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Can Your Marriage Survive a Home Renovation?

Remodeling is a major cause of relationship stress.  The dirt, delays and expenses of actual construction push many homeowners to the edge. The remodel also changes the couple’s physical space and routine. Here are 7 tips to survive your renovation. Renovating a house costs an enormous amount of money. If you were starting a business that takes […]

Why This Town is Putting Up Christmas Lights.

I almost put my Chirstmas tree up the other day. I know. That sounds like a crazy thing to do at the end of March, but I love Christmas time and thought it would bring a little unexpected joy to our week. Then my sister shared a fun idea with me. Back in Ohio, where […]

3 Easy Ways to Bring Color into Your Home This Winter

It is almost the end of January and the bright lights and merry decorations of the holidays have all been taken down. This is the time, in our area, when the “winter blues” set in. Much of this is caused by the dreariness of our environment: the trees are barren, the grass is gone and […]

5 Hottest Wallpapers for Under $100 per Roll

Beautiful wallpaper can transform any space. As I have mentioned in many of my articles, wallpaper is back with a vengeance. The problem is that many interior designers only use and show their clients the most expensive wallpapers on the market. I disagree with this; there are so many amazing wallpapers at reasonable prices out […]

Do You Suffer from Colorphobia? Hope Has a Cure.

by Hope Fallin of Hope Fallin Color Design  Is your entire house gray, beige, cream, or white? Or a combination of all four?  Are you constantly seeing bright colors in a home magazine and wishing you too could bring those bright greens or blues into your home and wardrobe? Hope Fallin is here to help […]

COLOR STAGING: Getting Your Home Ready to Sell

Are you planning to sell your home this spring? If so, you may know that you will need a professional home stager. But, did you know that color staging is just as important? Color staging will help ensure you sell your home quickly and at the highest price. A home that is updated, especially in terms […]

5 New Year’s Resolutions For Your Home

New Years is all about making resolutions and creating a better version of you. Like many, you may have resolved to lose weight, work out more, and get your finances in order. Great goals, but what about your home? Your home is not only important in terms of aesthetics, but also in the feeling you get while you are […]

Tips is getting more colorful. Welcome Hope!

We are super excited to welcome Hope Fallin to the Tips team. Hope, who is a color expert, will be sharing her suggestions and tips about home decor with our readers. A lawyer by profession, she developed an interest in design while living in Tokyo and London. Recognizing her true love was color, paint and wallpaper, she focused […]

Holiday Colors: Tired of the Traditional Red and Green?

Are you tired of the traditional red and green holiday decorations? Years ago (long before Pinterest), I decided that I didn’t particularly like the traditional Christmas colors that I grew up with and that I was going to choose different colors to fill my home during the holidays. Being a color designer, once I was […]

Tips on Choosing a Perfect Paint Color

If you’re someone who feels completely overwhelmed when choosing a paint color—most of us do—check out Clare Paint. Clare is the creation of interior designer Nicole Gibbons. Her  55 color collection are her tired and true go-to colors. Instead of having 100 different whites that to the untrained eye might look the same, she has […]

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