Few people enjoy cleaning yet most of us accept that it’s something that needs to be done. But what if you discovered that the way you were cleaning was actually making it harder to get your house clean? A recent article in HouseBeautiful, 9 Ways You're Making Cleaning Harder Than it Needs to Be, has some eye-opening ideas on what many people do to make their chores more of a chore. Here are some of the most interesting to us. Lauren Smith writes: Making your own cleaner We know they're all … [Read more...] about Are You Making Cleaning Harder Than It Has to Be?
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Do you wish the interior of your home was more interesting? Are you looking for ways to create a truly spectacular and unique home? At Half Price Drapes, one of our favorite tips is for you to layer colors, fabrics, and accessories. It creates rich interest and is a great way to let your personality shine through. That’s why we were excited to see an article in the DJ Journal titled Use whatever you have on hand to create layered décor, which includes some unique tips. Stephen Thompson writes, … [Read more...] about Learn How to Layer Fabrics and Colors for an Eclectic Décor
Many people who want to decorate with bright colors are intimidated by the process. They want stunning, bold décor but they’re afraid their choices will be overwhelming or won’t come together the way they’re imagining. An article in the Chicago Tribune, Design advice from a pro who's not afraid of color, addresses this issue head-on. Laura Pearson writes, “Hone in on favorite hues: Taylor documents many of his daily color inspirations on Instagram via the hashtag #MakeYouSmileStyle, and … [Read more...] about How to Decorate With Bright Colors
You want the interior of your home to look put together and to inspire you daily, but you also want it to reflect who you are and the things you love. The Detroit News published an interesting piece titled Solutions: Home should reflect those who live there and it includes some unique ideas. Jeanine Matlow writes, “Though some may know Thom Filicia for his amazing home makeovers on the Emmy-Award winning hit show “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy,” his brand covers everything from residential and … [Read more...] about Tips to Help Your Home Reflect Your Personality
Summertime is officially upon us and it’s time to take care of a few maintenance items around the house. The online magazine Cleveland recent offered some great tips on everything from cleaning the grill to measuring for curtains in their article titled, Cleaning gas grills, gardens in small spaces and measuring for curtains: Home & Garden News. Julie Washington shares this information on cleaning gas grills: “The traditional start of the grilling season –Memorial Day – will be here soon. … [Read more...] about The Summertime Tips You Didn’t Know You Needed
Helping seniors downsize their homes can be a lot of work and it can be an emotional experience. For many elderly folks, coming to a decision to downsize can require admitting that they are indeed getting older and that their time left is limited. We came across a blog called A Place for Mom that had a really great resource on Helping Senior Loved Ones With Downsizing. Some of their tips are really unique and helpful. Sarah Stevenson writes about what to do when clutter gets out of control, “It … [Read more...] about Helping Seniors Downsize Their Homes