Tag Archive: Space

Tips for Creating an Unforgettable Backyard Entertaining Space

Well-designed outdoor spaces can be like an additional room of your house. They can provide a place for you and your family to relax and can be integral when you throw get-togethers or summer parties. Whether you are starting a deck, patio or porch from scratch or are updating one you already have, these three tips will have you entertaining people in style during the day or evening.

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Create Flow from the Indoors

By creating flow in your plans, you can let your party guests know where to go while eliminating congestion. Consider using sliding or French doors to open up your home to the outdoors. Lay down formal walkways throughout your backyard to allow guests to see your landscaping and to lead to other parts of the entertaining areas. Choose materials and colors that mimic the styles of the interior of the home to help guests feel that the …

Simple renovations to open up your living space

Square footage might be low in your living space, but don’t let that get you down. If your home has a small living space or you are moving to a home with a smaller living space, you might be looking for a cohesive design to live more comfortably. Make the most of your small space with these tips.

Let in natural light

Fill the room with natural light to open up the space. Install window shutters to allow more light into the room during the day for an airy look.Café-style shutters would be great in a small space since they let in the maximum amount of natural light. They cover the lower half of the window, which allows full light to pass through the upper half. This provides just the right balance between creating privacy and creating the appearance of a larger room by flooding it with natural light.…

Brighten Up Your Living Space With These Handy Home Improvement Tips

A little bit of effort can change your home for the better. Actually, certain updates can increase your home by thousands. Here are some tips for home improvement ideas which can get you off to a good start.

When it comes to home improvement, get creative and figure out what you are looking to accomplish ahead of time. Getting the preparation out of the way will allow you to place your focus on the work in progress when the time comes. Use homes you love as inspiration, or take inspiration from your favorite home-improvement shows.

Improvements to your home will not pay you back right away. Don’t make any upgrades or improvements to your home if you will be moving in less than three to five years. This is now the time frame that it takes in order to recoup the costs of the upgrades that you make.

Always keep …