4 Tips For Brightening A Dark Room
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Mar 23, 2018 / Home /
Is a room in your home looking a little dark? It would be great to let some light in, wouldn’t it? Many people think the only major options are to add more windows, or to introduce bigger ones. However, there are things you can do beyond major renovations! Here are four of these tips now: Light Colours What colour are your walls in the room? What about the ceiling? You can immediately brighten up a space by painting the walls in light colours, such as a pale ...
5 Tips For Moving Into Your First Apartment
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Mar 16, 2018 / Home /
Ready to move into your first apartment? Searching for a place? Your first apartment, whether a rental or something you own, is a massive step. With that said, you can make the process quite smooth by preparing yourself well. Here are five tips to help you move into your first apartment without a hitch: Be Ready To Organize When you are settled into your new place, you will need to organize your new surroundings. Make sure to purchase as many of the supplies as you can in ...
5 Staging Tips For Selling Your Home
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Mar 09, 2018 / Home /
Selling your home can be a long and arduous process, particularly if you are not well-versed in how to handle every step of the process. Hiring a real estate agent is perhaps the easiest way to get the process going, they know the ins and outs of the industry after all, though you can also choose to sell it yourself without anyone in the middle. Regardless of the specific process you choose, you will want to stage your home before people come to see it—perhaps even ...
4 Ways To Add Colour Without Painting
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Mar 02, 2018 / Interior Decoration /
Whether you do not want to paint your walls, do not have the time to, or live in a rented place prohibiting you from painting your wall, you may still wish to add colour. This, of course, might seem a little more difficult if you cannot paint your walls. However, this is only at first glance. There are quite a few easy ways to add colour without painting. Ready to get creative? Let’s go! Bring In Flowers There are countless types of flowers out there in all ...
4 Ways To Customize A Rented Apartment
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Feb 23, 2018 / Home /
While everyone who owns their own home has complete control over the decoration and design, right down to where the walls are and what colour they are, this is not the case with many rented apartments. Landlords often put a number of restrictions, since they know people can be in and out and what some might find amazing in terms of interior decoration others may not, and they do not want to deal with having to revert everything to something neutral every time a tenant ...
4 Dorm Room Organization Tips
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Feb 16, 2018 / Home /
Moving into residence at your university is certainly an exciting time in life. It can also be scary if this will be your first time properly away from home. But if you can take a deep breath, even just preparing for your move can be exhilarating. Make sure your room is well-organized with these dorm room organization tips: Mattress and Door Caddies You may not have a lot of space in your room, which means hanging organization is key. One of the most popular examples is a ...
4 Plants For Apartment Life
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Feb 09, 2018 / Home /
Just because you live in an apartment, in the urban jungle, does not mean you cannot engage in gardening. You can have nice green space within your apartment so long as you choose your plants and flowers carefully. Curious about your options? Here are four plants ideal for apartment life. Peace Lilies The lily, with its wide range of specific species, is the perfect addition to an outdoor garden. The good news? You can bring this beauty inside with the peace lily, which is a hardier form ...
4 Storage Tips For Small Spaces
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Feb 02, 2018 / Home /
Everyone needs to store some things in their home. Sometimes it will be a lot of stuff, and sometimes it will only be a littler. The need for storage does not change depending on the size of your space—you still need to take care of your possessions! With a small space, however, it can be harder to find storage space—everything else is limited! Here are some tips to help store everything you own in a small space: Under The Bed You need a bed in your home, ...
3 Creative Uses For Wallpaper
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Jan 26, 2018 / Interior Decoration /
When most people think of wallpaper, they think of it as a way to design their walls instead of using any paint. This results in many old-school patterned walls in the home. However, there is more than one way to use wallpaper in your home than simply slathering it on every single wall around. Here are three creative uses to get you started: Line Bookcases and Drawers Use some patterned wallpaper matching the scheme in your room and line either the back of your bookcase or the ...
3 Tips For Designing Outdoor Spaces
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Jan 19, 2018 / Home, Interior Design /
Design is not just limited to the inside of your home. Many people who have access to a backyard love to design spaces out there. It can be, after all, a great place to entertain family and friends in the warmer months (e.g. a backyard barbeque or watching fireworks). Without walls, however, some people find designing outdoor spaces a little bit more difficult to handle, simply because of the different type of space than what they might be used to. Here are three key tips ...