Wednesday, August 7, 2019 / by Thomas March
The 7-Step Decluttering Guide to Organizing Your Home
I often hear people speaking about starting a home improvement project, like a bathroom or kitchen remodel, because they are not happy anymore with the house and are looking for ways to make it even better. In many cases though the first thing that’s hindering people from appreciating our biggest investment is the enormous amount of clutter that we’ve accumulated over the years.
Decluttering is a difficult thing to do, especially for those who have been planning to downsize or simply move out of their current home. Deciding which items to keep, which to give up, donate, or throw out will never be easy. But too much clutter in our home can lead to chaos that can cost us money, time, and even limit our productivity and concentration.
According to the 2017 Survey IKEA Life at Home , Beating The Battles, having “too much stuff” was the single biggest cause of stress in the home. And ...
Thursday, June 8, 2017 / by Thomas March
The current trends are all about utilizing rich color, maximizing texture and creating comfortable interiors you can’t wait to relax in. Use these trends to get inspired to makeover your home’s interiors and create spaces you love that also appeal to your personal style. Remember, if you plan to sell in the next few years, you may want to avoid doing anything dramatic and instead incorporate small changes that would appeal to buyers.
Why are these trends gaining popularity?
The underlying theme of these trends is creating a home environment you love; one that appeals to your emotions and feels like a retreat from the stresses of the world. Although the home is a place where you can relax and spend time with loved ones, work expectations are beginning to blur the line between work and home. Even if people don’t work from home specifically, many are stretching their work hours into their evenings and weekends to complete work projects.
It’s no wonder th ...