DECORATING & IDEAS

Project Renovation: the Keys to Successful Redecoration

Project Renovation: the Keys to Successful Redecoration

Whether you’re moving into a new home or you want to spice up a room that looks a bit dated, renovation projects don’t need to be a drag. There are some fun and easy changes you can make to give your room a total overhaul and score a major design success. Try experimenting with new and contrasting paint colors, picking out some fun new pieces like accent lamps, or just change out the rug for something fresh, and you’ll be surprised how great your space can look in no time.

Turn Alcoves into Accents

If you have some architectural interest in your room like an alcove or open nook, try painting the walls a contrasting tone. This bright pop of color can make a big difference in the overall appearance of the room by highlighting the architectural feature.

The Log Home Lifestyle

The Log Home Lifestyle

The Log Home Lifestyle – Whether it was purchased as your main home or as a vacation home, there are many reasons why the log home lifestyle is different from living in a traditional home. Here are some tips to help you enjoy the true log home lifestyle.

One of the reasons people buy a log home is to be closer to nature. Whether they buy a log cabin deep in the woods as a vacation getaway or ski lodge, or whether they choose a larger log home in a forested but sparsely populated area, you can bet the setting will more than likely be somewhere where nature and wildlife is beautiful. You can better enjoy nature by having a patio, deck or balcony where you can have meals outside.

Kitchen Spring Cleaning Tips

Kitchen Spring Cleaning Tips

Kitchen Spring Cleaning Tips – The words ‘spring cleaning’ can make the neatest person cringe. They mean more work. As if cleaning all year long wasn’t enough. Spring cleaning is more than just cleaning…it is DEEP cleaning. Something that most people do not have time for all year long. Since my expertise is cooking, we have decided to focus on kitchen spring cleaning and dirt build up prevention tips for the kitchen.

Baking soda or club soda will clean and shine stainless steel sinks easily. Simply apply directly to surface and scrub a dub dub. To remove stubborn water spots from a stainless sink scrub with a cloth dampened with rubbing alcohol or vinegar.

Paint Old Kitchen Cabinets

Paint Old Kitchen Cabinets

Paint Old Kitchen Cabinets – Paint is a remarkable way to change the look of old kitchen cabinets and may be the least expensive approach to sprucing up a kitchen. Most kitchen cabinets have finishes over the surfaces that require special preparation before applying paint, so consulting the staff at the paint store is a good first step in finding the right primers and finish coats.

If the cabinets are not properly prepared first, such as a light sanding with an oscillating tool equipped with a hook and loop pad accessory and 220-grit sandpaper, the paint is likely to chip off easily or not adhere at all.