After the Purchase

Tips for Spring Driveway Maintenance

By Megan Wild, author of Your Wild Home Spring is finally here. It's time to break out the warm-weather clothing, stock up on spring allergy medication and — maintain your driveway? The last thing on that list is probably one you don’t spend a lot of time thinking about. Driveways...

5 Ways to Reuse and Repurpose Everyday Items in Your Home

By Howard Eason, owner of HE Designs, LLC - reposted from New Homes & Ideas photo via PinterestGrowing up in a small town, I had big interests in finding ways to repurpose or reuse discarded items to transform them into something interesting and outside of their traditional purpose. I recall...

Have an Attic? Tips for Keeping Your Belongings in Optimal Shape

By Megan Wild, author of Your Wild Home If your new home has an attic, it’s likely you plan to use the area as storage space. Out-of-season or outgrown clothes, old photographs, books, videogames and toys are just a few things often found in attics.Just be careful. Unfinished attics can...

How To Style Your Kid's Room

*Original post on NewHomesAndIdeas.com Kid’s spaces — nurseries, third-graders’ bedrooms, playrooms — they all present unique design challenges. Parents want spaces that are cozy and welcoming, soothing but also developmentally stimulating. They’re looking for rooms that kids want to hang out in but also rooms that they themselves want to...

How to Get More Use Out of Your Stair Landing

By Nicole Jacobs, HouzzStair landings — those resting spots in the middle of a staircase or at its top — are often underused real estate in the home. But a little planning can help you make better use of it, whether your space is on the small side or quite...

6 Relaxing Bedrooms Fit For Winter's Vibes

By Becky Harris, HouzzWhen looking at 6 of the most popular bedrooms on Houzz during the last three months (as measured by the number of people who have uploaded them to ideabooks), it’s easy to see what makes them so crowd-pleasing. They’re the kind of rooms where we can picture...