Modern Neutral Nursery

Styling Tips for a Modern Nursery

As the mom of two sons, home stylist Debbie from Dasp Creative Co., knows a thing or two about designing a baby boy’s nursery. Conscience of the fine line that exists (or should we say, Instagram vs. reality) Debbie focuses on creating a beautiful yet functional space. When Debbie worked with healthy lifestyle blogger Maria, from Spinach for Breakfast, she knew Maria wanted soft neutrals but also needed to incorporate her husband’s desire for color. Maria wanted the space to feel like a little boy’s room, but without it needing to be overtly obvious or too stereotypically cliche. The foundation …

Home & Design: Georgia Farmhouse

Home & Design: Georgia Farmhouse

Guest Writer: Shayna Chapman A southern creative from Georgia and owner of S. Chapman Designs. Visit her website here. This farmhouse built in 1910 is probably one of my favorite interior design projects to date! The home located on a farm in west Georgia and sits quietly between cow fields and Georgia pines. I always love old homes- after all, I grew up in one that was over 100 years old that my parents renovated and made their own, so when I was asked to design this one, I was jubilant! When I first saw this home in January of …

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5 Causes Of Mold In Your Home

This post was written by a contributing writer and features sponsored links. Mold is a fungus founds in many homes that commonly thrives in damp conditions. As well as being unsightly, mold can be dangerous if left unattended – it has been linked with many respiratory diseases including conditions as serious as legionnaires. Mold can usually be wiped away quite easily, however it will return if you don’t get to the root cause. Here are just a few possible causes of mold in the home to look out for. External leaks Leaking water can often result in damp, which can …

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Make Your Home Fun For The Whole Family

Photo by Daria Shevtsova from Pexels This post was written by a contributing writer and features sponsored links. You want your home to be a place where your family can relax, grow, and recover the energy they need to take on the outside world, sure, but that’s something else your home should be, too. Fun. If you make the effort to make your property a place that’s fun for the whole family, then you’ll be able to create many a happy family, on both an individual and collective level. But how do you go about doing this? We take a look at a …

Plan Ahead with First Alert

Home & Design: Plan ahead with First Alert

Thank you First Alert for sponsoring this post. First Alert 10-year sealed battery alarms offer hassle-free protection that helps keep your home and family protected for a decade! #LiveWithA10 My whole life I have been a “planner”. As a child, I would lay out my school clothes the night before in preparation for class. As a teenager, I would meticulously map out a driving route and hand write out the directions (yes, this was pre-smart phones!). As a twenty-something professional, I spent countless hours rehearsing work presentations and anticipating every possible colleague’s question. But a lifetime of being a planner …

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Common Things That Can Cause Damage To Your Home and How To Avoid Them

Featured Image by glynn424 on Pixabay This post was written by a contributing writer and features sponsored links. If you are a homeowner then it can be a great time as you look to make your home as you want it. Decorating it and renovating can be a really fun thing to do. But at some point in your life as a homeowner, there will be things that do start to go wrong from time to time. General wear and tear is a pretty common thing that occurs, as well as other things such as impact from the weather, as …

Farmhouse Renovation

Colonial Home gets a Farmhouse Makeover

Guest Writer: Jenn Sollitto Jenn is the talented photographer behind Designs Hobby Photography. Visit her website here for more information. This outdated Colonial home received a beautiful “Farmhouse-style” makeover. Family owned since 1927 this Colonial home had seen some updates over the decades. The kitchen had been last updated in 1968 and the exterior was stained brown at some point, so it was definitely time for a change. The owners first inspiration was to restore the house to its original color… white. Before: After: The second inspiration was for the home to have a welcoming farmhouse look. For the outside …

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Can’t Relax At Home? 5 Causes Of Stress In Your House

Photo courtesy of Erika Wittlieb from Pixelbay. This post was written by a contributing writer and features sponsored links. A house truly becomes a home when you see it as your sanctuary. When the rest of the world seems intent on stressing you out, your home is the one place you should be able to feel safe, relaxed, and generally happy. However, for many of us out there, this, unfortunately, isn’t the case. If your home isn’t giving you the comfort that you need, so much so that you try to avoid being there, then something needs to change. Here …