The term “spec home” conjures up all sorts of images. Not all of them are good. Some builders opt for the cheapest flooring, cabinetry, lighting , and other materials in order to boost the bottom line.(more…)
What to do when you live in a garrison-style home but would love a modern farmhouse instead? Tear it down and start over? Move?
Megan faced this dilemma, and though she loved many things about her home and neighborhood, she had three requirements for staying put.
In last Wednesday’s post, we visited with Lori-Ann and her husband, John, in Ladner, British Columbia, Canada. Their small home in this historic fishing village was built in 1970 and has undergone a number of renovations under the couple’s careful touch.(more…)
Like so many home projects, Kasey’s new mudroom design started with inspiration from Pinterest . Kasey, who writes the blog SBK Living, and her husband, are recent transplants to Sun Valley, Idaho, where they have spent the last two years completing a gut remodel of an older home.
For many, September means back to school and all that comes with it. But even if you don’t have kids, September is a month of getting back into a routine. Gone are laid-back, carefree summer days, and here is the season of tightly packed schedules and life on the go. But hectic days are no match for a considered mudroom, and with these five mudroom essentials, you’ll be back in the rhythm of things in no time.
Sometimes, the best ideas come when we least expect it. For Sean, who was in the midst of a mud room/bath addition in his Long Island home, the inspiration came in the middle of the night. Part of his decor for the new space included a sign reading To All Trains which is a nod to a train that infrequently rumbles by their backyard.