Hallway makeovers: 4 tips to transform yours

During the house buying and selling process, it would be fair to say that the main emphasis tends to sit with the kitchen, and sometimes the bathroom. After all, in relation to the former, this is allegedly the most important room in the house. Something which doesn't grab quite as many headlines is the hallway. This is somewhat...

Tips to Save Money on Air Conditioning

Summer comes with scorching heat and the need to keep yourself cool. The weather gets super-hot, sweaty, and can be a bit uncomfortable when it comes to surviving. Especially if you live in countries that are close to being hot like the Sahara Dessert. Places like Australia, Middle East and some of the...

Ways to Improve the Security of Your Home

The tips below will help you prevent your home from becoming a target for burglars. Break-ins are a common thing in some areas. But that does not mean that you need to be the soft target in your neighborhood. Read below for steps to keep criminals away from your palace. As much...

Beach House – Decorology’s obsession this week

Beach House Decorating Ideas and Inspiration Yay!  Our much awaited OBX vacation is almost here.   And after spending this past year working and taking care of a 3-year-old and baby, I really, really need a vacation. How does a week at the beach house or at the lake house sound to you?  I wouldn't need anything this fancy to get my...

Dream home: Lots of natural light, architectural details, and beautiful colors

A pretty and polished home from Studio McGee This house is pretty darn close to my dream house.  The large windows that pour in natural light, the molding, the palette in neutral cool tones with pops of color here and there. ...sigh.... The three images above show the formal living room. The kitchen and kitchen nook feature white and gray cabinetry and...

Beautiful and Classic interiors: Interior design by Kate Marker

Kate Marker Interiors blends the old and the new I'm having a serious designer crush on Kate Marker Interiors.  As I'm sure many of you know, raising a toddler adds serious chaos to your life, both mentally and physically.  The constant picking up of toys on top of being there 24/7 to tend to your little one's beck and call...

Best Games to Play with Friends and Beautiful Spaces to Play Them In

Friendship is something to be valued at any stage in life, and one of the best way to celebrate it is by spending hours doing fun activities. Board games and card games are some of the most fun social activities out there. They can create boundless fun but can also create impromptu stories about collaboration and rivalry....

Beautiful Interiors (and great tips!) from Fixer Upper’s Joanna Gaines

I guess I'm a bit late getting on the Fixer Upper bandwagon, especially considering they will no longer be doing the show *tear* after season 4.  Even if you don't always love their projects, Joanna Gaines is undoubtedly wildly creative and talented, and I love the little tidbits of design wisdom and inspiration I get from her. Joanna keeps you guessing...

Beautiful homes in shades of blue

Rooms in shades of blue are popular for a reason - the color works in every roomMost of our house is painted in a light aqua blue.  It's soothing, airy, and doesn't clash with anything.  It just works.  It doesn't try to make too much of a statement or chase the latest trend.Below are other examples to serve as...

5 Fabulous Living Rooms

I thought today might be a good day to just do a round up of some fabulous rooms. Being that my family and I spend the most time in our living room, I wanted to pay a little homage to that room and find five fabulous ones to share with you all. Also, I wanted to find...