4 Smart Home Purchases To Save Money

A little foresight can go a long way when working on your home. When you go into a paint and decorating store, you’re probably thinking about spending money. But did you know that some of your purchasing choices can actually save you money? 1. Quality Paint: Among the ways in which [...]

January 12th, 2018|

3 Ways To Bring Old Furniture Back To Life

There’s a piece of furniture you really love, but the finish is starting to look old, faded, scratched up, worn, or tired. It’s too good a piece to throw away. What are your options for giving an old finish new life? Here are three options to consider. 1. Restoring The Finish: [...]

January 12th, 2018|

Free Expert Advice For The Home DIYer

For the DIY decorator, YouTube is a treasure trove of riches. It’s full of step-by-step video tutorials on everything from exterior house painting and creating faux finishes to hanging wallpaper and refinishing wood floors. Some of the most useful videos come from manufacturers of decorating products and the professional contractors who install them. And [...]

January 12th, 2018|

5 Ways To Create An In-Home Retreat

Looking for a retreat without the expense and headache of traveling? Create a dedicated space in your own home to unwind with friends or relax by yourself. How that’s achieved is totally up to you. The key is to ensure the space is well away from the hustle and bustle of the household. [...]

December 6th, 2017|

5 Ways to Bring Light Into Your Home

If you’ve visited Europe over the past decade, you’ve probably noticed the proliferation of light wood tones in commercial and residential settings. Lighter woods have been popular in Europe for some time—not just in Scandinavia but also in Great Britain and other Western European countries, whereas darker woods have prevailed here at home. [...]

December 5th, 2017|

6 Decorating Tips for Fall

It’s time to welcome the arrival of fall into your home! With the beautiful ever-changing foliage, it’s easy to grab inspiration from the outdoors to make the interior of your home feel cozier and more festive for this time of year. Wondering what elements to add to your home this season? Use our tips below [...]

September 8th, 2017|

Making The Transition to Transitional

  Finding the intersection between traditional and contemporary   Transitional style is a major trend in interior design at the moment. You might be thinking, “That’s great…but what does ‘transitional style’ even mean?” Simply put, it’s a marriage of two other decorating styles. It’s not quite traditional, not quite contemporary; instead, it’s a masterful combination [...]

August 22nd, 2017|

Design Yourself a Bird Friendly Home

When thinking about your dream home, did you ever think about local birds? Most people don’t. They think it means bird feeders in the garden or maybe somewhere for some birds to nest nearby. However, every year a shocking 1 billion birds flying into our windows - the lucky ones are just stunned while many [...]

August 18th, 2017|

6 Ways to Welcome Spring into Your Home

The warmer weather is here! What better way to celebrate welcoming the new season than by inviting it into your home? Spring offers great potential for a wide variety of home décor ideas. From big projects like paint, to simpler ideas like fresh flowers, you can embrace new colors, themes and prints into your home. [...]

May 1st, 2017|