• 8 Grout and Tile Combinations That Are Sure to WOW

    By Yanic Simard, HouzzPicking out new tile for your kitchen, bathroom or other space can be rather exciting. It’s easy to get caught up in looking at tile samples and the various colors, materials and patterns that are going to ...

  • Make a Grand Entrance With Great Entryway Decor

    By Charmean Neithart, HouzzYou get only one chance to make a first impression. That old saying applies to houses as well as people. It doesn't matter if your house is big or small; the entry can set the tone for ...

  • Do These 9 Things To Get A Designer-Style Look

    By Christine Tusher, HouzzThe impeccable style of rooms featured on Houzz and elsewhere can seem unattainable even for those of us with lovely, well-organized homes. But many stylist tricks don’t require much effort or money. Try these nine simple ideas ...

  • Feature A Black Wall In Your Home In Style

    By Neila Deen, HouzzCreating an accent wall in black can be a smart choice because the color is surprisingly flexible. Black can conceal unwanted elements or highlight special attributes. Its elegant nature can make either a minimalist statement or a ...

  • Gender-Neutral Design Inspiration for your Nursery

    If you are one of the joyous folks of the world expecting a bouncing baby boy or girl in the near future, then your decorative mode is in full swing. Perhaps you are opting to be surprised by your baby’s ...

  • 10 Tips for a Clean Home with Pets

    If you love your pet but hate the mess and odor that comes along with them, follow these ten tips to help keep your home clean and fresh.   1. Control pet danderTo keep fur and dander from accumulating, run an electrostatic ...

  • Top Ways to Maintain a Show-Ready Home

    Selling your home is an exciting and bustling time. Likened to baiting a hook and waiting for the catch, we must patiently wait as prospects come and go. We stage, we list, and we wait. The piece of this process ...

  • Practical Organizing for Every Closet in Your Home

    Imagine yourself in a world where your closets looked like the ones in photo shoots or staged homes. You see a handful of blouses draped on stylish hangers, perfectly spaced and color coordinated to the décor. Designer bins are positioned ...

  • Eco-Friendly Home Flooring Solutions

    It's now easier than ever to make the switch to eco-friendly flooring. The most popular “green” flooring options are made from recycled and natural materials that have the ability to regenerate, such as cork or bamboo. For those skeptical about ...

  • 5 Kitchen Upgrades You Can Do Yourself

    When you walk into your kitchen, are you happy with what you see? Is your kitchen outdated, out-of-style, or just plain boring? Before you shell out thousands of dollars for a major remodel, try some of these do-it-yourself fixes to ...

  • 10 Small Space Decorating Tips You'll Want to Try

    In a small space, everything stands out. Make it stand out your way with these ten tips for sprucing up on a small scale.1. A place for everything...It is helpful to view problems from a new perspective. That’s why you ...

  • Upholstered Headboards for Every Style

    Want to add instant glamour and style to your bedroom? Back your bed with an upholstered headboard. Trending now, upholstered bed heads are available in a wide range of sizes, fabric choices, and designs. For a truly one of a ...

  • Color Mixing Tips for Your Living Room

    Whether it be the flavors of cheese and wine, the aroma of apples with cinnamon, or Christmas with Santa Claus, some things just mesh well. The same goes for the colors you choose for your home’s most popular hangout spot: ...

  • Retro Decorating Ideas that are Making a Comeback

    Style is cyclical, and everything old becomes new again through fresh eyes. New generations may embrace what the previous generation rejected. The appeal of retro decor has always been in combining historic nostalgia with a modern context. If you’ve been bitten ...

  • DIY Organization Tricks You'll Love

    If you are ready to bust through the clutter and embrace the art of organization, you will love these fun do it yourself tips!1. The multiple uses of tension rodsTension rods are a wonderful trick to expand closet space, but ...

  • Home Renovations that Pay Off

    Whether you are preparing to sell your home or just looking to make some smart renovations as an investment, there are certain upgrades that may have a bigger impact than others. Today’s home buyers can be quite persnickety when it ...

  • Elegant Tablescapes Perfect for Any Fall Dinner Party

    As the seasons flow throughout the years, we all anticipate one of the most comforting seasons of all: fall! Family and friends will be welcomed into our homes for meals and merriment. Are you prepared to make an impression with ...

  • How to Get Your Home Show-Ready

    Showing your home to potential buyers isn’t just about square footage. You’re selling the idea of life in your home as much as you are selling any features or amenities. Here are some simple ways to get your home ready for ...

  • Must-Have Tips for Decorating Your Guest Room

    We all want a guest bedroom that will make our friends and family feel both pampered and impressed. But let’s be honest: guest rooms are often overlooked and overloaded. Is it time to transform your guest room into a cozy, ...

  • Quick Ways to Dress Up Your Home’s Curb Appeal

    Whether you are selling your home or just want to have the best looking house on the block, you don’t have to invest in expensive or time-consuming projects. Try these quick and easy projects that will dress up your home's ...

  • "Modern Boho" Style Tips for Your Bedroom

    Free-spirits and nonconformists have always had a way of capturing our imagination. Now you can bring the artistic, carefree style of modern boho fashion into your home by following these simple tips.Modern Boho flawlessly blends today’s sleek, toned-down minimalism with ...

  • 5 Design Trends You Might Not Know About

    Home design trends ebb and flow throughout the years. In the 50’s, we saw pastels like pink and mint green splash walls. The 70’s brought us wall-to-wall shag carpet. The 90’s was the decade of “the bigger, the better.” Let’s ...

  • Top Ten Features of a Sustainable Home

    Our homes are more than just a canvas for decoration; they are our biggest expense. The average household can spend $5,575 on utility expenses in just five short years. Investing in sustainable features will save you money, shrink your carbon ...

  • Five Tips for Renting Out Your Home

    Renting out a property can be a rewarding and profitable experience, but may be difficult if the right steps are not taken. Renting out your property does not have to be a challenge! Follow these 5 simple steps for a ...

  • For Homebuyers, Move-in Ready Means More Technology

    If you have cable television, you are most likely familiar with all of the popular reality shows involving taking a practically dilapidated old house and upgrading or “flipping” it to turn a profit. This trend has become very mainstream in ...

  • How to Get Your Home Resale Ready

    Preparing your house for resale can be challenging, but the final touches make your home look its best and provide a valuable return on investment. To keep yourself from getting overwhelmed, try this big-picture approach. Your home will be in ...

  • 6 Beautiful & Effortless Centerpieces for Your Kitchen Table

    The kitchen table is a multi-use space in the house that is used for entertaining, eating, and creating memories. Such an important and frequently used area deserves a proper dressing that reflects the style and personality of the home and ...

  • How to Choose the Best Indoor Plants for Your Home Office

    The home office is the hub for planning and keeping the family organized. Telecommuters often spend the bulk of their time here, all while enjoying the comfort of working in their pajamas. When it comes to decorating this cove of ...

  • Fix these 8 Things that are Hurting Your Home’s Value

    Real estate agents coast to coast know the first three things that determine a home’s value are all location. But if you, like the vast majority of homeowners, are not blessed with a chic zip code, there are plenty of ...

  • 5 Landscaping Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

    Landscaping can be a great way to make your home shine, but it’s pretty easy to make a mess of things in the process. Thankfully, there are simple ways to think ahead and anticipate any issues you may have. Here ...