6 Home Decor Trends For Your 2018 Upgrade

If you haven’t updated your home decor recently, you’re not alone. A HomeGoods survey revealed that while only 9% have not upgraded in the past 10 years, nearly half (47%) have not in the last five years. If you are ready to tear up that vinyl flooring and toss the couch with the almost exposed spring, take a look at these home decor trends for 2018. Bold Colors The calm warm tones of a cold winter in home design are being pushed aside by vibrant, living color. Look for bright yellows and excessively rich reds at your nearest furniture store. Geometric Ceramic Tile Floors Partnered up with wild and wacky […]

Hardwood Floors: A History

As most homeowners will tell you, hardwood flooring is highly desirable. In fact, data gathered by the National Association of Realtors reveals that 54% of people buying homes are willing to pay more for a house if it has hardwood floors. Now, there are many advantages of hardwood flooring, but why exactly are they so highly coveted? Hardwood Floors Through History Although hardwood floors came onto the scene in the very beginning of the 17th century, it wasn’t until 1625 that they started to integrate common aesthetic concepts that you might find today. Geometric patterns and veneer pieced designs were handcrafted in French styles, then installed in the richest European […]

5 Ways To Cozy Up Your Living Room

Did you know that a HomeGoods Survey found that only 20% of Americans feel happy about their home decor? If you are bored with or even dislike your home decor, it might be time to get new furniture. Feeling uncomfortable in your own home due to outdated furnishing is a problem no one should have to face. Here are some modern living room furniture and decor suggestions that can make your living space cozy again. Chairs and Ottomans If you have a love for all things comfortable, pick up a cushy armchair and plush ottoman to go with it. Kicking back with a nice book or TV show with your […]

3 Fantastic Hardwood Flooring Alternatives For The Kitchen

A 2017 Houzz survey showed that 71% of homeowners renovating their kitchens are upgrading their flooring as well. New floors can change the entire look and feel of a room, so it’s important to take your time on this decision. Whether you want laminate floors, tile, or something different altogether, it helps to know the benefits of each type first. Ceramic Tile This flooring solution is among the best in terms of value for the quality. Ceramic tiles are elegant, crisp, and easy to clean, and they won’t break the bank like hardwood or marble. There are plentiful patterns and sizes to choose from, making tile one of the most […]