I love to decorate and I have been able to make my place my own within the confinements of my lease and I consider that an accomplishment. Even more conveniently, my apartment complex allows you to paint your walls as long as you put a coat of primer back on them when you leave. I realize that not everyone has the luxury of being able to paint in their rentals, and I wanted to take advantage of the freedom I have. Which leads me to this project.
Here in the northern part of the country the first snow fall is always a joy, but I can assure you this short-lived novelty fades quickly after the first 15 minutes of shoveling heavy, wet snow. You’ll soon realize that there is a much easier option. For many this option is a snow blower. But with a variety of options, styles and sizes which one is right for you and your driveway? Here are a few tips to help you decide…
Winter is finally upon us, and for those of us here in colder climates that can mean a bit of cabin fever. So what better time to get a jump start on your spring cleaning and start the new year off right. Plus who wants to be cleaning when the weather turns nice? Here are some awesome ideas to help get you started.
So you want to bring the days of old to your kitchens design, but what is vintage styling? Vintage or Retro Chic often refers to an era around the 1920’s but in some cases can refer to design aspects that are over 20 years old depending on preferences. What is so great about adding vintage accents is that it does not require a whole kitchen renovation. Here are just a few elements that can help to bring a vintage feel to your home’s kitchen.
The modern household bathroom is often a high traffic area and the focal point of your morning routine. We use it to stay clean, put on makeup, brush our teeth and to get ready for the day. I think it is also safe to say that most bathrooms come with their share of problems or quirks.
The holiday season is finally upon us and with it brings holiday décor and, in particular, a Christmas tree. Whether it’s a family tradition or an annoyance that needs to be put up every year just to be knocked down again by your dog, there are a few tricks to make your tree look great each and every year.
Entertaining and cooking for the holidays is never an easy task. This becomes even harder if your appliances are outdated or not working properly or you’re dealing with a cramped or awkwardly designed kitchen. After years of living with small kitchens my wife and I have come up with a few tips to ease the pain of cooking and preparing for the holidays.
Most bathroom remodels involve quite a bit of planning from layout to what type of fixtures will be installed. In the early stages of a bathroom remodel or even a DIY bathroom update it is important to think about the style of the space. Here are five bathroom styles that can help you decide which design is right for you.
For many homes the laundry room is one of the most used rooms in the home but often one of the smallest. Keeping things organized is key to making this space useful and efficient. One the best and quite possibly least expensive storage ideas that you can incorporate into your laundry room is to mount a towel bar under your cabinets.
Wood flooring can be a pricey and at times confusing endeavor if you are not familiar with the materials you are working with. My wife and I recently chose the flooring for our kitchen and dining area and had to choose between the 3 main types of wood flooring. Here is what we found out about the differences in laminate, hardwood, and engineered hardwood.