Home Decorating Tips

Painting Basics
on August 14, 2017 at 5:46 pm / in Around The Home, Home & Garden Tips, Home Decorating Tips, Home Seller Tips, Home Selling Tips, Painting Tips, Tips & Helpful Advice

Painting Basics

Paint Primer  Whether you’re a DIY type of house painter or if you’re handing off the job, you still should know some paint basics. After all, even if you don’t lift a brush or roller, you’ll still want to know what’s in your paint, and how it’s stored. The biggest changes in paint go beyond the latest colors. Instead, many […]

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Tips for a Successful Yard Sale
on May 24, 2016 at 5:42 pm / in Garage Projects, Home Decorating Tips, Meeting Neighbors, Money Saving Tips, Moving Tips

Tips for a Successful Yard Sale

Whether you’re moving or simply decluttering, a garage sale, or yard sale, is an excellent way to get rid of items that have been languishing unused in your house and garage. And, of course, it’s an ideal way to put some extra money in your pocket. But, before you start taping signs around the neighborhood, consider some of these suggestions […]

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A Croc in the Bath
on April 1, 2016 at 10:19 pm / in Bathroom Ideas, Home & Garden Tips, Home Decorating Tips, Inside the Home, Tips & Helpful Advice

A Croc in the Bath

So, maybe it’s time to overhaul that bathroom. You’ve looked at the practical offerings at IKEA, and the traditional vanities and fixtures found at Home Depot and Lowe’s. Are you stuck? Do you need a little inspiration? A design idea you’ve never entertained, maybe? Well, here’s your answer: Crocodile leather bathroom vanities. OK, faux croc and faux leather. But it’s […]

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A Well-Dressed Bed Gives Your Bedroom a Quick Lift
on January 22, 2016 at 9:49 pm / in Home & Garden Tips, Home Decorating Tips, Inside the Home, Product Buying Guide & Reviews, Tips & Helpful Advice

A Well-Dressed Bed Gives Your Bedroom a Quick Lift

OK, so maybe it’s not a coincidence that we’re discussing beds just in time for Valentine’s Day. But, if your bedroom is looking a little drab, and your budget won’t allow for a complete makeover, consider a fresh change of bedding, and it might be all your room needs. Take a look at these gorgeous beds for inspiration. 1. For sheer romance, it’s […]

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DIY: Cheer Up Your Room with a Terrarium
on January 22, 2016 at 9:30 pm / in Gardening Tips, Home & Garden Tips, Home Decorating Tips, Inside the Home, Tips & Helpful Advice

DIY: Cheer Up Your Room with a Terrarium

A bleak house indeed now that the Christmas tree and all other holiday lights and decorations have been put away. You can’t deny that winter is firmly entrenched, and not about to go away any time soon. But there’s no reason why you can’t create an eclectic indoor garden that keeps the bare look of winter at bay. Terrariums are […]

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Three Whimsical DIY Holiday Wreaths
on November 23, 2015 at 6:24 pm / in Holiday Tips, Home Decorating Tips

Three Whimsical DIY Holiday Wreaths

During the holidays, nothing welcomes guests to your home as warmly as a gorgeous wreath hanging on your front door. But, there’s no law that says all wreaths have to be green and round. You can put your personal stamp on your holiday wreath this year by sidestepping tradition. Take a look at these ideas for clever DIY wreaths that you […]

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3 Easy Ways Add Ambiance With New Light Fixtures
on January 2, 2015 at 1:45 pm / in Around The Home, Home & Garden Tips, Home Decorating Tips, Tips & Helpful Advice

3 Easy Ways Add Ambiance With New Light Fixtures

Light is an important design element that can be used to influence your interior decor in a number of ways. In fact, you can experience a major transformative change on the overall style and ambiance of a room by making a few simple lighting changes.

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Holiday Fire Safety Tips
on December 16, 2014 at 7:26 pm / in Home Decorating Tips, Inside the Home

Holiday Fire Safety Tips

The combination of winter and the holidays is sure to increase the odds for unexpected fires. Here are a few safety tips to ensure you have a safe winter and a happy holiday season. Candles: December is the peak month for home candle fires. More than half (56-percent) of home candle fires occur when something that can catch on fire […]

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Caring For Candles — Q & A
on December 16, 2014 at 6:08 pm / in Home Decorating Tips, Inside the Home

Caring For Candles — Q & A

It’s pretty much a sure bet that during the holiday season you’ll either light, give or receive candles with little thought. Sure, you’ll be invested in how they look and whether they’re scented or not but, beyond that, candles don’t often take up a lot of our time or thoughts. They should. Candles offer a quick and easy way to […]

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Feng Shui 101: How It Can Help Improve Your Home Staging
on July 11, 2014 at 12:45 pm / in Home Decorating Tips, Home Seller Tips, Home Selling Tips

Feng Shui 101: How It Can Help Improve Your Home Staging

Boosting ones’ chances of selling their home can be done in a number of ways. One simple way is to utilize the art of Feng Shui – an ancient Chinese art, used to manipulate the flow of energy in your home.

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