Living up to their name, access panels provide behind-the-scenes access to the concealed areas in your walls. They’re commonly used in the building and plumbing industries, but installing one yourself is a simple DIY project.
It’s a look that’s frozen in time.
Many interior designers who create retro kitchen designs in the present day are equal parts designer and historian. Capturing the ‘50s influence is fairly simple. Finding the right pieces is the hard part.
Retro kitchens are a timeless trend. Whether you want an exact replica of 1950s kitchen aesthetics or one with a modern twist, keep reading to learn what types of accents you’ll need to design an authentic retro kitchen.
If you’re just getting your feet wet in the home décor world, a quick bathroom update is an ideal project to start with. Refreshing your bathroom can make all the difference, and better yet, you don’t have to spend an unreasonable amount of money.
So, do you have an extra Benjamin laying around to take on this project? I promise, that’s all it’ll take to give your bath a quick update. Keep reading to find out which updates will give you the most bang for your buck.
Do you ever find that your backyard is lacking that special something? It might be time to put in some work to take your outdoor space to the next level. With the end of summer upon us, you should be able to get decent deals on some outdoor updates in preparation for next year.
No matter how much you’re looking to spend, there’s a project that will enhance your backyard to make it feel like your own personal oasis.
Choosing a new toilet for your bathroom isn’t at the top of anyone’s fun-things-to-do list. But it’s an integral part of your bathroom, and there are surprisingly a lot of different options for toilets out there. Do you want a powerful flush? A comfy padded seat? The choices are endless.
Whether you’re replacing an outdated toilet or choosing a toilet for your newly built home, here are a few things to think about.
Preventing and reducing water pollution is as simple as building a rain garden.
Runoff water can come in contact with various substances to pollute it: chemicals from fertilizer, oil from cars and garbage to name a few. Before this polluted water makes its way into storm drains and our ecosystem, filter it through a rain garden.
Rain gardens add to your home’s curb appeal and allow runoff water to filter naturally through your yard’s soil. Sound interesting? Keep reading to learn more about building a rain garden.
Decorating above kitchen cabinets is a difficult task. Empty space above your cabinets can make your kitchen look unfinished, but too much above-cabinet décor can look cluttered and messy. Here are six tips to help you strike a balance and decide how to decorate the space above your cabinets.
Do you know how many uses for cabinet knobs and pulls there are? And I mean besides being installed on your kitchen cabinets.
Different types of cabinet hardware will have different uses around the home. You’ll find that cabinet pulls work well for functional purposes while you can be more decorative with knobs.
If you happen to have extra cabinet hardware laying around, keep reading for ideas for easy DIY projects. Who knows—you might end up going to your local hardware store for supplies to tackle these projects yourself.
The kickspace (also referred to as the toe kick) is the recessed space beneath your base cabinets. It came about as an ergonomic solution to prevent back strain caused by leaning over the cabinets while working. The toe kick’s original function was innovative for its time, but modern home design has evolved the space into being so much more.
I love back to school season—always have, always will. There’s just something about starting a new year with fresh supplies. But when you get to college, you need to think about a lot more than a backpack and notebooks if you’re living on campus. Besides the basics, here are 9 things you need to pack for a great first year away at school (plus a free printable!).