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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5 Amazing Entryway Enhancement Projects That Will Increase Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Take a moment to look at your home’s entryway and evaluate it from an objective standpoint. Does it feel warm, inviting and welcoming, or is it sending another message entirely? The truth is, your home’s entrance has a huge impact on the way it’s perceived by others. This is most important when you’re trying to sell, but it also contributes to the way you feel about your home. A run down, dark, cluttered entryway brings your mood, and the perceived value of your home, down. Thankfully, there are some easy ways that you can enhance your entry and increase your home’s curb appeal, and brighten your spirits at the same time.

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#TransformationTuesday – Patio Door Glass

Patios make a big impact for connecting your indoor space to your outdoor space. Being able to connect your home with your patio can make your home feel larger and more spacious. That’s why patio doors have been a big hit in newer homes. Homeowners love them, but sometimes it causes concerns from losing out on privacy through these large entryways. Many solutions exist to try and control the privacy through your patio doors, but nothing compares to utilizing Blinds Between Glass.

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10 Valentine’s Gifts For The Home Improvement DIYer

Roses are red, Violets are blue, Here’s some home improvement gifts, just for you. Every DIYer out there knows that home improvements are gifts that never end. If you’re looking for a creative, fun and inspiring way to show your love for your loved one this Valentine’s Day, then you don’t have to look any further. We’ve compiled a list of 10 home improvement ideas/products that will definitely get your adoration across.

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