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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Transform Your Space: Unexpected Places for New Sink Installation

Transform Your Space: Unexpected Places for New Sink Installation

February 25, 2022

In major home renovations, there's often one big change that completely transforms the space. For all the cosmetic changes, certain functional changes are really what makes the biggest difference. Adding shelves, removing a wall, or installing a fixture be the one big change, but we've noticed that dropping a sink in an unexpected place is often that update that really changes everything.

So where are the best places in your house to install a sink where it could have the most impact? Let's dive right in.

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Clever and Creative Spaces to Build a Home Bar

Clever and Creative Spaces to Build a Home Bar

February 18, 2022

Every home has a few little nooks, cubbies, and oddly shaped corners that might be awkward for furniture, but they're perfect for a luxurious little bar. Are you ready to make a special place for your bottles and decorative glassware to be on display and on-hand when entertaining friends?

Bar design is one of those great opportunities in home renovation because there are so many neat ways to create your entertaining space.

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Simple Steps to Declutter Your Pantry

Simple Steps to Declutter Your Pantry

February 11, 2022

If you're refreshing your home for the new year, why not refresh your pantry? The following steps will make it easy to fresh your pantry and get organized, so your pantry is more productive and ingredients more at-hand for the rest of the year.

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Ideas for a Modern Nursery

Ideas for a Modern Nursery

February 04, 2022

Modern parents are embracing the idea that nursery design isn't just for infancy. The room you're decorating and furnishing today will shape the childhood experience of your little one as they grow from a baby to a toddler to a child in elementary years. You naturally want a room design that is both perfect for the baby and ready to grow up with your child as they tackle each new stage of childhood development.

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