Decor and Design
December 10, 2019
While the definition of “upcycling” is to repurpose things you have lying around the house, many of the DIY craft ideas floating around on the internet require materials you would never have on hand! So, the criteria for our upcycled holiday decorations is that you should need to buy no more than one item, assuming you …
November 12, 2019
If you install hardwood floors in your new home, area rug shopping isn’t far behind! Here’s a look at some of the frequently asked questions when it comes to area rugs, like which rug materials are the most durable for high traffic (read small children and pets) to finding rugs that are on-trend but also …
November 5, 2019
Marie Kondo we’re not. Not even close. It’s everything we can do to keep the clutter to a minimum and NOT go rent a self-storage unit. But we LOVE that petite, put together decluttering queen and are Kon Mari wannabes. So, we took a page from her book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up to …
October 29, 2019
Every now and then we all need to hit REFRESH on our interior décor! You don’t have to hire a designer to rejuvenate your living spaces – you can scan, scope and steal invigorating ideas from the experts, right here!
October 8, 2019
Whether you pick your own or buy them at the local Safeway, it never hurts to brush up on how and what to carve into a Halloween pumpkin! Especially when the craft requires a sharp knife and a lot of imagination! Here are some carving tips and a few inspirational ideas to take your toothy, …
April 16, 2019
We love living in Colorado, and in particular Southshore, where basements offer additional living, sleeping, game room and recreational space! We pulled together some of the most creative ideas for basements, whether you want a playtime habitat for family fun and bonding, a workout room where you can sweat in private, or a big-screen-TV-watching refuge. …
April 9, 2019
As we spring into a new season and welcome all the things that the season brings, lawns greening up, birds chirping louder and laying eggs, kids playing outside – Easter is the holiday that marks rebirth and renewal. And it’s the perfect excuse to celebrate with Easter-themed activities, treats and décor.
March 26, 2019
Technology has afforded us self-driving vehicles, robots, and artificial intelligence, and made it possible to work from home instead of in an office building five days a week. More people are opting for work-from-home jobs that offer a paycheck and more time for family. A study at Dice.com shows that people who work remotely are …
February 19, 2019
Guest rooms, according to nearly top décor magazines, should be three things: comfortable, welcoming and functional. We agree. When someone comes to visit, rather than scramble to make a spare room inviting and presentable, here are some ideas to create affordable, practical and who-wouldn’t-like-to-sleep-there guest sanctuaries!
February 12, 2019
Design trends are fickle and seem to go out of style about as fast as they come in. But something our mothers learned long before we did – everything old is new again. Which means eventually, if you hold onto things long enough, furniture, colors and even pop culture products will boomerang back into popularity …