Interior Design on a Budget

February 20, 2015

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Whether you’re planning to furnish a new build, or you’re simply seeking to give your current home a makeover, you don’t have to break the bank to do so. There are countless ways to make a big impact easily and affordably. There are also several do-it-yourself options that can save a bundle on unnecessary labor [...]

A New Hue: Choosing a Color Scheme for Your Home

January 23, 2015

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Many factors come into play when deciding upon an interior color scheme for your home.  It should reflect your likes and personality, as well as compliment your existing décor and the architectural style of your home. The psychological benefits of color should also be considered: Calming colors may be more desirable in bedrooms and cheery [...]

Family Mudroom Design

November 21, 2014

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The family mudroom is without question one of the highest traffic areas in the home. It battles all sorts of external elements, from rain and snow to dirt and mud. It houses countless miscellaneous essentials, including shoes and boots, jackets, umbrellas, scarves and more. It is home to pet necessities and sporting equipment. It’s where [...]

How to Bring Nature Inside

August 15, 2014

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What do you love most about nature and the outdoors? Is it the first sign of spring blooms, the colorful autumn foliage, or maybe the smell of fresh cut grass on a warm summer day? Do you enjoy the soothing sound of a trickling creek or a bright blue sky on a sunny day? Incorporate [...]

DIY Patios: What to Consider When Designing a Patio

May 16, 2014

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Adding a patio to your home is exciting. It’s the perfect place for relaxing outdoors, alone or with company. It’s not as simple as finding a patio you admire and duplicating it, however. You have to design a patio that will work with your location, budget and other factors. Here are some things to consider when [...]

Design Tips for Your Children’s Playroom

April 25, 2014

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When designing a playroom for your children, there are some key factors to consider. This is a room where your children will learn, grow and flourish both physically and socially. It’s important to craft an inspirational, fun and safe environment. Combine these elements to create a playful, carefree environment in your home. Color & Theme [...]

Use Color to Give Rooms a Larger Feel

February 21, 2014

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Regardless of the size of your home, it doesn’t have to “feel” small. Below are some tips for how to play with color to give your rooms a larger look. Have fun and take the challenge of creating a spacious feeling through paint, flooring and home décor. Playing With Paint There are many approaches to [...]

Tips for Decorating Small Spaces

January 24, 2014

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City dwellers, college students, retirees and many others often choose to live in condos, apartments, lofts, or small homes. The key to maximizing these living quarters is to take advantage of the space that is available, making it functional while utilizing the right décor to create a roomier, airy feel. Here are some tips to help make [...]

Decorating the Modern-Day Laundry Room

December 27, 2013

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Gone are the days when sterile white was an unspoken mainstay. In the modern laundry room, anything goes! From color selections to wall décor, go bold to show off individuality and personality. Cover the basics in terms of appliances, organization and functionality, and then let creativity rule to help build a workable space that’s also [...]

Invite inspiration When Decorating the Spare Room

November 15, 2013

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Whether you have company arriving for a visit or want to design a room that offers more space to relax in your home, the spare bedroom is an excellent opportunity to explore trending design elements. The room is there, waiting for you to try a few simple but creative ideas to make everyone feel at [...]