• 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 ...

  • Outdoor Lighting Solutions for Summer

    Wanting to try some new or different summer lights in your yard this summer? If so, read these fun and easy steps to enhance your outdoor lighting! Begin your plan to re-light your outdoor space by first defining the ...

  • Top Trending Tile Décor Options for Your Bathroom

    Looking to redo your bathroom tile, or update your bathroom’s look? Follow these quick and fun ideas for tile inspiration!Pick a color, any color!There are many great ways to use tile for bathroom décor. With so many new tiling companies making ...

  • Foyer Decorating Ideas to Bring an Entryway to Life

    With a little creativity, this small space can be beautiful and practical We ask a lot of a foyer. this small space often doubles as mud room, mail-and-keys catchall and would-be shoe closet. It is also an introduction to your personal ...

  • Exterior Lighting Tips

    Exterior lighting can say ‘Welcome’ or ‘Do Not Disturb’ When it comes to lighting a home outside, the message can be one of invitation — or utter discouragement. But exterior lighting isn’t all about mood and aesthetics. It also potentially adds value. “When ...

  • Plants for Porches and Patios

    Container plants add interest even in shady spots Urns, barrels or hanging baskets filled with greenery and flowers are a cheerful, nearly instant way to dress up a front porch, as savvy homeowners are well aware. The problem lies in the ...

  • Get Inspired With These Unique Paint Ideas

    Making Paint Personal It’s bad enough when you’re gazing at a menu with no idea what you want to eat. Worse, when your closet’s filled with things that give you no inspiration as to what to wear. Now imagine you’ve given yourself ...

  • Bright Entryway Lighting Ideas

    A door in the garage may be your entry to your home, but guests come in the front. What do they see when they look up? Is that the inexpensive stock light that came with the house? Here’s an easy ...

  • Improve Your Space With These Interior Lighting Tips

    In a recent interview for Elle Décor, interior designer Kelly Wearstler was asked: What are your three must-haves? Her answer: “A great piece of art that means something to you, a piece of jewelry you’ll keep forever and a terrific ...

  • Accent Wall Ideas

    Using color to help a room express itself What exactly is an accent wall and what are some accent wall ideas? Well, it’s not in French or Spanish, but like a word pronounced differently or with an exotic are, the accent ...

  • 5 Kitchen Renovation Don'ts

    Kitchen Makeover Warnings When it comes to kitchen renovations, practically everyone who has tackled a remodel has lived to tell the tale of what not to do. So how can you approach a redesign without suffering the same misdeeds as your ...

  • Vessel Sinks: A Showpiece for your Bathroom

    Make a Splash Move over, bathtubs: There’s a new fixture in focus in today’s bathroom design, and its name is the vessel sink. [caption id="attachment_5874" align="aligncenter" width="750"] The vessel sink continues to wow as a bathroom showpiece[/caption] Vessel sinks, in general, give the ...

  • Choosing the Right Wood Flooring - Infographic

    If you're thinking about installing hard wood floors in your home, you may find yourself riddled with a number of hard (no pun intended) decisions. What do I know about choosing the right wood flooring? What type of wood fits ...

  • 7 Tips for Exterior Home Colors

    Exterior paint colors often pull from a palette of commonly used neutral hues, though some homeowners experiment with bolder choices like deep green, bright red or rich black. When it comes to exterior home colors, there is a fine decorative ...