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Paint New Life into Your Home with These Renovation Alternatives

Paint New Life into Your Home with These Renovation Alternatives

As the seasons change, the urge to tackle a renovation project or two might become strong. But your budget might still be tight post-holidays, or just tight in general. Fear not! You don’t have to hand over an entire paycheck (or two or three or…) to give your home a little facelift. Here are some…

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By Kayleigh, 03/03/2017 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
5 Easy Home Improvement Projects to Tackle this Winter

5 Easy Home Improvement Projects to Tackle this Winter

When the days are short and the weekends seem even shorter, it can be a real challenge for most of us to get off the couch long enough to accomplish something. But if you’re looking for a productive way to combat the winter blues, making some easy improvements to your home might be the best thing…

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By Sarah, 02/10/2017 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
How to Incorporate Valentine’s Day Romance Into Your Home Year-Round

How to Incorporate Valentine’s Day Romance Into Your Home Year-Round

Whether or not you actually care to celebrate Valentine’s Day, there’s one thing you can’t deny: at this time of the year, love is in the air. Sometimes it’s the romantic variety–bouquets of roses and elegant perfume–and sometimes it’s the Galentine variety–ladies kicking back and celebrating their love and friendship for each other over brunch or…

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By Sarah, 02/08/2017 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
Interior Design Trends: Memphis

Interior Design Trends: Memphis

A Memphis design comeback is the 80s flashback we didn’t know we needed (and aren’t sure we want). When you hear “Memphis,” you might think of Tennessee. Or a particular style of bbq. Or maybe Memphis, Egypt; Memphis, Texas; Memphis, New York; or the 2013 Boz Scaggs album, Memphis. But do you think of interior…

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By Sarah, 01/27/2017 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
Add Character to Any Room With an Area Rug

Add Character to Any Room With an Area Rug

Area rugs can make a great addition to just about any room in your home. Not only are they a great décor accessory, but they have practical uses like shielding the feet from the sharp cold of hardwood and tile flooring. A great compliment to cabin socks. Don’t be intimidated by adding an area rug…

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By Kayleigh, 01/18/2017 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
5 Cheap and Easy Ways to Make Your Home Interior Warm & Cozy

5 Cheap and Easy Ways to Make Your Home Interior Warm & Cozy

If you’re interested in the hygge trend of warmth and coziness we talked about last week, but don’t know where to start, look no further! Fortunately for you, your interest in this Danish trend has practically no limits! All you have to do is stop and think: what makes me feel warm and cozy? What makes me happy? …

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By Sarah, 01/13/2017 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
How to Create a Small Home Gym

How to Create a Small Home Gym

Having a home gym is important to many people, but what if you just don’t have enough room for keep an elliptical, weights, bench, and all the other workout gear you’ve always imagined for your dream home gym? Well, creating a small home gym is easier than you think, and small workout spaces are becoming extremely…

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By Kayleigh, 01/02/2017 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
Why We Love the “Hygge” Home Trend

Why We Love the “Hygge” Home Trend

Because what’s better than being ‘cozy’?  If you haven’t yet heard of the Danish word hygge (pronounced “hoo-guh), you’re about to. Oxford dictionaries defines hygge as “a quality of cosiness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being (regarded as a defining characteristic of Danish culture).” Essentially, this cozy contentment is how the…

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By Sarah, 12/28/2016 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
DIY Christmas Decorations

DIY Christmas Decorations

It’s time to break out the Christmas cheer and prep the home for family gatherings and Santa’s visit, if you haven’t already. Perhaps you’re a new homeowner who is still gathering their seasonal decorations, or maybe you have all the decorations you need but want to mix things up a bit. Here are some easy decoration…

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By Kayleigh, 12/16/2016 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.