8 Easy Fourth of July Crafts to Add Patriotic Flair to Your Party

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Break out the sparklers and the barbecue aprons — it’s that time of the year again. Celebrating the country we live in, and our freedom as Americans, is such a special gift. Here are eight DIY projects to showcase your patriotism this July. Deck your home out in red, white and blue and family using these four items for inspiration: … Read More

The Latest Trend in Interior Design: Japandi

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Image via domain.com.au Have you ever wondered what would happen if you threw together equal doses of Japanese and Scandinavian design? Apparently, you’re not alone. One of the hottest trends making big waves in the home décor arena, Japandi is a handsome amalgamation of two geographically distant yet stylistically akin design formulas. From soul-deep passion for minimalism and nature to no-frills … Read More

Create a Summer-Ready Porch or Patio With These Swing Styles

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There’s something serene about walking onto your front porch or back patio with a glass of wine and a good book and perching yourself atop a pretty swing. Between the soothing swaying, beautiful design and nostalgic feel, there aren’t many things you need outside of that little moment. Porch swings have made a major comeback in recent years, with many … Read More

8 Trendy Living Room Color Combinations to Try

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There’s usually a lot going on in a living room, and not just in terms of activity. With all the furniture pieces, accessories and walls, it’s easy for things to get out of hand and look a bit muddled. Having a color scheme in mind will help guide you in your selections, resulting in a cohesive design that will look … Read More

Trending Now: 8 Popular Ideas in Home Bars

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Home bars are a popular feature in home design today and not just as a place for swilling a pint of beer. Houzzers are adding home bars that make it easy for family members and party guests to help themselves to any manner of drinks — espresso, juice boxes, fine wine and serious mixology. In designing home bars today, homeowners … Read More

10 Things Every Newlywed Couple Needs in Their Home

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Image via iStock When you get married, “my home” becomes “our home.” Marriage equals commitment, which means you need to start thinking long-term when it comes to your household purchases. Ask yourself, “Will I still be using this five years from now? Changing the way you think about your home purchases might mean spending more money up front, but some … Read More

Closing the Wage Gap: 5 Salary Negotiation Tips Every Woman Should Use

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It’s hard to know how much you should ask for before taking a job if you don’t know how much you’re worth to a company. You could sell yourself short if you walk into a salary negotiation unprepared and accept an offer for less than what someone with your experience is earning at other companies. Many women are still getting … Read More

The Future of Your City According to Sci-Fi Movies

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Have you ever wondered what your life would be like if you lived in a science fiction or futuristic fantasy movie? What would it feel like to discover that the entire human race had been replaced by intelligent apes? Or can you imagine narrowly escaping a cybernetic machine sent back in time to kill you? We spend our time wondering … Read More

7 Stylish Ways to Hide Your Trash Cans

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Combining fashion and function is not always easy, especially when it comes to home design.  And controlling the appearance and odor of your trash can is a particularly tricky and ongoing challenge. Yet, there are plenty of clever ways to hide these necessary containers while keeping them accessible for daily tasks. Whether you’re working in a larger and more versatile … Read More

5 Beautiful Ways to Incorporate Live Plants Into Your Decor

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Image via iStock Live plants can do wonders for your home. However, including flowers and trees in your interior decorating isn’t always easy. While you can put flowers in almost any room in the home, you don’t want your house to become a jungle. Keep reading to learn how to incorporate live plants into your décor while keeping a balance. … Read More