Decorating Tips

Modern Fall Decor Requires a Little Ingenuity (+Tutorials) Thumbnail

You may have noticed something about my style. I don't really do traditional or kitschy decorating. Which is why I usually don't get into decorating for fall. Most of the fall decor you can buy in the store is just really not my style. So when Walmart challenged me to decorate my home using fall…

Guest Post Going green at home doesn't mean a lot of expensive changes to how things work. Simple changes to your home and your routine can have a huge impact on your power bill. Some of these ideas make great projects for kids too! You can use recycled paper to make your own lamps for…

Three Wonderfully Green Decor Ideas Thumbnail

With summer upon us, there is no better time to give your home a fresh new look for a new season. And there’s absolutely no reason why your new décor can’t be extra special without putting any undue pressure on the environment. Here are three great ideas to improve your home with eco-friendliness in mind…

How to Curate Your Home with Quality Pieces Over Time Thumbnail

We live in a culture of immediate gratification.  We are addicted to social media sites that allow us to view events in the lives of others as soon as the happen (and in some cases, before). Many of us prefer fast-food over a home-cooked meal. So it's only natural for the same attitude to translate…

Going Green Does Pay You Back: Tax Credit for EcoSmart Fireplaces Thumbnail

I've always coveted a modern, stainless steel fireplace. Not that traditional brick and stacked stone fireplaces aren't beautiful. They're just not me. So if and when I ever decide to get one, I'm happy to hear from the team over at Alternative Consumer that EcoSmart fireplaces now qualify for federal tax credits for energy efficiency…