Now that the weather is getting colder, snowbunnies and ski bums alike are starting towards the mountains, thinking about the perfect powder. If you’re lucky enough to have a vacation home in the mountains, you know that the small details are really what make the difference between a personalized, thoughtful retreat, and a generic hotel room.
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Sometimes all a space needs is a creative use of color to add that special flair you're looking for. Neutral hues, vibrant colors, natural palettes, vivid color combinations that draw attention - however you're trying to breathe life into a space, follow some of these tips to help turn your scene into an indoor marvel.
How many days after returning home from your vacation trip does it take for you to get that travel itch again? Probably not very long. Feeling a constant urge to travel is a common problem for a lot of people, and unfortunately, not as easy to remedy as you would think. As much as you’d like to hop on plane after plane and spend your life traveling to one exotic destination after another, that’s just not very practical. You have a life, a job, and roots in your hometown that keep you there for the majority of the year. So, how do you satisfy that wanderlust and love for the rest of the world, when you’re stuck at home?
Reading a book has the magical ability to absolutely transport you somewhere new and exciting. You don’t have to even leave your house to enter a brand new world, filled with unknown places and faces. That’s one of the beauties of being an avid reader. Whether you find time to read on a regular basis, and start new books every single week, or if you wish you had more time in your busy schedule to satisfy your love for books and words, there are always more ways to incorporate your love of reading into your daily life.
Autumn brings a special opportunity to introduce cozy elements into your home. There are many classic themes that instantly make a part of your home look festive and inviting, and there are many ways that you can easily introduce all of the colors of fall into all of the rooms in your home. Some techniques are tried and true, and other ideas might be things that you've never thought of before, but here are some of the best home decor ideas that you can use to decorate your house for fall.
When it comes to decorating a room, the small details matter. For that reason, finding the right light switch cover can put the finishing touch on any room. While picking out a switch cover, you want one that pulls together the interior design of your room. Whether it has a rustic style or modern feel, there are switch covers that can tie your room together. Here's a list of the 10 best switch plate covers of 2020.
Not everyone is a master of do-it-yourself decor. No matter how much you'd like to be able to paint your own furniture, knit your own afghans or outfit your kitchen with handmade pottery, you might not have the time or talent enough to pull these projects off. But don't worry! You don't have to resign yourself to cookie-cutter interiors - there are plenty of ways to add DIY charm to your abode without picking up a paintbrush or knitting needle.
Backsplashes are probably the hottest kitchen trend since granite countertops. No charming cooking space is complete without a stylish backdrop, right? Often, backsplashes are simple enough to install… until you run into the obstruction of an outlet or switch plate.
As the leaves start to turn and the temperatures drop day by day, it’s time to remember that it’s not just holiday season approaching; it’s flu season too. More time spent indoors provides the perfect atmosphere for cold and flu viruses to spread from one person to the next.
To some out there, cats might seem like inconvenient, conceited furballs. But we cat lovers know the truth: they're inconvenient, conceited, and oh-so-lovable furballs who make the perfect companions for an evening reading by the fireplace. Our bewhiskered buddies always boost our mood when we see them. So why not add a few more feline-oriented accents throughout the house?
Expensive features, tiling and accessories make frugal bathroom decorating a tough task, but you can get quality results for fractions of the price by focusing on a few bathroom basics.
Appreciate the outdoors from within your own home with a few neat and earthy tricks. You can make your study, kitchen, living room, bedroom or even bathroom into a forest landscape with a few knickknacks, a decorative switch plate or an inexpensive do-it-yourself project.
Ever since electric power became the household norm 100 years ago, we've acquired more and more cords connecting us to our outlets. In our kitchens, there's a plug for every appliance. In our bedrooms, living room, and laundry room, cords are everywhere...