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Clever Tips for Decorating the Front Door and the Area Around It

Whether it’s a simple stoop or a wraparound veranda, the area just outside your front door is your welcome mat—your first chance to introduce yourself and your style. But decorating your porch doesn’t have to be time-consuming or expensive. Focus on small-ticket, big-impression additions and accessories to create an entryway … Continue reading


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31 BUDGET-FRIENDLY IDEAS FOR A HAPPY HOME

What makes a home happy? Since no two people define happiness in the same way, we came up with 31 home makeover ideas, one for every day of the month, and none of which involve a contractor or interior designer. Think of it this way: When it comes to finding … Continue reading


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Express Your Style Without Breaking the Bank

Yes, there are rules when it comes to home decor. We say go ahead and learn them—and then break them. The truth is, the one universal and abiding law of home design is to surround yourself with whatever makes you happy. If you love it, it’s right. If two objects … Continue reading


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Smart Shopping Tips = Savvy Buyer

Savvy bargain shoppers know the difference between a first-rate deal and a waste of money; a quick fix and a major project; and true love and a commitment you’d be better off not bringing home with you. Whatever you’re shopping for, it’s important to plan ahead and get your creative … Continue reading


Hearth-warming Fireplace Decorating Ideas

By its very presence in a room, the fireplace becomes an instant focal point, with the mantel taking center stage. While few of us have the time, energy or budget to redecorate an entire room with each changing season, decorating mantels presents a great opportunity to mix things up periodically … Continue reading


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Decorate Your Bed, Without Breaking the Bank

Your bed is a sacred place: It’s your retreat, your sanctuary. It’s the one place where you can relax and let go of the stresses of the day. So, naturally, it’s also the part of your home that you want to make cozy and inviting. We’ve all admired those layers … Continue reading


3 Creative Halloween Decor Ideas

Candy, costumes, festive decor… there’s so much to love about Halloween! And if you’re already seeing visions of jack-o-lanterns and candy corn dance in your head, think again, because when it comes to decking out your home for Halloween or hosting a get together with friends, the creative possibilities are … Continue reading


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The Mom Cave®

So what’s a Mom Cave anyway? It’s a space that’s all about you. Somewhere for you to get away from it all and focus on the things you like to do for yourself – like reading, scrapbooking, blogging, or just relaxing. Whether your Mom Cave takes over a spare room, … Continue reading


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Interior Decorating Ideas for a Living Room That Will Not Break the Bank

Once the furniture is placed, it’s the surprising little touches that add personality and style to a room and ultimately make it yours. A clever mix of accessories—some of which you already own—is one of the best ways to breathe new life into any decorative scheme. Draw colors and inspiration … Continue reading


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Easy Home Decor Ideas That Express Your Personality

Yes, there are rules when it comes to home décor. We say go ahead and learn them—and then break them. The truth is, the one universal and abiding law of home design is to surround yourself with whatever makes you happy. If you love it, it’s right. If two objects … Continue reading