Putting your house on the market is always a little emotional. The home that’s served as the canvas for so many of your favorite memories is about to become someone else’s. At least, that’s the plan. Now that you’ve listed your house, you’re probably ready to find a buyer ASAP, but you may run into […]
There’s a lot to do before an open house. You need to clean top to bottom, spruce up your home decor, remove any hyper-personal touches and emotionally prepare yourself for a bunch of strangers poking around your closets and cabinets.
Accent colors have long been a favorite method of design. An accent color is a specific shade that stands out against the rest of the room. As such, accent colors are usually bold and bright. The shade can appear in multiple pieces, from chair cushions to backsplash tile to throw pillows. Incorporating the accent color […]
Indoor fireplaces have been a mainstay in homes for centuries. In the early days, they served purely functional roles in the home before modern-day heating systems. But now, even with automatic heating systems, the feeling of relaxing beside a fire is hard to resist. Today, fireplaces occupy a special place as a design element that […]
There’s no getting around it: Moving is a hassle. Fortunately, a little prep work can mean the difference between a minor headache and an all-out life takeover. Putting a few tips to work can help you save time when moving so you can get to the fun part – enjoying life in your new place […]
Do you have a small patio space that you don’t quite know what to do with? It’s easy to get discouraged looking at photos of outdoor living spaces with sprawling outdoor kitchens, massive patios and natural fire pit areas. But if you have a smaller backyard space, you just need to get creative in your design. […]
Sure, we all want to do our part and help our planet stay healthy. Maybe you’ve planted a tree or cut out plastic straws. Kudos! But with life as busy as it is, it can be hard to find the extra time and energy to go green.
Do you have aging relatives or are you thinking of designing a home that you want to live in forever? Then you may have heard the term Universal Design. But it’s hardly just a building and interior design buzzword. It’s a whole way of looking at a home’s design to plan for long-term use and accessibility. It […]