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10 Bedroom Updates to Transform Your Room in a Pinch

Here are a few of my favorite easy updates that are big on style yet won’t break the bank

What’s the New Green?

In a conversation the other day, a group of us started talking about how the term ‘green’ is so dated. I never thought about it until that moment but had to agree that the term hasn’t evolved much. Inevitably, we all started brainstorming what new term should replace “green” but never found that perfect word or phrase.

November 15 / 2013

Is Wallpaper in Style in Dallas-Area Homes? You’d Better Believe It!

Dallas home buyers hoping to get some bang for their buck with home improvements sometimes ask, “Is wallpaper in style?” It may be all over Pinterest and other social media sites, but is it a selling point for people looking for a new home.

June 14 / 2013
Author Tammy Valentine
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Infographic: The Psychology of Color at Home

Color plays a huge role in any home. It can make a room feel warm and inviting or cold and stale depending the shade. While each homeowners personal tastes will effect the color scheme of any home, there are some psychological influences that should cause us to think about that next room painting project.

May 01 / 2013
Author David Marine
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Infographic: Homeowners Want More Color

This week was National Painting Week. Like most painting projects, I put this off until the last possible day so sorry if this is your tardy reminder to get painting this week. Besides that this is a really interesting infographic from the folks at Sherwin Williams.

April 19 / 2013

Painting for a Home Sale

Making the proper impression is a major factor in attracting prospective home buyers and keeping their interest. One of the best ways to do that when selling a home is to repaint key areas of the home. The entire thing does not necessarily need a new paint job, unless the current one is significantly flawed.

Affordable ways to decorate your home for summer

The transition from spring to summer can lift everyone’s mood, and many homeowners get the urge to spruce up their properties.  From changes are as simple as replacing linens and rugs with brighter colors to planting a beautiful garden, there are several small summer upgrades for homeowners with different goals, and many of these improvements [...]

June 19 / 2012

How to Use Color to Correct Interiors in your Home

Color can actually help correct interiors in your home. The video below goes through some simple tips to help use your homes color palette to turn that room you can’t stand into an ideal living space.

April 25 / 2011

How to Build a Color Palette for Your Home

It wasn’t until I bought my first home with my wife that I learned what on earth a color wheel is. The brand name, Pantone, was also foreign to me, but quickly became a familiar term as we started to decorate our home. Nine years of marriage and two homes later, the color palette of [...]

February 01 / 2011

Low Cost Ways to Spruce Up Your Home

Every year my wife and I pick a project that we can undertake to improve our home. But somehow this project always becomes an expensive ordeal. One year what started as a need to replace a window in our sun room turned into tearing down the walls and gutting the entire room.

Now that’s not to say I’m not satisfied with the end result (because I am), but I enjoyed seeing an article from the Associate Press this morning that highlights 10 low cost ways to spruce up your home.

April 06 / 2010
Author David Marine
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