A New Year means new opportunities to reinvent yourself through New Year’s resolutions. As you look forward to 2019, why not consider some New Year’s resolutions for your home? In this blog post, we’ve shared some of the most common New Year’s resolutions that people make for themselves and offered opportunities to apply those resolutions to your home.
Health & Wellness
Considering a diet, cleanse, or other health and wellness resolution? Your home needs the same attention. You can start by giving your home a check-up. Go outside and take a long look at your home. How does your roof look? Do you see any sagging or missing shingles? These could be signs that your roof requires repair or replacement. Now, look at your gutters. Are they clear enough to ensure that water is collected and then moving or draining away from your home? How is your siding holding up? Is there any vegetation touching your home that could cause water damage or encourage pests to enter? Moving to t...
One of the most useful home trends of the last few years has been the rise of customized landing zones or drop zones in entryways and mudrooms. If you search #Mudroom or #Entryway on any of the main social media channels, you’ll find and endless selection of beautifully well-organized spaces.
With so many families tripping over book bags, coats, and shoes not just throughout the school year, but year-round, we wanted to share some tips and tricks to make your entryway or mudroom Instagram ready.
1. Where to begin?
No two families are the same and each have different needs. First, start with the existing space without any tidying. Observe how the space is currently being used and what “lands” in that area of your home. The point is not to move all that clutter to another space or convince your family and yourself not to put your boots there, but to understand your family’s needs and find a place where each item can live. By counting the number of items of each type and for each family...