DECORATING & IDEAS

The Exterior Style Of Your Home

The Exterior Style Of Your Home

The exterior style of your home is the fun part. It doesn’t require any further calculations, just simply what appeals to you. Most people prefer their home to be in harmony with the surrounding community and choose exterior styles that are appropriate to their region. To be safe, resale value should play an important part in the choice of exterior style. The five most prevalent styles in today’s market include:

Country home style. Nationwide this is by far the most popular style. Characteristics include a large, usually covered front porch or a wrap around porch, and a steeply pitched gabled roofline that runs lengthwise.

Make The Most Of A Small Living Space

Make The Most Of A Small Living Space

Make the most of a small living space – Small living spaces can be big on style. You just need to know how to implement some tricks of the trade to give it that look of grandeur.

Older homes can be loaded with detail and charm, but many tend to be quite compartmentalized – with one small room after another. Creating that extra space doesn’t have to be that costly if you creatively repurpose and reconfigure some of those existing rooms to gain that extra square footage where you really need it.

Here are some great tips for living large in a small space:

Worst Mistakes To Make With Chandeliers

Worst Mistakes To Make With Chandeliers

Worst Mistakes To Make With Chandeliers – There is no denying that chandeliers make beautiful lights in the home. The difficulty, however, can be in buying the wrong type for your particular home. Many times people make bad judgments when it comes to lighting, and never is this truer than with chandeliers. There are some particular mistakes to make with chandeliers:

1. Buying a chandelier that is too large for the room. This is a very common mistake people make. Chandeliers are designed to make an impact of course, but this can be done without the need of buying an oversized light.

Give A New Look To Your Old Bathroom

Give A New Look To Your Old Bathroom

Give A New Look To Your Old Bathroom – With paint, primer, sand paper, a few common hand tools and time you can give that old bathroom a new fresh look.

First, remove curtains, items on top of the vanity, shower curtains and rod, and any other loose items as well as any outlet or switch plates, and soap or tooth brush holders attached on the walls. Use painter tape to tape over any outlets and switches to keep them clean and paint free.