How to Install Bamboo Flooring

We’ve all heard of exterior shutters. We see them on houses in every town in the country. Their warmth and beauty welcome us home after a long, tiring day. Many have never heard of interior shutters, though. Shutters inside the home can be just as warm, beautiful — and functional. Interior shutters can be used […]

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Unusual Wall Painting Techniques to Dress Up Your Walls

Have you ever walked into a home that had a textured pattern on the wall that kept drawing your attention?  Maybe you took the time to ask what wall painting techniques were used to achieve the result.  Whether you asked or not, we are going to cover some simple, yet unusual, wall painting techniques that […]

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Have a Happier, Healthier Home With Indoor House Plants

Staying healthy is something that is on most people’s minds at some point in his or her life.  Besides the obvious ways such as eating properly and getting enough sleep and exercise, what else is there?  Indoor house plants are wonderful natural air purifiers.  This isn’t the only benefit they offer.  Indoor house plants can […]

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Some Home Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Home Safe and Sound

In order to keep your car running smoothly, you need to do regular maintenance on it such as keeping the oil changed, tires in shape and gas tank filled.  By keeping a regular maintenance schedule, you help prevent major problems that could end up costing hundreds of dollars.  The same thing is true of your […]

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Make the Old Look New – Cleaning Antique Furniture

Often we find a beautiful piece of antique furniture that wish to incorporate into our home.  If the piece has been in storage in an attic or basement, chances are it is dirty.  Cleaning antique furniture requires patience and a gentle hand.  Many of today’s cleaners are too harsh for the finishes of the past.  […]

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Great Housewarming Gifts That Are Remembered

Very few things compare to the thrill of moving into your own home.  Housewarming parties are often given by the person or couple and guests so often are stumped as to what gifts are appropriate.  Great housewarming gifts can be just about anything imaginable if it is something the new homeowner wants or needs.  There […]

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Save Time and Effort With a Floor Plan Layout

Consider the following scenario.  You move into your new home and start arranging your furniture and other belongings, only to find that things seem overly cramped in one room, nearly empty in another and none of it feels comfortable to you. It takes several tries at re-arranging to get things even halfway presentable and you […]

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Finding A Room Color Scheme That Works For You

Color is a powerful thing.  Color can lift your spirits or calm your mind; it can give you a view into the personality of a person or place.  One of the first things a person looks to when re-decorating a home is the room color scheme.  Let’s explore how you can turn your house into […]

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Bring Harmony Into Your Life With Feng Shui Living

Feng shui has been around for centuries.  The ancient Chinese practiced feng shui living to bring about a balance of the life energy, or chi, into their lives, therefore creating a more peaceful existence.  “Feng” translates into air and “shui” means water.  Both elements flow naturally and together are major components in balancing chi. Feng […]

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How to Brighten Your home with Hand Painted Ceramic Tile

At one time, ceramic tile was only for the wealthy.  No more.  Today, for the same price as you will pay for manufactured cast resin, imitation marble or other polymer, you can have a one-of-a-kind piece of fine art, made by an American artist who is willing to work with YOUR ideas and concepts. Suppose […]

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