“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
Although small, bathrooms can make a big statement. As a place to get some alone time, gather your thoughts, and wash away the day, bathrooms are the perfect opportunity to create warmth and ambience for you, your family, and your guests. The best part? You can create this atmosphere without doing a complete renovation. Let’s explore some our favorite bathroom upgrade ideas.
Our Favorite Bathroom Facelift Ideas
Whether you are giving life to your brand new home or are simply in desperate need of a home makeover, keep these trends in mind when hitting the shops and stores.
Predicting 2018’s Most Popular Interior Design Trends
Our guide to your first mortgage is here to add some peace of mind to the home buying journey. We believe putting you in your dream home is as much about keeping you financially sound as it is about finding the perfect features.
How To Get The Mortgage You Deserve