is not a safe option. With kids or pets around, clumsy movements can cause the table to break and hurt someone.


  BEST FABRIC SURFACES FOR YOUR DIVAN destacada 300x138 Best Fabric Surfaces for your Divan

Did you know that between 1820 and 1850, wherever the Romantic Movement in literature penetrated, divans were an important item? From books, art, to paint, boudoirs of that generation were decorated with divans. As this idea matured, divans were spread to coffee-houses, which were sometimes known as divans or Turkish divans, or cigar divan remains as part of a nice era.

Generally known as long seat formed of a mattress laid against the side of the room, a divan is a piece of couch sitting furniture. These pieces are regularly located upon the floor or (depending on preference) upon a raised structure or frame, with cushions to lean against.

When it comes to select a nice divan, FinishBuild contemplates the idea of a suitable cozy base in order for you to rest or placed your belongings. However, depending on the purpose of what you need, whether is in the living-room, studio or bedroom, divans can be display in many models. Fabric is also another important feature, depending on the manufacturer, the grade of the fabric can vary. Intricacy of the weave, fiber content, construction and performance are all variables. On our today post, we would love to suggest you some fabric options that can help you to reflect the requirements you demand.

What fabric do I choose?

BEST FABRIC SURFACES FOR YOUR DIVAN 2 300x300 Best Fabric Surfaces for your DivanRemembering that divans are furniture dedicated to your comfort, for those days you just want to rest, therefore when it comes to choose a fabric, try to focus on who will be using your sofa and with what purpose. However, FinishBuild reminds you that if you are a pet lover and pets will also be sharing your sofa with you, you might definitely want to consider a tough microfiber fabric to avoid awkward situations. Fabric durability if your sofa is mandatory for long-lasting furniture. Fabrics should reflect the style and character of the piece it is covering. For example, a traditional fabric would be based on soft standards. FinishBuild would recommend you as special fabric that echoes your own style or the theme.

Fabric Types

Choosing color before selecting fabric of your preference is important, due to the fact that it makes the strongest impact and is the first thing we see when making a selection. Subsequently, make sure your color choice is one you can live with happily for a long time.

BEST FABRIC SURFACES FOR YOUR DIVAN 1 300x200 Best Fabric Surfaces for your DivanDenim: This is a type of cotton fabric woven in such a way that the threads produce that distinctive diagonal ribbing on the underside of the fabric. Usually, Denim was dyed blue and the first denim trousers were made in Genoa, Italy.

Acetate: Is considered as one of our eco-friendly materials, which can be a nice option for its combination natural and synthetic fiber. The natural element is from the cellulose of wood.

Cheesecloth: Which is a variety of cotton cloth and it has a very loose weave. There are more than a few grades of cheesecloth, fluctuating from extra-fine to open weaves. It’s mostly used in cooking and, as the name implies, cheese making.

Cotton: Cotton is our beloved choice, derived from the fiber of the tropical cotton plant, materials like these can be used as a divan fabric and it comes on different colors.

Prevention for long-lasting fabrics

If your divan will be placed in a room that gets a considerable amount of sunlight, you might want to check fade resilience, consider if your fabric is fade resistant especially, or will be placed close to a window. In addition looking for fabric that is fungus resistant is a smart decision if you live for example, in a tropical climate that fosters mildew.

On the other hand, FinishBuild would like to make a reference on the fact that no other fabrics can work on your benefit, if you happen to have a picky nose, try to purchase fabric such as microfiber for certain allergies because it is lint free and does not attract dust.

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Known as a charming suburb, Doral is located in Miami- Dade County and has a considerable number of neighborhoods you can call home. Being one of the biggest cities in its county, Doral serves as the home of around 45,000 people- and is getting bigger and bigger! You might wonder why this lovely suburb is so attractive to live in, well the answer is very obvious; since Doral offers both easy access and proximity to plenty of amenities, such as Miami’s International Airport, too many businesses, adorable beaches, shops and so on, all this makes Doral one of the most convenient areas to live in Florida. Thanks to the fact that Doral is really near to Miami, it is incredible how amazing this suburb combines the best amenities with the relax and escape sometimes we all need. Easy transportation and suitable access are just two of the many attributes that make Doral an ideal place to call your new home. This was just enough for us to decide on dedicating one of our articles to this great area of Miami- Dade and thus, help you find a place to settle down.

Miami is characterized by a big list of brilliant features; an amusing city for culture and sport lovers, a dinning destination in America, well- known theaters where Broadway shows tours through regularly, and we have to be honest on the fact that most people feel attracted by this therefore, they end up in Doral as the nearest area to Miami to live in, this totally a fair decision. By moving to Doral FL, you will undoubtedly have lots of beautiful sunshine, beaches and weather in store; so your moving plan will pay to prepare well beforehand, of course it will be an excellent idea to do research about the area you are planning to make your new place to live, this is why we have compiled a ranked list of the best areas to live in Doral; check out helpful information we have gathered for you to make sure you are looking in the right places of Doral.

Doral’s Best Areas to Live In

An important step to take in moving is making sure that your possible new home accomplishes the characteristics and conditions you need. We have curated the list by selecting the best neighborhoods to live in base on the northern, central and southern areas of this wonderful place in Earth called Doral.

Northern Doral is a small yet attractive square section located at the top of Doral; you can explore among its good mix of residential as well as commercial properties. Housing development is wide; the Polynesian- Islands of Doral, Galapagos II- Islands of Doral, and Promenade Shores of Doral are some of the multiple living areas options you have. In case you are looking for a suburban living style, northern Doral is probably the best alternative to reach it; in this area you can find rental properties, however if you are searching for an apartment for rent we might advice you this is not the best place to do so.

Central Doral gives you the opportunity to feel you are living in a typical Florida vacation destination. Choose an apartment in Central Doral which usually is entirely furnished, you can also enjoy shops, restaurants, stores and anything that most of tourists visit while in this area. Central Doral is home to many upscale resorts like Hyatt Miami at the Blue, Trump National Doral Miami and Hyatt Place Miami Airport West. Yes, as you may read Central Doral is not the best residential option you have in the city, so we should advice you that if you are looking for a quiet and peaceful neighborhood life, this is not the best place to achieve that living style.

Southern Doral will be your ideal living destination if you want to move to a great beach town, and this is not only one of its best attractions; if you also like greenery then you can make your decision on the best place area for you. Beloved places such as Our Lady of Mercy and Costa Greens Gold Clubs are located in this section of Doral. Additionally, southern Doral is home to most of the golf clubs so if you want to spend time outside learning how to play or actually playing this entertaining sport, great Public Park like J.C Bermudez will be the place to enjoy golf. Another good reason that shoppers will definitely love is that by living in Southern Doral they will adore the experience of buying in the Miami International Mall, which offers the best shopping selections in all of the Miami area.

Whether you choose Doral’s Northern, Central or Southern as you next place to live, consider this useful information we have selected for you and base on you and your family’s needs, study all the pros and possible cons that each area has to offer. You might think that you have to drive until Miami in order to have a good time but in fact Doral has a wide range of outstanding options, all of them available right in your potential home town. Moreover, if you like golf there are some entertaining places located in Doral where you can play a round and enjoy a pleasant afternoon with your family and friends.

Sea breezes from the east and southeast are waiting for you, make Doral FL your new home and give you and your family the opportunity to start fresh…you dream it, we Build it!