Monday, April 18, 2016

75 Small Upgrades You Should Spoil Your Home With This Year

Your home, like life, is a series of evolutions and special moments. Tackle these mini projects yourself — and sometimes with help! — and you’ll create a space that’s truly your own. Flaunt your “after” pictures on Instagram by tagging #MyHouseBeautiful — we’ll publish our faves this spring!

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1. Restyle your bookcase. Strip off those garish dust jackets, assemble an arsenal of pretty like-colored objects, and paint the back wall of the shelf a calm — or glamazonian — hue to make it all pop.

2. Wrap books in shimmery marbleized paper. Available at craft stores, it makes even the fluffiest beach read look smart. Luxe much?

3. Good lighting changes everything. This update doesn’t require an electrician: Mount a plug-in sconce to spotlight a painting or your nighttime reading. Illuminating!

4. Class up cabinets with knobs that wow you. You can swap out the pulls yourself in minutes.

5. Visual mishmash out, big beauty moment in! Take down all the pictures in a room and rehang them as one statement-making gallery wall.

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016

15 Unbelievably Smart Ways to Remodel Your Home!

Whether you're a new home owner or have been living in the same home for a while, these ideas will blow your mind! If your future holds some remodeling, then this is the perfect list for you, and maybe this list will spark some future remodeling for those of you who didn't think you'd be remodeling your home any time soon!

Sometimes homes can get dull, boring and generic but with money and creative ideas, you can make refresh an old home, make it unique and all yours!

Check out these 15 unbelievably smart ways to remodel your home:

1. Conversation pit styled living room

Lower your living room, Moroccan style, so that it's secluded from the rest of the floor; creating a dual-level. It gives a beautiful touch and makes everyone feel included!

2. Turn your attic into room full of pillows!

If you've got a dusty, old attic that you don't use for much, turn it into an amazing place to have slumber parties and movie nights! Cover the entire floor in pillows!

3. Use the backside or side of your staircase as a bookshelf

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