Posts RSS



How To Protect Your Home From the Chill of Winter

It seems as though the snow storm that blew in this week is ravishing homes up and down the east coast, as if to officially state, "Winter is no longer coming, it has arrived." Children are reveling in the day off from school and playing in the snow, but is your home warm enough to take the chill away once they come in for some hot chocolate? Here are a few quick ways to arm your home against the howling wind, freezing rain and snowfall! 1. Draught Excluders: One of the biggest culprits of less than cozy homes is the draft that escapes inside at the bottom of doors. Luckily, this is easily remedied with a Daught Excluder, which can...

Continue reading →



Keep Your Home Looking Fresh By Doing This One Thing

We all know that we should rotate our car tires to ensure even tire wear, which is necessary to extend the life of a set of tires thus saving you money in the long run. But did you know this practice of rotating can also be employed on common household items? This will lengthen their life cycles, which will save you money in the long run and keep your household looking fresh longer.  Rugs: Large area rugs tend to occupy high traffic areas. If you notice one side of your rug receives a lot of foot action while the other side is hidden beneath furniture or pushed against a back wall, rotate the rug so that the area that is tread on...

Continue reading →



New Year New Look

The first weekend of the new year is meant for parties, celebrations and relaxation. The second weekend of the new year is meant for cracking down on new year's resolutions. At the top of our lists is always to update our homes, because new year, new home...right?! Thankfully, renovating your home to modernize it for 2016 can be done in just one weekend by accomplishing any or all of these simple tasks! Spruce up the Entry  The best place to start is at the beginning, or in this case, the entrance. Brand new items, such as lanterns, house numbers and seasonal plants, will immediately enhance your home's look and give you curb appeal! Install a New Backsplash   Installing a backsplash doesn't...

Continue reading →



Six Perfect Fresh Pieces for Reading

We recently saw a blog post detailing six ways to read more books this year. This got us thinking about what we would need to read more books, and at the top of our list was a cozy place to curl up with said books. Here are six of our favorite Fresh pieces to settle down with a good book!    The Raleigh chair is classically chic with well-placed armrests, perfect for reading large tomes that can get heavy.   Feeling childish? Go back to your roots on the Bodhi Bean bag. It's the perfect way to relax with a good piece of fiction, just like you're a kid again!   Find you get drowsy while reading? The Loren Chair...

Continue reading →



Top Mistakes to Avoid when Arranging Furniture

The New Year is right around the corner, which means people are gearing up for 2016 with resolutions. Why not include your home in those resolutions and resolve to make it welcoming in every aspect, including how the rooms are arranged, one of the toughest aspects of interior design. No matter the size, shape or function of a room, filling it with furniture can be a huge undertaking. With so many options and opinions on how to arrange furniture in a room, it can be difficult to know where to start, but here are eight mistakes we should all resolve to avoid when arranging your furniture as we head into the new year! 1. Furniture as Wall Art "If I have a small...

Continue reading →