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April 27, 2017

Home Decor Trends: Incorporating Floral Patterns

Bold floral patterns have been trending, and they are a great addition to your home décor not just for spring, but for all seasons. Bold florals help make other patterns pop, while complementary patterns help floral patterns pop in return. Depending on the type of floral pattern, you can give your space a more modern appeal or a shabby chic look which gives a more romantic feel to any room. Floral patterns are most popular for the living room, but have been rising in popularity for bedrooms and even kitchens. Below, we have a few examples and tips on how to include floral patterns in your home.

Accents

Start out light if you are hesitant about bringing in bold floral patterns [...]

 
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April 25, 2017

Creative Options for Subway Tile

With so many new and varied tile choices on the market, subway tile is often overlooked for more glamorous options. It’s easy to get distracted by the bright and shiny new tiles on the block, but don’t put subway tile on the shelf just yet. It’s time for a little creativity. With an average price of under $10 per square foot, you might want to give this utilitarian tile a second look.

Here are some creative options for subway tile for your home.

1. Patterns

Traditionally, subway tile comes in 3″ x 6″ white rectangles. This size makes it easy to lay the tile in different patterns to fit any design style. Here are a few of the most basic [...]

 
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April 19, 2017

Trending Interior Colors for 2017

Eager to freshen up your home’s look and feel? New colors can be one of the most impactful changes that you can make inside your home, setting the mood for how your family uses and enjoys each room, and conveying your own sense of style and spirit. Interior colors can be described as bold, comfortable, or composed, with separate associated characteristics and emotions, which can be played off one another to define each area in your home as a unique space with its own tone and personality. As always when considering painting a room or whole house, be sure to ask for and use a paint sample on the walls, to get a better feel for how the colors will actually look given your [...]

 
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April 17, 2017

Why Bright Interiors Are In-Style This Spring

As the Spring season turns full bloom, take inspiration from nature and add bright colors to your home. Read on to learn why bright interiors are in-season.
 
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April 13, 2017

How to Create a Welcoming Entry

The front entry is where it all starts. It is the first thing your guests see. It’s the first impression you create when welcoming friends and family into your home. Don’t overlook the potential right inside your front door. Here are some easy tips and ideas to create a welcoming entry.

Help your house put its best foot forward.

Begin with your front door

Many times, we enter the house through the back door or garage and forget about the impression the front door makes. Don’t. Take a few minutes to ensure your front door is ready for unexpected guests. Make sure to dust off the front door and surrounding moldings on a regular basis. Nothing says [...]

 
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April 12, 2017

Why Mint Green Is Trending This Spring

Refresh your home this spring with a splash of mint green. Whether you're ready to go bold or add a simple accent, here's why you should go green.
 
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April 5, 2017

Yellow Brick Home: How We Renovate (Even Through the Tough Times)

This summer, we will have lived in our current home for 4 years, and for the entirety of our time here, we have been in the midst of a renovation! The day we closed on our house, the questions from friends and family began. How long do you think it will take to renovate your home?, they asked. This was typically followed up with, If anyone can do it, you guys can!

Our house was in rough shape when we bought it. The floors were bowed, ceilings were poorly supported and more windows leaked in a rainstorm than not. The walls were bright orange and damaged with holes, staples, and tape, and the entire second floor had an unforgettable scent that had us scrubbing the walls with [...]

 
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March 27, 2017

Clean and Crisp: Maximizing Neutrals in Your Home for Spring

Learn how to revamp your home décor this spring with a full-bodied, neutral color scheme. Maximize neutrals this season, with Homes.com.
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