• 35 Best Small Living Room Ideas
    Living Room

    35 Best Small Living Room Ideas

    If your living room, family room, or sitting room feels cramped and cluttered, the last thing you’ll want to do is spend time in it. But no matter how small a space is, there are designer strategies to make it feel much bigger than it appears to be. It’s not magic; it’s just smart styling and layout problem-solving. Get ready to bookmark all these tips and transform your small living room into a comfortable, stylish oasis for you and your household to hang out in. With these designer examples to guide the way, you’ll love the space so much that you’ll never want to leave it. 📝 You love finding…

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  • Never DIY these 7 projects
    Home Improvement

    Never DIY these 7 projects

    Consider a home improvement project if you want to increase your home’s retail value. Something as simple as repainting your front door can add a few thousand dollars to the final sale. But be careful! It might sound strange, but owning your home doesn’t make you the king or queen of it. You’re still subject to zoning laws, OSHA regulations and so on. Tap or click here for five simple ways to boost your home’s value. So be careful when planning home improvement projects, especially if you’re a do-it-yourselfer. Not all projects are legal to do yourself. Do any of these seven projects, and you might get slammed with a…

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  • Design Styles of the Month: Minimalism & Maximalism
    Kitchen

    Design Styles of the Month: Minimalism & Maximalism

    Whether it’s a neutral, organized kitchen or a colorful, eclectic living room, the design of a house’s interior typically reflects the owner’s personality. Home design can take myriad forms, but maximalism and minimalism are two popular (completely opposite) styles worth considering for your next remodel or new build. Here, we dive into the ins and outs of the two aesthetics. Minimalism When one takes a simple approach to design, a space can easily come together. The combination of less clutter, neutral color palettes, and lots of organization can create a modern, minimalist home. Anne Newman, an interior designer at Partners 4, Design, describes minimalism to be “clean, very open ……

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  • Retro home design trends that are coming back
    Home Improvement

    Retro home design trends that are coming back

    Trends are cyclical, and although there are certain historical home design fads we hope would never come back, there are others that do, but with a more contemporary twist. The popularity of retro design trends is on the rise and is only expected to grow. The 1970s fashion trends that were so prevalent in the home nowadays include velvet, rattan, curved furniture, and even certain hues.Want to modernize your home’s interior design while paying homage to a little design nostalgia? To pull it off, you don’t need to renovate the entire space. It works well to incorporate a few old items, hues, or materials. See a few of our favorites…

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  • IWC to find Garden of the Year for More 4
    Garden

    IWC to find Garden of the Year for More 4

    Banijay UK’s IWC has been commissioned to produce a six-part series for More4 in which a team of judges, including presenter and keen gardener, Zoe Ball, will search the UK to find the Garden of the Year. In the series, Zoe, alongside award-winning garden designer, Manoj Malde and former young horticulturalist of the year, Lachlan Rae, will travel the country on the hunt for the UK’s most spectacular home gardens. “From classic English country gardens to the coolest contemporary designs; from spectacular hilltop locations to cosy, clever, urban green spaces, the team will be looking for the best of the best.” Split into regions, each episode will feature four contrasting…

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  • Homebuyer Power Building to Negotiate Lower Prices: Real Estate Broker
    Real Estate

    Homebuyer Power Building to Negotiate Lower Prices: Real Estate Broker

    Mortgage rate hikes on top of already high prices are pushing out many would-be homebuyers.  But as buyer competition cools, home sellers are starting to losing their leverage. Fredrik Eklund says homebuyers now have more power to negotiate on home deals.  Loading Something is loading. A vibe shift is happening in the real estate market. Over the past few years, a lack of housing inventory has resulted in intense bidding wars that have kept home prices at historic highs. But as mortgage rate hikes push out many would-be buyers, competition is cooling — and that means sellers are losing their leverage.  As market dynamics begin to change, NYC-based real estate…

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