Tag: decorate

Smart Strategies for Bathroom Remodeling

You dream about a bathroom that’s high on comfort and personal style, but you also want materials, fixtures, and amenities with lasting value. You can have both.   Stick to a Plan A bathroom remodel is no place for improvisation. Before ripping out the first tile, think hard about how you will use the space, what materials… Read more »

8 Ways to Convert Empty Spaces

You’ve done it. You’ve raised your kids and they’re ready to be on their own. Maybe they’re leaving for college or maybe moving out for good (fingers crossed), and you’ll be left with an empty nest. What should you do with all the extra empty rooms? Here are a few ideas… Craft Space Space means… Read more »

Bathroom Makeover Ideas for Every Season

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As seasons change, your bathroom designs should too. It’s not enough to just have one look throughout the entire year. It can get boring and you will most likely lose interest in your bathroom that way. Here are some tips on how to make your bathroom presentable for all seasons: Spring Floral is a staple… Read more »

12 Clever Bathroom Storage Ideas

Whether your bathroom is large or small, these savvy storage ideas will help you add space and stay organized. Wall Cabinet Making use of every inch of space is essential in a small bathroom. Marian Parsons hung an easy-to-make handmade cabinet to make use of the empty wall space. The different compartments store a variety… Read more »

Creative Family Room Accents

The family room is often the one room of the house that you and your family spend the most time in—awake, at least. However, it is easy to let that familiarity prevent you from doing anything creative with the decorations. After all, everyone spends time watching TV, playing games and reading anyway, don’t they? Don’t… Read more »

Doorway to a Smart, Stylish Remodeling Project

Pocket doors add a level of sophistication to a remodeling project. When space is limited, a pocket door tucked neatly into the wall can be the difference between an awkward transition and a smart, stylish solution.  When opened it provides the seamless transition of a doorway. The visual clutter of a swinging door in a… Read more »

Top Reasons to Remodel your Kitchen

The National Kitchen & Bath Association offers advice on when and why to update. Many homeowners think their kitchen is outdated from the looks of their worn cabinets, dated appliances and crackled countertop. What they may not realize is that there are many other reasons, more important than cosmetic, why a kitchen needs to be… Read more »

How to Maximize Your Home’s Current Space

Whether you’re expanding your house because it’s too small or because it’s missing something—like another bedroom, bathroom or home office—don’t assume an addition is the only way to do the job. You may be able to get everything you want simply by reconfiguring your house’s existing square footage—which could slash your costs by 25 to… Read more »

Convert Your Tub Space to a Shower

There are so many examples of large bathrooms, it’s easy to lose sight of the fact that most of us have bathrooms that are about 50 square feet (5 by 10 feet). A dream shower can often become a reality only if it fits into the footprint of a dated tub. But what’s the best… Read more »

13 Design-Friendly Storage Solutions for the Bathroom

The secret to tidy towels and beautifully organized bottles? The right storage, of course. Sample this smorgasbord of ideas Adequate storage is crucial to the success of any room, and the bathroom is no exception. In fact, we often overlook the need for storage in this much-used area or are challenged by the small dimensions… Read more »