There’s nothing like a good old fashioned porch in the Springtime and Summer. During the Summer you’ll probably spend long nights drinking lemonade or tea while swinging on a porch swing or in a hammock reading a good book. Either way, your porch says alot about you and your home. Its a good reflection on what’s actually inside the home. Do you feel like your porch reflects your home? Or, do you think it could use some work? Continue reading if you’d love to find out how to pull together the perfect porch. Read more
In my living room I have a dark green rug, it was my mother’s and probably even her mothers. It goes nicely with our furniture and the space but there’s one problem. I am CONSTANTLY vacuuming that rug. When my friends and family call and say they’re coming over I panic and run straight to the closet to grab the vacuum. Then I run into another even more aggravating problem. My vacuum was from 1980 and literally about 6 huge parts to put together. By the time I get the vacuum together, my friends are already driving up. My quest for a better vacuum cleaner lead to some serious research. So, here are the best vacuum cleaner reviews that came out of my research to save you the trouble, and these should get you vacuuming in style! After all, what’s the point in taking the trouble to decorate your home immaculately, if the housekeeping isn’t up to par? Good housekeeping is vital to good home decor!
Chalkboard paint has begun to be a household “thing”. I even have it in my own home as a memo board. It’s easy to get and easy to use. All you really need is motivation, the chalkboard paint, a brush and maybe even a picture frame in your favorite color to place around it. But don’t worry about going anywhere else to learn about any of this because I have everything you need to know about chalkboard paint along with some ideas of how to use it! Read more
What do you think of living in a home that’s less than 300 sq. ft? Many people would rather not think about living that close together or if you’re single you may not want to think about living in a home that small. This is one thing in America that is raging across the states. People are starting to downsize and go from their large homes that are just too big down to these tiny homes that are just perfect for a single person, couple or small family. They can even be customized to fit your style, preferences and family! Read more
Your walls deserve something more than just a slap of paint, right? Well, here are just a few products that can totally alter the way your room looks. Wall decor is an important aspect in a room because it’s one of the many elements that pulls a room together. Below are some of our favorite pieces of wall decor. It can pull a room together and give it a more elegant, artsy look. You can decide which is best for your style:
Whether it’s vintage, antique, chipped, cracked, distressed or outdated floral, people like me love this style! We love old shabby looking furniture that looks like it may have a history behind it. We love the old feeling that some furniture has! We are drawn to the historical feel that is simple yet so beautiful. It reminds us of a simpler time where things were just easier. Shabby chic furniture is beautiful and definitely one of my favorite styles. Here are some ways you can get this shabby chic look in your home:
Do you have a free spirit? Do you feel that you could have had a gypsy soul in a past life? Or are you a carefree artist living in a city? Do you want your home to reflect your personality or your moms? If you said yes to one or more of those questions then this article is for you! Eclectic comes from the Greek and dates back to 1700. It means having deriving ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources. It is a carefree style that pulls together all sorts of patterns, textures and designs from all the periods and puts them together in a lovely way in one single room. It is actually one of the easiest and more inexpensive looks to pull together.The best part is, you don’t have to go out and buy all new furniture if you want this style. In fact, many of the things you can find in a bohemian room is available at thrift stores, yard sales and other inexpensive stores.
Spring is coming up and your home should be ready for the season. But are you totally lost as to what you could do to decorate your home? That’s why I am here. Bird Nests are a quick, simple and free way to add some Spring flair to your home. I AM NOT TELLING YOU TO GO STEAL A BIRD’S NEST FROM A TREE. But I will show you how to actually make one that has your own touch and feel to it! Read more
Do you love entertaining for family and friends? Who doesn’t? But do you have the same centerpiece every time? Why not change your centerpieces with the seasons? It’ll look better and your guests will be assured that you’re not just neglecting your dining table when they’re not eating there. Here are just a few ways that you can decorate your table throughout the seasons and truly make your dining room the talk of the town! Read on to learn some cool dining room table decorating ideas!