Setting Up Your First Bachelor Pad

Setting Up Your First Bachelor Pad

November 29, 2019

Living single is a hot topic these days. The whole concept of a Bachelors Pad has been around for decades - it’s a staple of TV shows and movies, and it usually involves a great number of pizza boxes and general messiness. Fear not - it doesn’t have to be that way!

 

 

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Add Copper to your Kitchen

Add Copper to your Kitchen

November 28, 2019

Have you been stalking copper sinks on Pinterest? Thinking about just how to add this warm, classic look to your kitchen with accessories or cookware? You’re totally on trend, because this rich and lustrous metal is going to be one of the new looks for your home decor. It’s classic, blends well with any number of finishes, and has a unique look. Here are a few of the latest ways to add copper into your kitchen space.

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Improving Your Indoor Living Space with Houseplants

Improving Your Indoor Living Space with Houseplants

November 27, 2019

Indoor gardening offers benefits to our health and physical mobility/agility. But there are still people that are afraid to take the plunge and try to grow an herb garden or grow tomatoes in their yard. The good news is, houseplants are relatively low maintenance and can significantly improve an indoor living space with much less work.

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Creative Ways to Decorate Your Porch

Creative Ways to Decorate Your Porch

November 20, 2019

Porch living -- a newer term coined describing the happy space nestled between nature and your home, a spot to enjoy the benefits of an indoor space while outdoors! Porches are making a grand comeback in the home market as homeowners look to have a relaxing, inviting space for both entertaining and leisure. While decorating this transitional space can seem daunting at first with some basic ideas it’s easy to customize your porch to meet your needs and decorating style.

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Great Plants for Patio and Pool Side Containers

Great Plants for Patio and Pool Side Containers

November 18, 2019

The following are some options that work really well in patio and pool side containers. When planning keep in mind the size containers the plants need, and their climate requirements. Some of them will need to be protected in the winter time from low temperatures or brought indoors to a more sheltered area. When moving such large potted containers, it’s worthwhile to invest in a heavy duty rolling plant caddy to make it easier.

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When is the Best Time to Compost?

When is the Best Time to Compost?

November 11, 2019

Composting can occur all year long in almost any climate. 

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Tips & Tricks for Better Container Gardening

Tips & Tricks for Better Container Gardening

November 07, 2019

While container gardening has its advantages, and offers a great deal of flexibility, there are some concerns you need to consider during the planning stages. Some things to heed are the start up costs, water management, micro-environments created within the pots, and challenges in moving heavy containers. Being aware of these issues up front will help to circumvent them before they become problematic.

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Garage Fall Season Preparation

Garage Fall Season Preparation

November 07, 2019

Even if it doesn't quite look like it in your part of the country, Fall is coming. This is the perfect time to take advantage of nice weather to prep your garage and storage areas for cooler weather. Since most garages are not temperature-controlled, summer is the least favorite time to head out there to reorganize and clean. The mild weather is a great incentive to get to work.

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Decorating Your Home with Metal Art

Decorating Your Home with Metal Art

November 01, 2019

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Fall Leaf Cleanup Tips

Fall Leaf Cleanup Tips

October 24, 2019

Rake when its dry. The leaves will be lighter, saving you energy. Clear you pathways and and decks of accessories, so you have space to work. Keep you heavy potted plants on a plant caddy to make them easy to move when the time comes for sweeping and raking. It will help take the backache out of moving big pots.

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Conquer Your Clutter with Wall Shelving

Conquer Your Clutter with Wall Shelving

October 21, 2019

Not all clutter needs to be hidden away. A lot of it is used frequently, and just needs a better spot to hang out. Adding shelves around your home will keep things off the floors and counters, and still keep items where you can see them. They’re the perfect solution to that “essential clutter” that we all have in our lives.

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How to Add Industrial Accents to Your Kitchen

How to Add Industrial Accents to Your Kitchen

September 27, 2019

Even the kitchen in your newly built home can benefit from a punch of industrial chic. It’s unusual to have enough cabinet space, even in a new kitchen. The sky - or the ceiling - is the limit when you begin adding floating stainless steel shelves. They combine perfectly with all shades of granite countertops and cabinet finishes. 

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