Choosing Paint Colors for Resale Success

Did you know that people tend to eat less when food is served on blue plates? Or that we tend to look heavier when wearing red? Color has a huge influence on our perceptions and the decisions we make. Choosing good interior paint colors will ensure that your home has the best chance of being […]

7 Social Benefits Of Home Ownership

We knew owning a home had its benefits. But we didn’t know it went beyond financial independence. According to the California Assocation of Realtors there are 9 social benefits categorized in three different ways. Educational Success: Children of homeowners tend to have higher achievement levels of math and reading. They also tend to have less […]

Homes for Sale by Owner: 5 Reasons Why FSBO Sales Fail

Homes for sale by owner, or FSBO, transactions are commonly seen in seller’s markets or whenever homeowners want to maximize their profits by not having to pay commission. A home sale by owner option sounds like it could be a pretty sweet deal for the seller. After all, if you’re doing the work, you’ll walk away with […]

Small House Solutions

Small houses can be charming, but there are definitely challenges to working with a tight space. Here are five common small house woes, and a few solutions for each! 1) A Narrow Room Adding a horizontal striped rug visually widens a narrow space. And painting horizontal stripes on the walls has the same effect! Low […]

How to Style Throw Pillows On a Couch

BlogThrow pillows are the easiest way to liven up your space and give your sofa a polished look. With endless options and combinations to arrange your pillows, it might be difficult to know where exactly to begin. Before you even start the process of buying throw pillows, it’s a good idea to have a plan […]

22 Things Your Guests Want and Need!

Wifi password- The #1 thing that everyone said a guest room needs is easy access to the Wifi password! I painted the back of a frame that I found at Walmart with chalkboard paint. Then wrote our password on the chalkboard. Easy way to change it up! And also create some art.  Extra blankets Blankets seem […]

10 Interior Styling Mistakes To Avoid

Without professional help, sometimes decorating & creating the home of your Pinterest dreams can get…well complicated or is that just me? I can’t seem to piece together the vision in my head. Before figuring out what to do, I think it is helpful to know what pitfalls to avoid.  I compiled a list of the […]

Helping Your Dog Adjust To A New Home

Move is a four-letter word. (So is “pack” by the way, but that whole issue is subsumed within the horror of the move.) It’s not just you who hates moving—everybody does. The misery associated with it affects our dogs, too. There’s no way you can avoid some of the unpleasantness of moving, but there are […]

3 Art Hanging Mistakes You Might Be Making

Nothing messes with a perfectly good piece of art quite like bad nail placement. In fact, if a room’s been irking you for some mysterious reason, we bet that your wall hanging is to blame. Fear not, folks—consult the handy guide below to identify which common art-hanging mistake you’ve been making. And then try, try again.  […]

Framed Faux Pressed Leaves

Is it just me? I feel like DIY projects are always calling my name. Begging me to give them a try. I love what they represent. They are personal, lots of love, frustration and determination goes into the completion of one of these projects. When done you have a unique one of a kind item […]