Ask Angie’s List: How can you refresh your furniture?

Ask Angie’s List: How can you refresh your furniture?

Whether your furniture is outdated or you like changing your decor regularly, refreshing your current furniture or a garage sale find is a great way to get an updated look. Painting furniture One of the easiest ways to update a piece is to paint it. Painted furniture...
Owning vs. Renting: What’s Better for Your Wallet?

Owning vs. Renting: What’s Better for Your Wallet?

Part of being smart with your money means managing how much you buy. And while that might be as simple as not buying goods you don’t need, it might also mean considering alternatives to buying – like renting or leasing – to save money. Opting to rent something has its...
The top hotel decor trends and how to bring them back home

The top hotel decor trends and how to bring them back home

Thanks to social media, we’re now able to travel the world with a few scrolls through an Instagram feed – vicariously, of course. And when it comes to styling, luxury resorts and eclectic boutique accommodations have become more than just a place to stay but more of...
Easy tips for becoming a low-key minimalist

Easy tips for becoming a low-key minimalist

A self-imposed fashion challenge led Courtney Carver to become something of a minimalist guru. In 2010, the simplicity blogger behind Be More With Less downsized her overflowing wardrobe to a mere 33 pieces. “I saved money, experienced less decision fatigue and...

Out with the old: Tips for spring cleaning

BOULDER COUNTY – In Boulder County, and in cultures around the world, spring cleaning is a welcome tradition. But spring cleaning isn’t only about dusting. It’s also about having an “out with the old” attitude that drives you to get rid of all the unneeded stuff that...

Bold beach stripes for your home

When the warm weather returns, folks tend to think of one place: the beach. That didn’t slip the minds of designers, who drew endless inspiration from the beach and all that goes with it – from shady umbrellas to coastal awnings in big, bold stripes that scream, “Fun...

Entryway decorating ideas that make a stunning first impression

If you only need one reason to invest in decorating your entryway, let it be this: Everybody needs a good spot to make an entrance. But even for those among us who prefer to come and go with less of a to-do, an entryway space serves a functional purpose. It’s...

Home Projects: How I built a $500 farmhouse table for under $90

My wife and I had the same dinner table since we first got married: a tiny, light-weight Ikea number that included four chairs for under $150. Just married and living in a townhouse with a dog, it was all we needed. And it was the right price: under $200 for the table...

5 tech gadgets to make your home smarter

Tech gadgets are becoming more and more popular as homeowners look for ways to modernize. Millennial home buyers, in particular, find smart home features appealing. Here are a few tech gadgets that you can easily add to your home. WiFi enabled thermostats Programmable...

Top 7 Home Energy Efficiency Tips

With Earth Day taking place last week, this yearly event brings a message of environmentalism and more sustainable energy practices. The beauty of Earth Day is that, unlike other holidays, it’s one to be celebrated all year round. By evaluating the energy efficiency...

Verlo Mattress introduces its new SmartWake sleep monitor system

“Wake Up, Sleep Better” campaign aims to improve the quality of your sleep. The quality of your day has a lot to do with how you feel when you first awaken. When you feel rested, you do well. If you are sleep deprived, it’s like you’re playing catch-up all day. That’s...
Tips for cozy basements and lower level

Tips for cozy basements and lower level

In many homes, basements and lower levels often feel cold and uninviting, but that doesn’t always have to be the case. What many people often overlook or ignore is the fact that a lower level is usable space. Especially during a time when people are looking to...
What are the top remodeling trends this year?

What are the top remodeling trends this year?

Thanks to generational changes, economic improvement and necessity, contractors expect an uptick in remodeling this year. Here’s some of the more important remodeling trends for 2017: Universal design As baby boomers and Generation X get older, they often see their...
5 ways to brighten your home and embrace natural lighting

5 ways to brighten your home and embrace natural lighting

When spring has sprung, the warmer, brighter days call out to you. After months of being cooped up in the house with snowflakes flying and cold weather brewing, your heart longs for sunlight. And it’s worse when trees surround your home, and the home has few windows,...
Design Recipes: Making Space in a Studio

Design Recipes: Making Space in a Studio

Studio spaces or one room living are common, especially in urban areas. Ranging typically from 250 square feet to 500 square feet, it’s important to make sure every square foot counts. Enter the concept of zones. Zoning is a design technique in which space is...
How to create a budget for a kitchen renovation

How to create a budget for a kitchen renovation

Kitchen renovations are exciting yet nerve-wracking projects. In the age of Pinterest, where there’s an endless amount of kitchen design inspiration, it can be easy to get carried away with all the renovation options available. While creating a budget can seem like a...
How do you hide entertainment center wires?

How do you hide entertainment center wires?

With advances in home automation and entertainment, many people find technology leaving an ever-expanding footprint inside their home. They aren’t just interested in how to hide TV wires. They also want to know how to hide everything those wires connect to –...
The one thing a designer would never do in a small space

The one thing a designer would never do in a small space

With limited space, creating a striking neutral design with a clean, streamlined aesthetic isn’t easy, but we love the thrill of a challenge at MyDomaine HQ. And besides, we honestly believe that a small space is way more fun to decorate than a large one is. Why?...
Hygge, the art of living well

Hygge, the art of living well

My sister, Judy and I were in our PJs, snuggled under Pendleton blankets, savoring steaming cups of coffee. It was a rare moment of post-holidays quiet, and we were thoroughly enjoying doing nothing but catching up on each other’s lives. She said, “We’re hygge-ing!”...