Creating A Beautiful Home

  • Blending Traditional And Modern With Wallpaper Borders

    20 September 2017

    If you have a traditionally decorated room and want to modernize it slightly without losing its traditional charm, there are several ways to do so with wallpaper borders. Traditional wallpaper borders are an inexpensive way to update any room, and with the right methods, they can be an excellent choice for making a room appear more modern while still using traditional patterns or colors.  Play With Placement  Traditional wallpaper borders are placed at either plate-height, which is one-third of the way down from the ceiling, or at chair height, which is one-third of the way up from the floor.

  • 3 Tips For Choosing The Right Patio Furniture

    25 August 2017

    If you have a porch or patio, then having the right furnishings is essential when it comes to allowing you to enjoy these outdoor areas. Patio furniture not only provides you and your guests with outdoor seating, it also helps to create a design aesthetic that will define your outdoor living space. Here are three tips that you can use to help select the perfect patio furniture for your porch, patio, or deck in the future.

  • Considering Ripping Out All Of Your Carpeting? 3 Reasons To Bring A Professional In First

    26 July 2017

    Replacing the carpeting in your home may be a priority for you if you've noticed that your carpet looks worn down and dirty. The cost of replacing the carpeting, however, can be quite expensive, making it important that you look into any other options first. If you're unsure if your carpeting can be salvaged, it's a smart idea to bring in a professional cleaning services before making plans to replace it.

  • How To Get Cat Urine Odors Out Of Carpet

    25 April 2017

    Many people enjoy keeping cats as pets. After all, they are fairly low maintenance, are fun to play with, and love to cuddle. Unfortunately, having a cat as a pet also means dealing with the nearly-impossible-to-eliminate odor of cat urine. So if you're a car owner, you need to know exactly what to do if your cat decides to urinate on your carpet. Follow these steps to clean and restore your soiled carpet.

  • 3 Key Elements For Your Moroccan Style Living Room

    24 April 2017

    If you're redecorating your home's living room, then a Moroccan style theme is a wonderful idea. Categorized by the use of geometric patterns, splashes of bold color, and the use of eye-catching accessories, the Moroccan style look provides an elegant yet relaxed look to a room. Another great aspect to Moroccan style is that you won't need to replace every item of furniture and all of your current accessories. With a few new additions plus some re-vamping of your existing decor, you'll be able to create a beautiful new look to your living room.

  • How To Repair Your Window's Broken Wooden Blinds

    19 April 2017

    If you recently purchased a home and one of the window's wood blinds has a broken slat, then you will be pleased to know that this is a simple repair to make. Even if you do not have any experience with fixing things around your home, this is a very simple repair to make and doesn't require any special tools.  To repair your wooden blinds in the simplest way possible, first you should remove them from your window.

  • Are Metal Roofs "Green" And "Sustainable?" What Does That Even Mean?

    16 April 2017

    People toss around terms like "green," and "sustainable," a lot. Many people don't understand quite what they mean, other than they're both good for the environment. Metal roofs are actually both green and sustainable. Here's what that means for you. What Makes a Metal Roof "Green?" Metal roofs aren't toxic, nor do they pose an environmental threat. Your use of a metal roof means you won't add anything negative to your local environment by using it.

  • Fireplace Additions To Help Efficiently Heat Your Living Space

    12 April 2017

    Building and using a fireplace in your home adds ambiance and heat to your home. When you want to enjoy a fireplace and a lower electricity bill that can come with it during the winter, here are some tips to help you make your home fireplace more efficient in heating your living space. Heat Circulation Grate A heat circulation grate is one of the most effective tools to add to a wood burning fireplace to circulate heat into your living space.

  • 3 Benefits of Using Commercial Mulch as Part of Your Commercial Landscape Design

    10 April 2017

    When it comes to landscaping your commercial property, it is very important that you use items that are going to not only look good but are also going to be effective. One such type of landscaping supply is going to be mulch. Mulch is a made up of a combination of things, such as bark, compost, and/or leaves and is going to serve a variety of purposes for you. The mulch is generally going to be easy for you to find at a local plant nursery, and is going to be fairly affordable in terms of landscaping items.

  • Four Fabulous Ideas For An Eclectic Garden

    4 April 2017

    If you have always wanted a whimsical garden that was both relaxing and an expression of your eclectic style but didn't know quite how to go about it, here are four ideas to get you started. Scrap Metal Yard Art Nothing adds that touch of whimsy faster than using decorative pieces of art that artisans have handcrafted out of found pieces of metal that would otherwise being on the scrap heap, such as from Star Imports Wholesale.