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White Christmas Lights vs Multi-Colored Christmas Lights

White Christmas Lights vs Multi-Colored Christmas Lights

As you prepare your home for the holidays, you may be having a difficult time making a key decorating decision: should you use white Christmas lights or multi-colored Christmas lights? The debate is an old one and people seem to be very passionate about which they prefer. Some have nostalgic childhood memories connected to multi-colored…

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By Kendra, 12/08/2017 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.
Keep An Eye Out for Etsy Studio–It’s the DIY Lover’s Dream

Keep An Eye Out for Etsy Studio–It’s the DIY Lover’s Dream

for some, Etsy is a blessing…and a curse. The global creative commerce platform is home to handmade items, vintage goods, and craft supplies. From the simple to the simply strange, the global community of online shops is likely to have exactly what you need…and maybe things you didn’t know you needed…and maybe things that you really…

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By Sarah, 03/06/2017 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.
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.
Easy Houseplants For People Who Lack Green Thumbs

Easy Houseplants For People Who Lack Green Thumbs

Some people are born with green thumbs. Then there are those of us who are lucky to keep fake flowers around for any extended period of time. My mother is one of the former. Unfortunately, I am one of the latter. (I’ve even managed to kill a cactus in my time—the poor desert dweller succumbed…

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By Sarah, 11/21/2016 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 Pallet Furniture Projects

DIY Pallet Furniture Projects

One of the hottest DIY crazes around is pallet furniture. Pallets are cheap—sometimes free—and can often be found at a business near you. Small businesses are a great place to start when looking for pallets to get your projects started. Just walk into a store near you and ask! Once you have your pallets, the…

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By Kayleigh, 11/01/2016 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.
10 Tips for Improving the Value of Your Home (on a budget!)

10 Tips for Improving the Value of Your Home (on a budget!)

Whether you’re looking to sell your home right away or simply thinking about the future, increasing the value of your home is never a bad idea. Getting top dollar for your home doesn’t have to break the bank—learn to improve the value of your home with these 10 budget-friendly tips: 1. Paint   A fresh…

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By Sarah, 10/30/2016 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.