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Image from Miniature Rhino 5 Places to Add Industrial Pipe in Your Home for a Rustic Look
The rustic look has become very popular, and it’s not hard to see why. It creates the perfect blend of modern uniqueness and old-fashioned quaintness that results in a welcoming and relaxing environment. A key component to pulling off this style? Industrial pipe. We’ve compiled a list of ideas for each room of your house to show you how you can Continue Reading
BBQ grill on deck DIY Backyard Grilling Area
So you’ve become an expert on what it takes to build a deck and you’re ready to take your outdoor space to the next level in time for the season of backyard barbecues by creating a DIY backyard grilling area. While your award-winning spice rub and beautifully marbled steaks will get you far, give guests something to remember—and increase your home’s value—with a killer backyard Continue Reading
solar_panel_installation 10 Things to Consider Before Going Solar
You’ve seen the advertisements declaring how easy and inexpensive solar panel technology is, and you’ve read the articles citing their growing use and long-term benefits. And now you’ve made the decision to do your part in saving the planet by installing solar panels in your own home. The next step is finding a trusted company for the installation. When making major Continue Reading
Photo by DanaH How to Create a Stunning Entryway
More often than not, your home’s entryway is the place that sends you off to tackle your day and welcomes you when you return. As such, it deserves a little extra attention. Here are a few helpful tips for creating a gorgeous entryway that whispers a soft and friendly “welcome home” as your family walks through the door. Paint a feature Continue Reading
siding-81 How to Paint Your Garage Door
Like it or not, your garage door directly influences the visual style of your home. After all, the surface area of the average garage door comprises nearly a third of a home’s face. Luckily, you can do something about it by repainting over the bland, stock finish—or worn, decrepit finish if it’s quite old. Do it right, and the door Continue Reading
Photo by Kris Decor 4 Fabulous Window Treatments for Your Bedroom
Quick: what’s one of the most important elements of good bedroom design? If you didn’t shout “Windows!” right away, you’re not alone, but think about it. The quality of your sleep depends on being ambient light and noise levels, and well-designed window treatments help you adjust the room to your needs. They also allow for another layer of texture to Continue Reading
siding-79 How to Declutter Your Home Before You Move
Moving isn’t something that you should take lightly, especially if you have a lot of possessions to pack up. You can lighten the load and save some money by decluttering your home before you move. If you don’t know what you are doing and you don’t have a system, organizing and decluttering can turn into a very time-consuming task. Even Continue Reading
Wood deck with railing. Building a Deck? Read This First
Building a deck can transform a backyard from a dull, open space to a fabulous oasis, an extension of your home that friends and family gravitate toward on warm-weather days. It also has the added bonus of increasing the value of your property. Total win-win. Cost The total cost of the project depends on several factors such as: The style and Continue Reading
Via Modernize 6 Sharp Ideas for Kitchen Knife Storage
Store your knives in style Safety should be a priority in any kitchen, and every kitchen has knives. Tossing a bunch of sharp objects into a drawer together may work for some people, but there are plenty of efficient and creative ways to store your knives in places where you won’t accidentally stab yourself while reaching for one. Here’s some Continue Reading
Before: a builder-white dining room. A Dining Room Gets Some Personality for Under $250
White walls. Brown roller shades. A pendant light that could very well have been stolen from an interrogation room. Yep, this dining room was in dire need of some personality. Here’s how it was transformed for under $250 in a weekend: 2 sets of IKEA’s VIVAN curtain panels in bright orange: $20 IKEA KVARTAL curtain rail system: around $80 Chandelier from Craigslist Continue Reading

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