As the winter drags on, we start to get a little stir crazy with our lifestyles, wardrobe options and home décor. We may decide to approach our boredom drastically, or simply by adding a few new touches. Either way, a great option to create interest and rejuvenate a space is by accenting with color. It doesn’t have to be overdone or loud; instead, infuse color into your home using these tips:
Remodeling trends are constantly changing and evolving. Some of the best tips and tricks combine both functionality and aesthetics. And not surprisingly, those have the greatest longevity. Pocket doors, decorative barn doors and wall partitions are becoming a must-have feature in homes and offices as they create a unique, space-saving design element.
We survived all of our holiday parties and are carefully reviewing just how much money was spent. It’s the perfect time to begin planning for those 2017 expenditures such as your next remodeling project. Regardless of whether your remodel is big or small, creating a plan of action before diving in will help save you time, money and potential headaches.
The New Year is just around the corner and we find ourselves reminiscing over what we enjoyed versus what we’d like to see change in the upcoming year. The demands on our time from work and family have increased and more and more people are looking for that perfect work-life balance. Whether you plan on telecommuting or taking a virtual office position, you’ll want to update that home office! Here are a few tips and tricks to keep in mind while you breathe life back into your space:
It’s that time again… when brutal cold winds and snow storms keep us huddled indoors until we can thaw out. But this year, Pantone has anticipated those dreary winter days and given us something fun to occupy our time by announcing Pantone’s 2017 Color of the Year: Greenery 15-0343.
Our kitchens are the focal point for many holiday traditions. We bake cookies, decorate gingerbread houses, prepare the family feast and most important, we build memories. Creating a fun, holiday atmosphere can be tricky when you’re dealing with limited space. It’s important to be selective with your decorations so as not to add clutter while you prepare all of your tasty treats.
The holidays are right around the corner, placing emphasis on cooking, entertaining and time spent in the home. The kitchen serves as a centerpiece for many holiday gatherings. Having a well-designed space can help the cook on important days as well as every day.
Connectivity is transforming our lives. Think about all the different mobile and electronic devices you use each day. From looking up a recipe on your iPad to having a video call with a far-away family member, there are so many reasons we choose to be connected. In fact, numerous research groups report there now are more mobile devices on the planet than humans.
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“Wow factors” and calm tones are infused throughout the Lancaster Model by Arteva Homes that is featured in the 2016 Homearama® event at Christenbury Creek in Macomb Township. Visitors are sure to delight in the numerous highly functional features that accent the overall Restoration Hardware theme of the home which blends cozy and warm shades from a gray, brown, black and tan color palette.