Helpful Tips And Tricks To Try When Redecorating Your Home This Summer

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When the weather gets warmer, it’s hard not to feel more joyful and happier than before. Due to this shift in mood, you might have thought about how you can redecorate your home in a fun way to help improve your mood and welcome summer into your home. It can be difficult to come up […]

9 Tips for Displaying Your Diamond Paintings

Diamond painting is a popular and engaging hobby that involves placing tiny “diamonds” onto a pre-printed canvas, resulting in a sparkling and colorful work of art. Made from resin, the individual pieces used to create each painting also turn it into a three-dimensional piece of art that glimmers in the light. These diamond paintings are […]

How to Create Family Videos that Look Professional

People say that a family that laughs together, stays together. What does that mean to you? Perhaps it’s as simple as being able to look back on all the laughs you had as a family, decade after decade. Perhaps it’s something more. Creating family videos is a great way to capture bonding moments like going […]

Inspire Your Own Relaxing With Modern Bathroom Designs

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You’ve come to the correct spot if you’re seeking ideas to make your bathroom more relaxing and to modify the decor to inspire. Everyone imagines that after a hard day at work, they may relax in the tub and forget about their problems. You may achieve this by using your imagination, and here are some […]

Making the Most of Warm Weather for Your Home Renovations

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Spring and summer is the ideal time of year to complete home renovations. Contractors have more daylight hours to work with and are less likely to be derailed by rain or high winds. However, everyone else is also trying to renovate their homes during the summer months. This means you need a clear strategy if […]

Exploring Egypt During Ramadan

The Giza Pyramids typically come to mind as the top tourist attraction in Cairo, Egypt, symbolic of the country’s ancient roots. Did you know that Cairo also is known as the city of one thousand mosque towers, known as minarets? Exploring Egypt during Ramadan offers unique encounters with Egyptian culture, customs, celebrations, and culinary creations. […]

Tips on enhancing the Aesthetics of Your Interior Design Projects

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If you’re undertaking an interior design project, giving your aesthetics a boost can help you create the perfect space. You can do this in a range of ways like adding designer radiators, choosing your favourite colour palette, or even experimenting with texture. We’ll take a closer look at how you can enhance your interior design […]

Exploring Wartburg Castle, Germany

As someone who has grown up in the United States, where our history stops way short of medieval times, a visit to a German castle is like time traveling through a portal to experience the storied history of people who lived, ruled, loved, and fought within the walls of these ancient fortifications. One of Germany’s […]

House Hunting for Designers: Selecting a Home for Your Vision

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While there are many factors that should play into finding a home, interior design is a big one – especially if you have a specific vision. As a designer, you undoubtedly look at houses a bit differently than the average person. So, when it comes time to find a place of your own, it’s important to […]

Exploring Dessau, Germany and the Bauhaus Legacy

I traveled to Germany to experience the evolution of the Bauhaus School, the 20th century’s most influential art, architecture, and design school that inspired a mindset and style known as Modernism.  Dessau, an industrial city in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt, holds the world’s largest collection of Bauhaus buildings. Much of the city’s Bauhaus architecture […]

Exploring Weimar, Birthplace of the Bauhaus

Idyllic Art and Architecture with an Imperfect Past  Weimar, Germany, is the birthplace of the Bauhaus, an influential school of art, architecture, and design that introduced the world to modernism. The city’s roots as a cultural hub and hometown for literary greats, musicians, and artists provided fertile ground for the Bauhaus movement.  For travelers interested […]

5 Ways To Add a Beachy Feel to Your Home

5 Ways To Add a Beachy Feel to Your Home

If you’re looking to inspire a beachy feel in your home without traveling far, there are plenty of creative ways you can do so. You can easily create a beachside escape in your own home by choosing the right colors and textures and adding some of your favorite beachy-themed decorations. Here are some of our […]

Exploring Egypt Along the Nile

I traveled to Egypt to explore the country’s iconic archeological sites along the Nile on a four-day cruise filled with fascinating stories of gods, glories, conquests, and civilizations that shaped modern-day Egypt and produced some of the world’s greatest works of art and architecture. The Greeks, Romans, and Arabs all left their mark, beliefs, and […]

Tips for Designing a Modern Kitchen Space

Tips for Designing a Modern Kitchen Space

With modern designs becoming more prominent, the kitchen has become as much a social space as it is a practical one. Gone are the days when you couldn’t talk to your guests because the kitchen sequestered you away as you made preparations in the kitchen. Whereas the living room may be a bit more proper […]

Exploring Cairo, Egypt

My fascination with Egypt and its artistic achievements started at the age of 7 when my parents took me to the Treasures of Tutankhamun exhibition at the New Orleans Museum of Art. It was 1977 and the visiting exhibit sparked a Bayou State obsession with all things Egyptian. Nile Style consumed the deep south like the […]

Reasons why you need a heated towel rack in your home

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Choosing elegant options for interior design is a challenging process. Much time is required to select the best things for your home. A home is a place where you want everything to be perfect. The vibe of a home should be comforting so that you can relax after a tough day at work. Even when […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Taking Up Skiing with Your Family

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If you’ve never been skiing, you’re missing out on one of the most exciting and fun activities anyone can partake in, especially if you have a big family. Introducing children to skiing early on could help them integrate healthier habits, and it will give you something fun to do on the cold afternoons. Skiing is […]

Elements To Consider When Choosing the Perfect Countertops

Elements To Consider When Choosing the Perfect Countertops

Countertops are crucial for any home. However, you don’t just want any type of countertop in spaces like your kitchen or bathrooms. You want countertops that elevate your home’s value and are both functional and beautiful. Here are elements to consider when choosing the perfect countertops. Style Style is the first element you’ll want to […]

4 Ways To Make Your Home More Sustainable

4 Ways To Make Your Home More Sustainable

The best homes don’t just look good; they also operate efficiently and sustainably. A sustainable home minimizes your environmental impact and helps your home make the most out of available resources, such as water and electricity. It also saves you money in the long run! Here are four ways to make your home more sustainable. […]

A Short Guide to Traveling in the Off-Season

Summer gets the lion’s share of attention from tourists, which makes sense. The weather’s hot, work is slow, and advertisements for travel deals ramp up to a yearlong high. But don’t let the allure fool you into thinking that winter is the only time to travel. If you can stomach a bit of cold, you […]

How to Design a Functional & Stylish Dining Room

Whether you spend your time cooking up your favorite meals or enjoy hosting your friends and family, a functional and stylish dining room is key to sprucing up the space. A survey found that Americans aged 15 or older spent 67 minutes in primary eating and drinking on an average day. Other frequently reported primary activities while […]

5 Window Design Trends for 2023

With every new year comes an array of new design trends — new colour schemes, new international influences, and new mediums. It’s relatively easy (and not too costly, depending on where you shop)to update pillows, artworks, homewares, blankets and throws as interior design fashions comeandgo. But updating your window décor and style is far more […]

Should I Stay Home During Roof Replacement?

If you have been having issues with your roof to the point where there is no other option but to have a full roof replacement, you have probably been under enough stress while trying to get the best estimate, find an experienced team of roofers in Indianapolis, and select the right material for the new […]

Building Community and Bridging Cultures with a Cup of Coffee

Drink in the story of how coffee bridges cultures and creates community at Una Taza, an independent coffee shop in Dayton, Kentucky serving up shared humanity. “Coffee is that one drink, no matter where in the world, you’re always looking for that space where you can enjoy a cup of coffee and have a conversation.” […]

Designing Your Home for Others: How To Sell Your Home Through Decor

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Your home is your castle. It’s the place where you’ve made some of your most precious memories. But now it’s time to move on, begin a new chapter, and make new memories. And that means it’s also time to put your beloved house on the market. Unfortunately, though your home may long have been the […]

Building vs. Buying a House: Which Is More Affordable?

Building vs. Buying a House: Which Is More Affordable?

If you are thinking about moving into a new phase of life—whether that’s getting married, adopting kids, or bringing a new kitten home—there’s a good chance you need more space. That usually means a house, and if you’re tired of renting, that gives you two options: buy or build. You might not have even considered […]

How To Tastefully Add More Color to Your Home

How To Tastefully Add More Color to Your Home

All colors can evoke varying feelings, from happy to sad to drab. When you begin designing the interior layout of your home, it’s normal to feel overwhelmed, as so much depends on the choices you make. One of the main areas where people can find themselves intimidated is bringing more color to their homes. They […]

Central Florida Holiday Happenings

  Here is a festive factoid according to Visit Orlando, the city ranked 5th in Travel & Leisure’s 25 Best Christmas Towns in the USA. During the holiday season, in addition to eight of Orlando’s theme parks, there are many holiday happenings from light shows and ice sculptures to bowl games across Central Florida to […]

5 Work-From-Home Jobs to Earn Money During the Holidays

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Many seek ways to earn money and boost their passive income to earn cash during the holidays without working a traditional job. If you’re one of them, you’ll be glad to know that you can work from home in many ways. Here are 10 work-from-home jobs that can help you earn extra cash during the […]

Hiring a Vehicle on Winter Holidays: 7 Tips for Skiers and Travelers

American winters have a lot to offer, from snow-covered national parks with magnificent peaks to great forests and Christmas-time cities that render the Home-Alone atmosphere. For a keen traveler, that’s plenty of fun and new things to see. Trips at this time of the year differ from summer getaways. Most people explore the states by […]

How To Best Make Your Mobile Home Luxurious

How To Best Make Your Mobile Home Luxurious

In recent years, mobile homes have improved with better utilities and amenities to increase their resale value and remain competitive in the real estate market. Here are some tricks to make your mobile home luxurious so you can feel right at home. Paint Is Your Best Friend If you have ever remodeled a home, you […]

Apartment Living: How to Create a Modern Aesthetic in a Small Space

If you live in the city, apartments are the most common types of residence. Unless you are part of the 1%, a small apartment, loft or condominium is usually the answer to living right in the center of things.  Since you will be spending more than half of your time in your apartment, it pays […]

Calming and Cathartic Travel in Mendocino, California

My Restorative Wellness Retreat Brings Good Energy from the California Redwood Forests  I traveled to Mendocino, California, where “Welltality” is the buzzword for an immersive experience with the Northern California coastline, redwood forests, vineyards, and soul-stirring scenery.  I want to decompress, unplug and press the reset button on my life. I want to breathe deeply, […]

Kitchen Remodeling: Oddities and Advice for Your Project

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The kitchen is the prime focus of the home. It is the place in which most of us spend the most time. If your kitchen isn’t serving you well, a remodeling project is the best option. New cabinets and countertops will undoubtedly look beautiful, but there’s a lot more to kitchen renovation than that. Remodeling […]

Exploring Christmas Crafts of the Thuringian Forest, Germany

Lauscha, Germany, is the birthplace of the Christmas ball ornament and home to generations of glassblowers and craftspeople making world-famous, collectible Christmas decorations. I traveled into the Thuringian Forest of Germany to meet the glassblowers of Lauscha, practicing the 150-year-old craft recognized by UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage. In November 2021, I traveled to Lauscha, […]

The Health Benefits of Creating a Backyard Oasis

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People are always looking for ways to be healthier. From various diets to visiting health gurus to buying the next best exercise equipment, there isn’t a shortage of traditional things to try to live a healthier lifestyle. But what about creating a backyard oasis? In addition to being a positive source of health and wellbeing, […]

Niche Touches For A More Glamorous Decor

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There are a lot of ways you can decorate a home, of course, but one of the ways that a lot of people are always keen on is for the decor to have a little more glamor going on. This might actually be simpler than you think, and as long as you are aware of […]

Popular Destinations for Your Wedding Anniversary

Popular Destinations for Your Wedding Anniversary

Marriage is a sacred commitment between couples, and anniversaries are worth celebrating. Each year you reach a new milestone in your relationship. While you may not plan a grand celebration every year, it’s worthwhile to invest in an anniversary trip at least once or twice. Here are some popular destinations for your wedding anniversary. Paris, […]

Holiday Happenings in Kissimmee, Florida

Kissimmee calls itself the Vacation Home Capital of the World® for obvious reasons. The city resides in the heart of Central Florida’s theme parks—Disney, Universal Studios, Sea World, Gatorland, Wild Florida, and more. You can find any type of lodging, from boutique hotels such the ette hotel and resorts such as Omni Orlando Resort at […]

5 Ways to Propose on a Budget

Many couples consider the big day as more important than the entire life together. They spend so much money on the wedding itself that almost nothing is left for post-wedding life expenses. In fact, the average cost of a wedding in the United States is around $34,000.00, with the venue being the single most expensive […]

Ohio Christmas Destinations: What You Should Not Miss

Looking for the best Ohio Christmas destinations? Whether you’re looking for a festive getaway or some ideas to add to your holiday bucket list, we’ve got you covered! From charming small towns to bustling metropolitan areas, this state has something for everyone during the holidays. And after a magical pastime, you can get a tattoo […]

Why Water Tanks Are Essential In Construction

Water is an essential component in the construction industry. Regardless of the structure being built, water is required in numerous activities, including pond filling, concrete batching, drilling, cleaning wastes, dust suppression, and piling.   According to estimates, about 350 liters of water are needed to build a one-square-meter wall. Imagine how much is consumed in large-scale […]

Considering Building a New Home? 5 Things to Do Better

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When you’re building a new house, there are numerous things to consider. The features you choose for your custom-built house, from the plan to the design finishes and everything in between, will be with you for many years to come. Additionally, you have the chance to utilize your imagination and add special amenities that you […]