In celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we are highlighting how to incorporate pink decor into your home. Breast Cancer Awareness Month was designed to bring more awareness to the effect of breast cancer. Breast Cancer Awareness Month also brings awareness to early detection and treatment of the disease.
As we highlight the color pink, we showcase the reasons if makes great home decor. This color gives off a calming or sedating feel to a room and invites romance and love. Here are some great examples of incorporating shades of this color into your home. And with pink, you can still remain stylish. If you are not a huge pink fan, Read More
With pumpkin season in full swing, we are so excited about the color orange. For sure, this color is definitely one of those colors that can makes a room stand out. But many folks do not feel comfortable introducing orange into their home decor. Because this color can feel so powerful, it may actually feel harsh. Using Read More
Creating an interesting art grouping on the wall is trickier than it looks, but when it’s pulled off, you’ll have a wall straight out of a magazine. Naturally, it’s best to put some careful consideration into how to go about it before you start pounding holes in your wall. To create a gallery wall, first, decide what you want to display. Photographic art, 3D art, textile art, or a mixture of various items?
If you want to create the quintessential photo art gallery with different size frames, simply take some paper (newspaper or garbage bags work fine) and trace around each frame you intend to hang in order to create a temporary template. Experiment with the configuration by taping Read More
When thinking about summer, the Greek Islands come to mind. The Greek Islands are surrounded by water, beach, ruins and beautiful sunsets. Some of the Greek homes are built into sides of mountains or along portions of the beach. Because these homes are surrounded by water, using what you have on the island to decorate a home is common. When Read More
If you’re embarrassed to be seen on your dingy patio, you’re not alone.
Unlike the carpet in your living room or the paint on your walls, patios are often a neglected extension of the home. A common misconception is that it costs a pretty penny to update it. But that’s simply not true. The key is making smart, low-cost improvements to create a space you’re proud to entertain in.
Have you fallen out of love with your patio? It’s OK. It happens to the best of us.
Even though the patio is an extension of the home, it’s usually not treated to the same upgrades and improvements as the interior. The result is a drab, neglected outdoor space that’s rarely used. But by making a few low-cost improvements, you can create an inviting outdoor area that’s perfect for entertaining. Here are 10 easy improvements you can make that will turn your vanilla veranda into an outdoor oasis of comfort and style:
Surfaces: Updating the surface of your patio is a trendy way to redesign your outdoor space. Using multiple surfaces like pavers, stones, and decomposed granite allows you to define different areas for different activities: somewhere to cook, somewhere to play, and somewhere to sit. And it doesn’t have to be expensive! Try layering outdoor rugs for an instant spruce that adds an inviting splash of color and texture.
Lighting: Treat your patio to some special outdoor lighting like a spotlight for a theatrical effect or colored lanterns for a warm Bohemian feel. This upgrade has the added value of increasing visibility and making your patio safer.
In this article, 10 patio upgrades are revealed that will enhance your property and provide you with a new outdoor retreat.