If exterior painting is on your summer to-do list, there’s plenty of incentive to do the job right: By following proper procedures, you’ll help ensure that your paint job will not only look more attractive but also last much longer, so you won’t have to re-paint anytime soon.
Well-placed outdoor lighting fixtures and accents can completely transform just about any space, allowing you to achieve wide range of effects for and around your dream home. While it may seem that implementing a new outdoor lighting design is complicated, it’s actually much easier than you may think.
Many couples and new families are choosing to build small – even tiny – home plans as the “tiny house movement” shows no signs of slowing down. But a dearth of living space means you’ll be short on storage, too. Check out our creative ideas for finding extra space when it’s needed.
Whether you want to entertain friends with a cookout or relax with family after a long day, a patio is one of the best ways to obtain dedicated space for outdoor fun. If you want to breathe new life into your own patio, check out these amazing tips for inspiration.
Many decor schemes for outdoor living areas tend toward natural and/or neutral colors to blend in with the nature. But thinking “colorful” – more like interior decorating – is more conducive to entertaining friends and family. Decorating in this way also makes the space feel more like an “outdoor room.”
Many people use the laundry room every day—sometimes multiple times a day. Rather than leaving it a cluttered mess of detergent bottles and dirty clothes, transform it into a functional thing of beauty. Our tips for outfitting a laundry room help you turn the it around in no time.
The walkway to your home will likely be with you for decades, so it pays to give it some serious thought. Here is a look at your options, along with guidelines on how to create what will best suit your needs when you select your dream home plan.
When you start to make design choices for the dream kitchen in your new home plans, one of your first decisions will be what kind of countertop to install. Granite has long been the gold standard, but quartz is a similar material – though manufactured rather than quarried – that’s worth considering.
The wall area behind your kitchen’s countertops – the backsplash – needs to be protected from water spills and other mishaps during food preparation. But here’s your opportunity – and great ideas – to go a bit further than the functional and give your kitchen décor some pizzazz!
Designing the best walk-in closet for your master suite is the perfect way to clear away all of your clutter behind closed doors. Whether you're creating separate his and her closets or working with one large space, we have the top tips for decorating and organizing the ultimate walk-in closet.