If you live in an older home and wonder what you can do to make your home more energy efficient, you aren’t alone. Before you start making changes, you need to assess your home. This can either be done by a certified contractor who performs energy audits or you can start by doing your own energy inspection. [click to continue…]
The Pantone Color Institute has picked the top colors for Spring and Summer 2013. If you’ve been out shopping for clothing, home accessories or paint lately, you’ve probably noticed that the season’s hot colors are cheerful lemon zest yellow, cool lime, nectarine orange, violet, dusk blue, grayed jade, emerald green, linen and poppy red. [click to continue…]
Ah, bliss! I just came in from eating my lunch and soaking up some sunshine on our back deck. Of course, as I sat there, I couldn’t help but make a mental list of a few home improvements we need to scratch off our list this summer.
For one, the French doors leading onto the deck are screaming out for screen doors so that all of that fresh air can waft into the house! [click to continue…]
After the violent and catastrophic tornado and storms in Oklahoma and other parts of the Midwest his week, we felt it would be important to take a moment to pause in honor of everyone who has been affected. [click to continue…]
It’s pretty common for bathrooms to feel small and dark, despite our best efforts. But, there are certainly some tricks from decorating experts that you can use to brighten things up and let the light shine in on your bathroom. [click to continue…]