Style At Home – Ingredients of a Marvelous Holiday Mantel

Style At Home – Ingredients of a Marvelous Holiday Mantel

Next to your tree, your fireplace mantel is the most important part of your holiday decor. After all, this is where Santa makes his big entrance! The sky is the limit when it comes to dressing this long, thin stage. Some of us like a display that has a few discreet...
Design Recipes – How to make your home cozy for the holidays

Design Recipes – How to make your home cozy for the holidays

With the holiday season officially here, many of us will be opening our homes to entertain family and friends. While how to decorate the holiday table may come to mind, why not also make your entire home warm and cozy this holiday season? We have assembled a list of...
Make Holiday Cleaning Easy with Help from Mac Equipment

Make Holiday Cleaning Easy with Help from Mac Equipment

LOVELAND – This season brings with it many things: holiday cheer, warm drinks and family feasts. But it’s not all fun and games, as most homeowners know. The winter months also bring dust. Lots and lots of dust. Which is why now, more than ever, you need a...
DIY decor for your sofa space

DIY decor for your sofa space

You’ve just updated your living room with a gorgeous new sofa, and now you want to put the finishing touches on the look. If you have a knack for style (and craftiness!), you can be your own interior designer and decorate your space with beautiful DIY pieces. Whether...
Design Recipes: 10 decor ideas for a dressed up Halloween

Design Recipes: 10 decor ideas for a dressed up Halloween

Halloween is often the forgotten holiday when it comes to home decor. But that doesn’t have to be the case. Looking for ways to dress up your home for the Halloween holiday? Here are some Design Recipes ideas for transitioning your home decor while making it more...
Home Decor: Designers agree, never splurge on this one thing

Home Decor: Designers agree, never splurge on this one thing

It’s easy to get overexcited in perfectly merchandised decor stores: the shelves neatly packed with color-coded pillows, decorative boxes, pretty bookends and flickering candles that diffuse a scent not too dissimilar to heaven. As you wander around the supple leather...
Another side of Sears: The DIY homes people had shipped to them

Another side of Sears: The DIY homes people had shipped to them

PITTSBURGH – When Karen DeJeet moved into her suburban home four years ago, her neighbors filled her in on its unique history. The house, dubbed a Hamilton, had been assembled from a kit purchased through Sears and Roebuck Co. “I had never heard of these before,”...
Home improvement grants for veterans, low-income homeowners

Home improvement grants for veterans, low-income homeowners

Whether you want to update a kitchen or bathroom with new plumbing and appliances or you need to renovate a home to accommodate a family member who uses a wheelchair, a home improvement project is a great way to make a house more comfortable and increase its value....
Design Recipes: 10 tips for using wallpaper

Design Recipes: 10 tips for using wallpaper

What goes around comes around, especially in style and trends. Wallpaper, once a staple and must in the 1970s, fell out of favor in the ’90s, but in recent years has made a comeback. No longer automatically considered tired and dated, many decor companies have...
Fall is Coming. Is Your Home’s Heating System Ready?

Fall is Coming. Is Your Home’s Heating System Ready?

Northern Colorado Air celebrates 25 years as your local heating expert by offering high-efficiency, high-tech options  FORT COLLINS – Since, we’re still enjoying seasonably warm daytime temperatures here in Northern Colorado, you probably aren’t giving your home...
Style at Home: Velvet is deliciously luxurious

Style at Home: Velvet is deliciously luxurious

Velvet. Be still my heart. This deliciously luxurious fabric has romanced me for decades. Today, velvet love is spreading like wildfire in the world of interior design. Big name designers are putting this fabric of emperors into everyday designs, with brilliant...
On a budget? Do this one thing to instantly upgrade your home

On a budget? Do this one thing to instantly upgrade your home

Homeowners and renters alike can attest – bad hardware is something that plagues dated kitchens everywhere. And while we learned that major kitchen remodels aren’t always worth the investment, small upgrades, like painting cabinets and swapping hardware offer an 83...
6 small-space decorating mistakes that take just seconds to fix

6 small-space decorating mistakes that take just seconds to fix

When you live in a tiny home or apartment, it’s hard to know where to put all your stuff. That new pair of heels? I guess they’ll have to double as decor on the mantel. That massive accumulation of books? Say hello to a makeshift side table. If you find yourself...
Design Recipes: Do’s and don’ts for a modern guest bedroom

Design Recipes: Do’s and don’ts for a modern guest bedroom

Guest bedrooms and guest homes can serve multiple purposes. Whether they are for constant or the occasional guest, tenants or rental purposes, they can be designed in various ways. When looking to create an appealing room or space for guests, here are some Design...
DIY: Safety tips for reusing wooden pallets

DIY: Safety tips for reusing wooden pallets

Q: Our family is having a debate over the use of wooden pallets for projects around the house. I say they are not safe because you do not know what has been shipped on them. Working in retail for more than 40 years, I have seen fertilizer, garden chemicals, paint...
Do you have what it takes to tackle a fixer-upper?

Do you have what it takes to tackle a fixer-upper?

BOULDER COUNTY – A number of Boulder County’s most desirable locations to live in are areas with older homes. We have everything here: bungalows from the 1930s and 1940s, ranch homes from the 1950s, post-modern homes from the 1960s and 1970s, and tract homes from the...