• DIY & Improvements

    Matching Vs. Coordinating And How To Customize

    When it comes to decorating, I hate to see a completely store bought room. I really hate to be able to identify the store. To feel loved, a room needs personal touches. That doesn’t actually mean everything has to be hand built or made, it just means put more effort into your selection than buying the entire sofa set just because it is a set. Matching Vs. Coordinating Good design coordinates, it does not often match. Matching means that two things are essentially the same. The mirror attached to your dresser matches. The three piece living room set matches. Matching is boring. Coordinating is bringing together two things that do…

  • DIY & Improvements

    Home Improvement 101: How To Improve Your Home On A Small Budget

    In these times of financial turmoil, it is hard to think of spending your money on anything other than basic necessities. But every now and then, we do tend to save some money for the purpose of buying luxury goods as well. Similarly, if you are looking to make some home improvements, you can do so on a small budget. A beautiful home makes a great impression and gives you a proud feeling as well. It is important to make home improvements from time to time. These minor changes can make a world of difference to your home, so if you do have the time and money, then definitely consider…

  • Décor,  DIY & Improvements

    Start a New Trend and Raise Value with Home Improvements

    Whether you intend to sell your home, or simply improve it for your own personal comfort, there are some smart new ideas out there. Conservatories are hardly a new concept, but the latest incarnation is one worth serious though. Let’s take a look at this new style of conservatory. Traditional Home Improvements Building work that improves your home is a solid way to increase its value if you are looking to sell up. While increasing the size of a house is the safest way to increase value, an actual extension can often be incredibly expensive and building work of that nature is often prone to running over budget or taking…