Creating a Homework Station That Gets Top Marks

Build RealtyHome Improvement

When was the last time your study station or workspace inspired you? For most people, the answer is, “Not recently.” Whether you’re setting up a spot for young scholars to study or prepping an area for your work-from-home days, you can kick inspiration into high gear with home office solutions that will get your creative juices flowing again. Window wonder … Read More

3 Design Tricks That Will Make Your Small Space Feel Big

Build RealtyHome Improvement

Got a small space in your home that you’re not sure what to do with? Or is your cramped apartment forcing you to get creative with your furniture arrangements? You’re not alone. Make your small room or living area fit your needs with clever solutions that will streamline your life and maximize your space. 1. Thoughtful paint choices Choosing the right paint … Read More

A DIY for the Books: How to Get Custom Built-In Shelves on a Budget

Build RealtyHome Improvement

Built-in shelves can take your room from boring to bespoke in a snap. Unfortunately, they can also come with a hefty price tag. But I’m going to share the insider secrets you need to DIY your way to rich results without breaking the bank. (Hint: The secret is starting with assembled bookcases, like the IKEA BILLY!) Check out this dramatic … Read More

Personalize Your Space With a DIY Gallery Wall

Build RealtyHome Improvement

Blending interior design styles with a roommate or partner is all about including personal touches and pinpointing a shared interest or aesthetic. The floor-to-ceiling gallery wall we created for a special couple on the West Coast is a perfect example. View original article on Zillow.

8 Ways to Incorporate Your Passions Into Your Home Decor

Build RealtyHome Improvement

Your home reflects who you are, and you’re way more than a selection of tasteful paint and furniture. Why not celebrate your passions by incorporating them into your decorating? When your talents, skills, and hobbies are on display as a natural part of your decor, you feel more inspired and more at home. You don’t have to re-make your life … Read More

Repurpose Your Rope: 3 Decorative DIYs to Try

Build RealtyHome Improvement

These projects are as beautiful as they are budget-friendly, and best of all, you can easily make them in one afternoon. Ready to learn the ropes? Macrame rope curtain Modern, yet rustic. Warm, yet airy. And perfect for the doorway of your choosing. Supplies Scissors Tension rod   Masking tape  400 feet of 1/4-inch diamond braided nylon rope Instructions Pick … Read More

Tour a Riverfront Home That Draws Inspiration From the Great Outdoors

Build RealtyHome Improvement

After demolishing an older home on this property along the Tennessee River, architect Josh Cooper, principal at JCC Design Studio , erected a three-story home, taking inspiration from the client’s love for Belgian-style architecture. For the home’s exterior, Cooper incorporated materials like mountain stone, durable Siberian-larch siding and LifePine roofing. “The roof is extra special, because there isn’t a single … Read More

Quiz: What Style Is Your Dream Bedroom?

Build RealtyHome Improvement

Ahh, the bedroom of your dreams. Will it include fuzzy pillows or homespun quilts? Perhaps it’s covered wall to wall in plush rugs. Or maybe it’s a clutter-free, serene space. Rest assured that this quiz will help you discover your style. What’s Your Nesting Style? Take the quiz to find out. Minimalist Clean lines, neutral colors – for you, less … Read More

These 4 Clever Hacks Give New Life to Household Junk

Build RealtyHome Improvement

We all have a junk drawer bursting with items we can’t bear to throw away. But with these simple hacks, you can turn household junk into fun and functional items for your home. Low-key wall hooks We gotta admit: There’s something charming about turning old keys into hooks for your current keys. But the real appeal? Never losing your keys … Read More