Different Uses for Decorative Alphabet Letters

Sometimes all your home improvement needs can be found in some unlikely places... like a craft store! Although these places are typically only good for seasonal decorations like wreaths, they do have some random tidbits that you can use in creative ways to spruce up your home. Better yet, items in these stores are often cheap, so you can...

Space Saving Pet Toy Storage Ideas

There comes a point when your lovable pet begins to create some pet peeves that will drive you bonkers. Most homeowners come to terms with several as they present themselves over time. What's the biggest pet peeve your adorable fur friend can cause? Well, let's just say it revolves around his unlikeliness to not only create many messes, but...

5 Ceiling Ideas That Add Value

When guests or potential homebuyers enter a home they look at all the details that make up the bigger picture. They'll look at the layout, walls, floors, outlets, bathroom, etc. Another item they'll look at is the ceiling. Yes,  it's high above and not at eye level, but it's a central part of any room. It holds the light...

Tips for Finding the Perfect Rug

We've all been there: the wood has begun to splinter or the tiles are freezing cold in the winter and you're beginning to wonder if there is any way to save your feet from the elements while having a stylish floor. Carpeting seems to be too extreme, plus who wants to worry about staining a carpet? Refinishing the wood...

Entryways with Unique Architectural Elements

It's not always the layout, color, or theme of a room that brings life to it. In fact, the personality of a room is often seen through the smaller details, such as the finish on the wall, material of the furniture, crown molding, borders, etc. One such example that is even more engrained within the house itself is the...

What’s In: DIY Pillows

Pillows are found in multiple rooms in the house. They are in bedrooms, of course. Many times they are also found in living rooms, placed upon a couch, rocking chair or window sill. Sometimes you'll find them in a play room or den. No matter where you find them, you're bound to see them stacked almost as high as...

The Ultimate Movie Room

Basement, den, mancave... whatever space you wish to use to create the ultimate movie room, you'll want to make sure that it has the best layout and accents. Think your children's old play room is too small? Or maybe your den doesn't have an extremely high ceiling? Well, no matter what the size or layout of the room you...

Awesome Treehouse Designs for your Backyard

Treehouses are often thought of as a child's playroom. With TV shows out like Treehouse Masters, this view is quickly being shattered. They are proving that treehouses can also be for adult too, and they also don't have to come in a one-size-fits-all, one-room 'house'. In fact, when built correctly, they can have multiple rooms and stories, complete with running...

Using Books as Design Elements

Trying to find a way to showcase or use some of your books that you have laying around? Books can take up lots of space, and if you don't have the room in your home to store all of them it can be even more of a challenge. If there are some that you are really proud of, then...

Pantry Hacks for an Organized Kitchen

Kitchens can be one of the most cluttered areas in the home. For those who live in an older home, this can be an even greater issue. There is not only minimal counter space for cooking, but storage is also an issue. You need room for food, spices, dish cleaning supplies and cooking ware. With a limited number of...