We can’t all have the most open of floor plans. Many homes were built before open concepts were widely accepted. That means they often have loadbearing walls that can’t simply be knocked down, leading to a partially open floor plan in many homes. Or you might have built or purchased a home that went for […]
Sure, it might not be the most Instagrammable location in my house, but I can honestly say it’s one of the most important spaces: the mudroom. With a few kids, a dog and a whole lot of winter boots, the mudroom has become indispensable as a catch-all for everything from homework to flip flops. Over […]
Arranging furniture can be more difficult than it seems at first glance, as anyone who has ever spent hours rearranging a room knows. However, it is possible to make your arrangement work without a lot of blood, sweat and tears. With that in mind, we’ve brought you four must-know tricks for arranging furniture like a […]
We polled our Freshome team to come up with the best, simplest ways to make even the smallest, most poorly lit spaces feel bright. Using these tips can help small spaces feel larger, dim rooms feel more energized and, ultimately, dark rooms feel brighter.
If you worship at the church of KonMari, you’ll know that there’s no greater sin than clutter. And, sure, you can go through your closets to find what sparks joy, but what if you’re still in the design process? If you’re building a new home, you can clutter-proof your place by getting organized long before […]
Spring is almost here and with it comes real estate’s busiest season: the spring market. If you’re thinking of getting your home ready to sell this spring, you’ll want to make sure it looks its best before making its debut. In addition to doing some staging and giving your home a good spring cleaning, that means paying […]
When decorating your home, it’s not uncommon to have a one or two blank walls that leave you puzzled. You don’t really know what to do with them, but you do know that those barren spaces are driving you crazy. So, what are your options? Below are several ideas to help make those blank walls […]
You may have noticed a curious trend over the past several years: homes with brightly colored doors at the front of the house. The rest of the home will typically have a very muted or neutral color scheme — and then there will be the brightest of doors. For instance, the door may be a […]