Working on your fall house cleaning and organizing? Everyone has their favorite tips to keep their house in order. In these next two blogs, I’ll share 10 of my favorites—everything from cleaning grout (yuck!) to organizing that junk drawer we love to hate but can’t seem to live without!
Hello everyone and happy fall, Halloween, and Thanksgiving! Yes, we have hit that time of year where you may begin to feel the pressure of all the approaching holidays being thrust upon you once again. Well today, I’m giving you a lighthearted approach to what can become the foundation of your fall décor that, once done, can last you right up until your Christmas decorating.
Like your home but feeling bored by it? If you think rearranging your space would spice things up but you don’t know where to start, you’ve come to the right place. Let’s start at the beginning by taking the mystery out of space planning. Apply the seven tips below, and you’ll be well on your way to loving your home! The following supplies are recommended for the best results: good friends, great music, fine wine.
In the middle of fall cleaning? Expecting holiday guests and need to make your spare room available again? Maybe you decided it would be nice to use garage for car storage instead of junk storage! Whatever your motivation, having a good, old-fashioned garage sale may be just the right answer. If you’ve never had the pleasure of putting on a garage sale, you might think, “Well, how hard can it be?” The answer depends on two things: your motivation and your organization. Following the five steps below is likely to help you with both.
The next time you’re so sick of a room in your house that you think, “I gotta get out of here!” Instead of rushing out to catch a movie with a friend, take that fifty bucks and redo your room so you’ll never want to leave again. Think it can’t be done? Read on and think again. Then put your money where your doubt is and go for a makeover that will leave you and your wallet feeling amazing.
We’ve all been there…in the paint department, standing at the display drooling over the array of beautiful paint colors. If you’re like me, you’re certain you selected “the perfect color” only to get home, apply your paint and think, “Ugh, this is not the color I chose!” I don’t want you to experience this again, so in this post you’ll learn about five paint selection pitfalls and some truly helpful tips. With this knowledge you can avoid the ugh and bring home the ahhh.
Because accessories make a space feel complete, they’re often considered just finishing touches. But with careful planning they can be so much more. The following blog will help you get the most out of your accessories.
When you have kids, it feels soooo good to shut their bedroom door and realize you’re about to enjoy a few minutes without running, jumping, screaming, fighting and crying—which can occur in any combination or simultaneously. Re-entering that room can lead to more crying. This time by you when you see the category 4 hurricane that hit while you were gone. Will this blog teach your kids to be neat and saintly? No. Will it help you create a safe space that’s harder to mess up and easier to pick up? Definitely.
It’s no secret that I love thrifting! Repurposing is the centerpiece of my business, and I’ve written many blogs explaining the reasons I can’t help hitting the thrift stores. But this blog is all about you. Why should you be thrifting? What’s to gain? Isn’t that just old junk? Whether you’ve never visited a thrift store or you used to go but not recently, I hope to spark your interest and get you thrifting again!
With today’s open-concept living, creating a cohesive feel is more important than ever. You walk in. You take in the space. When what you see is a flow throughout, you feel harmony, peace, and balance. This helps you feel relaxed in your home. And this is highly achievable with a little knowledge and effort.