Transitioning Away From Apartment Style

  • Basics For Decorating With Country Style

    13 December 2016

    What feels more homey than a country-style house? The country style is characterized by rustic elegance. The palette is typically soft or muted with a foundation of white. Cottage, French pastoral and shabby chic blend the basics of country style with their own particularities. Make over your home with this eclectic style. Palette White is often the base color for country decorating, showing in wall paint or the foundation for fabrics.

  • Is Your Outdated Kitchen Depressing? What To Replace And What To Change On Your Own

    2 February 2016

    If the kitchen in your home is in need for a desperate makeover but you have to pick and choose carefully what you keep or replace, you can work with a budget and still get the kitchen that you dream of. There are some areas where you want to do the work on your own and save, and others where you need to spend. You'll want to look around the space and the materials to decide what you can live with, and what has to go to make the space more modern.

  • Four Ways To Upgrade Your Flooring To Help Sell Your Home

    29 July 2015

    If you are getting your home ready to sell, you may wonder what upgrades will bring in the most offers on your home. New flooring can completely change the look of your home and update an aging interior. Here are four ways that new flooring can add to your home's resale value. 1. Go For an Updated Look If your home is dated, it won't get the same attention that more modern homes are able to.

  • Creative Ideas For Decorating With Rugs

    22 May 2015

    Area rugs are an easy way to update a room in your home. Instead of sticking with the traditional d├ęcor rules, though, get creative in your mixture of patterns, colors, shapes and textures. Mix Patterns Common decorating wisdom states that you shouldn't mix patterns. However, it's possible as long as you're careful with the colors. If the patterns are right next to each other, the main colors must match exactly. For example, start with a classic rug with navy and white stripes.

  • When Remodeling, Try Walk-In Showers For Reduced-Maintenance Bathrooms

    30 March 2015

    Are you tired of dealing with moldy shower curtains and soap-scum-obscured stall doors? If you're a homeowner who is remodeling a bathroom, give walk-in showers a try. You do need some room to install these, but as you remodel, you can reconfigure the bathroom to give you the space you need. Adding a walk-in shower can reduce the amount of time you have to spend cleaning the fixtures, and the customizable design options allow you to create a unique bathroom look that no one else has.

  • Learn How To Turn A Shutter Into An Organization Station

    13 March 2015

    Keeping your house well organized is the only way to have it run as smoothly as possible at all times. If you want a unique way to organize your mail and your keys, consider turning an old shutter into an organization station. It takes just a few hours to do and will allow you to always know where your mail or keys are when you need them. Use the following guide to learn how to transform your shutter into an organizational station quickly and easily.