Spending time relaxing on a Caribbean island, or any island, is often a chance to get away from it all. Unfortunately, it’s not something we can do all the time – not unless we’re willing to relocate. If you never want to let go of that feeling of island living, why not bring it into your home? Turning your bedroom into an island sanctuary allows you to feel like you’re always on vacation. There are a few different influences that you might draw on, but you can choose to follow a few simple rules if you want to create a room that would be at home on almost any island.
Is it possible to get high-end home remodeling results on a shoestring budget? With some creativity and DIY skills, it is possible. You don’t need to do a complete gut job to achieve results that are Pinterest-worthy. The following ideas can inject some fresh design flair in your home sans the lofty price. Keep reading on ways to remodel your home on a budget!
Thinking of renovating your home? Before you start ripping out the counter tops or moving in that freestanding bathtub, here are a few dos and don’ts to consider that could save you significant money and time.
Modern design trends are always changing. It’s an industry that thrives on creative designs but it’s also spurred by past designs as well. Much like any creative industry, bringing back the past and revitalizing old ideas with a fresh coat of paint can really make a difference and kick off a completely new trend. To get you started in the New Year, we’ve put together a couple of interior design ideas that will freshen your home for 2018.
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Shopping for that perfect piece of furniture can be a challenge. Finding a place that sells exactly what you are looking for and then see if they have something in their collection that fits the rest of your decor is tricky. It can take a lot of time and effort to search the market. With that in mind, here are a few places to should consider looking.
Let’s assume that your kitchen as all of the essentials in it such as a fridge, freezer, stove and worktops. You have all of these things, but you aren’t sure what else you need for your kitchen. Here are some ideas.
Historically within the household, there have been jobs for women and jobs for men. Women cooked, cleaned, and decorated. Men took charge of the bins, heavy lifting, and DIY work around the house. Ahh, the joys of gender stereotypes.
Now, though, men are in the kitchen, and women are doing it for themselves. And, it’s a good job too, with more and more women now living alone. In fact, 15% of households in the U.S. are currently occupied by single women. So, know that you aren’t alone in that. There are many reasons for this increase, and we’re not going to go into them here. Needless to say, more and more of us are finding ourselves in the homes alone. And, with that newfound situation, comes a newfound need to take on those jobs which were once the reserved for men.
You might think that your property is one of the most stable parts of your life. After all, there isn’t much that can go wrong with solid bricks and mortar, right? Well, unfortunately, that isn’t totally true. There are a few different common issues that could affect your home, especially if it is over a certain age. Thankfully, you don’t need to be a building whizz to fix the most common of issues and problems around the house. The hardest thing is often figuring out what is wrong to start with! But that’s where this blog post comes in – take a look at the list below and, hopefully, you should be able to see an issue that resembles the one that you might be having with your home. Don’t worry – I’ve also mentioned how you can fix things!
It’s freezing cold outside, but as soon as you walk through the door, you’re greeted with a jet of hot air that makes you melt instantly. Does this scenario sound familiar? If so, you’re not alone. If your home is too hot or too cold, and you can’t seem to find a happy medium, you’ve come to the right place. Here are some simple steps you can take to give your home the Goldilocks treatment.