Ever wonder why a neighbor down the street has a lawn straight out of a magazine, yet your lawn looks as if it has simply given up? A picturesque lawn isn’t created by accident, and that’s a good thing. When given the proper attention and care, any lawn can be beautiful, lush, and healthy. It just takes some gumption, commitment, and discipline. And it starts in the spring. Let’s take…
5 Things Your Lawn Needs This Spring
Is this real life or is this just fantasy? Spring finally decided to get out of bed, giving us the long-awaited opportunity to come out of hiding. To celebrate this festive time, grab the family and participate in North Dakota’s most anticipated annual parade - The Parade of Homes. Explore our ‘2018 Parade of Homes’ featured homes and parade schedule (Fargo & Bismarck).
Why Parade Of Homes Is A Great Time To Find Your New Home
As we discussed in our New Year’s Resolutions For Your Home blog, indoor plants are proven to increase feelings of happiness, recharge our energy, and make us more productive. Fortunately, plants are more than energy boosters. Depending on the plant, they can also one of the most aesthetically pleasing objects in human nature. This reality makes plants one of the most popular decor items among interior designers and homeowners.
5 Most Popular Indoor Plants & How To Care For Them
“I want a home with history. A home with character.” In response to popular shows like Fixer Upper and Flip Or Flop, many new homebuyers are determined to throw down roots in old, character homes. And with nearly 38% of all homes in the U.S. built pre-1970, they aren’t hard to find. However, have you wondered why so many of these homes are available? Abundance shouldn’t fuel the appetite, it…
The Major Risks of Purchasing An Older Home
Less is more. I think we can all agree that a clutterless environment clears the mind and allows for more focus on the non-material things in life. Unfortunately, many perceive minimalism as boring, bland, and hyper-modern. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Minimalism isn’t asking you to throw personality and character to the side. It’s simply encouraging you to embrace what is truly important and to eliminate that which…
Creating A Minimalist Home
Although the kitchen is often awarded the title of ‘Heart of the Home’, not all of us spend our precious time in the kitchen. For some, the living room is the heart of the home. As the area of your home you likely find yourself spending time with family, entertaining friends, and simply relaxing, it is crucial to understand the do’s and don’t of arranging this precious space.
The Do’s And Don’ts Of Arranging Your Living Room
Me: “I’m going to get a good night’s sleep tonight.” Me at 1 AM: “Why am I on Youtube watching how-to videos of things I’ll never do?” For most of us, sleep and relaxation are things we cherish and adore, yet we don’t give them the attention they deserve and need. Why is it so difficult to detach ourselves from constant stimulus? If you read our last blog on New…
Transform Your Bedroom Into A Sanctuary
New Year’s resolutions are infamous for never being fulfilled. With a typical half-life of mere days, I’m sure many of us have never stayed true to a resolution for more than a few weeks - I know I haven’t. There’s always next year, right? Well, not this year. Let’s make a pact to stay true to our resolutions - particularly ones related to our homes. With a new year for…
New Year’s Resolutions For Your Home
As a area of home decor many people don’t pay enough attention to, rugs are one of the most versatile tools in your design toolbox. Not only does it protect your floor, and your feet, but it also presents an aesthetic element you can’t get from furniture and decorations alone. Rugs have the ability to draw out the visual space, enlarge a small area, and ground a larger space.
Our Guide To Rugs
Oh, how we love our open concepts and floor plans. And if you are anything like us, you can’t get enough of watching Joanna Gaines request the removal of walls. If we didn’t know any better, we would say each wall Chip tears down is a sacrifice to the HGTV gods, and we couldn’t be happier.
How To Decorate Your Open Concept