A Welcoming Front Porch- Come On In!

A Welcoming Front Porch- Come On In!

Knock, knock!  Who's There? What better way to welcome your guests into your home than a bright and inviting front porch! It takes several key elements to make a bright, colorful place to hang out... a chair (or chairs if the space is big enough), flowers, pillows, and an inviting outdoor rug that wears well [...]

Annual once-over cleaning checklist- 10 things you should clean at least once a year

Annual once-over cleaning checklist- 10 things you should clean at least once a year

A clean house gives me peace of mind and a sense of accomplishment.  Sure, I try to keep my house clean and tidy on a regular basis, but I tend to forget about the less obvious places to clean rather than the usual floors, countertops, toilets, and mirrors.  Though these places are not pertinent to [...]

How to Effectively Decorate a Console Table

How to Effectively Decorate a Console Table

This particular console table was purchased for the sole purpose of filling an empty wall or void in my basement.  The functionality of this console table provides a horizontal surface to display miscellaneous decorative items such as family pictures and memorabilia and it's the perfect place to add a non-hard-wired lamp to provide a soft [...]

Making an Entrance

Making an Entrance

Make the most of your hello's and goodbye's with a 'welcoming' first impression! You decorate all other interior spaces of your home, why not extend the decor into your entryway?  After all, it is the very first thing your guests see as they enter you house. As usual, I decided it was time up change [...]