Tuesday’s Tips: make your home feel larger

I was reading an article on Elle Decor yesterday that had some cool tips to make your space feel larger. It was funny because the post also had more images of the home I posted in this post. You can also see that living room below. So I’m categorizing this in both my Tuesday’s Tips…

Tuesday’s Tips: laundry room ideas

Why bend down when you can stand and do laundry? This idea is so genius and much better for your back… Place a piece of plywood or a shelf on top of the washer and dryer for folding clothes when space is an issue… Use a curtain rod to create a skirted look to hide…

Tuesday’s Tips: 3 closet/storage ideas to make life easier

You may not have enough drawer or closet shelves but if you have a bookshelf, simply scoot the decor to the side and double for folding sweaters or jeans. It’s best to color coordinate with the decor so it looks intentional… Summer is out so now is the time to make use of those cheap…

Tiny Tot Thursday: black and white nurseries

Here is a color combination you don’t see often in kids rooms: black and white. Is this too adult for you or do you like it with a punch of color? Keeping rugs and some decor or furniture adult friendly can help when the child transitions to older ages… Changing pillowcovers are easy and affordable…

Tuesday’s Tips: Rule of thumb for hanging art

They say art is best hung 5-9″ from the top of the headboard, sofa or console. I want to add that sometimes it’s best to eye it. You want the art to be eye level with an average height person and not hung too high. At the same time scale is key. If you have…

2 ways to improve your sleep…

For a lot of us, a poor night’s sleep is all too common. Struggling to nod off, or interrupted sleep can leave us feeling tired, unmotivated and grouchy the next day – hardly an ideal situation if you’ve got a busy day ahead. In fact, UK researchers have shown that continued sleep deprivation actually affects…

Tips for tying your room together

{Hgtv} Even within one room, linking up different décor elements can be difficult. You start with a vague idea of a color scheme and then play mix and match, with the hope shades and items compliment each other. Instead, it can be useful to focus on just one bold item – maybe something that’s often…

Staging to Sell…

Today I am pleased to have blogger pal Abigail of The Indigo & Co share her staging tips. I love the textiles she uses in homes and she has an online shop with beautiful curated decor and furniture so make sure you check it out. ******** I am delighted to be a guest blogger on…

10 ways to Brighten Up Any Dark Space

Open Your Home To Light – 10 Ways to Brighten Up Any Dark Space Most homes have a dark nook or two- under-utilized and ignored areas that can provide opportunities for creative design. Here are 10 ideas you can try to convert your dark space into your favorite spot in the house.   One:  Natural light…