Before we all know it Fall will be here and we will be pulling out our Fall and Winter clothing and changing out our decor. This is my favorite time of the year. Why? The leaves start changing, the pumpkins begin coming out and the bonfires are where we will spend our time on those cool Autumn nights. This Fall you can expect to read about plenty of Fall decor, more Autumn DIYs, and plenty of new Fall decor reviews and even more! Just be sure to stick around and read plenty of our posts. Today, I am going to start off the Fall posts with a BANG.
I always tell my friends and family that I can rock any home whether it be a tiny studio or a three story mansion. Well today I started looking at studio apartments and the idea of living in such a small space would make some cringe but I feel like it would be an adventure. Awhile back I had an apartment complex manager contact me asking for me to redesign the layout of their apartments to appeal to more college students. On the tour of the complex I was informed that half of the apartments were studios and the other half were one bedroom apartments. So after drawing a rough sketch and taking measurements I went back to the office and started designing. If you’re only option is studio apartment living, then there are a few things that will help you.
College is a new world. It’s a place where you’ll learn, eat, sleep and wake up then do it all again. You’ll be spending 95% of your time on campus and possibly 40% inside your dorm room, but while you’re there you’ll want it to feel like your home, right? I mean you leave your home that you’re so used to and go to a place where their idea of a bed is a “jail bed”. Some have stone walls and one window, it could possibly feel like jail. But I’m here to help you create the ultimate dorm room experience.
What if I told you there was a job opening? It’s for “Director of Operations”, you must be able to stand all or most of the time, put in unlimited hours, including holidays, in fact the work gets more stressful around the holidays, you will need to make sure your associate is happy and healthy, you’ll also need to stay awake with them well into the night, there are no breaks and your lunch break is only after your associate has eaten. Your salary? $0.
Do you think you’d want this highly stressful but highly rewarding job? Billions of people all over the world want this job because it can also be the most rewarding! What is it? Keep reading to find out! Read more →
Entertainment centers are basically the center of attention in your living room. They hold the TV, hold books, and show off decor. They’re what your guests see when they walk in and what their eyes may wander to while on commercial breaks. You don’t want your guests to have to look at an eyesore right? Well here are some of the best entertainment centers with their reviews.
Summer is all about spending time with family and friends outdoors and relaxing. It’s about making new memories and grilling out, inviting everyone over and joking around a bonfire or firepit. Whatever you do during the Summer you’ll want to be sure that your backyard oasis can handle the fun & of course your neighbors. Here’s some things you can purchase to create the perfect backyard design for the Summer. The Summer is yours so enjoy it and own it!
When I first heard about tankless water heaters I went, “No way. Is this for real? Is this real life?” I was clueless when it came to water heaters. But being a home designer, I needed to learn about this space saving solution that would be perfect for small apartments, small homes and for anyone that wants an energy efficient solution to heat their water. Point is, I had to check this out. So I did a full investigation on these wonderful little contraptions. Here are some of the highly rated tankless water heaters. Read more →
“Wine is sunlight held together by water..” -Galileo Gallilei
Wine is amazing, but the art that can come from it is beautiful. I’m not talking about making art while drinking (although that would be interesting). I’m talking about the things you can make from your used wine bottle. There are so many variations of wine bottle art that I wouldn’t be able to list them all but here are a few of my favorites.
How many of you have actually thought of copper in your home? I didn’t. I only learned about it when my best friend sent me a picture of it on facebook as a copper sink. I had never given it much thought at all but copper in the home actually looks very elegant and beautiful! So, what can you turn into copper? Just about everything actually! Here’s what you need to know if you become a copper junkie and want everything you touch to turn to copper. Read more →
Awhile back, I wrote a New York Style Apartment Living article, which was all about ways to create the perfect upscale apartment! It shows ways to work with your apartment to make it so much better, this article, “Your first grown-up apartment” is all about what to do before you get your apartment and how to fix it up once you have it.