Let’s Turn a Guest Room into a Hobby Room

Functional Hobby Room for Painting

Sometimes the entire function of a room has to change to make it work for new circumstances, so go into it open minded and with creativity!  This particular before and after is an actual functional change to the room as well as a decorative change.  These are usually pretty involved since so much of the…

Transform an Attic into a Guest Room and Office

Extra Guest Room in an Attic

Walk up attic spaces are wonderful for storage but they can also be made into all the rooms you are lacking downstairs! I have never lived in a home with an attic like this home.  It had its own staircase right up to the third floor. The walls were finished, painted at least, and it…

How to Make Your Exterior Entry Pretty and Welcoming

Pretty Entry Adds Curb Appeal

Even if you think you have a lovely foyer in your home, your entry also extends to the outside of your home.  It all depends on which direction you are going! So it pays to take a look at the front of your home, or at least at the entrance that most people use when…

See How Paint Changed This Adorable Bungalow

Tired Bungalow Needs Paint

A specially selected collection of four new paint colors changed a weary looking bungalow into the show house on this cute little neighborhood street! Now I know that there aren’t too many of you out there who get excited about house painting season, aside from Matt!  Because, let’s face it, it’s golfing, bike riding and…

Use the Principles of Design on Your Outdoor Deck

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Don’t just put your furniture out for the summer and walk away, spend a little time making your deck an outdoor room that you will wnat to spend time in and invite friends over to enjoy!  I  have to admit that it didn’t take long for me to convince Matt that actually decorating an outdoor…