Genevie Chan

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35 Front Door Flower Pots For A Good First Impression

When you visit someone, whether it’s for the first time or not, you get to create an impression about their home as soon as you reach the front door …


5 Ways to add Color to your Room

You have been hiding under a rock if you haven't noticed that Spring interior design is all about pops of color. Which colors? How about coral and …

How to Hang Pictures Like a Pro

Interior Design

30 Unique Bathroom Ideas to Steal

Boring isn't in our vocabulary.<p>Functional doesn't <i>have</i> to mean boring. These unusual bathrooms feature creative designs and memorable details. For even more inspiration, check out 100+ genius bathroom ideas.

Interior Design

6 Quick Decorating Changes

Interior Design

11 Things Every Kitchen Should Have

Updating your kitchen? We asked designer Mick De Giulio — who designed his first kitchen when he was 19 and has 3,000 projects under his belt — to give us a list of what he thinks are the essentials.<p><b>1. Natural Light</b><p>Look for ways to maximize light, from eliminating cabinets next to windows to using …

The 10 Soothing Paint Colors That Will Change Your Life

We're feeling more relaxed already.<p>Color has the power to heal your spirit: It can be soothing, healing and make you feel reborn. So we asked 10 interior designers to share their favorite feel-good colors. Will one make it to your home?

Home Decorating

10 Budget Decorating Tips

As ya'll know, I've been working on our living room lately. Today, I thought I would show you some of the changes I've made and share some of my …

The eight hottest paint trends for 2014 -- which colour are you coveting? See all eight paints: {Photo courtesy of Beauti-Tone}

A One-Day Makeover with Libby Langdon

A refresh in just over 12 hours.<p><i>House Beautiful</i> dropped by the set of Libby Langdon's new TV show, <i>Daykeover with Libby Langdon</i>, to see how she gave three rooms in a Rumson, New Jersey, home a family-friendly refresh via paint, wallpaper, window treatments, new furniture, and lighting, as well as …

Home Decorating

DIY Herbal Spiral! how to build ---> Here's a great tutorial on how to build a herbal spiral. This is a great idea for a small yard or even if you only have a patio and no yard, this could be made to work there too. Any of you guys built one of these before?? ~Linda

Lemon Tree From A Seed! tutorial/instructions here ---> It IS possible to grow your own lemon tree indoors. You'd be amazed at how fast these can start to bear fruit compared to other types of fruit trees. Please share any additional tips you may have. Thanks!

Trash Bags On A Roll! how to build ---> Genius space saving idea for storing those pesky trash bags! I just keep them in a drawer but it would be nice to free up that space for stuff I use more regularly in the kitchen. Anyone here built this? ~Linda

47 Incredible DIY Fire Pit Design Ideas! see all here ---> Love this DIY fire pit idea! My only issue with it is the small children factor. I would have to figure out a way to elevate it at least 2 feet above the ground as well to prevent accidents. Otherwise, love this! ~Linda

36 Cozy Window Seats and Nooks! see all here ---> My next home will have one of these! Love it! This is perfect for a bonus room. I nice quiet place to escape to. Then it can also double as extra sleeping for visiting kiddos/relatives. Would love to see your window seats if you have any photos handy.... ~Linda

Homemade Gold Fish Crackers! recipe here ---> Does your family eat a ton of this delicious little fishes like ours does? If you have ever wanted to try making your own, I just discovered an excellent recipe! Head over to the blog to check it out... ~Linda

Marbles + Old DVD Luminary! how to make ---> This throws the most brilliant light pattern by combing the dvd reflection with the refracting of the marbles! You can place a real candle or electric tea lights and still get a beautiful result... ~Linda

DIY Circular Hanging Chair! #DIY instructions here: I would hang around in one of these all summer! This reminds me of the papasan chair I had in college. Wonder if one one of those would be strong enough to hang like this?? ~Linda

Spectacular Fire Pit Seating Idea

<i>Don’t miss out! Follow on Facebook and bring more love and life into your home.</i><p>I reader sent me the above photo via our facebook page …

DIY Cob Oven For Just $20! how to build ---> Head over to the blog for a fantastic set of instructions on how to build your own outdoor cob oven... perfect for homemade pizza or loaves of bread. Yum! ~Linda

Fold Down Picnic Table! more info/specs ---> This is totally perfect for a small patio area. Drop down for dinner and put it up and give kiddos room to play. LOVE it :) Great idea... ~Linda

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