Gear Up: Camping Supplies

Gear Up: Camping Supplies

Gear Up for Family Camping Time Make some family memories and escape to the great outdoors with a family camping trip. You’ll enjoy conversing with nature and getting in that valuable family bonding time that there never seems to be enough of these days. Here we offer up our checklist of camping gear as you […]

Decorate With Color – Pink and orange floral bed set, blue botanical shower curtain, red, yellow and brown living room.

Decorate With Color

Decorate by: Color Wheel    Mood    Personality    Seasonal    Whole House    Room Recolor General Color Guidelines for Decorating It never fails – you’re ready to transform a room and you quickly get stuck just trying to figure out a color palette. What colors match? How do you choose a palette? Which colors […]

Tips to Get Ready for Christmas

Get Ready for Christmas Tips

Holiday Preparation Starts Now! Tips for Everything Christmas! Christmas preparations can be overwhelming. Get a head start on your Christmas gift planning, decorating, and celebrating by starting early. All those easy gift ideas are a breeze to pull together now, while you have time on your schedule. We have put together the ultimate Get Ready […]

Two red jingle bell wreaths on open double doors hung with pine garland, with a dog looking out.

How to Hang Holiday Garland and Wreaths

How to Hang Garland Around the Front Door It’s time to deck the halls and spread Christmas cheer with holiday decorations, garland and greenery! If you love the look but don’t know how to hang garland around a door or how to hang a lighted wreath on a front door without the extension cord showing, […]

Floral quilted placemats and table runners on round wood table

How to Use Table Runners

How to decorate with table runners. Think of a table runner as an accessory for a table. It does for your table what a scarf can do for an outfit. You can use it to highlight a centerpiece, create a dramatic effect or add color and texture. Here we answer the most common questions about […]

Plants Indoors

Bring Plants Indoors for the Winter

When To Bring Plants Indoors Is the weather starting to threaten your outdoor potted plants? When the night temperatures dip to below 45 – 48 degrees Fahrenheit, it’s time to bring them inside. Before you bring your plants indoors, double-check that they don’t have any small insects like aphids or spider mites. Find them a […]

A colorful floral hooked rug in blues, pinks, and yellow on a wood floor, with a pair of yellow rain boots.

How to Clean Your Outdoor Rugs

How to Clean Outdoor Rugs Aren’t door mats and outdoor rugs great? Just throw them down and instantly outdoor spaces look brighter, seasonal and updated. They’re also affordable updates for holiday and special-occasion decorating. So let’s talk about how to clean an outside rug. Outdoor rugs are made for weathering the elements. But, like anything, […]

Living room decor with loveseat with blue slipcover and basket-style storage coffee table

How To Measure Slipcovers

Slipcover Buying Guide Bought a sofa you love only to find the pattern you chose isn’t great at hiding stains? Recently moved and now the furniture doesn’t match your new home? A slipcover is a great solution. With a few simple measurements, you can makeover old furniture for less money than buying new. Determining Fit […]

Red and white stripe sheet set on a white round table

How to Buy and Care for Bed Sheets

Bed Sheets Buying and Care Guide Bed. It’s where your day begins and ends. How you make it is key to a good night’s rest and waking up refreshed.  There are thousands of bed sheets options. With so many choices, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. And then there’s the bedsheets lingo: thread count, microfiber vs. […]

Long tan grommet curtains hung on a large paned-glass window, and a round side table with vased pink flowers.

How to Hang Grommet Curtains

7 Easy Steps to Hang Grommet Curtains If you browse through the window treatments section at your local home decorating store, don’t be surprised if you see a substantial selection of grommet-topped curtains. Their crisp lines, modern appeal and affordable price tag have made them a favorite in today’s home décor from the living room to […]