Supplemental Pieces to Complement Essential Home Furniture

Aside from the basic items you expect to find in your home—sofa, dining table, and bed—it’s also nice to have some accompanying pieces to complement these essentials. Not only do they improve the functionality of the room, they’re also very … Continue reading

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What to Do on Your First Day in a New Home

Image by Myxi on Flickr The first 24 hours after moving in your new home are very important, as they can set the tone for the rest of the time you spend in there. To guide you in those critical … Continue reading

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Easy, Frugal Ways to Spring into Gardening Season

Image by martinrstone on Flickr After a long winter, your garden is finally waking up! The arrival of spring means it’s time to plant, prune, and care for your garden, so here are some easy and budget-friendly ways to get … Continue reading

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Top Three Interior Design Mistakes to Avoid

Image by andy in cube on Flickr When it comes to DIY interior design projects, learning from other’s mistakes will save you plenty of time, money, and effort down the line. Here we list some of the most common design … Continue reading

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Sofa Sidekicks: Delightful Additions to Your Living Room Seating

It’s easy, almost predictable to stick to the same old design template when decorating different areas of our home. Most living rooms, in fact, would have the familiar furniture—sofa, end tables, coffee table, and an armchair. But what if you … Continue reading

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Got a Spare Room? Try These Four Specialty Room Ideas Next!

Image by Konstantin Stepanov on Flickr Spare rooms in households are commonly converted into guest bedrooms by homeowners. However, there are other things you can do with that space, especially if your home already has a room or two for … Continue reading

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What Your Couch Says About You

Whether you have your sofa in the living room, sitting room, or bedroom, this staple piece of furniture can say a lot about your home and the personality you want to come forth through it. Image by Ryan Tansey on … Continue reading

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How to Create a Home Library with the Right Elements

Image by Wicker Paradise on Flickr Quick question for all you book lovers out there: do you have a dedicated space in your home for all your books? If you have books lying around in your bedroom or boxes stuffed … Continue reading

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Lighten Up! Basic Lighting Design Elements for Your Home

Image by Vadim Timoshkin on Flickr If you’ve never given the light fixtures in your home much thought, you might be surprised to learn that lighting has psychological and physiological effects. Moreover, lighting is one of the basic elements of … Continue reading

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How to Choose the Right Rugs for Your Home

Image by Roberto Soares on Flickr Area rugs are one of the easiest ways to spruce up and add finishing touches to your home’s interior decor. However, to find the right rug, there’s more to choosing the perfect size, style, … Continue reading

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