Moving into your new dream house can be a daunting task. Between unpacking, cleaning and trying to find that stray roll of toilet paper, it may feel like you have lost your mind in a sea of bubble wrap. That is why I wanted to share with you five simple things that you should do that first month of living in your new home. These items may feel like back burner tasks but really, they will help you sleep better at night in your new abode and make you feel like your new place is less like a new house and more like your new home.
Whether you’re looking to sell, or just want to upgrade your place, curb appeal makes a world of difference.
Let’s be honest, decorating a home can get so incredibly expensive. We recently went from a one bedroom apartment in LA to buying a house so we had so much to buy to furnish it. I didn’t want to spend a fortune, so I have used Ikea hacks like these to decorate my home on a budget. For instance, I recently used Ikea Billy bookcases to create gorgeous built-in shelves in my office like you will see below.
Dogs and cats enrich our lives in so many ways, bringing companionship, joy, and humor along with their wagging tails and content purrs. But sometimes our pets’ accessory items leave little to be desired when it comes to size, space, and style. Here are some creative ideas for incorporating dog and cat bowls, beds, and more into your home décor.
We’ve all been there: you get all excited to start a DIY project and you know you have some of the supplies, but rifling through boxes and bins is exhausting and frustrating. By the time you find what you need, you are feeling defeated and don’t have time to finish your project. That’s where these craft room organization tips come in! Organize your sewing, knitting, and DIY supplies so they are super easy to find and motivate you to actually start on all those DIY projects you have pinned.
It seems that the kitchen is one of the rooms that moms end up spending the most time in. We are always cooking, packing lunches, baking, and cleaning up. Plus the dishwasher always seems to be full or dishes need to be put away! So, I love it whenever I can find an easy way to save some time or money in the kitchen.
I am sure we all are pretty okay at keeping out houses clean, right? The floors get mopped or vacuumed pretty regularly, clutter is picked up and surfaces are dusted. But have you considered your air vents? You know, those spots on the floor where all your warm air comes out to keep your house comfortable? As you can imagine, those can get pretty nasty. But with just a few minutes and some basic supplies, those vents can be clean and sanitized. Let’s get started!
The garden isn’t all about curb appeal, or home values, or good design. It’s also about the people you love enjoying their time there. These fun and funky backyard projects will add a little bit of whimsy, a touch of humor, or just some plain old backyard fun! DIY your way to a garden everyone wants to be in!
It’s important to find ways to make your home more energy efficient. This can be difficult to to without compromising your life though. We found this article with ten different ways to make your kitchen more energy efficient. We hope it helps save you money! ——————- Do you want to build your “dream home” but […]
Today’s kitchens are filled with all kinds of gastronomical gadgets, from coffee bean grinders to indoor rotisseries, yet design trends are leaning toward minimalism. That means you can show off your white marble countertops, commercial range and custom backsplash, but only if you put away the blender, toaster, chop-pow, phone charger, and well… you get the idea.