Summer should be the season for enjoying your yard, but for many homeowners, tending to a lawn is as time- and labor-intensive as a part-time job. Granted, it’s important to maintain a lush lawn for several reasons. Curb appeal increases your home’s value, and a grass-gone-wild yard nets death stares from your neighbors. However, these […]
Large floral prints are usually seen as a classic component of more traditional styles, where detailed patterns and busy textures dominate. However, they can actually fit into a wide variety of styles. If you know how to work with floral prints, they’re an attractive addition to just about any room. And since they come in […]
When working with an architect to create a new home, you’ll have a lot of input — to be expected, considering you’re the one who will eventually live in the home. But even though your satisfaction is your architect’s first priority, there still may be times that your architect tells you no. Years of education […]
A can of paint is perhaps the single most important and inexpensive item you can use to transform your home’s appearance. The right paint sheen can revive a dull room, cover blemishes and bring attention to architectural details. Paint is also versatile, so you can use it on everything in your home, from ceilings and […]
We all have it. That one corner in our home that’s just a little different from the rest. And we’re willing to bet that space isn’t getting too much action at the moment. After all, what do with such an awkward corner? Fortunately, though, it doesn’t have to stay that way. While these spaces may be […]
If you’re space-challenged, you may not have the luxury of storing holiday decorations during the off-season. However, it’s possible to repurpose some of those items; one easy way is to decorate with string lights.