Home “Upgrades” That Are Total Downgrades

They might look like must-haves to you now, but these seemingly-smart renovations and design updates are among the worst home improvements out there. Check out all the suggestions here

7 Items From Ikea That Designers Spent Their $150 on

We Gave 7 Designers $150 at IKEA—This Is What They Bought We will never stop admiring the beauty of a high-end product, but our salary doesn't always accommodate the luxury price tag. (Psst—we know a few designer-like pieces you can actually afford.) However, if there's one thing every insanely stylish room has in common, it's the … Continue reading 7 Items From Ikea That Designers Spent Their $150 on

Everything You Need to Know About Wood Flooring According to Elle

Here's Everything You Need to Know About Wood Flooring March 11, 2019 A selection of the top products and flooring trends-and an ED editor's own 130-year-old floor restoration. ~ got an older home with flooring that needs to redone? how about a newer home you would like to upgrade with wood flooring? ~ Check out … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Wood Flooring According to Elle

DeClutter – Spring Cleaning – Purging. It all works, start here

55 (Big and Little) Things It's Finally Time to Get Rid Of Your new decluttering motto: #Ruthless. Life is too short to spend rifling through 50 shades of nail polish just to get to the makeup you actually wear. Instead of wasting time dealing with clutter, donate, toss, or delete these things that we promise … Continue reading DeClutter – Spring Cleaning – Purging. It all works, start here

Packable Tiny Homes!

Flat-pack tiny homes you can build in a flash Stylish and speedy prefab tiny homes ~as you know I am a big proponent of tiny homes that add extra housing space to your current residence or allowing you to live that minimalist lifestyle you have been working towards!~ Building your dream home from the ground … Continue reading Packable Tiny Homes!

What do these 9 Listing Terms mean?

9 Home Listing Terms And What They Actually Mean Certain adjectives used in home descriptions can have hidden (and potentially less desirable) meanings! Rocket Mortgage® won't confuse you — get the home-buying confidence you need with a mortgage process that puts the power in your hands. Living by yourself? “Cozy” might be just what you’re … Continue reading What do these 9 Listing Terms mean?

Are you sitting on Home Equity?

Homeowners are sitting on a record $6 trillion in equity. Why aren’t they using it? Rising interest rates are making lines of credit more expensive... and Americans may still be leery of cash-out refis American homeowners have amassed a record $6 trillion in equity in their properties, a figure boosted by surging home prices and … Continue reading Are you sitting on Home Equity?

You’ll Never Miss These 10 Things, So Toss Them!

Here Are 10 Things You Could Get Rid of Today (and Never Miss) (Image credit: Chinasa Cooper) After a while, you get so accustomed to seeing the things in your home that you tend to gloss over cluttered spaces because they seem normal. So we're getting really, really specific. Are you guilty of storing any … Continue reading You’ll Never Miss These 10 Things, So Toss Them!

One Valuable Lesson I Learned from HGTV

The One Valuable Lesson I Learned from HGTV (Image credit: HGTV) Does anyone else have a love/hate relationship with HGTV? Ever since I got hooked on Christopher Lowell's show ages ago and took his advice to hang a sheet on my bedroom wall as decor (don't ask, I have no idea) I've dipped in and … Continue reading One Valuable Lesson I Learned from HGTV

These Are The 6 Types of Minimalists. Which One Are You?

~ Which one do you think you are? I am not I fit into any of these categories ~ These Are The 6 Types of Minimalists. Which One Are You? (Image credit: Amber Day/Apartment Therapy) Minimalism, in modern culture, is a word infused with so much meaning that it doesn't seem to mean anything any … Continue reading These Are The 6 Types of Minimalists. Which One Are You?