Category: Home Decorating Tips

July 16, 2020

How to Strike a Design Balance Between Trendy and Timeless

Shag carpeting. Beaded curtains. Carpeted walls. Indoor wicker furniture. Over the last 50 years, people have followed some truly horrifying design trends. And you’ll notice you (hopefully) haven’t seen a single one of them in a new build home or modern design catalog. Striking a balance between trendy and timeless isn’t always easy. You might […]

May 27, 2020

Show a Little Personality with Front Porch Accents

Bring a Little Personality to Your Front Porch with These Accents When decorating your home, you mustn’t overlook the entrance. Not the landing just inside the door – the area just outside. Your front porch is the first space your guests encounter when they visit. It’s the place you’ll greet neighbors and family members. Your […]

May 1, 2020

5 Must-Haves for the Backyard Grilling Season

The weather is getting warmer, the grass is getting greener, and cool breezes are blowing across backyards across the country. All of this can only mean one thing: It’s grilling season! For most people, that means spending tons of time enjoying your patio or porch accompanied by the sweet smells of barbequed meats and vegetables. […]

December 10, 2019

Top 5 Pet-Friendly Plants to Spruce Up Your New Home

Vibrant, hardy plants brighten any space and have the added benefit of purifying the air in your home. Bringing in vibrant greenery can also add a splash of color to any space. But there’s a hidden danger lurking in household plants for animals: Some plants are toxic to pets, like aloe or branching ivy. Don’t […]

October 28, 2019

Meeting Your New Neighbors During Halloween Doesn’t Have to Be Spooky!

Moving into a new neighborhood comes with a lot of change. The prospect of meeting all your new neighbors and getting to know the people who live nearby can be daunting. But if you’re moving in the fall, making new friends in the area is a lot easier. Why? Because Halloween, celebrated by walking around […]

October 3, 2019

5 Things to Include in Your Dining Room

Formal dining rooms can be one of the most forgotten spaces in a new home. You may have grand ideas about the dinner parties you’ll throw, or the cherished moments of a family dinner, but lives get busy, and the dining room is all but abandoned until the holidays.   Much like any room in […]

August 16, 2019

8 Home Decorating Tips You Should Always Follow

No matter what style speaks to you – whether you’re a minimalist at heart or love rustic themes – some design tips always apply. Here are some timeless home decorating tips you should always follow, no matter how you choose to decorate your home.   1. Make Your Bedroom Your Favorite Room in the House […]

July 22, 2019

What's Your Home Aesthetic? 5 Hot Design Styles to Consider

Let’s be real. We all watch HGTV and start judging our own homes with the beautiful styles we see on TV. Maybe we don’t always agree with their choices (carpet in a kitchen??), but we all wish our homes could look so put together. Bringing your home to HGTV level isn’t impossible. In fact, it’s […]

July 19, 2019

The Homeowner's Starter Guide to Creating a Perfect Master Bedroom

Let’s talk about your master bedroom. Here’s where you can bring your comfort dreams to life: the fluffiest pillows, the softest sheets, the most soothing wall colors. But putting that room together without a list can lead to a lot of trips back to Bed, Bath & Beyond after forgetting pillowcases or light bulbs for […]

March 4, 2019

What To Do (And Not Do) With Wallpaper

Some things are better left in the ’70s, like vinyl jumpsuits and shag carpeting. But patterned wallpaper should not be added to that list. When picturing your dream house, consider adding wallpaper to mix in new design elements and style. Wallpaper isn’t the lifetime commitment you may think. In fact, you can purchase sticker-like removable […]