Decorating

  1. How to Reduce Echo in a Room

    Quiet living room with plush sofa and curtains

    High ceilings and sound-reflecting surfaces, such as glass, stone, tile and hardwood often can produce unwanted echoes in your home. If you find the reverberations distracting, you don’t have to break the bank to find ways to dampen your rooms’ lively aco

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  2. How to Hang a Heavy Mirror or Picture

    Large heavy mirror mounted above desk

    Mirrors and heavy art pieces add a lot to your home’s décor and interior ambiance. But they need to be hung properly to keep them from falling and getting damaged or inflicting damage to your wall or floor. Here’s how to hang items on your wall and ensu

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  3. How to Hang Wallpaper

    Bold flower wallpaper in living room nook

    If you are tired of your plain, painted walls, hanging wallpaper can give any room a complete makeover. This project can take some time and effort, but it's a task you can tackle in a weekend. In fact, choosing a wallpaper pattern can be the most difficult

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  4. How to Remove Wallpaper

    Woman scraping old wallpaper from wall

    Have you grown tired of that '70s green wallpaper in your bathroom? Do you want to give your kitchen a modern look? It's easy to give any room in your home an update by removing wallpaper that’s dated and painting your walls with a fresh coat of paint.

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  5. 7 Ideas for a Quick Bathroom Makeover

    Luxury bathroom with new vanity and sink

    Nothing decreases the value and appeal of your home like an outdated bathroom, but you don’t have to break the bank to complete a bathroom makeover. Some paint, a new vanity and faucet, and a few decorating and design ideas can give your bathroom a m

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  6. Dress Your Home with Holiday Delight

    Woman gluing berry to holiday wreath

    Turning your home into a “Winter Wonderland” this holiday season is simple. This project will help you choose natural holiday décor, as well as show you how to use indoor and outdoor lighting that will dress up your home for the holidays.

    Decorate with

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  7. My Dramatic Entryway Makeover: Before & After

    Updated entryway with new paint and decor
    Updating Your Entryway

    I recently finished updating my front entryway.

    I had put this space on hold for almost a year because it has always been a very tough space to decorate and organize. I focused on finishing the other areas we were renovating, and sadly used the

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  8. From Mossy to Beachy: Bringing Summer to My Foyer Decor

    DIY beachy decor on entryway console
    coral

    Well, it's the end of July and I've just finished up my summer vignette in the foyer - welcome to my world. ;)

    I've had most of it done for umm...weeks. Since May? There was one small detail I've been putting off all that time that I FINALLY

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  9. Chalkboard Wall: How I Made a Magnetic Art Gallery for $5

    Supplies for DIY chalkboard art wall

    Today I wanted to show you how I turned the new chalkboard wall in the kitchen into a gallery wall to hold the Bub’s artwork. I showed you the Christmas version o

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  10. My Decorating Tips & Tricks for a Fireplace Mantel

    Decorated fireplace mantel

    We all love a roaring fireplace in the cold winter months, but they are typically one of the hardest spots to decorate. It’s a focal point in a room so you want it to shine, but it can be difficult to find the right mix of decor that works well in such a

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  11. Four Tips to Design a Budget-Friendly Curated Gallery Wall

    Picture gallery wall

    DIY blogger confession time… although I’ve been at this DIY blogger thing for over five and a half years, I’ve never done a gallery wall. They looked too tedious and expensive.

    Finally, last summer I decided I was going to take the plunge and s

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  12. My Bathroom Makeover: Vibrant Color Top to Bottom

    Revamped bathroom

    Living in a little cape has its challenges. One of the main challenges is the teeny tiny main bathroom. It's a 4ft by 9ft space, and we have re-vamped it three times since moving in.

    When we first moved in I decided to go bold and take advantage

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