Home Decor Ideas and DIY
Home decor ideas, DIY and design
Painting is an easy and budget-friendly way to update one’s space. A fresh color of paint is all you need to add more drama and flair to a seemingly dreary room. It also enhances the ambiance of the overall space. However, one often ends up with a lot of leftovers—and you can’t just dump them down the drain! Not only is paint hazardous to health, it can also cause adverse effects to the environment leading to contamination.
Ever gone traveling with a little tot? What have you observed about your luggage? The littlest family members are often the ones with the biggest luggage. In homes, however, another challenge surfaces, small bedrooms with so many things to accommodate. From clothing to toys, books and school things, all depending on their age range— plus the whole idea of arranging a clutter-free bedroom ready for those inevitable sleepovers and safety—can be a heady thing!
Does your daily grind continually pull you down? A home is supposed to be a sanctuary, a place to relax and recharge your senses. When inundated with work problems, heavy traffic, toxic co-workers, and other negativities, going home to an inviting living area, appetite-savvy kitchen, and relaxing bedroom will make a lot of difference. Think about sitting in a garden and that snug-safe feeling of being swayed by the mesmerizing retreat that only nature can bring.
There’s nothing wrong with sleek-surfaced, all-white (or mostly white) kitchens. They’re typically bright and airy, and they give the impression of being sanitary and practical. Let’s face it, though: They can sometimes be a tad dull and clinical. On the other hand, many people find an overly colorful kitchen to feel busy, distracting, and cramped.
Last week, I accidentally kicked off a debate when I mentioned that we were thinking of pushing the queen-sized bed against the wall, daybed style. We knew it would afford our guests more room to move around, but the general consensus was that no one wants to sleep on the ‘wall side’ of a daybed, especially as an adult. We polled our friends and family that use the room the most, and they agreed it wouldn’t be the most comfortable.
Do you have leftover 2×4 pieces of lumber? Do you love building projects? Well then this post is for you! These projects are built using various lengths of 2×4’s. The best tips when working with 2×4’s is to sand them multiple times and to use a pre-stain conditioner. Yes, it is an extra step, but it is crucial to ensure that your stain adheres evenly.
Are you sick of looking at that large AC unit sitting on your lawn, taking up space, and causing chaos with your landscape decor? Not to worry, we have the perfect solution for you, and it comes in the form of fifteen clever ways to cover up your air conditioner unit. Our outdoor air conditioner enclosure guide is here to help you choose the best way to create a barrier between your central air conditioner and the rest of the world.
When designing an outdoor dining space for your home, it’s important to consider every last detail, from the theme you hope to achieve down to the type of chairs you want sitting around your outdoor dining table. If you are interested in beautiful, modern outdoor dining chairs but not sure what types of seating are ideal for your space, here are eight great tips to help you out.
Are you ready to tackle your cluttered or messy basement and not quite sure where to start? No worries, we are here to help. We have seven easy basement organization ideas to aid you in your journey to decluttering and organizing your space, making it seem easy along the way.
Whether you’ve got a fully functioning fireplace or a faux mantel, styling it can become a challenge. If you’re racking your brain trying to figure out the best way to fill or fix up your fireplace, this vintage furniture aficionado might have the perfect solution for you.
It was either time to jump ship or to reinvent their north London house. After more than 30 years of living under the same leaky roof, Russell Vandyk and Alan Martin Day, both retired, daringly chose the latter. The couple hired Studio Ben Allen to add a two-story extension onto the back of their terraced Victorian. The ask came with something every design team longs for: they were encouraged, says Allen, to “use the project as a testbed for ideas.”
Have you ever considered adding a cozy gazebo to your backyard? The benefits of owning your own outdoor retreat are endless. Many people have opted to invest the time and money into adding one to their outdoor space. These backyard gazebo ideas are a great start. If you have been throwing around the idea of getting a gazebo but are not sure what options are out there, you have come to the right place.