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MINI MAKEOVER: PAINTING! TIPS FOR SUCCESS

Not all home improvement projects have to cost an arm and a leg and take weeks or months to complete. One quick shock to a room’s decorative system is simple; slap a new coat of paint on the walls! It can be done in the span of a weekend, isn’t going to break the bank, […]

PATIOS, PERGOLAS, AND GAZEBOS. OH, MY!

Summer may be drawing to a close, but that doesn’t mean you have to forget about finally fixing your backyard. It’s typical to think of this part of a home last since, well, nobody sees it except for you and your guests. But having a backyard that is welcoming and functions as the perfect gathering […]

HELLO, 2020 DESIGN TRENDS! GOODBYE OLD NEWS!

We’re well into the new decade and it’s time to review what is in, what’s staying, and what’s out the door in the world of home design. You may be far away from the design portion of your latest renovation, or it may be just around the corner. You may even want to draw inspiration […]

OPEN FLOOR PLAN CONVERSIONS

Open floor plans certainly are desirous. They encapsulate the perfect air of community with their lack of separating walls. But not all homes are created equal. Some come with a stark line between the more lively and entertaining living room and the kitchen closing off whatever poor soul is stuck doing all the work when […]

LANDSCAPING WITH LEVELS

Whether it’s your front or back yard, there’s no denying the beauty and quality of life a fresh landscaping remodel provides. A beautiful front yard ups your curb appeal and helps to sell your house faster, if that’s the lane you find yourself in. A stunning backyard makes for the perfect private escape from your […]

PANTONE’S LIVING CORAL COMES ALIVE IN THE HOME

Every year for the past little-over-fifty years, Pantone has been releasing their color of the year. The color is meant to capture the energy and flow of the year ahead, and is seen a lot in design and marketing. With over fifty years – and counting – the range of colors has been wide. 2018 […]

PAIN-TLESS UPGRADES FOR YOUR ROOMS

You’ve got a room that’s a little meh. Drab. Just doesn’t “spark joy”. But you can’t discard a room like you would a blouse or golf clubs. You can turn it into something fresh and new without using any paint. That’s right. You heard it here first! Well… you heard it hear. Whether you have […]

RENO RECOMMENDATIONS: BUDGETING

Homeownership comes with many a perk – as well as many a headache. Sometimes the two go hand in hand. Home renovations, for example. The two are so entangled it’s virtually impossible to separate them. You get the joy of molding your personal space to work better for you while increasing the value of your […]

LOVE YOUR LAUNDRY ROOM: REMODELING TIPS FOR SUCCESS

Oh, lordy-loo. We’re sure we don’t need to tell you just how awful and not fun it is to do the laundry. It’s one of those hidden gems of adulthood that make you long for the days of snacks and nap time. It never ends and it’s never going to be any less tedious. But […]

TOP 5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD HAVE AN OUTDOOR KITCHEN

One of the most popular backyard features in a home next to a pool is an outdoor kitchen. Not only does it bring cooking and dining outdoors, but an outdoor kitchen also heightens your dining experience when spending time with family and friends. The traditional kitchen is the room where most people come together, why […]