Summer Refresh: Time to Organize your Pantry

Summer Refresh: Time to Organize your Pantry

June 24, 2022

Busy homes often have cluttered pantries. It's a natural side effect of cooking quickly, stocking groceries quickly, and always keeping a little extra supplies in the back of your pantry. In a new house, that pantry clutter is comforting, knowing there are always a few boxes of stuffing or cans of beans for a rainy day. But over time, pantry clutter can start to weigh you down.

Why let that happen when you have warm summer weekends and spare time for home projects? If you're refreshing your home and your mindset for summer, why not refresh your pantry?

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Invest in Your Home: Renovate the Kitchen!

Invest in Your Home: Renovate the Kitchen!

June 17, 2022

Right now, the housing market has never been so hot. Homes are being snapped off the market almost instantly, when bidding wars don't slow down the process. This is a great time to currently be a homeowner, outside the market chaos. Of course, if you've been dreaming of a change in scenery, your best option is to invest in changes to your house. Kitchen renovations, in particular, can transform your experience of the home and have great potential for return on investment (ROI) - if you know what you're planning for.

Let's dive into a few kitchen renovation ideas to invest in your happiness and the long-term value of your home.

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Luxury Gardening? Try an Outdoor Farmhouse Sink

Luxury Gardening? Try an Outdoor Farmhouse Sink

June 10, 2022

With the weather warming up, many people are headed back out to the garden to nurture life from the soil. Whether you are a whiz with seasonal blossoms or manage a delicious home vegetable garden, there are definitely a few home features that can enhance your gardening ability. Preexisting flowerbeds, a patio made for planters, nice areas of rotating sunlight and a very deep sink all make a difference.

At Fossil Blu, we believe a deep Farmhouse sink can enhance your gardening capabilities. Many people build themselves a deep-basin sink outdoors--or in their potting shed-- to make gardening easier on the go. This also keeps the potting mess outside of the house.

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Ideas and Uses for Home Composting

Ideas and Uses for Home Composting

June 03, 2022

Composting at home can be a great way to help the environment while creating fertilizer for your garden. Composting does take a little work, but overall it is easy to do once you get started. Here are some ideas and uses to keep in mind and help you create the perfect compost pile. 

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Beat the Heat: Add a Ceiling Fan

Beat the Heat: Add a Ceiling Fan

May 27, 2022

Summer heat is on and will continue for some time. The course of the coming weeks will include many days when a soft breeze could optimize the comfort of your living space. Ceiling fans can create that effect. Even in our air-conditioned homes, or outside on the patio, cool air doesn't always flow well. Stale air can settle in less-ventilated spots. And a ceiling fan on the porch can help you enjoy the beauty of nature, in comfort.

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Time to take the Party Outside: Brunch Inspo!

Time to take the Party Outside: Brunch Inspo!

May 13, 2022

Ah, brunch. The most important meal of the day. From bottomless mimosas to endless conversation and laughs, there's a reason why this meal remains a cut above your average breakfast. If you spend your weekdays looking forward to the time you can gather again with your best brunchies, we've got your Sunday plans covered.

Temperatures are warming up, flowers are growing, and it's time to take the party outside. Cafes may have been your winter brunch go-to, but it's time to refresh and revisit our favorite weekend past time. Check out these outdoor brunch party ideas to make any gathering feel like a breath of fresh air. 

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Home Renovations: Investing in Joy

Home Renovations: Investing in Joy

April 08, 2022

When you invest in home renovations, you are really making two types of investment. The first is in the long-term value of the house. Updating the kitchen or finishing the attic can do that. But your ROI (return on investment) is never 100% in financial value alone. You are also investing in your happiness; your joy in the house every day that you live there. Home renovations are often done to make the home more joyful, inspiring, comfortable, or convenient. 

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7 Ways to Create an Eco-Conscious Kitchen

7 Ways to Create an Eco-Conscious Kitchen

April 01, 2022

An eco-conscious kitchen doesn't stop with consuming green. There are several crucial things you must do to have a healthy kitchen. These include using equipment with sustainable materials, energy-efficient meal prep, and avoiding toxic chemicals. Luckily, making the right decisions about your health is also good for the planet and your pocket.

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8 Ways to Bring Spring Brightness Into Your Home

8 Ways to Bring Spring Brightness Into Your Home

March 25, 2022

Now that Spring is here, are you tired of a dark and gloomy house? Brightening a dark room may seem like a daunting task, but it's not. Even if the room has no windows to let in natural light, you can make a few changes to create your desired appealing look. Don't be afraid to try other ways if making structural changes is not an option. This guide gives you eight great ideas to bring the brightness of Spring into your house, to make your home brighter, fresh, inspiring, and welcoming.

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Smart Plumbing Tips for New Homeowners

Smart Plumbing Tips for New Homeowners

March 18, 2022

Buying a house is one of the greatest experiences in any person’s life. Whether you're buying solo or with/for your family, it's a great feeling to become the proud owner of your own house. Every shingle on the roof to every flower in the garden is yours to command. Of course, with great power comes great responsibility. You are also the proud owner of every faucet, pipe, and drain in your home's plumbing system. Are you ready?

There are a few helpful plumbing tips that every new homeowner should know to get the best performance, avoid plumbing disasters, and take good care of your pipes along the way. 

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6 Tips for Creating an Indoor Garden Space

6 Tips for Creating an Indoor Garden Space

March 11, 2022

No garden area outside? No problem! Don't allow the size of your house, apartment or condominium limit you from starting a garden. You can start one inside your home and enjoy air purification, stress reduction, and a better-looking house.

There are plenty of plants that thrive well in an indoor garden. Be it herbs, fruits, or vegetables, you can grow what you want, provided you have a well-dedicated garden space. 

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Styling Your Mantel and Fireplace for Warmer Months

Styling Your Mantel and Fireplace for Warmer Months

March 04, 2022

During the winter, having a fireplace on cold nights is a delight. With enough wood (or a gas line), you can always have a warm, cheerful fire whenever it would be most cozy to gather 'round. During this time, the mantel is decked with stockings and holiday décor and the hearth is just a place to sit near the fire.

But what about in the warm months? Should your wonderful fireplace really go ignored becoming a dead spot in your living room for 6+ months out of the year? Not at all. Your fireplace, hearth, and mantelpiece can still be a center point of family life with a springtime design update.  For the warm seasons, let's reimagine our fireplaces.

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