Barbara

84 Flips | 11 Magazines | 3 Likes | 2 Followers | @Barbara2a24 | Keep up with Barbara on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Barbara”

This Is the Absolute Best Gray Paint Color, According to Our Decorating Editor

The last few years—decades really—have brought a lot of gray to the home decorating table. (And white and beige and off white and cream and well, you …

I'm on a Strict Budget—This Is Where I Buy All My Home Décor

To say I'm on a budget is an understatement. Quite frankly, I can't really afford my lifestyle and have let my more expensive taste get the best of …

52 Things That Can Make Your Home Look More Expensive

Even on a budget, you can create a home that looks straight from of a luxury magazine.<p>Take note of the preexisting features in your home you can …

Low-Light-Loving Houseplants That Can Survive in Sun-Deprived Homes

Scroll To See More Images<p>We’ve seen plenty of home decor trends hit us fast and furiously, clogging up our Instagram feeds, enjoying their 15 minutes …

The Best Way to Save Thousands of Dollars in the Kitchen

We are always on the lookout for little ways to save money, and regularly share clever tricks and methods to make do with less. All that is well and …

Get a Handle on Home Maintenance With This Checklist

Seasonal Home Maintenance Checklist<p>Staying on Top of Chores Saves Repairs Later<p>Updated February 26, 2018<p>A big part of the American dream is owning …

Top 10 Kitchen Decor Trends to Watch for in 2016

Kitchen is not a room that you re-decorate often and it’s usually more about functionality than style. Still, it’s good to keep an eye on the latest …

20 Quick and Easy Ways to Make Your Home Decor Classy

It isn’t easy to define what makes home decor classy, but you know it when you see it. Elegant if a bit predictable, neutral but sophisticated, shiny …

8 Ways to Organize All of Your Most Important Paperwork

That means tax documents, medical info, and even sentimental items.<p>That means tax documents, medical info, and even your kid's treasured drawings.

Cleaning

10 Ingenious Home Decor Tricks You've Never Thought Of

One of the best things you can do with your home decor is surprise your guests with unexpected details. It takes a lot of creativity and thinking …

Home Decorating

The Buy Nothing Year: How Two Roommates Saved More Than $55,000

A little over a year ago, Geoffrey Szuszkiewicz, a 31-year-old accountant in Calgary, began analyzing his monthly spending. What he saw, he says, was eye-opening: “I was spending so much every month, no matter how much I made it never seemed like I was getting ahead. It was typical lifestyle creep.”<p>…

16 Cheerful Home Decor Ideas to Make Your Home a Happy Place

What makes a home different from just a house is that it’s a place where you feel can comfortable, it’s a place where you can spend alone time or …

How to Determine Your Decorating Style

<i>Laura Gaskill, Houzz Contributor</i><p>Knowing what you love (and what you don't) is the first step in creating a home you love spending time in. Instead of starting out with formal names of decorating styles, which can be a bit restrictive, it often helps to first do some pondering about what you love …

5 Awesome Etsy Home Goods Stores You Should Know

With income-tax return season upon us, we thought we'd take this moment to shine a light on some of our favorite home-goods-slingin' <b>Etsy shops</b>. From ceramics made in Los Angeles to textiles made in Portugal and back again, we've got you covered. Here now, 5 stores to get you jazzed about spending …

Income Tax

16 Super Easy Ways to Make Your Home Decor Classy

While there are many ideas, accents and styles for home decor, sometimes you just want to go for the timeless classy look. It’s not only that classy …

Declutter Your Home in 2016

Was decluttering your home one of your New Year's goals? Are you striving to live stress free? Clutter comes in various shapes and forms including the physical and emotional. The unwillingness to tackle an unwanted pile may be more than just procrastination. It could also stem from struggling to …

Master gardener Brian Minter's tips on choosing, caring for indoor plants

Indoor plants don't just look make a home look good, they can also benefit one's well being, says master gardener Brian Minter.<p>"Looking at all the …

Plants

Crochet Star Garland

Make this beautiful crochet star garland with this easy to follow photographic tutorial.

7 Outrageous (But Worth It!) Design Ideas for Your Bedroom

Many of us probably have an idea of what will be in anyone's bedroom. A bed, nightstands, some clothes storage. Maybe a lamp for reading. But …

thegoodreads.in

Alpha Rollovers: Helpful or Harmful?

I could see the bite coming before it happened, but was too far away to do anything. The German Shepherd puppy was adorable – fluffy and …

Positive Reinforcement Dog Training in 5 Simple Steps

<b>By Dr. Becker</b><p>This is a sickening, heart-wrenching story I’d rather not repeat, but there’s an important message in it, so I hope you’ll bear with …

thegoodreads.in

Loop Scarf Crochet Pattern

Crochet this chunky loop scarf in less than 2 hours. Great for beginners!

7 Habits For 7 Days That Will Ensure 365 Days of Happiness

Do you want to be happy?That's a question everybody would in unison answer with a resounding 'yes" to.We all want to be happy and try every day to …

How to talk to anyone: the experts' guide

<b>How to talk to… children and teenagers, by family therapist Karen Holford</b><p>Children often don’t have the words to say what they’re feeling, and they don’t always understand what we’re looking for when we ask them questions. So if you ask, “How was your day?” and you’re met with a grunt or a shrug, …

Siblings

Remodelista Market Spotlight: Table Linens for Everyday and Holiday

Set your table at the Remodelista Holiday Markets coming to LA and SF in December. Here’s a preview of favorite designs, all fresh from small design …

San Francisco