The Most Expensive Home Renovation Projects

When you watch your favorite HGTV shows, renovating and fixing up a house looks like a magical adventure. The transformation is seamless and easy, the budgets never go out of control and at the end of it all, you’ll have a beautiful home. But the reality of creating a beautiful home is far from what you see on TV, and what they don’t tell us most of the time is how costly the major projects in a home can actually be, and if we want to … [Read more...]

Getting Your Outdoor Kitchen Summer-Ready

Outdoor kitchens are a great addition to have in the backyard. Serving as an extension of the rest of your home, it’s the perfect location to entertain guests (or yourself) when the weather is nice. The right setup is ideal for cookouts, family meals outdoors, pool parties, and a host of other things. If you’re fortunate enough to have an outdoor kitchen, now is the time to spruce things up so you can enjoy the season. Clean the Yard No … [Read more...]

Creating The Perfect Bedroom

There is no denying that your bedroom is one of the most important rooms in your home - if not the most important. After all, this is where you should be spending between seven and nine hours per night sleeping, and so it needs to give you the perfect environment for doing so. With that in mind, continue reading to find out more about creating the perfect bedroom. Buying a cheap yet high quality mattress It goes without saying that … [Read more...]

Renovating Your Outdoor Space

As the summer season rolls back around, more and more individuals are preparing their outdoor spaces for relaxation and enjoyment. While there are many ways to transform your outdoor space, the best approach is to sit down and plan out what activities you want to be able to do in it. For example, some may want a garden to tend to while others may want a grill to enjoy outdoor cooking. Here are some great ideas to consider when renovating your … [Read more...]

Room Design Ideas: Giving Your Family Room Its Cozy Character  

Some families who are fortunate enough to have both a living room and a family room keep the living room for guests. There may even be some families who cover their chairs and sofas with plastic and forbid the room to be visited by young children and pets. But the family room is different. It’s cozy, it’s comfortable, it can stand to be messy, it’s the place where everyone in the family and some close friends who don’t need to be impressed hang … [Read more...]

4 Must-Have Bed Accessories for a Good Night’s Rest

Our bedrooms should be a comfortable place, optimized for a good night’s sleep. While the right mattress, light-blocking curtains and minimal technology distraction can help us all sleep better, there are a few sleep-time accessories that can be added directly to our beds for a more comfortable night’s rest. The Right Pillow Did you know that the right pillow can improve your health? Sleeping with the right style of pillows is critical in … [Read more...]

McKenna’s Preteen Bedroom Makeover | Scrabble Wall Tiles & Crate Walls

McKenna's Preteen Bedroom Makeover | Scrabble Wall Tiles & Crate Walls So as all us parents know our kids grow way too fast. It really hit me a couple months ago when my daughter came to me and told me that she wanted a new bed that was more grown up. Well, little did I know that this one request was going to open a big can of worms and get me into way more work than I realized. It was time for a preteen bedroom makeover. When we first … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Keep Bathroom Remodeling Costs Down

5 Ways to Keep Bathroom Remodeling Costs Down You've thought about it for a long time, and after careful consideration, you've decided the master bathroom needs a total overhaul. But you face a problem: a tight budget. The good news is that you can remodel your bathroom on a budget. Find out the five ways you can cut costs while remodeling a bathroom. Create a Plan Image via Flickr by Hey Paul Studios Before you start any work, … [Read more...]

Creative And Super-Cool Ideas And Tips For Designing Your Kid’s Room

Creative And Super-Cool Ideas And Tips For Designing Your Kid's Room Designing your kid's room can be thrilling yet palling at times with all the heady work. However, it's worth the diligence once you see your kid prancing around elated and happy with the fun colors and vibrant patterns. Uber cool children like a creative blend of hues, accessories, fun stuff and tones in their room. Innovative and stylish, take a look at some of these … [Read more...]

Tips on Picking a Bathtub

Tips on Picking a Bathtub One of the top small bathroom ideas is to purchase a freestanding tub. When purchasing a freestanding bathtub, there are quite a few things you must take into account. Bathtub shopping is not something you should be impulsive about. It takes research and consideration. Bathtub Size Before you even go looking for a bathtub, it’s an absolute necessity to figure out how much space your bathroom has. When making … [Read more...]