Monthly Archives: June 2022

10 Things to Do With the Empty Space Over Your Bed

You’ve got the perfect headboard and bedding set up. But does your bedroom still feel a little … vanilla? The large and empty wall area over your bed is probably the reason something’s missing. It’s not easy to decorate the area over your bed — it’s a long and sometimes narrow area. Here are some easy ways you […]

Small Bathroom Vanities that Take Back Your Space

 Just because your bathroom lacks space doesn’t mean it can’t be functional. You simply have to figure out clever, space-saving ways to lay it out. In most bathrooms, the sink cabinet is often too large and lacking in useful storage. Take back some of your tiny bathroom. Replace old, outdated cabinets with one of these […]

Still Think You Don’t Need a Formal Living Room?

The formal living room has become an endangered species.  Freshome reached out to experts around the country, and the responses were the same. “There was a time when everyone wanted three bedrooms, two baths, formal living and dining, and a basement den – but those days are over,” says Angela Williams, a Birmingham, AL-based realtor at Extreme Agent […]

Creative Shared Bedroom Ideas for a Modern Kids’ Room

Laughing…crying…playing…fighting. A shared sibling bedroom is a beehive of activity and needs. And that means there’s a lot for parents to tackle when creating their kids’ shared bedroom. With twice the amount (or more) of evolving personalities and necessities, it’s often a daunting task for parents to accommodate storage, space and the individual style of each child.Here are some […]

Want a Home Library? Here Are 4 Tips to Help Make Your Dream Come True

Most bookworms we know dream of having a space where they can escape from the world with a good book. Though home libraries may sound like a thing of the past, there’s no reason why you can’t create one of these areas in your own home. All it takes is a little planning to make […]

How to arrange living room furniture – experts reveal the 5 key steps

Whether you want a living room for lounging, somewhere to entertain– or both – there are a few basic principles to get right when it comes to how to arrange living room furniture. You might feel your space needs a bit of a redesign, or have plans to invest in new furniture or storage. Or […]

Kitchen chandelier ideas – statement lighting for your cook zone

Renovating a kitchen is one of the most expensive projects in the home, so it pays to focus on timeless design. Colours and styles that will last are better than looks that will date sooner than last year’s TikTok craze. However, to add some pizazz to a backdrop that will stand the test of time […]

Six plush living rooms that are made for lounging

Stretch out and enjoy the view from these epic spaces With our hectic modern lifestyles, all of us need a space to chillax and there’s only one place inside a house that really hits the spot. Kitchen-diners are great for socialising and catching up with the family on the day’s events and bathrooms and bedrooms […]

How to make a small living room look bigger – tips and tricks to stretch your space

Start by taking a long, hard look at your living room and working out what bits of it work well and what bits don’t work quite so well. Re-assessing the space, getting rid of items that aren’t earning their spot and then re-working the layout, can do wonders in a small living room. And, of […]

How to design a kitchen – a step-by-step guide to planning the perfect space

Designing a kitchen involves a lot of thought, from picking the right style, to finding a designer and agreeing the kitchen layout. However tempted you are to rush into a showroom and choose your design, it’s vital that you take plenty of time to consider what you really want. Breaking the planning process into manageable steps […]