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Using the Psychology of Color Throughout Your Home

Using the Psychology of Color Throughout Your Home

We’ve talked about the use smell in your home before, how it affects the mind and body, and the way you can benefit from it. Our minds are influenced by everything around us, and why not use what we know to create a warm, cozy, fun home. Color can be used in the same way,…

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By Kayleigh, 10/16/2017 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.
The Best Places to View Fall Foliage in Pennsylvania

The Best Places to View Fall Foliage in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is beautiful—and you don’t need a roadside sign to tell you that. Just look outside and you’ll see it. New England gets a lot of credit for being a beautiful place in the fall. I have been in Maine in October, and I can tell you that yes, it is gorgeous. But as a…

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By Sarah, 10/09/2017 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 Prepare Your Home for a Newborn

How to Prepare Your Home for a Newborn

If you’re getting ready to welcome a new life into the world and a new member into your family, congratulations! This is more than a reason to celebrate, but there are also some steps you have to take around the house to make it as welcome a place as possible for your baby-to-come. Here’s a…

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By Kayleigh, 10/06/2017 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.
How to Remove Old Wallpaper

How to Remove Old Wallpaper

Upon moving into a new house, it’s natural to want to make it yours through decorating and remodeling. One of the easiest ways to really own your space is by customizing the walls. Maybe you want to repaint the living room or add some nice embossed wallpaper to your powder room. In either case, you’ll…

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By Sarah, 10/02/2017 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.
7 Tips on Home Staging: How to Stage the Kitchen

7 Tips on Home Staging: How to Stage the Kitchen

Real estate experts claim the most important (and most popular) room to stage in the home is the kitchen. This room is central to the home as it’s a gathering place for family and friends, where memories are made and quality time is spent. The staging goal here is simple: make your kitchen the place…

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By Kendra, 09/20/2017 Kendra is a content writer with a BA in literature from Wilkes University. When she’s not reading up on the latest home decorating trends, Kendra is busy designing her future home, library included.
How to Create the Ultimate Home Office

How to Create the Ultimate Home Office

Your work environment is everything. Working from home can be a wonderful thing. It gives you more time with family and there’s no need to deal with the stress a long commute brings. It’s also an opportunity to excel at self-discipline and show your employer (or yourself) your true potential. However, the best feature about…

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By Kendra, 09/11/2017 Kendra is a content writer with a BA in literature from Wilkes University. When she’s not reading up on the latest home decorating trends, Kendra is busy designing her future home, library included.
Fall 2017 Decorating Trends

Fall 2017 Decorating Trends

Welcome the arrival of autumn with these fall decoration trends! Here are some tips on how to bring bright fall colors and fun designs to both the inside and outside of your home. Warm-Colored Walls A few major paint companies deemed black as their 2018 color of the year! Black invigorates a room and makes…

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By Kendra, 09/06/2017 Kendra is a content writer with a BA in literature from Wilkes University. When she’s not reading up on the latest home decorating trends, Kendra is busy designing her future home, library included.
Fireplace Makeover Tips

Fireplace Makeover Tips

It’s time to get your fireplace Fall-ready!  The fireplace is often the focal point of a room, and you won’t regret putting it through a mini-renovation. Even more, some house-hunters seek out fireplaces and consider it a necessity–so keep this in mind if you’re considering selling your home anytime soon! Now is the perfect time to…

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By Kendra, 09/01/2017 Kendra is a content writer with a BA in literature from Wilkes University. When she’s not reading up on the latest home decorating trends, Kendra is busy designing her future home, library included.
Bringing Your Love of Books into Your Home Décor

Bringing Your Love of Books into Your Home Décor

I’ve been a reader all my life, and I love the idea of reflecting that in the surroundings of my home one day. There’s just something so cozy-feeling about being surrounded by books. So many are connected to specific memories at different points in our lives, and we often connect them with home.  You can easily transfer…

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By Kayleigh, 08/25/2017 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.
7 Tips on Home Staging: How to Stage the Master Bedroom

7 Tips on Home Staging: How to Stage the Master Bedroom

When done correctly, home staging can lower the amount of time your home is on the market. Both real estate sellers’ and buyers’ agents believe it enhances the value of the home. Home staging offers a quicker sale because it makes it easy for potential buyers to see themselves living in the home. The master…

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By Kendra, 08/22/2017 Kendra is a content writer with a BA in literature from Wilkes University. When she’s not reading up on the latest home decorating trends, Kendra is busy designing her future home, library included.
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