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Home Sweet (Smelling) Home: How to Get Rid of Pet Odors Without Getting Rid of Your Pet

Having pet odors inside your home can turn off potential home buyers and keep your home from selling. Ask your real estate agent for an honest opinion about whether your home has a pet smell—you may not smell it if you are living with it day to day. If your agent holds their nose, here’s how to get rid of the smell.

Look On the Bright Side—Decorating with Bold Colors, Oversized Art, Wallpaper, and Accent Pieces

Look On the Bright Side—Decorating with Bold Colors, Oversized Art, Wallpaper, and Accent Pieces

To use color boldly can be a challenge. Many people end up picking the wrong color for the wall (probably because of the small paint chips we use to pick our colors), and then we wonder why we aren’t happy with the result. One option to avoid this conundrum may be to cover the wall with bold oversized art. Sure it is jumping in with both feet—but why not?

Cleaning the Air—7 Plants that Purify

Add these seven household plants that NASA scientists have discovered help remove formaldehyde and purify air to your home for a safer, cleaner atmosphere!

Mirror Mirror

Mirror Mirror

Mirrors are unusual things. We observe, critique, admire, and—even in some instances—view ourselves in ways which only we can see. From minimal to ornate, round to rectangular, antique to modern, and everything in between, there are possibilities abound to help you see yourself in style.

8 Ways to Get Old House Charm

Vintage homes earn their appeal over centuries. Don’t have 100 years to spare? These modern versions of period details give the same look without the wait (or the cost).

Aging in Place

Aging in Place

It’s time to elevate the conversation about aging in place. Forget about grab bars and wheelchair ramps. Those are elements of last resort for “old” people. And who wants to be labeled “old?”

Invites 101

Invites 101

The party season is in full swing, and guest lists aren’t filling themselves. Of course an invitation is in order but with so many styles and forms to choose from even the most organized of elves can become perplexed. Fear not, follow our simple 101 instructional and you can cross this task off your holiday to do list.