Home decor should always reflect your unique taste and never be boring. Here are some decorating tips to add a real wow factor.
Red dead ahead! You’ll see red everywhere in home decor for fall and winter of 2019. So what are the season’s top crimson colors for home decorating? According to Pantone, the world’s authority in color, Chili Pepper (Pantone 19-1557) and Biking Red (Pantone 19-1650) promise to reign supreme. Reds are rich and warm. Lend that […]
Ambiance is the vibe or feeling of a room. You can create a cozy ambiance with these four easy tips. You’ll love the warm feelings in the space.
When it’s time to redecorate, it’s tempting to dive headlong into your project. But, careful planning is vital. Here are 3 things to do first.
Creating a space filled with home decor that you love is crucial for feeling at home and comfortable. Home is where the heart is, so why not show your true heart and soul in the decor of your home. It’s no good sitting in a dark space when light and airy is your style. There […]
Have you ever looked at a fabulous home and asked yourself, “Who lives in such a nice house?” Envy those lucky individuals no longer. Because with a little planning, the answer to that question could be, “You do!” It doesn’t matter if your house is rented or not, you should be doing your best to […]
Most people think that plants are all about the outdoors. However, it is possible to use indoor greenery to enhance your house.
Planning for kitchen upgrades? Ensure that your money is wisely spent. We help you identify the projects that make the biggest impact on your renovation.
The kitchen is often the central hub of the family home. It’s a place where you cook meals and eat together as a family and sometimes even entertain guests. Kitchen design can be tricky because it’s a multipurpose space and practicality is a priority. If you don’t design your kitchen in a way that is […]
Read tips on using home design to make a smooth transition from your home’s interior to the great outdoors.
The essential commercial kitchen catering equipment that you can get from a stainless steel kitchen equipment supplier includes sinks, ranges, ovens, and refrigeration units.
Creating DIY bedroom decor with your kiddos allows them to unleash their creative juices. More importantly, you’ll share special memories.
Want to add a touch of luxury to your home? With these inspired ideas, you can indulge your whim without breaking the bank.
Thinking of refreshing the bedding sets in your home? Here are tips on picking the best options.
Think you can’t afford a bathroom remodel? We have tips that will help you get the bathroom you’ve been dreaming of on your budget.
Want to create a cozy, UK-inspired retreat in your home? Design an English snug in your home…here are some tips on how.
Think you can’t create a dream bathroom on your budget? Think again. While you might need to put off a full-scale renovation until your finances line up, here are some affordable ways to make leaps and bounds.
Home’s a demolition zone? Read on to find great tips on how to minimize the mess during your home renovation.
For many of us, the bedroom is the place where we enjoy more quiet moments than any other place and everyone wants the bedroom to be an oasis which can keep us calm. But everyone has different bedroom goals and ideas which makes them relax because each individual has different ways of relaxing. Some people […]
End of winter blues getting you down? Try these tips to bring spring decor into your bedroom.
8 Excellent Reasons to Do a Bathroom Makeover–stop settling for a blah bathroom.
Designing a new bedroom for a teenager can be quite tricky at times. You might want to keep the room quite sensible and ensure that it is practical enough for them to sleep and study in. They might have completely different ideas, though, and they might be going for style over substance. As a result, […]
There is a lot to consider when renovating a kitchen. Stylish design is surely the top of everyone’s list, but there are factors that can make or break the ambiance of the finished kitchen… and the most important of these is the lighting. Sometimes you don’t even need to renovate the kitchen in order to […]
Wish you had a more Zen living room? We’ve identified three problems which cause you to avoid this room.
Choosing the perfect bed bed is obviously highly important. There are so many different beds available in furniture stores and off the internet. While this is great because it means that everybody is assured to find something that suits them with all the available choice, it also makes the decision process a lot more difficult […]
If there’s one room that gets the most use out of your entire home, it has to be your living room. It’s the place where you go to relax and unwind after a long and stressful day. A place where friends and family can come together. It’s your retreat from the outside world. Your living […]
You might be looking for some ways to spruce up your home on a budget. Money for home decor can be a bit constraining sometimes, but this doesn’t have to stop you from having what you want. As long as you know that you aren’t going to be able to afford expensive luxuries and can manage […]
We like to stay abreast of living room design trends, so we collected expert opinions to give you some tips on how to freshen up the room central to your home. Feel free to choose one or more texture and color trends you like – we guarantee no one will have a living room design this winter quite like yours!
Finding the perfect set of bed sheets can feel like a mystery. There are so many to choose from with prices that range all over the board. Your head is probably spinning with the many format and material choices.
Before you begin your holiday entertaining, prepare your home for guests. Here are 3 tips for creating a more inviting home.
We all get a little tired of our home interior from time to time, so looking for ways to freshen things up is a must if we want to fully enjoy our home environment. The question, as always, is where to start?
If you would like to make sure that you are able to improve your living environment and make your home more functional, you might have to think outside of the box. There are plenty of great ways of updating your layout and decor without having to spend a fortune on furniture and appliances.
I’ve been increasingly frustrated by the dirt and grass tracked into my house all day long. No sooner than I clean the kitchen floor, it’s messy again! I live in a fairly small home and there’s no foyer or mudroom. You enter directly into the living room or the kitchen. Period. I needed to create a mudroom without having room for one.
In this article, we’re going to look at five small ways you can increase your feeling of being at home within your home, and creating a happier feeling associated with the property.
Have you ever braved your local Ikea store on a Saturday? It’s packed! Shoppers elbow each other to marvel at the “why didn’t I think of that?” furniture and storage solutions.
We’ve long-admired the Scandinavian look. It’s simple, clean, functional, and eye-appealing. Yet, Scandinavian decorators add certain cozy elements to the look with fabulous textural elements in the textiles and rustic wood furniture. It’s a visually appealing pairing.
Studio apartments, tiny homes, lofts, and other small spaces are taking over.
While there are many perks to living in a small space, there are oftentimes challenges – one of the most blatant being storage.
Is your home feeling like it’s missing something? Is it not quite as bright or vibrant as you think it should be? These are common problems people have with their homes.
Let me introduce you to Africa in five adjectives: exotic, vibrant, warm, adventurous and diverse. If you put your ear on the ground, soft throbbing beat and hum of African music can be heard in the day-to-day life!
This summer gives you the perfect opportunity to open up the curtains, fold back the drapes, and enjoy the warm sunshine shining in from sparkling clean windows. Clean windows? Wait! This isn’t going to be about window washing, is it? I’m sorry, but yes, today, we’re considering the dreadfully tedious and boring task of window washing. […]
Moving to a new house – especially if it’s your first one – is a big deal. Not only are you breaking out of the parent’s home, you’re finally finding your feet with your independence. It also means that you get to go shopping! The excitement of making your new house into a home can often overtake the need to unpack all the boxes and get things set up properly.
If you plan on remodeling your home soon and you’re undecided on a style or color pattern, here is an infographic from Jarrimber which traverses the globe to pick out a few popular styles from all corners of the world.
Is your bathroom looking outdated and shabby? Are you searching for ideas to turn that space from boring to chic? Congratulations! You’re in the right place. We’ve got wonderful suggestions that would help transform your bathroom from drab to fab. Turning your bathroom from bland to exotic does not necessarily mean a complete overhaul of […]
As you all know, I have been on Weight Watchers since December 27th. I’ve been looking for ways to become more active while I’m indoors for the winter. I was recently approached by a blogger named Kat with an infographic on burning calories as you clean the house. I loved it and wanted to share this great info on how to turn housecleaning into a calorie shredding workout.
Last week, we talked about gardening trends that are a definite must for this new year. And while it was fun and definitely enlightening, the simple truth is no one’s going to march into the garden and start implementing those ideas for the moment. It’s winter, snow abounds, the ground is frozen solid, and serious gardening […]
I was recently approached by The Bedroom Place about a guest post on the Top 10 Bedroom Designs for 2018. As I mentioned last week, my bedroom is in a serious need of a makeover. The author query caught my interest, and this article is the result. I love the information on what bedroom furniture is trendy today. Enjoy!
Can you help me decide on my next big DIY?
You see, I live in a 50-year-old home. It’s a great little house, built solidly, and situated out in the country with a great lot. However, it needs some updates.
When you’re selling your home, try these 5 easy tips for home staging. A well-staged home will sell your home faster and for more money. And that’s advice you can take to the bank!
Hardwood has always been a favorite flooring material. Its beauty and durability call to a lot of homeowners. It also gives any room a certain warmth and panache. However, hardwood flooring is not immune to fickle design trends. Knowing what patterns are on the rise is something that can help homeowners and designers when it comes to choosing the right flooring.
Yesterday was Cyber Monday, and a couple of days before that, Black Friday. The best Christmas shopping deals are gone!….or so you think. If you didn’t join the rest of the ‘multitude’ in snagging up those once-in-a-year deals, DO NOT FRET. Just stick with me this morning and together, we would discover ways on how to […]
As Thanksgiving approaches, we at DIY Home & Garden have a whole lot to be grateful for. In the spirit of gratitude and appreciation, we tantalized our female readers last week with tons and tons of decorating and arranging ideas for the Thanksgiving table. Curious and a ‘little bit’ interested in how it all went […]
Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Another opportunity to be grateful, make merry, and FEAST! Now you’re grinning from ear to ear in remembrance….and anticipation. As we get ready to celebrate, we womenfolk are already thinking of ways to make the Thanksgiving table more beautiful and impressive than last year. Wanna make sure your family and […]
Today, I’d like to share some handy tips for cleaning kitchen worktops. Your kitchen counters are a real workhorse! They take a beating daily, and cleaning them can be challenging.
Hardwood floors have an elegant charm of their own. They add to the character of the room look inviting, warm and cozy and can be successfully used with any theme, style, and décor of the room. Hardwood floors can also be retained for generations to come if maintained in the proper manner. In fact, hardwood […]
DIY home decorating is easy when you use glass in your decor. DIY decorating is all about having options. You want to keep on the latest trend with the ability to opt out quickly and jump onto the new trend. Glass accessories allow you to make quick changes to your accessories due to the wide range of options, color and style choices, and affordability.
If you are passionate about interior design but lack the money to do something spectacular, then you will need to be creative and be able to think outside the box to realize your grand vision. We all like to have a cohesive decorative scheme in our home, but when we don’t the reason why this is the case is sometimes down to a lack of money.
A few weeks ago, we shared some tips on how to clean your home in 20 minutes. Today, we are sharing the Top Cleaning Tips For Your Home. This is great advice for those times when you really need to get in there and deep-clean the house!
How well do you like purple? If your answer is something along the lines of “Errm…a whole lot”, then accept my hearty congratulations, ‘cuz 2018 is all about the purple. Yup, come 2018, purple would be the reigning color trend in home decor and interior designs. Purple is one of those spectacular colors that can […]
As 2017 slowly makes its way out the door, new trends are starting to emerge and hints of 2018 are threatening to engulf everyday life. Sure, we have a few months before we really starting bringing in the new year, but when it comes to trends, it’s always good to be ahead of the game.