Tag: Home Decor

Posted on 04/24/2020
Painted Brick: What It Could Mean for Curb Appeal
Photo by Karsten Bergmann via Pixabay Take a tour through the United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium or Holland, and you’ll see beautiful historic homes with painted brick exteriors. Wander down streets of hundreds-of-years-old houses, and the most memorable ones are those with painted brick exteriors. But if your brick is in perfect condition, why would you paint it? Odd-Colored...
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Posted on 02/21/2020
Hanging Flower Baskets that Last
Photo by PublicDomainPictures via Pixabay Hanging baskets add personal enjoyment as well as curb appeal to any home. If you're the creative type, you may prefer to make your own rather than purchase ready-made hanging baskets from home and garden retailers. However, DIY hanging baskets sometimes fail to thrive. The following tips and tricks help ensure that your...
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Posted on 11/27/2019
Selecting a Fireplace
Image by Breadmaker from Shutterstock A fireplace is a cozy addition for a home that can add aesthetic value as well as warmth to your space. Whether you’re building new, retrofitting, or shopping for the perfect home there are options for most situations. You’ll find many design options as you start to shop but the initial consideration should...
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Posted on 09/15/2019
Staging Uh-Oh’s to Avoid
Preparing your house to sell can mean different things in different markets. You want your home to be competitively priced and attractive to the buyer, so you put some extra effort into staging and end up with no takers. What happened? Despite what you see in decorator magazines and on television, sometimes less is more, way more when...
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Posted on 03/18/2019
Give Old Furniture A Makeover To Match Your New Home
After buying a gorgeous new house your old furniture can feel a bit… outdated and drab. Suddenly your favorite pieces are beaten up and shabby. And the ones you thought were okay are intolerable, eyesores.If after your move a top-to-bottom redecorating project isn’t option right away, and for most of us it isn’t, you don’t need to feel stuck...
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