Every homeowner seems to have ideas in their head about what projects they would like to improve their home. The ideas are endless and vision of “what could be” makes us happy in our dreamlike state. Then reality hits.
The woman wants a new kitchen. She also hates the carpet in the bathroom. The man wants a “man cave” big screen TV or theater room. The hot water is not hot anymore and the hot water heater may need to be replaced. The kids want a pool. The budget is tight and you can’t afford everything. Choices need to be made. The negotiations, or selling pitches, begin on why this project is more important than the other. Planning out all your projects is critical to managing a home and keeping healthy relationships in the home. Read More
What do you want your front entrance experience to be or say about your when guests come to visit? Your entrance tells those visiting a lot about you. Some like a particular kind of door or door color, some welcome their guests with welcome mats, some say a hen is in the house with a wreath on the door, at least that is what a male friend of mine said to me once. It was kind of funny and sweet! Some use potters and planters to say hello to those visiting with blooms or green bushes to give a softer look to a front entrance. Some even have sitting areas for their guests or maybe a package needs to be dropped off and a bench is a good place to leave it. Whatever you style, let your entrance way make a grand impression, for it will be the first impression you give your visitors. Some may even like a king’s entrance. Let us know what your entrance way says about you by sharing your thoughts on the HomeZada Facebook page or the HomeZada Pinterest page. We would love to hear from you.
Here are a few front entrance experiences that we liked. Some colorful, some simple but all inviting. Read More
The word project has lots of different meanings to different homeowners. And not all projects are created equal. So what is a project in our homes? There are small projects and big projects. There are simple projects and complex projects. There are urgent projects that need to get done right away, and there are discretionary projects that are more wish lists for the future. There are indoor projects, projects on the outside of the home, and landscape projects. Read More
Have an idea of what you want your interiors to look like but are overwhelmed by where to start? There are thousands of choices and decisions to be made: carpet or hardwood, paint or wallpaper, bronze or silver. What furniture or appliance will fit in my space, give me the look I want, and perform like I need? Working with an interior designer will help you tackle these questions faster and with greater confidence. Experienced designers bring years of design education, training and exposure to help you make informed decisions, avoid costly mistakes and make your interior all that you want it to be. Read More