#TransformationTuesday – Elegant Star Decorative Glass

When it comes to home decor, there are a lot of different trends that can inspire a homeowner to take action in making a positive change to their habitat. We believe that the integration of the Star has made the list. ✪

The Texas Star is a popular design element used in home decor. There’s something about the symmetry and uniqueness to the geometric shape that creates a great focal point, especially when used in decorative glass. We wanted to highlight this trend and show off some great entryway enhancements that took advantage of the star that has grown so popular across the country (especially in Texas).

For this week’s Transformation Tuesday, checkout these door transformations using Elegant Star decorative glass.

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Father’s Day Gift Guide: Featuring DIY Dad’s

We have included four DIY projects that can be completed in just one weekend. Each of these projects will assist in upgrading the look of your home, and the best part is they can all be completed by the DIY dad’s out there! Pick one of these projects and gift your father the materials he will need to complete this weekend project. You’ll get bonus points for creativity and for doing the hard part – shopping. The projects below are listed in order according to skill level, so there is bound to be a project out there for every dad.

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5 DIY Projects to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

Home heating and cooling costs increase every year and we all wish we could do something about it, but often have no idea where to begin. We talk to our friends and family to see what, if anything, they are doing to keep the warm or cool air the are paying for inside their homes. There are easy things you can do to keep the warm inside when needed and vise versa. Once you master these some of these small projects looking into other ways to save money is going to come naturally.

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Home Enhancements That’ll Make Your Entryway POP!

Your home’s front entry is like it’s “face”. In other words, it’s the first thing that most people will notice when passing or approaching your house. That said, how does your home’s “face” appear to the world right now? Maybe you’ve already got a nice front door. Perhaps you’ve even painted it in your favorite cheery color. If so, you’re on the right track, but your front entry needs more than a little “lipstick” to really POP for a visitor to your home. Here are some ways to give it a professional “makeup artist’s” touch so that it doesn’t just look presentable, but AMAZING!

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The Rising Popularity of Wrought Iron in Home Design

Home design and decor trends are always evolving and changing just like fashion and food trends. While wrought iron is considered timeless, it’s rise in popularity recently can be seen throughout home decor to achieve multiple styles. Wrought iron can provide a beautiful and traditional old world feel; a clean, modern finish; or even a warm, inviting country style. The processes for making wrought iron were devised during the Industrial Revolution and it’s a great material to work with because it gets stronger the more you heat and shape it.

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Five DIY Projects to Increase Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency is on everyone’s minds these days, whether they are looking for a new home or making improvements to the one they live in now. Some of these upgrades require significant investments of time and energy, and it may be necessary to have a profession do the work. Some are quick, easy fixes that may not have occurred to you earlier. Still others add a unique design element family and friends will comment on for years to come.

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7 Easy DIY Projects That Will Increase Your Home Value

Being a responsible, forward-thinking homeowner is all about property value. Even if you currently adore the home you’re in, you may eventually want to sell it to move up, move somewhere else, or just for a change of pace because you can. When that happens, naturally you want to get the highest possible value for the home and one of the best things about being a homeowner is the ability to improve your property value as a hobby over time. Many people do a big DIY improvement every summer, renovating the kitchen, building a playroom, or improving the garage shop.

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Traditional Window Treatments Versus Enclosed Blinds For Your Entryway

If you have a door or entryway that features a window, you may be concerned about your home’s privacy and security. Untreated windows are an opportunity for someone to take an unannounced peek into your personal space. This could put your property at risk for crime or intruders. So what are your options when it comes to adding window treatments to the entryways in your home?

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#TransformationTuesday: Decorative Door Glass

This #TransformationTuesday, we’re looking at entryway projects that completely enhance the look of your door using decorative glass inserts. We wanted to show how real homeowners are taking their ordinary doors and turning them into beautiful focal points in their home. Simply be adding glass to a solid door, or replacing existing glass that is outdated / out of style, you can completely transform the look of your entrance. The great part is that these door remodeling projects are easy to DIY in less than an hour. With minimal time and a small investment, you’ll increase your curb appeal and really enjoy ‘Enlightened Living’ with a totally new entryway.

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DIY Projects to Prepare Your Outdoor Space for Summer

Summer is just around the corner, which means it is time to start preparing your outdoor space for the upcoming season. You have been dreaming all winter about enjoying the sunshine and outdoors, and now is the perfect time to tackle those DIY projects in order to do so. Here is a list of a few summer projects that can help spruce up your outdoor space and help you relax in it this summer.

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DIY Projects to Get Your Home Ready for Summer Living

Spring is a great time of year to undertake home improvement projects. Something about spring weather inspires homeowners to let in the light, shake off the cobwebs, and tackle projects that have been delayed or neglected due to bad winter weather or the busy holiday season. While summer may still seem a distant future, it’s a great time to start preparing your home for summer living. In the season of warm weather, barbecues, and outdoor living, your indoor/outdoor traffic will increase, and warm weather can also bring unwanted heat into your home. Take some time this spring to get the most out of summer with these home improvement projects:

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Five Home Design Trends for 2018

Whether you follow the latest trends or want to do your own thing, finding out what is popular is a great way of getting ideas that inspire you. While some trends are focused on the latest popular colors or style, all of them are useful as guides for your home upgrade projects and even if you do not follow a trend exactly, you still get the benefits of that spark of creativity that comes with taking a look.

Here are five home design trends for 2018 that might just inspire you with something unique and personal to your own preferences.

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