Modern Home Restoration in Crete

Modern Home Restoration in Crete

Guest Contributor: Andreas Markakis Andreas is a professional wedding and lifestyle photographer based in the beautiful city of Chania, on the island of Crete in Greece. Learn more here. Being part of a personal project, as this home belongs to myself and my wife, we wanted to show exactly how that even a small home can be comfortable and pleasant for visitors vacations. An almost 150-year-old stone building that belonged to my grandfather and grandmother was passed on to me and I felt the urge to renovate and restore. After construction was completed we styled the home for this photo …

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5 Reasons to Consider Renovating Your Outdoor Living Spaces

Photo by Marion Michele on Unsplash This post was written by a contributing writer and features sponsored links. A lot of us spend time thinking about indoor renovations such as new wallpaper, new interior painting, new furniture and so on. While it’s never a bad idea to give your home a little makeover (especially if it’s within your budget) you can’t forget that there’s another component to your home that should also be renovated; the outdoors. Be it landscaping, adding trees, planting new flowers, replacing windows or getting new siding, it’s never a bad idea to also consider renovating your exterior to make …

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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 …

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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 …

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5 Things Every Home Needs To Have

Photo by Designecologist from Pexels This post was written by a contributing writer and features sponsored links. Let’s not kid ourselves: there can be something slightly overwhelming about owning a home. It’s going to take a lot of work just to keep things in tip-top condition. But a home shouldn’t be a chore, they should also be enjoyable, relaxing, rejuvenating! And the good news is that making your home all of these things isn’t some impossible task. By incorporating just a few simple additions to your property, you can make them all of that and more. We take a look at some house …

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Home & Design: 5 Easy & Affordable Kitchen Upgrades

There are only a handful of moments that are pillars of a life.  Marriage, birth, graduation, and home ownership. With the state of the economy and the challenges millennials face, home ownership seems like a magical unicorn. Even those in a position to purchase a home find that what they can afford isn’t always ideal. Especially when it comes to the kitchen. But worry not, today I have a list of 5 easy and affordable kitchen upgrades that will make any renovation seem like a breeze. 1. Add dramatic lighting There will be light! Adding a dramatic and stylish piece of lighting …