8 Home Projects with a High ROI

Article Submitted by Fixr.com With warmer weather and longer days, summer is the ideal time of year to take on a project in or around your home. Many contractors and other pros often find this time of year a little slower, as many homeowners are waiting until fall to tackle big interior projects, which means that […]
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Here’s Squishy Prettiness for Your Home Disguised as a Colorful DIY Pom Pom Rug!

To forge the stunning and super easy DIY Pom-Pom Rug, you are going to need an empty paper towel roll, a pair of scissors, colorful yarn, and a non-slip rug mat. You begin by cutting a paper towel roll in half, placing the pieces next to each other, further wrapping the soft yarn around the […]

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This Phone Charging Station Replicates The Legendary Seat from Game of Thrones!

The phone charger, looking exactly like a small-sized version of the iron throne is all about assembling hundreds of cocktail swords over a chair-shaped block in an innovative fashion, integrating the iron-like element to the making! Through this video,  Natural Nerd demonstrates how just a matter of 8 readily available and super inexpensive supplies brought from […]

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Flaunt a Brand New-Looking Phone Daily with these 20 Incredible DIY Phone Case Ideas!

A good smartphone is one heck of an investment nowadays, costing hundreds or thousands of dollars. And this makes it imperative to go for a good-quality phone case that keeps your device safe. Although, there are loads of options for store-bought cases, you might not find most of them all stylish and cute. Introduce a […]

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25 Thanksgiving Crafts For Kids To Blend Festivities with a Dash of Creativity!

1. Paper Plate Thanksgiving Turkey Wreath Who said those gorgeous turkeys are only meant to be a part of your Thanksgiving dinner tables? Let’s pick them up from the table and put the huge birdies right on the front door or the mantel, all with a craft perfect for the kiddos. Looking exactly like a […]

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Watercolors on Walls? You Bet!

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Want to make a bigger statement with a wall? Watercolor wallpaper can add some pizzazz and wispiness to an otherwise blah wall in the home. Pinterest called watercolor wallpaper one of the hottest trends that emerged from its home design survey in the U.K., in which the site analyzed […]
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5 Ideas to Increase the Value of a Basement

Article Submitted by Fixr.com The basement doesn’t just have to be a space to throw all of that extra storage. Show it as usable space, and it may even help you increase the value of the home. Basement remodels typically recoup about 70 percent of their costs at time of resale, which can add a tremendous amount […]
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20 Insanely Adorable DIY Felt Projects Creating Pieces of True Cuteness!

1. Mini Felt Garland Made in a snap, these brightly colored felt sheet garlands are crafted by sewing geometrical shapes like different-sized circles or triangles together to form long rows of prettiness.  Perfect to hang on the wall, the mantel or the ceilings! DIY Details : artbarblog 2. Felt Gingerbread Man Ornaments Here’s an adorable gingerbread […]

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20 Ultra-Cool Sweater Crafts That Can Totally Revamp Those Old Pieces of Attire

1. Sweater Snowman A more than perfect element of decor for winter-themed home to celebrate the season, this adorable guy has been crafted out of the sleeve of an old sweater. The pom-pom topped hat is a sleeve too from yet another pullover. DIY Details : simple-serendipities 2. Cozy Cardigan Cowl and Boot Socks If […]

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25 DIY Galaxy Projects Rightly Celebrating the Universe We are a Part Of!

1. Paint Your Own Galaxy Umbrella Sprucing up even the most ordinary of umbrellas becomes a child’s play with this DIY galaxy-inspired project. Travel to the world of magical stars the moment you open the umbrella up, as the solid black exteriors of the thing hide a whole bundle of twinkies painting on the inside. […]

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Hot Home Trend to Watch: The Two-Toned Kitchen

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Two-toned colored kitchens are gaining popularity this year. White and gray painted cabinets are dominating kitchen color schemes, according to the 2017 Kitchen & Bath Design Trends survey conducted by the National Kitchen and Bath Association. Particularly gray-toned kitchen cabinets are seeing a surge in popularity lately.     […]
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That Small Backyard Can Still Be a Selling Point

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine  Don’t underestimate the power of a space based on its size. Sure, your listing may be size-challenged in the yard department, but that doesn’t mean it can’t still be a showpiece. “As building lots continue to be smaller and scarcer, lot preparation with the goal of maximizing livable outdoor […]
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30 Marvellous DIY Seashell Crafts Adding a Beachy Flair to Your Space!

1. DIY Seashell Coasters Display those seaside treasures disguised as super cool dining table accessories – DIY seashell coasters that let the shells placed in lovely mason jar lids shine through a glossy filling of clear resin. Each of the coasters sports a large shell in the middle, accompanied by a few smaller ones, further […]

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The Best Homes for ‘Porching’

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine  Porching is gaining a following. And as the summer heats up, who doesn’t want to hang out on a cozy, stylish front porch or veranda while reading, sipping wine, or saying “hello” to neighbors as they pass by? Some houses were just made for porching too. Check out some of […]
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The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning a Bathtub (Based on the Type of Tub)

Contributed by TheHandyNest.com A dirty and filthy bathtub with spots and scratches is hardly a relaxing sight. It can also act as a breeding ground for germs and bacteria. Here we will be talking about some of the best ways on how to clean bathtub and how to protect it from dirt and spots. Materials Used […]
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The 5 Biggest Yard and Patio Staging Mistakes

By Amalie Drury, guest contributor A great outdoor space is at the top of many home buyers’ checklists. So even if your listing doesn’t include a large lawn or an over-the-top patio, it’s important to show buyers that the home still offers the perks of an indoor-outdoor lifestyle. Be sure to avoid these common outdoor […]
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25 Science Experiments for Kids The Budding Scientists Would Fall in Love With

1. Rainbow Rain Clouds Miniature version of natural rain, these water-filled jars are topped with shaving cream that works as clouds. As you add more and more drops of food color on top, the clouds get heavier and shower! DIY Details : pagingfunmums 2. Dancing Frankenworms These dancing frankenworms are a cool and edible treat, […]

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20 Indoor Playhouse Ideas Creating a Whole Little World for Your Kiddos

1. Indoor Closet Playhouse Built using a closet as the foundation, this indoor playhouse comes with an adorable front porch and calls for a little woodworking skills. That cedar shingles, A-frame roof line and an arched dutch door truly deserve a special mention. DIY Details : allthingsheartandhome 2. Borgen Castle Playhouse Little ones won’t feel […]

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10 Uber Cool DIY Fidget Spinners Putting Together Your Own Versions of the Toy!

1. Ultimate LEGO Fidget Spinner Unlike most LEGO fidget spinners, this one comes with an incredibly long spin duration – all thanks to those ball bearings installed in the middle. Almost everything needed for the project can be found within the LEGO Classic’s Medium Brick Box. 2. Resin Fidget Spinner DIY A paper stencil works […]

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Educate Sellers How Home Staging Pays Off

By Patti Stern, PJ & Company Staging and Interior Decorating This spring has been one of our busiest home staging seasons with many sellers enjoying the benefits of preparing their homes early and marketing to targeted buyers – boosting the value of their property and selling quickly. However, there are sellers who are hesitant and […]
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Insider Tips on Staging a Living Room

By Julea Joseph, guest contributor Make sure you show off the living room in your listings. Here are some simple lessons in staging your living room to give a great impression. Choose an on trend color palette that will appeal to buyers and showcase your home’s amenities. Tone on tone creates flow and space. A […]
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Make That Home Greener: Energy-Efficient Mortgages

By Michele DiGirolamo, Guest Contributor from MoneyGeek.com  If you’re in the market for a new home, there’s a way to save the environment and some cash at the same time: Consider a “green” mortgage. An energy-efficient mortgage (EEM), the umbrella term for these types of loans, allows buyers to fold expenses for energy-saving home improvements […]
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The Wood Paneling Trend Is Back With a Twist

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Wood paneling is back, but we’re not talking about he 1960s version that you may still be peeling down from some of your listings. Instead, today’s wood paneling trend is being used as an accent wall, instead of a complete cover of an entire room. For example, wood panels in […]
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Showcase Stylish Storage Solutions

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine “The home needs more storage!” It’s a common gripe heard from homeowners and buyers. A home can never have too many shelves or closets. Indeed, a majority of about 1,000 survey respondents said their number-one biggest annoyance about their home: “The lack of storage,” according to the 2015 HSH.com […]
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Vinyl Flooring Is Stealing the Spotlight

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Vinyl can get a bad rap. Often it’s confused with linoleum and conjures up memories of outdated, cheap 1980s flooring rolled out in sheets. But lately, vinyl is showing itself as anything but “cheap” looking. It can be laid out in planks, tiles, and sheets and it’s getting some […]
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Staging Tips for Small Rooms

By Justin M. Riordan, Spade and Archer Design Agency When selling a house, small rooms can lead to big problems. Staging can be the key to making a small room look functional and help entice buyers to put an offer on your property. Living Rooms – Proving your living room can fit a full size […]
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Revisit Your Listing’s Curb Appeal: Have You Done Enough?

By Caroline M. Carter, guest contributor You’ll want to leave potential buyers with a great impression of your listing’s exterior, that is if you want to motivate them to want to see more. But what do you do if the front entrance to a house looks dated, insubstantial and unwelcoming? Change it. What impression does […]
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Smart Staging Solutions for the Owner Occupied House

By Julea Joseph, guest contributor As a home stager, I hear weekly this song from people getting ready to sell their occupied home: “My closets are stuffed, I hate my living room sofa, Grandma’s old dinette set looks shoddy, and those oak cabinets in the kitchen are not going to fly with the younger buying […]
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