DIY / Home Improvement
November 19, 2019
If you like the idea of a tree for Christmas or a bush for Hanukkah but want to avoid the whole dry pine needles problem that live trees cause by New Year’s, here are a few alternative ideas to consider. You’ll see variations of wooden trees — both naked wood and covered in upholstery fabric …
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 15, 2019
If the 300+ car crashes in Denver and Aurora last week are any indication – we’re not exactly ready for winter! But we can be, and this guide to winterizing your home is the perfect prelude to prepping for snow, ice and low temperatures.
October 1, 2019
It seems like magic, doesn’t it? Those flea market flips you see on HGTV with eye-popping before and after transformations accomplished in the blink of an eye. Well, you don’t need complicated power tools to transform tired, sad, vintage cast-offs into enviable one-of-a-kind interior décor pieces. Not with a few easy how-tos from the pros!
September 10, 2019
School’s been in session for a few weeks now and if you have school-age children – PK to teens — there’s plenty of time to make this year a successful one for your live-at-home students! Teachers have kids in their care for eight hours a day and their life’s work is all about positively impacting …
June 25, 2019
Most people do some form of recycling – like separating aluminum cans, glass, paper and plastic into a bin for special pickup at the curb. We’re joining the movement to curb waste and plastic pollution with some creative ways to recycle everything from used lightbulbs, plastic bottles and bags, gift cards, paper bags and more!
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. …
March 5, 2019
Cherry Creek Schools take a long-awaited Spring Break this month and you may need a few fun activities to keep everybody occupied during your time away or staycation! Explore these craft kit ideas geared for all sorts of ages and interests — they’re the perfect antidote to boredom!
January 1, 2019
This is a thing, you know, IKEA hacks – and entire websites and Pinterest pages are set up by people who study the new IKEA catalogue every year to see how they can makeover products to fit their lives and lifestyles. Get ready, because these easy-peasy ideas to personalize bland, utilitarian furniture are putting the …
December 26, 2018
If you pull out all the stops to decorate every holiday season, you may already have decoration storage down to an art form. But, for the rest of us who cobble together ribbons, ornaments, wreaths and lights every year – we need a little help from the experts – who are only too eager to …