10 Easy Ways to Prep Your Home for the Holidays

10 Easy Ways to Prep Your Home for the Holidays

October 28, 2021

The holidays are just around the corner and we're all feeling festivity in the air. Whether you're seeing distant relatives this year or making wonderful memories with your nuclear family, preparing your house is the best part of the lead-up to the holidays. Decorating the house and getting ready for each big day of the season is even enough to make pre-holiday cleaning fun. Of course, you probably don't have an infinite amount of time and energy to spend on prepping the house. There's still work, school, and daily tasks to take care of. So what are some easy ways to prep your home for the holidays?

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Different Types of Pots/Pans

Different Types of Pots/Pans

October 13, 2021

Have you ever wondered what kind of cookware is ideal for your family's requirements? Pots and pans come in such a wide variety, that the choice might be a bit bewildering. You'll find yourself asking which material is more durable? Which material can you use in the most different ways?

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10 Incredible Ideas for Decorating with Wicker and Rattan

10 Incredible Ideas for Decorating with Wicker and Rattan

October 04, 2021

Did you know what wicker isn't all the same? There are so many ways to bend reeds and soft woods into wicker. You've likely seen the solid woven type, but what about beautifully braided wicker, wicker that forms a geometric mesh, or curled wicker in the form of floral designs?

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The Best Countertop Options for the Modern Kitchen

The Best Countertop Options for the Modern Kitchen

September 28, 2021

As one of the most prominent surfaces in your kitchen, countertops are your biggest opportunity to create an unforgettable statement and transform the space for good. A good countertop is not only utilitarian and durable, but it has to fit in perfectly with your vision of a unique and show-house quality kitchen design. 

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Designing the Perfect Kitchen Layout

Designing the Perfect Kitchen Layout

September 15, 2021

What is the perfect kitchen? While beauty is in the eye of the beholder, we can all agree that the perfect kitchen is one that is a joy to work in. Everything is well-spaced, you can always reach into the cabinet you need, and the floorspace flows effortlessly - even when the fridge is open. Building a new home or remodeling your kitchen, choosing the right kitchen layout can make your cooking and family time a much more enjoyable experience. 

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Grow and Enjoy Your Home Garden with your Family

Grow and Enjoy Your Home Garden with your Family

September 01, 2021

One of the best parts of being outdoors is the sight and smell of plants. That rich scent of living plants --green leaves, cut grass, and flowers to name a few--is part of what makes a garden so calming and it is a great idea to instill the love of the outdoors in kids at a young age.

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Gas or Electric Stove? The Real Difference for Your Kitchen Design

Gas or Electric Stove? The Real Difference for Your Kitchen Design

August 24, 2021

Here at Fossil Blu, we get involved in a lot of kitchen remodels, and we know your design doesn't stop at the sink. Redesigning your kitchen, you make some pretty big decisions including what type of stovetop you want to install. Debating between gas or electric burners? Here's our expert insight on the difference between and why to make either choice for your new stovetop! 

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Choosing The Best Tile for Your Kitchen or Bath Remodel

Choosing The Best Tile for Your Kitchen or Bath Remodel

August 12, 2021

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Does Your Kitchen Need a Refresh? Modest Budget Remodel Ideas

Does Your Kitchen Need a Refresh? Modest Budget Remodel Ideas

August 02, 2021

When it comes time for a kitchen remodel, you may not have a large nest-egg to spend on a full tear-down and rebuild renovation. Fortunately, you don't need that kind of investment. Kitchens can be updated and redecorated with many clever and budget-friendly resurfacing techniques

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8 Great Ways to Decorate with Planters in Your Kitchen Design

8 Great Ways to Decorate with Planters in Your Kitchen Design

July 19, 2021

Bring your kitchen to life with living greenery. From herb gardens to blooming flowers, home chefs often find the vibrancy of living plants can finally make a clean kitchen feel warm and complete.

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Installing a Farmhouse Sink: Choosing Premade or Custom Cabinets

Installing a Farmhouse Sink: Choosing Premade or Custom Cabinets

July 15, 2021

Installing a farmhouse sink is a great way to improve the form and function of your kitchen. It is a profound upgrade from a typical drop-in sink and also requires a larger space in the cabinet and countertop. So how should you plan for your cabinetry?

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Colorful Appliances are the Hottest Trend in Kitchen Design

Colorful Appliances are the Hottest Trend in Kitchen Design

July 02, 2021

Kitchen trends come and go but appliances stay the same: or so we thought. Usually, when we talk about stylistic kitchen updates, we're talking about the cabinets, countertops, light fixtures, and even the floor, but not the appliances. Why? Because appliances have been stainless-steel and white enamel for decades.

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