DIY / Home Improvement

Where to Sell Your Clutter

May 12, 2020

If you’ve decluttered your house during a stay-at-home spring-cleaning this year, no doubt you have perfectly good clutter to get rid of that still has value. Here are some apps and online options that will help you sell your stuff for a little quick cash, along with how-to tips for advertising and marketing.

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DIY Skills to Learn This Year

April 30, 2020

Everyone has a wishlist of DIY projects that might not match their skill sets! Take some  time to start acquiring the skills you need in order to tackle that dream project. And now that the weather is getting warmer, your list just might include an outdoors project or two!

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Craft Away the Weekend!

April 23, 2020

These strange times may have you doing things you never did (or even thought you would do). Washing your hands 20 times a day. Piling up your grocery cart with a week’s worth of groceries. Binge-watching every Netflix show you never had time for. 

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Plan a Zen or Vegetable Garden

April 7, 2020

If you’re feeling anxious about your new normal and an uncertain state of self-quarantine – take to the soil and start planning a garden. Gardening has ALWAYS been a stress reliever and an exercise in left and right brain collaboration. The resulting sprouts, seedlings and blooms can be a rewarding source of satisfaction, and whether …

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Weekend Project: Headboards!

March 19, 2020

Even if you’re not the handiest DIYer, one weekend project that can be not just quick, but easy-in-a-day, is a do-it-yourself headboard. From Pinterest and HGTV to the DIY network, we found how-tos and tutorials to create unique décor for the head of your bed. And whether your tastes lean toward elegant, country farmhouse, eclectic …

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Ideas For Finishing a Basement

March 17, 2020

In Colorado, you can buy a house with a basement – not so easy in some Southern states! — and you can finish it yourself or use a contractor. When you move into a new build with a basement, sometimes you opt not to finish and the reasons have less to do with the cost …

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New Year’s Resolutions…For Your Home!

January 7, 2020

Every year gyms and health clubs see a spike in new memberships, air fryers fly off the shelves and we initiate meaningful activities to reconnect with friends. It’s New Year’s resolution time and as we vow to reinvent ourselves and spend quality time with friends and family in 2020, let’s also think about giving our …

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Festive Holiday Doors!

December 17, 2019

Give visitors, guests and trolling carolers a warm welcome this holiday season, starting with the way you decorate your front door! Everything’s a palette during Christmas, Kwanza, Hanukkah and New Year’s. It really is the most wonderful time of the year and we’re pulling out all the stops to show you how to create a …

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Real and Alternative Christmas Trees

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 …

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Organizational Bliss

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 …

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