9 Simple Ways to Freshen Up Your Home for Spring and Summer

Warmer weather and longer days put winter in the rearview mirror. To celebrate, update your home with a few simple tips from the design editors at House Beautiful:  Switch to pastels – Repaint your living space walls and swap out the neutral grey and beige for a fresh-looking spring pastel color. Mint green is popular

The Home Trends You May Regret in 20 Years

Home trends come and go, but which are most prime for falling out of favor? Apartment Therapy recently took a look at the unfiltered opinions of some 2,400 posts to a question on Reddit about home trends that people will most likely regret in 20 years. Here are a few of the most popular responses: Barn

Tips for Finding the Perfect Paint Color

Redoing your home or room? A paint job is an easy, inexpensive way to totally remake the way your space looks. But with thousands of colors of paint available, how do you decide? Below, the experts from Freshome weigh in. Pick your textiles first. Freshome notes that textiles are usually considered a finishing aspect of

Beginner Garden Tips For Aspiring Green Thumbs

If you plan on getting into gardening this spring, and consider yourself a beginner, the following tips can help ease your way into a gardening ritual. Keep it simple. If you’re just starting out, your best bet is to pick just a few plants to get in the ground to avoid overwhelming yourself. Choose a

Seasonal Spring Energy Saving Tips

Looking to stash away some cash before summer? Look to your energy-use habits. The following tips can help: Focus on the Fridge. Proper cleaning of the fridge can reduce its energy consumption. Start by dusting/removing the dirt from refrigerator coils, removing food to allow air to circulate which increases efficiency. Make sure refrigerators are not

More Americans say now is a good time to buy a home

The state of the U.S. housing market has shifted rapidly in the last few months, but are consumers keeping up? A new survey from the National Association of Realtors makes the case that low mortgage rates and increased inventory did, in fact, move the needle in the home purchase market, making prospective buyers more serious

Decorating With Bold Colors

From dark and moody to vibrant and bold, colorful design is gaining favor among homeowners ditching safe, neutral palettes to create more daring, dramatic spaces. Decorating with deeply saturated colors can be intimidating. Explore these ideas to welcome more bold colors into your home and create inviting spaces for living and entertaining. Walls of color.

What to Do After Inheriting Your Childhood Home

Your childhood home is a place where you’ve likely created many cherished memories; however, it isn’t uncommon for a person to have mixed feelings about inheriting that property later in life. While the home may have sentimental value, it could still cost a lot of money to maintain. What can you do with the property