Combining beauty and functionality isn’t always easy. In the kitchen, it’s crucial to have a room where you can prepare foods easily. You may want to have a pleasant meal in your kitchen, too. In many homes, this room is also a center of social interaction. You can fulfill all these functions and have a visually-appealing room at the same time. Here’s how. Dining Set … [Read more...] about Designing a Kitchen That Is Practical AND Beautiful
As we mentioned earlier this month, we recently moved from our apartment to a large 3-bedroom home in the suburbs. Since our eldest son has moved out, we have a spare bedroom that we are all fighting over. My husband wants to turn it into a man cave room (although there is not enough room to cram everything he wants to in there), my youngest son wants to convert the room to a … [Read more...] about #MyFestiveHome – Our Spare Bedroom Makeover Plans
Are you thinking about moving to a bigger property? To accomplish this, you need to make sure that your current home sells at a great price. That’s not always easy particularly if you’re facing a slow market or even a lot of competition in your neighborhood. That’s why you need to think about making some changes before you put your home up for sale. There are a few areas to … [Read more...] about Moving On Up? Make These Changes First
There’s nothing more relaxing than a hot bath or shower at the end of a long day. It can ease tense muscles, lower blood pressure and provide a calm and peaceful environment for you to take some time out for yourself. However if your bathroom isn’t up to scratch, you’ll never get the full benefit. Cracked tiles, mould, clutter due to poor storage solutions and peeling flooring … [Read more...] about A Beautiful Bathroom on a Budget – Can It Be Done?
Home renovations are often seen as part and parcel of modern life. We’re all supposed to want to have a gorgeous, glossy home that is Pinterest and Instagram-worthy, and if that means being trapped in an endless cycle of renovations, so be it. There’s just one problem with this attitude: home renovations aren’t always a good idea. While renovating your home to improve it, … [Read more...] about When Renovations Are a Waste of Time