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Amy's Casablanca

Curb Appeal<p>Since moving into our home 7 years ago, I had imagined these 4 changes to amp up the curb appeal.<p>Here they finally are with the …

Houses

6 Easy DIY Projects to Increase the Value of Your Home

Add a Backsplash<p><i>Source: Marazzi</i><p>Adding a new backsplash to your kitchen can make it look and feel like a whole new space. Plus, now you can check this …

Renovations

Home Improvements You Can Refresh Your Space With

No matter how much time and effort you put into the design and décor of your home, there will always be room for improvement. Each space and each …

Bathrooms

The Top 5 Home Improvement Projects of 2016

When it comes to home improvement for us Americans, practical investments are king. As much as we’d love to say yes to luxury updates like pool installations and home theaters, there’s no going wrong with a functional upgrade — whether it be indoors or outdoors. (Think: decks, fences and flooring …

Home Improvement

Prep Your Home For The Holidays, No Matter Where You Live

Snow-covered rooftops. A warm cozy fire. Kids bundled up in coats, hats, gloves, and scarves… We often only think of winter and the holiday season …

Christmas

The Essential Guide to Winter Home Improvement

When the cold weather kicks in, many homeowners find themselves snowed under by a host of holiday to-dos. Whether you...

Home Improvement

Cozy and Inviting Front Porch Christmas Decor

Even a small front porch deserves some holiday love. Katrina Sullivan, of Chic Little House, made the most of her space with her front porch …

Too Hot Upstairs, Too Cold Downstairs? Here’s What to Do

It's the 21st century! It shouldn't be such a struggle for owners to heat their homes evenly enough to enjoy total co...

Home Improvement

Shopping Sources for a Traditional, Kinda Whimsical Vibe

A.J.'s Toronto home does traditional style well. In it, she mixes antique furniture and sprinkles a touch of whimsy in every room, creating a …

Design

6 Essentials Every Home Should Have

Furnishing a home can be an overwhelming process. In today’s world, there are a million home products to crowd our spaces with. From specialized …

Houseplants

Shopping Sources for a Beautiful, Functional Style

Jan-Nicolas and Vincent's Montreal home is beautiful and modern, yet functional and happy at the same time (just take a look at the bright yellow …

H&M

How to Get a World-Traveled Look Without a Plane Ticket

Frances' San Francisco Victorian apartment is filled with treasures, inspiration and art from her travels in Russia, Hungary, Poland, France and …

Pottery

7 Ways To Get Your Home Ready For The Holidays

Are you looking forward to this year’s holiday season? Or are you already feeling bogged down by your shopping list and overwhelmed by the thought of …

4 Home Improvement Hacks for this Winter

Winter is fast approaching and, along with the weather, many of our thermostats are dropping down to survival mode temperatures. The luxury …

Home Improvement

20 cheap and easy home improvement ideas

Your home is absolutely perfect. You have renovated, decorated, and celebrated. But now there are a few things that need tweaking. Don't fret, this …

Home Improvement

7 stylish ways to separate your living room and entrance

Compact city homes are designed to seamlessly incorporate each part into the whole design. The entrance usually leads directly to the living room, …

Interior Design

8 affordable ways to make your home look modern

As with most things in life, over time, your interior design and décor will age, wane and fade. There’s a lot to be said about an interior that ages …

Interior Design

7 pictures of interior doors for your home

How much thought do we give to the design of our interior doors when building or renovating our homes? Generally… not much! Yet, with a bit of …

Interior Design

8 ways to decorate your home using a stone-wall effect

When you want to renew your living room, bathroom, terrace or any room in your house—but you feel like not much can be done to change things? In this …

Interior Design

Fall In Love With Your Door Again

Fall is the time of year when we look for ways to get a fresh start. It’s a season that inspires change, motivates us to begin new projects, and …

fall in love

Protecting Your Home With Impact Resistant Door Glass

In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, homeowners along the coast might be wondering what more they can do to protect their houses when bad weather …

Home Improvement

Grace Your Home With a DIY Faux Leaf Autumn Garland

One of the most classic elements of the fall season is the foliage. This beautiful time of the year is

DIY

Modern Light Fixtures You Can DIY This Weekend

When the days are getting darker, how can we make our style shine a bit brighter?<p>Enter these DIY light ideas. They’re sleek and simple enough to add …

DIY

How To Know If You’re Ready To List Your Home

Even the happiest of homeowners sometimes find themselves wishing for a better option. When you spend hours each week maintaining a sprawling lawn or …

Real Estate

18 Inviting Entryways We Love

An effective entryway design combines comfort, utility, and style to create an inviting atmosphere. These 18 entryways do just that, extending a warm …

Houses

5 Must-Have Items to Upgrade Your Door and Entryway

Is your entryway in need of a little TLC? Have no fear — if your entryway isn’t living up to your expectations, it’s never too late to make a change. …

Home Improvement