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This Front Door Replacement Made a Huge Impact on Curb Appeal

Posted by: on May 15th, 2014 | 14 Comments

  One way to have a big impact on your home’s curb appeal is to replace your front door. The good news is that front door replacement can be easy and even fun.  That’s the takeaway from Emily Clark’s door replacement story. She writes about low-stress decorating on her blog Emily A. Clark: design. simplified, [...]

Creating Privacy and Sparkle with a Backyard Makeover

Posted by: on April 29th, 2014 | 35 Comments

  Kristen Whitby’s backyard was a little awkward, shall we say, before she signed up for our Patio Style Challenge. As you’ll see, the issues she faced were pretty common–lack of privacy, a less-than-ideal layout for the yard… that sort of thing. She’s a very creative decorator, DIYer and doer of awesome things, which she [...]

Patio Decor Ideas: A Modern, Family-Friendly Deck

Posted by: on April 14th, 2014 | 29 Comments

It’s impossible to say which of the very creative and family-friendly patio decor ideas we love the most from Lesley Graham, but the porch swing might be it. And when we say porch swing, it might not be exactly what you’re thinking. Lesley has tons of great ideas for decorating and raising a family on [...]

10 Cleaning Tips for New Parents

Posted by: on March 26th, 2014 | 10 Comments

Bringing home a new baby is a special time for parents. It’s full of love, joy, and excitement… not to mention sleep deprivation, a whole new category of messes, and a burgeoning need to defend against germs. Kaley Diaz knows all about this. Not only is she a mommy and a children’s photographer, she also [...]

Spring Cleaning Tips: 10 Tricks for a Clean, Fresh Home

Posted by: on March 20th, 2014 | 5 Comments

We all could use a few tips or tricks for keeping the house clean. We asked Sarah, author of Thrifty Decor Chick, some of her cleaning secrets. She offered up some spring cleaning tips that cover everything from the microwave and pet hair to de-gunking your iron and deodorizing plastic food containers.   This time [...]

Cleaning Tips: Clean Smarter, Not Harder this Spring!

Posted by: on March 18th, 2014 | 5 Comments

We have discovered there are some people who would prefer to get their spring cleaning done as quickly and easily as possible. This seems to be the case for most people we’ve talked to.  It turns out that Dana White is among those who’d rather get the job done with as little fuss and elbow [...]

10 Outdoor Spring Cleaning Tips

Posted by: on March 14th, 2014 | 9 Comments

Spring cleaning is more than merely cleaning every nook and cranny inside your house. It’s also about making you home ready to invite friends over, fire up the grill, and have some warm weather fun. That’s certainly the way Anna Moseley thinks about it. She’s the creative mind behind Ask Anna, where she answers your [...]

10 Cleaning Ideas for Parents of Young Kids

Posted by: on March 13th, 2014 | Make A Comment

  Children are a joy. But they come with their own set of cleaning challenges– wall smudges, toys that are in the mouth as much as the hands, that sort of thing.  Cassity Kmetzsch writes the popular DIY blog Remodelaholic with her husband. She is also a mother of two little ones. We asked her [...]

Spring Cleaning Simplified: 10 Cleaning Tips

Posted by: on March 5th, 2014 | 7 Comments

  If you want to clean your home from top to bottom or just tackle a little bit at a time, you’ll love these tips to simplify your spring cleaning. These are from Becky Rapinchuk, who should know a thing or two about spring cleaning–she’s the author of the popular homemaking blog, Clean Mama.    [...]

10 Kid-Friendly Spring Cleaning Tasks

Posted by: on February 28th, 2014 | Make A Comment

When it comes to spring cleaning, make it a family affair! Amy Bell, who writes the homemaking blog Positively Splendid, shares her list of 10 kid-friendly spring cleaning tasks. These are safe, productive tasks that children can complete to contribute to the your household spring cleaning.   Kid-Friendly Task 1 – Dusting Finally, a way [...]