Paint the front door. This is extremely simple as all you need is a tin of paint and a paint brush but it is also extremely effective. Believe it or not, when someone points at a house or even just glances across at a house, more often than not their first sight will be the front door.
Even if you're an Olympic medalist in home decorating, it's often easy to fall prey to one of these common decorating mistakes. It's hard when there are so many moving pieces (literally) to take a step back and make sure that everything is coming together in a cohesive way.
And if science says it, that means it's true.
My kitchen is basically Design-By-Pinterest. That's the cool thing about gutting your kitchen and starting from scratch... you can dream up anything. The process was long and pretty terrible (two little kids + a pregnant woman without a kitchen = no bueno) but it all turned out great.
If you know how to keep herringbone subtle and classy, you're totally within your style rights to keep it coming!
This sure isn't your grandmother's wallpaper! Check out all the creative and unexpected things you can accomplish within the wonderful world of wallpaper! Wallpaper is the budget friendly secret to well designed, trendy home decor!
7. Storage Whatever you decide to do, just promise us (and yourself), you won't turn into one of these parents. Come home
Moving on after a divorce could mean that your ex is moving out and you're keeping the marital residence. Now, you have your own space again and the freedom to do whatever you want with it.
Pick a "project" -- a room, a closet, your wardrobe, your food habits -- and give it some serious focus. What can you do to bring change into your life?
My kids had their rooms, and when my husband reinvented himself as a novelist he claimed as his office a room with a door
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As we settle into the new year, it's a great time to be pro-active and get a jumpstart on spring-cleaning your home. Our friend Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan from Apartment Therapy gave us some great ideas how to clean, re-organize, de-clutter and revamp your home right now.
Click through the slideshow below to see seven of Balbes's tips for making your home into a soul space. The process can be
One of our favorite bloggers to follow, Emily A. Clark, has plenty to be happy about. Not only has her family recently welcomed
My sister and I were raised to want two things in life: a husband and a house, in that order.
Identify a room in your house that you dislike, and imagine what you can do to make friends with this space once again -- how can you "repair the relationship"? Here are a few ideas to get you started.
I have become quite skillful at pulling off the One-Day-Makeover-That-Really-Takes-A-Month in less and less time. If you follow my tips, you can too.
Jason Cameron informed me of the Man Cave decor basics. They always use earth tones, although I don't think they use that term. They are partial to steel, chrome, rock, stone and granite.
In a place like Miami, where service is too frequently spotty and full of attitude, I find it a breath of fresh air when I do experience great service.