Adding Backsplash to a Kitchen

back splashKitchen remodeling projects can be very expensive. However, making minor changes to a kitchen to spruce it up or change the look a bit can be done by adding backsplash to your kitchen. Backsplashes are enhanced designs on your walls between your counters and your cabinets and generally are designed using tiles. These can be intricate with a custom section of your design or simple with basic tiles used to enhance your kitchen. Whatever you choose, adding backsplash can definitely change the look of a room without the costs of a complete remodel. This is a project you can perform yourself with the proper tools and skill level. Patience will be required for this project. Or you can choose to hire a professional tile installation expert to help you install your backsplash. Whatever you choose we have a few tips to help get you ready for this project.  Read More


Let’s get organized!

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Guest Blogger: Zoe Clark

Do you feel like your home is caving in from all angles, and your belongings are ready to pounce on you when you least expect it? Perhaps it is time to roll up your sleeves and get down to work: however disinclined you may be to start a lengthy decluttering process just now, your mess will not take care of itself. Here are some tips on how to restore order in your living area and turn your shabby place into a romantic, snug spot perfect for relaxation and personal development. Read More


Decorating with the 2016 Pantone Color of the Year

Pantone_Color_of_the_Year_2016_Social_BannerIn 2016, Pantone decided to change it up by offering two stand out colors of the year. According to Pantone, the two colors of the year, Rose Quartz and Serenity “demonstrate an inherent balance between a warmer embracing rose tone and the cooler tranquil blue, reflecting connection and wellness, as well as, a soothing sense of order and peace.” Pantone explains that a direct correlation between consumers seeking mindfulness, reassurance and security were the reasons for selecting two colors to represent 2016. Specifically, these two colors together are being used interchangeably by the genders represented in fashion trends. Using a soft rose and sky blue to denote gender equality is yet another reason for supporting the blend of these two colors.  Read More


Lighting Tips for a Brighter Home

kitchen-lighting-500x332A home’s lighting can set a home apart and can also help those living in the home have a productive and soothing environment depending on what is the focused goal of the home. Homes need light to get from one end to the other safely. But lighting can also add so many elements to enhance the living experience for the homeowners.  The first step is to understand how your home will be used and what lighting needs you have for Read More


6 Things You Can Do Every Day to Keep Your Home Clean and Organized

landscape-1437428613-gettyimages-122629476Guest Blogger: Kurt Jacobson

Juggling two kids, family and career is no easy task. And I totally understand that you don’t want to spend your free weekend scrubbing the kitchen floors or putting away laundry. But here are six easy things you can try and do every day to keep your house in order.

Of course, some days may be worse than the others and you may not be able to complete everything on the list. But keep trying, adapt the suggestions to make them work for you, and it won’t be much longer before you are the proud owner of a clean and organized home. Read More