What to Know Before You Choose Exterior Paint Colors

painters Fort Lauderdale, FL is one of the easiest ways to improve the curb appeal of your home. But how do you choose the right paint color? Read on for some tips on how you can choose the perfect color…

Fantastic Design Plant: Slipper Plant

For home gardeners who love the idea of xeriscaping but think that cacti and agave are your only choices for reducing water consumption, think again. The slipper plant (Pedilanthus macrocarpus) isn’t just a sustainable gardening godsend, it also conveniently spreads…

Little Ideas for Big Results

When seeking to make modifications in our homes’ decoration, we often consider making improvements to a larger scale. I am always excited about opportunities for a decorating overhaul, but what also excites me is the appearance on customers’ faces when…

Stage Your Home and Sell it Quickly

A property slump is really a drag, especially if you’re attempting to sell your abode. So point your pad to beat out the competition and also draw in more potential buyers. Most buyers have a hard time looking past pink…

How to Care for Young Trees

Growing trees on your land can significantly revamp your landscape. However, this is a job that requires some level of commitment. The most important time in the life of any tree is the first five years. How your tree grows…

6 Garage Organizing Tips That Really Work

Garages are somewhat dumps for just about everything. Because they are large open spaces, they’re easy targets for that suitcase that will not fit in the cupboard, the rollerblades your daughter does not want to throw off yet, the sewing…

Kitchen of the Week: A Bi-Coastal Structure

Designing a kitchen is always a struggle, but it becomes much more difficult when you have to design the whole thing from over 3,000 miles apart. Houzz consumer Karen Heffernan was residing in California while the construction on her soon-to-be-home…

Guest Groups: 20 Beautiful Wooden Pieces

On the AphroChic site I love to feature spaces that blend modern design ideas with cultural expression. Nowadays, warm wooden pieces from around the globe are an excellent way to bring international style home. Each month on Houzz I’m sharing…

A World View: Decorating With Maps

On the lookout for and affordable and easy way to decorate your walls? Consider maps. Whether it is a topographical map from USGS, a nautical chart, a collection of National Parks maps, a subway map, a map of the whole…

Adding Farmhouse Charm to Your Home

I’m a city girl at heart, but there is something about farmhouse decor that appeals to me. I’m not sure if it’s the intrigue of time-worn items, or the relaxation in decor symbolizing a pure and simple way of life….