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3 Major Home Renovations that are Worth the Effort

(StatePoint) Building a new home? Overhauling an existing one? Here are three renovation ideas that will add beauty and value.

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Thursday 02/15/2018
Mix and Match: Update Your Home With 2018 Design Trends
Updated: February 15, 2018 - 4:34 am

(StatePoint) Are you planning to refresh your home but aren’t sure where to start? Some of today’s most popular design trends encourage mixing and matching favorite home accents within the same space.

Monday 01/22/2018
6 Home Décor Trends to Make a Style Statement
Updated: January 22, 2018 - 4:33 am

(StatePoint) Is your home décor starting to feel a bit stale? Spruce up your interiors with some of the hottest home design trends for 2018 -- from customized cozy to natural textures to retro touches.

Friday 12/15/2017
Top 3 design trends for 2018 (slideshow)
Updated: December 22, 2017 - 4:35 am

Monday 11/20/2017
Fireplace Safety Tips for this Holiday Season and Beyond
Updated: November 20, 2017 - 4:35 am

(StatePoint) Gathering around the hearth this holiday season? While you may be taking time off from work and school to celebrate, don’t take a vacation from practicing basic safety guidelines. Stay safe with the following tips.

Wednesday 11/15/2017
5 Ways to Create Ambiance in Your Home
Updated: November 15, 2017 - 4:36 am

(StatePoint) If your home interiors lack charm, don’t worry. These five simple additions and updates can add ambiance and character to your home.

Tuesday 10/31/2017
Tips to Make Your Holiday Decorating Very Merry
Updated: October 31, 2017 - 4:35 am

(StatePoint) Nearly 70 percent of Americans say their favorite part about the holidays is spending time with family and friends, according to the Pew Research Center. So, during the hectic holiday crunch, you may be looking for ways to simplify the many tasks on your to-do list.

Thursday 10/26/2017
5 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays
Updated: October 26, 2017 - 4:37 am

(StatePoint) Whether you’re hosting or just trying to get into the holiday spirit, preparing your home doesn’t have to be daunting or expensive.

Wednesday 10/11/2017
Top 7 design trends for your home this fall
Posted: October 11, 2017

(BPT) - Whether you’re planning a large home-renovation project or simply looking for inspiration as you dream up ideas for new rooms or entire houses, it always pays to check out the latest design trends. From modern and contemporary to rustic and traditional, there are products and design options to suit every style and budget. To help you get started, Floor & Decor, a leading specialty retailer in hard-surface flooring, offers a sneak peek at the latest design trends to look for, plus some tips and ideas for incorporating these styles into your home. Here are the top seven design trends for fall:

Tuesday 09/19/2017
Is BPA a thing of Halloween nightmares?
Updated: September 28, 2017 - 4:35 am

(BPT) - Now that fall is underway and you’re already growing tired of all the pumpkin-flavored treats, Halloween must not be too far away. That means it’s time to head to the store to pick up the trendiest Halloween decor to guarantee a shocked response from trick-or-treaters. But before you do, have you considered what some of these products are made of? Chances are, some may be polycarbonate plastic made with a safe, common chemical known as BPA.

Friday 09/15/2017
5 tips to create a seaside oasis in your bathroom
Posted: September 15, 2017

(BPT) - Use finishes as coastal statement pieces

Wednesday 09/13/2017
Color as a catalyst for purchase decisions [Infographic]
Posted: September 13, 2017

(BPT) - Color plays a dominant role in many of the purchasing decisions we make. Because paint color is so important, PPG’s more than 20 global color experts forecast upcoming relevant colors so you can be sure the paint colors you choose for your home, car and electronics are on trend. Consider adding a touch of the PPG Paints 2018 Color of the Year, Black Flame, in your home on shutters, front doors, trim or an accent wall for a modern yet classic look. Dubbed the “new neutral,” Black Flame is a timeless, black hue that evokes the privacy and hope that many crave.

Saturday 09/02/2017
Six Ways to Bring Warmth into Your Home this Fall
Updated: September 02, 2017 - 1:27 pm

(StatePoint) With the shorter days and cooler nights of fall can come the urge to hibernate. But first prepare yourself and your home for the season with these cozy and warm accents that will make time spent indoors cozier.

Monday 08/14/2017
Shared housework may be the true language of love, survey says
Updated: August 22, 2017 - 4:34 am

(BPT) - The key to a better relationship may not be in long walks on the beach or romantic dinners, it may actually be in discovering how your partner values chores. According to recent studies, chores have a direct impact on relationships more than previously thought.

Thursday 08/10/2017
3 Mini-Makeover Ideas to Refresh a Room
Updated: August 10, 2017 - 4:35 am

(StatePoint) Looking to bring new energy to a space? Hoping to update that outdated décor? These easy tips can help you revitalize any space in your home with minimal time and effort -- utilizing color, accessories, accents and more.

Thursday 07/27/2017
Back-to-College: Design Tips for Small Living Spaces
Updated: July 27, 2017 - 4:35 am

(StatePoint) Moving on to college is an exhilarating first taste of true independence. It’s a time for self-directed growth, transformative lessons and the beginning of lifelong friendships. For many students, moving into a dorm or off-campus housing is the beginning of another quest: achieving a Pinterest-perfect setting in not-so-spacious quarters.

Friday 07/14/2017
Tips to Flip Furniture on a Back-to-College Budget
Updated: July 14, 2017 - 4:34 am

(StatePoint) College is an exciting time. Whether your child is starting as a freshman or returning for senior year, new friends, new roommates and new places to call “home” await.

Thursday 07/06/2017
Tips to Bring Your Home from Bland to Bold this Summer
Updated: July 06, 2017 - 4:35 am

(StatePoint) Feeling uninspired in your space? Bring the bright, cheerful feeling of summer into your home with these DIY décor tips that won’t break the bank.

Monday 06/12/2017
5 Ways to Give a Room a Makeover
Updated: June 12, 2017 - 4:33 am

(StatePoint) Does a room in your home need an update? There are a range of projects from large to small that can help you transform any space for maximum utility and better design. Here are five great ideas.

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