As we work through ideas relating to interior design and updates for renters, we first talked about the kitchen. After all, that’s one of the big-ticket items when it comes to personalization, decoration, and overall style opportunity in your home. Next in line (drum roll) is the bathroom. Bathrooms, right along with kitchens, are one
There is one major drawback to the winter season in this area of the country: shorter days. It seems like every year the sun starts to tuck itself behind the horizon just a little earlier, leaving us with fewer hours of daylight and more darkness. And, with no sun to warm your face as you
It’s one thing to change the look of a room just by switching the color. That can be fairly straightforward. But what if you are working with a space that has an element that is basically unchangeable? For many, this “unchangeable” factor is a lack of natural light. Sure, you can invest in windows and
As much as you might not like to think about it, winter is right around the corner. For now you can enjoy the season’s transitions, and the little bit of a cooler snap that’s sneaking its way into the air. But before you know it, the cold will be here to stay. Is your home
When you think about exterior painting, spring is probably the first season that pops into your mind. Warmer mornings, sunlight draped across your shoulders as you work, and temperatures that never get too hot, but also are warm enough to allow your paint to stick. Depending on where you live in the country (some parts
As a rule, we all like the idea of keeping our houses clean. Sure, you might have the odd toy underfoot, or maybe have a bad habit of shoving old pizza boxes in the stove until the next trash day (anyone?), but overall your home is a place that you try take some pride in.
Let’s think about your attic for a minute. If you’re like a lot of people, this immediately conjures up images of dust, boxes you have been meaning to go through for a while (or, possibly boxes you forgot you even have), wisps of insulation blowing like tumbleweed across floor joists, and other signs that your
Now, before you think “Hey, wait! It’s only the end of July!”, I want to assure you that we aren’t rushing summer. There is still plenty of time to get in those beach trips and soak up some of the sun that we won’t see for a while once the colder months hit. Enjoy it!
What do you like to do outside? Maybe you love the great outdoors and hiking, biking, or camping is your idea of a good time. Or, maybe sticking a little closer to home and sitting on your back deck with your favorite cold beverage is up your alley. A deck, patio, or porch can be
When you think of brick in a home, what comes to mind? Maybe a roaring fireplace (that was easy to get started without being an Eagle Scout), turtleneck sweaters, and mugs of hot chocolate? Or, a crumbling, eerie fireplace in the dark corner of a den. These mental images represent the two extreme ends of