Essential Elements of a Gracious Front Porch and Entry

Front PorchGuest Blogger: Kerrie Kelly, ASID

As an interior designer, it’s hard to beat the fun and satisfaction of a front porch and entry makeover. Nothing delivers more instant curb appeal, and you can achieve real charm on a large or small budget. Whether you spend a little or spend a lot, my colleagues in the real estate world all insist that this is one of the best returns on investment that homeowners get when prepping their home for market. But don’t wait until you’re ready to sell!

The time and effort you put into overhauling the approach to your home is returned to you every time you walk up. This is a great time to start planning that makeover. Check out my favorite simple and affordable upgrades, and when the sun comes back out, you’ll be amazed how much you can change your home in a weekend! First, consider what role your porch plays as an entry point. Does it have potential Read More


Home Remodeling Tip: Kitchen Appliance Upgrade

Home Remodeling Tip: Kitchen Appliance Upgrade

A full kitchen remodel is expensive and many people may not have the budget to complete a full overhaul of a kitchen. However, replacing your kitchen appliance can be the new and fresh look you need to jump start your kitchen investment. Read More


Interior Design Tile Style Guide

interior designFrom the floor that you walk on to the unique accents in your shower, tile offers a customized look to your home’s interior design. With options including glass, porcelain, ceramic, natural stone, and exotic tile, there are tile options for every budget. And every area, and every desired aesthetic. Read More

Home Remodel Tip: Electronics Upgrade

HomeZada Remodel Tip Electronics Upgrade

The Super Bowl is right around the corner and most people love their televisions and sound specifically for these events. Not to mention, the pace of change in the television and audio market continues to accelerate. With this advancement in technology, homeowners are always looking at the latest and greatest Read More


7 Simple Upgrades for a Totally Chic Bathroom

Totally Chic Bathroom
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There’s a sweet spot for bathroom decor, and it lies somewhere between outhouse and spa.

I’ve seen some horrible bathrooms. From the over-matched room where everything from the loofah to the toilet brush is the same olive green. To cat litter-themed bathrooms where you can’t tell where the rug ends and the kitty grits begin. Totally chic bathroom design can all be yours with simple tips.

Believe it or not, your bathroom is one of the most important areas of your home when you’re thinking about reselling. According to the remodeling cost vs. value index, remodeling your bathroom can give you up to a 65 percent return on your investment.

Bathrooms can also be expensive to remodel. So if yours hasn’t been updated since the 1970s, it tells potential buyers that your house is a “project.” And most people aren’t looking for …. Read More