Category Archives: Practical Living

DIY Space-Efficient Gardens

A few weeks ago, I had an epiphany. For years, I have wanted a garden and never tried to grow one because I live in small apartments with no yards. This year, after realizing that my situation won’t be changing … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning Tips and Check-List

It’s time to cast off the grit and grime of winter hibernation with a good spring cleaning. Last Saturday, with the sun shining and the weather warm, I found the energy I’d been looking for to give my apartment a … Continue reading

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DIY Vases

Get ready for those April showers and May flowers with beautiful vases you made yourself. Vases offer the opportunity to incorporate accent color into your color scheme and texture and pattern into your over all design. Flowers also bring bright splashes of … Continue reading

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Landscaping 101

Spring is here! Which means longer days, outdoor parties, and warm weather! While Winter is still loosening its hold on the temperature, now is a perfect time to begin imagining and budgeting this year’s landscaping feats. Whether you’re looking to … Continue reading

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Increase the Real Estate Value of Your Home: Exterior

Last week I wrote about what you can do to increase the real estate value of your home through interior design. This week will continue on that theme, focusing instead on the exterior. While these ideas are good for helping … Continue reading

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