Grab your green gear and put on your shamrock necklace because St. Patrick’s Day is upon us. Between the parades and live entertainment, Chicagoland is known for St. Paddy’s Day celebrations that draw hundreds of thousands of visitors. This compilation of events highlights some local favorites across the Chicago suburbs.
Whether you’re in the market for a new home or planning to tackle renovations in the near future, honing in on your preferred design style can help make selections easier. To do this, understanding the various styles is a helpful starting point to narrow down the seemingly endless options. Here’s the breakdown to help you jumpstart your home design plans.
The start of a new decade is the perfect opportunity to refresh your home’s paint palette. But with nearly limitless color options available, this can be no easy task. Well we’re here to help!
Keep reading to learn about the paint colors of 2020 — the picks major paint retailers predict will be prevalent throughout home design choices — and how you can incorporate these hues in your living spaces. With these colors in your home, prepare to feel relaxed, grounded, and restored at home as you kick-off the new decade.
Whether you have a significant home project planned for the coming year, you’re looking to refresh your home with some design tweaks, or you’re updating your house to sell, selecting paint colors, decor styles, and new pieces can be overwhelming. Updating your home is important aesthetically, and also impacts the overall feel and function of the atmosphere. Get inspired to refresh your home for a new decade by incorporating 2020 design trends throughout the space.
Whether you’re listing your home during the holidays and want to tone down the decorations, or you want to simplify your holiday decor theme, a neutral palette can help you avoid a cliche holiday scene. Another benefit of choosing a neutral theme is that no matter your home’s existing style, neutral holiday decor can seamlessly integrate into the look and feel of the space. It’s easy to get caught up in the traditional holiday color combinations, but if you’re looking to create a serene seasonal backdrop, read on for insight into how you can integrate a neutral holiday decor palette into your home.
As the holidays approach, giving back is a great way to kick off the season. Whether you’re looking to give back in the form of time or monetary donations, there are many organizations across the Chicagoland area that could benefit from extra support. Read on to learn the ways you can start a new tradition, while lending support to those in need.
For city dwellers, having outdoor space is the ultimate goal. If your urban home is equipped with a tiny yard, balcony, or rooftop, maximize every inch to create your own metropolitan oasis. A few tweaks can turn the tiniest outdoor space into a livable, beautiful retreat.
With consistent warm weather on the horizon, there is nothing more appealing than day dreaming of long summer days outside, soaking in the sunshine. To fully maximize the season, implement these patio prep tips to create the ultimate backyard retreat.
Selling a home with young children can be stressful. Keeping a spotless home and catering to buyers’ showing schedules isn’t always easy, especially when the littlest family members have unpredictable sleep schedules.
Fortunately, when you need to leave the house because of open houses and showings, there are so many places to discover. Make the most of the chaos, and explore these kid-friendly play areas throughout Chicagoland.
When preparing to sell your home, it’s important to consider every step that will increase its appeal to potential buyers. While the existing color scheme made it feel like home to you, pressing the reset button to neutral will help potential buyers envision themselves living in the house. Skip the paint research-induced headaches by using these no-fail staging paint selections, and watch the sold sign go up in no time.