6 Ways to Make Your Older Home Feel Fresh and Bright

Older homes have a lot of quaint charm and history attached to them. This gives them a very special, already-lived-in feel that many homeowners just can’t get enough of. The problem, however, is that many old homes eventually feel dark and gloomy. A combination of historically popular architectural styles with the wear and tear of…

Space Saver

Think you don’t have enough storage in your home? If there’s a nook or cranny not being used, then there’s plenty of room to expand. Get creative ideas on how to maximize storage by making the most of your home’s existing space. Surprise Storage Under the Stairs The first two steps of the stairs have…

Clever Garage Storage Hacks

Upcycle old items into functional storage solutions for the garage. DIY Cleaning Tools Holder Save floor space by hanging large items like brooms and mops on the wall. Make this wall-mounted holder from scrap wood and pipe straps. Get the full instructions here>> Hanging Car Wash Bucket Flat-backed feed buckets aren’t just for feeding horses. They…

Cheap Ways to Freshen Up Your Bathroom This Weekend

Low-cost and high style? Yes, please. Haute Hardware Switch out your dated, dusty knobs and pulls and replace them with their chic, shiny counterparts. This quick, low-cost project (can you even call it that?) has the power to transform the entire aesthetic of your bathroom design. Proof: this, white double vanity with inky countertops and…

Home Issues You Shouldn’t Ignore

From pesky critters to peeling paint, don’t put off dealing with these red-flag problems at home. Critters Ants scurrying on countertops or mouse droppings in HVAC grilles are signs that you have openings in your house that need to be closed, says Steve Gladstone, owner of Stonehollow Fine Home Inspection in Stamford, Conn. Check places like exhaust…

Decorate With Fall Fruits, Veggies and More

Put the spoils of autumn on display. Invite Granny to Dinner Granny Smith, to be exact. Pair gorgeous, green apples with rustic pine cones and glossy gourds for an energetic fall centerpiece. Replicate this look with a long, wooden dough bowl or galvanized crate positioned in the center of your table. Head-Turning Topiary A trio…

Selling or Buying a Home Shouldn’t Be Scary

Fall is a beautiful time of the year. Will your home be more valuable in 6 months? Some believe that the best time to sell is in the spring when there are the most buyers. However, that is also the time with the most inventory. So, what about now, fall and winter? A good idea,…

Fall-Tastic DIY Wreaths

From fresh wreaths that fill your home with an autumnal aroma to faux wreaths that can displayed year after year, these DIY decorations are a classic way to welcome fall — both indoors and out. Rock a Rustic Look Why wait till after Thanksgiving to brighten up your front door? Our fresh eucalyptus and cotton…

22 Ways to Decorate With Fall Fruits, Veggies and More

Put the spoils of autumn on display. Invite Granny to Dinner Granny Smith, to be exact. Pair gorgeous, green apples with rustic pine cones and glossy gourds for an energetic fall centerpiece. Replicate this look with a long, wooden dough bowl or galvanized crate positioned in the center of your table.   Head-Turning Topiary A…