I love a clean house. That means that I clean or straighten up something every day. A quick wipe down of a bathroom sink, a speed dust-mopping. You get the idea. So you can imagine what happens when company is coming over. I go into hyper-drive. I do all the stuff that's expected, but I also do some things that I wouldn't necessarily do during
I enjoy having guests at my house, but I don't love all the prep that goes along with hosting. So I've assembled 8 essential tips for whipping your home into shape so you don't waste your whole day preparing, and your guests feel welcome and comfortable.
Clearly this bathroom had seen better days. But the room had lots of potential, with plenty of space and some great details. Click through to see the incredible transformation.
We've been talking about organization all month, and the bathroom is one of the hardest rooms to find extra space - but it's also super rewarding once it's done. Here are some tips for curbing the clutter.
Dark walls can be so gorgeous in a home, highlighting any artwork or fixtures that you hang on them. But they can also be intimidating. Here are some beautiful examples of dark walls, along with a few tips and ideas for using them in your own space.
It’s hard to believe we are half way through the first month of the year. Resolutions are tough and they require effort in order to maintain them...you know, working out more, eating healthier, cleaning your home. All of these are only achieved through hard work and...habits!
Most of us are guilty of it.... holding onto things that we shouldn't. Also known as clutter. I'm in the process of culling through my closets and shelves in an effort to organize my space, so I thought I'd share some tips so you can do the same for your home. Here goes.
This Toronto penthouse loft might not look like it needed a makeover at all, but it's owners wanted to make a fresh start with its decor. Enter designer Golbou Rad who
Did you hear? Recently, Pantone announced its spring 2014 color and PPG picked its fav for the entire year. First Pantone's pick: Dazzling Blue, which is described as
Just when I thought I'd seen every possible mason jar craft, I stumbled across this sweet and simple idea!
Dust off your sewing machines my friends, because there are lots of great new sewing tutorials floating around the web since the last time I posted a roundup on the topic. Here are five super easy, modern sewing projects you won't want to miss.
There was nothing interesting about this bathroom. It was all white with basic fixtures, like a million other bathrooms. But then, something amazing happened... and it involved paint, tiles and beautiful wooden shelving.
If it were up to me, I'd have wood floors everywhere. We did discuss—albeit briefly—putting wood in our full bath when we remodeled it
Who doesn't have a bit of 2" x 4" in their stash? That's all you need in the lumber department to make our 4th easy-peasy scrap wood project. We're labeling our test tube vase 'dramatic' because of its a generous height: 9 1/2" sans flora and 16" with flora. Positioned at the center of our rectangular dining table, it provides an impressive focal point without taking up a bunch of real estate.
Unlike our last few projects, this one does...