12 Ways To Invite A #WellTraveledLook Into your Home

…without boarding a plane. Bring a collected-over-time look to your home with handmade pieces of various styles and textures. The best part? You don’t even even have to leave your sofa. Collected Decor Creates a Cool, Global Look This classic midcentury modern home is decorated floor to ceiling with handmade objects and artisanal details. From…

Readers Show Us Where They Create #AtHomeInWinter

See how readers are engaging in crafts and hobbies, whether it’s weaving, winter gardening or fairy-home building! Winter is the season to be a homebody, whether due to frigid weather, shorter days or simply the natural rhythm of the season. Recently we asked readers to show us their winter hobbies at home, and the spaces…

Follow This Recipe For An #IndustrialKitchen

The industrial kitchen: It’s a sought-after look full of tough materials that’s not always easy to pull off without going overboard. Whether you’re looking to get just a taste of industrial style with some shiny metal accents and piping or go all-in with durable stainless steel cabinets and countertops, read on to understand the key…

Tips For Preparing Your #HouseForSale

Highlights: When listing your house for sale your top goal will be to get the home sold for the best price possible! There are many small projects that you can do to ensure this happens! Your real estate agent will have a list of specific suggestions for getting your house ready for market and is…

What Would A #MillennialBabyBoom Mean For Housing

Recently released data from the National Center for Health Statistics revealed that 1.3 million Millennial women gave birth for the first time in 2015. There are now over 16 million women in this generation who have become mothers. “All told, Millennial women (those born between 1981 to 1997) accounted for about eight in ten (82%)…

13 Easy #HerbsToGrowIndoors

Lemon Balm Grow lemon balm plants for a single year for best flavor. Plant it indoors in the fall, grow indoors through winter, then you can plant it outside for spring and summer. Chives Chives grow almost anywhere. Harvest them at the base (like cutting grass), no more than one third of the bunch at…

Great #HomeProject #ReplaceExteriorSiding

We’re always taught it’s what inside that matters. But when it comes to your house, that doesn’t always hold true. The exterior of your home is arguably just as important as the interior when it comes to looks. After all, it’s the first thing you see when you arrive home, and it conveys a lot…

How #LowInterestRates Increase Your Purchasing Power

According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage are currently at 4.09%, which is still very low in comparison to recent history! The interest rate you secure when buying a home not only greatly impacts your monthly housing costs, but also impacts your purchasing power. Purchasing power, simply put, is…

Make A #WinterScentedPotpourri

Mix up your own natural potpourri with fruit, pine cones and spices to perfume your home or give as a gift! Collect pine cones and decorate your home with them in the fall. In the winter, use them to create holiday decor  and an enticing all-natural potpourri. At this time of the year, it’s easy…

12 Ways To Refresh Your #BathroomOnABudget

Reviving a tired washroom needn’t require a total overhaul. Learn how to add style and character at an affordable price. 1. Coordinate Accents Give your bath a designer touch with matching accessories. Here, the medicine cabinet’s silvery frame is echoed by the decorative metal outlet covers. 2. Tile the Countertop An alternative to a stone…

#RealEstateSales At Highest Pace In 10 Years

Highlights: 5.45 million existing homes were sold in 2016! This is the highest mark set since 2006. Inventory of existing homes for sale dropped to a 3.6-month supply, the lowest level since NAR began tracking in 1999. The median price of homes sold in December was $232,200. This is the 58th consecutive month of year-over-year price…