Do you love city life? The energy, life, and vitality of downtown living? If so, you’ve probably thought about looking into renting an urban (metropolitan) apartment, which would place you right at the heart of the comings and goings of the city. In this article, we’ll detail what an urban apartment is and discuss a few pros and cons of living in one. We’ll also give you some styling tips that will help you on your way to creating a real home out of your urban apartment.
(Author Archive : Brittney Smart)
Do you love the look of flowers blooming out of window planter boxes? I do. Which is why we decided to add some to our home this year, to add a bit of color at above-ground level.
Condominiums, or better known as condos, are an important piece of the housing puzzle. If you find yourself wanting a nice place to live but prefer to spend your time doing things other than landscaping, you might be interested in what living in a condo has to offer you. In this article, we’ll discuss what is a condo, some advantages and disadvantages of living in one, and a few styling tips for making a condo a home.
There is something timelessly appealing about a pathway. Maybe it’s because it takes the guesswork out of wondering where, in fact, we should be headed. It’s all laid out in front of us, and all we need to do is walk that way. Or maybe it’s appealing because it combines form with function – a beautiful way to keep the lawn from appearing trampled on a well-worn (albeit unofficial) path.
Summertime is upon us, which for many of us means we find ourselves using the garden hose a lot more than we have been. If you’re tired of seeing your well-tended yard graffiti’d by the sprawling hose day after day, here’s a great solution for you: build your own hose hanger. This is a very inexpensive project that can be built in no time at all, even if you’re a beginner DIYer.
It’s the time-old conundrum, when you spy an old chair that you love but that needs some TLC: Do you pass it up because it needs some work, or do you buy it and learn how to reupholster it? Let me help make the answer to that question a little easier: You reupholster it yourself.
Memorial Day weekend is certainly a time to remember those who have fought and given their all for the freedoms that so many enjoy. It’s also a time that families and friends tend to gather and enjoy time together, often amidst the beautiful outdoors.
While the prospect of simply getting together and eating delicious food might be enough for some, it might not be enough for you. If you think that a gathering = party = decorations, then you’ve come to the right place. In honor of the 13 stripes on the U.S. flag, here are 13 fantastic decorating ideas for an easy, breezy, and festive Memorial Day celebration.