Home Sweet Home – Part 8 – Brightening Up a Dark Space

Clean, fresh, airy, light, and bright! Who wouldn’t want to describe their home in these terms? That doesn’t mean your house needs to be entirely white on white. Cool colors in shades of soft blues, greens, and grays are also aesthetically appealing. With a few simple changes, that are relatively inexpensive and easy to implement, your home will feel bright, welcoming, and spacious! Continue reading “Home Sweet Home – Part 8 – Brightening Up a Dark Space”

Home Sweet Home – Part 7 – Trends for 2021–What’s Out, What’s In?

We walk a fine line when determining what’s hot and what’s not, whether it be in the fashion industry or the building business. As you will see in the blog below, trends come and go, oftentimes quickly. Much of what makes a house a home is personal selections and these need not succumb to the latest trends. Continue reading “Home Sweet Home – Part 7 – Trends for 2021–What’s Out, What’s In?”

Home Sweet Home – Part 5 – The Office Alcove

Who would have thought an office space in a home would be a must? In bygone years, some larger homes included an office, but it was oftentimes more for “show” than regular use. Today, in large part due to the Coronavirus pandemic, office space in the home is essential.

As you will see in Part 5 of our series, even an unused nook or alcove location in the home can be turned into a functional workspace. Repurposing a bedroom or section of that room to create a dedicated work area has also become commonplace. With the reality that folks can successfully work from home, this will continue to be a priority and a small office, now coined a “pocket office,” is essential. Here’s a brief look at the changing face of the home office. Continue reading “Home Sweet Home – Part 5 – The Office Alcove”

Home Sweet Home – Part 4 – Exteriors

Model HomeThe evolution of homes over the past several decades has been constant. Part 4 of our series takes a look at exterior styles. It seems that what goes around, comes back around albeit in a modified fashion, particularly given enough time. Here’s a brief look at changing elevation styles from the 60s to the possible next trend. Continue reading “Home Sweet Home – Part 4 – Exteriors”