Inspiration

Find your inspiration with decorating ideas from Freshome for every room and every season.

Give Your Brick Fireplace a Facelift – Reader Story

Did you update your bathroom? Revamp your kitchen? Install new flooring? We would love to share your project, big or small! Send us what you did and our editorial team will consider it for our “My Fresh Home” series, which will be published every Thursday. Check out our submission instructions at th…

11-Point Checklist for Prepping Your Home for a First Pet

So, you’ve decided you’re ready to welcome a pet into your home for the first time. Congratulations! Roughly 85 million American families own at least one pet, so it is a rite of passage for most households. Many pet adoption centers…

10 Best Free Online Virtual Room Programs and Tools

Check out our updated review on a fantastic room design software company here. This company not only designs your space, but allows you to purchase the furniture and decor from your design. We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a…

The Behr 2020 Color Trends Palettes are Here

Behr Paint released their 2020 Color Trends Palettes and they’re significant. According to the company, it’s a new decade, calling for fresh and exciting new paint hues. The 3 collections of 15 colors offer enough variety to work with all design styles from modern to traditional.

The Painting Experts Explain How to Fix Painting Mistakes and Problems

Painting is undoubtedly one of the quickest and least expensive ways to transform your home. It can update an area, hide flaws, highlight architectural details and so much more. If you follow the 10 commandments of painting, you’re on the road to success.

How to Pick a Garden Color Palette

Test. Want to add color to your garden while preserving a cohesive look? Pick a garden color palette and let it guide you. Image: 1000 Words/Shutterstock Maybe you plan your garden meticulously as soon as the first signs of spring pop up. Or maybe you wait until summer,…

DIY Disagreements: These Home Improvement Projects are Most Likely to Cause Fights With Your Significant Other

A recent survey by Porch reveals that DIY projects can cause disagreements among couples (to put it mildly), and some of these arguments can get quite heated. Whether DIYers are married or in another stage of the relationship, fights among couples are pretty common during a DIY project. Sometimes…

Plan on Entertaining Outdoors This Summer? Here’s What You Need to Do It Right

Warmer weather entices people outside, and let’s face it, wide open spaces can provide more room to move around and reduce the potential for damage to your home’s interior. However, to truly provide an outstanding outdoor entertaining experience, you’ll need to create a fun and inviting environment,…

Can’t Go on Vacation? Recreate a Hotel Vibe in Your Home

Going on vacation is a great way to relax and refresh. And if you stay in a luxury hotel, lakeside inn, resort spa, or elegant bed and breakfast, you’ll also enjoy a lush living area, and a luxurious bathroom experience. However, you can create that hotel vibe in your own…

The DIY Network’s Sara Bendrick Explains the 2019 Landscaping Trends

Creating the perfect outdoor space is not something that homeowners take lightly. Cutting your grass weekly is a good start, and incorporating Matt Blashaw’s outdoor lighting tips is also a step in the right direction. DIY Network TV host and landscape designer Sara Bendrick. Image courtesy of…