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 [...]

Interior Decorating Farmhouse Style

November 7, 2014

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Farmhouse décor offers a relaxed, casual and charming feel. It perfectly combines old and new elements for an eclectic look. A farmhouse interior is warm and inviting while also being practical. Whether you’re a true country dweller or simply love the look and feel associated with its laid-back style, bring the charm of the farm [...]

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 [...]

Spring-Cleaning and Home Maintenance Tasks

March 7, 2014

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When warmer temperatures come, refresh your home with an annual spring-cleaning, including important maintenance tasks for the interior and exterior. Not only will it give your house a “face-lift,” it will make your home more comfortable and will help prevent costly repairs later. Here are the essential tasks for both inside and outside your home. [...]

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 [...]

Designing with Your Teen: Bedroom Décor

May 3, 2013

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It’s time to put away the beloved character comforters and sheets – your little girl or boy is no longer a child. The switch from cartoon characters to a more mature bedroom décor can be a smooth experience for both parent and child. When tweens enter the full-fledged teen years they yearn for independence. They [...]