9 Small-Space Living Tricks That Make a Big Difference

The smaller your apartment, the more daunting the decorating process. Sure, people with large homes may have difficulty filling every room, but they’ll never understand small-space struggles like determining the necessity of a kitchen table. However, styling a tight dwelling becomes much less intimidating when you’re armed with an arsenal of good ideas, like the nine below, that will help you perfectly plan your place.

How to Take Risks With Paint. . .

If you’ve committed to revamping your home, then you have to get rid of those white walls. While safe, white walls have nothing on rooms painted in shades of red, blue, and even black. If you still don’t believe us, here are six rooms to prove it! With just a few coats, you can make a huge design statement — no hefty budget needed. After all, you really have nothing to lose . . . it’s just paint!

7 Sneaky Ways to Add More Square Footage

If you’ve added walk-in closets, home offices, and eat-in kitchens to your someday-home file, you might be able to expedite your wish list. While remodeling for extra room may not be feasible, you’d be surprised how far you can get just by making the most of what you have. Keep reading for creative small space solutions you may have overlooked — until now!

7 DIY Fire Pits You Can Build

It’s s’mores season! That yummy, sweet, crunchy, ooey-gooey treat that has made many a childhood memory. Summer evenings are made for s’mores. When the temperatures begin to dip, it’s time for melting marshmallows over an open flame…getting them ready to smoosh up next to a chocolate bar in-between graham crackers. OH THE YUM. Don’t have a fireplace or regular access to a bonfire? How about a fire pit? There are many commercially available at hardware stores, but why not consider building your own? We’ve got seven great DIY projects, from simple to complex; all would be awesome s’more-makers.