• The living room space becomes more luxurious thanks to the tip of choosing quality window curtains
    Living Room

    The living room space becomes more luxurious thanks to the tip of choosing quality window curtains

    Window blinds can enhance the look and finish of a space. Each house will have a different architectural style, so when choosing window blinds, you should also pay attention to the style, material, and pattern to match the overall look. Curtains are another way to add texture, color and appeal to a living room. A space with a classic touch can become more modern with striking patterned living room curtain ideas. Or if the pattern dominates in other pieces of furniture, a neutral-colored window curtain will help calm and harmonize the space of the living room. Lovely living room window curtain ideas, add a moment of lightness to your space,…

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  • The Do-It-Yourself Home-Improvement Boom Is Over
    Home Improvement

    The Do-It-Yourself Home-Improvement Boom Is Over

    Comment on this story Comment The pandemic boom in do-it-yourself home improvement projects is officially over.  Stanley Black & Decker Inc. on Thursday chopped its 2022 earnings guidance nearly in half, citing a significant slowdown in consumer demand for power tools beginning in late May and accelerating through June. Volumes in the tool business collapsed 16% in the second quarter, and Stanley now expects retail purchases to ease back toward 2019 levels, before pandemic lockdowns inspired homeowners to tackle fix-it projects and renovations. Stanley has aggressively raised prices on its tools in recent months to offset the impact of inflation and supply chain disruptions, but as recently as April, the…

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  • Instagram-Inspired DIY Looks To Modernize Your Bathroom
    Bathroom

    Instagram-Inspired DIY Looks To Modernize Your Bathroom

    The best part about modernizing a bathroom is that the process doesn’t have to entail a complicated design process. For example, a worn-down vanity can easily be transformed with a fresh coat of paint, while a shower stall that looks straight out of the 1960s (not in a good way) might just need some new tiling. And so even if “DIY” might not be your favorite initials, a little elbow grease can be an easy route to getting your bathroom looking magnificent instead of meh. So we’re sharing the hottest DIY bathroom looks from—you guessed it—the oh, so chic design world of Instagram. Whether you just bought a fixer-upper or…

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  • Jul 30 | Multi Neighborhoods – 57+ Garage Sale! Sat. July 30th 8:00AM – 12:00PM
    Kitchen

    Jul 30 | Multi Neighborhoods – 57+ Garage Sale! Sat. July 30th 8:00AM – 12:00PM

    Annual Tassajara Ranch / Vista Tassajara / Lawrence Road Neighborhood Garage Sale!Saturday July 30, 2022 from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Over 57+ Families Participating so far. Pick up your physical map and list of participants on Saturday at 3 locations. At the entrance to Tassajara Ranch (corner of Tassajara Ranch Dr and Mountain Ridge Dr) or at the entrance to Vista Tassajara (corner of Parkhaven Dr and Lakefield Ct) and at the corner of Camino Tassajara and Lawrence Rd. Look for the Kehrig Team pop up tent at all locations.  All sales participants will have balloons to mark there locations. For additional information, virtual map, list of homes and…

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  • How to Design Your Home to Prevent Common House Malfunctions
    Home Improvement

    How to Design Your Home to Prevent Common House Malfunctions

    It’s always important to take preventative measures to avoid common house malfunctions. By taking a few simple steps, you can help ensure that your home runs smoothly and doesn’t suffer from any major problems. In this article, we will discuss some of the best ways to design your home in order to prevent common malfunctions. We’ll cover everything from retaining walls to irrigation systems, so you can be sure your home is as safe and functional as possible! Retaining Walls Does your home sit on a slope? If so, then you may want to consider building a retaining wall. Retaining walls provide proper drainage and can help prevent soil erosion…

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  • The Garden Design Secret to Creating Enduring, Self-Sufficient Landscapes
    Garden

    The Garden Design Secret to Creating Enduring, Self-Sufficient Landscapes

    We may all need a little refresher when it comes to the birds and the bees. And who better to give it than garden design experts and AD100 firm Hollander Design Landscape Architects, which presented on the subject this week as part of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art’s Bunny Mellon Curricula? (The firm’s serene outdoor settings have oft graced the pages of AD, most recently with the impeccably manicured lawn at Candice Bergen’s Hamptons retreat.) Plus, with renewed enthusiasm for outdoor design still going strong, it may be to designers’ benefit to tune in more to how they can help foster biodiverse landscapes in their projects.  Hosted in…

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