Refresh Your Front Entry for Fall Thumbnail

A few weeks ago, I shared that I was having trouble getting myself out of a decorating rut. When we moved into this house more than a year ago, I was all excited about the new space and all the possibilities that came with it. But after placing most of our furniture and hanging some [...]

Three Ways we Save Energy in Early Fall Thumbnail

Fall is by far my favorite season. After growing up in a place where the climate was basically the same throughout the year, I still relish in the changing of the leaves and the cooler temperatures that offer relief after the scorching summer.  But those aren't the only reasons I enjoy fall: The new season [...]

How to Get Out of a Decorating Rut Thumbnail

My family and I have been living in our "new" house for more than a year. Want to know how much decorating I've done? Pretty much none. I know. I can't believe it myself. I think I was a bit burned out on decorating after living in a bunch of different apartments over the years [...]

Choosing Curtains for Every Room of Your Home Thumbnail

When decorating a room, it can be so easy to treat curtains like an afterthought. We pick furniture, paint colors and carpets, but choosing the right window treatments can be just as important. But here's the thing: Once you do find curtains that you like, it can be tempting to use them throughout the house. [...]

Four Ideas to Create a Cozier Kitchen Thumbnail

There’s no busier place in the home than the kitchen — especially if you have kids. It’s the place where meals are prepared and shared with loved ones, but it also serves as a central meeting and conversation point for many households. Ideally every room in a home should have a warm feel, but given [...]