5 ways home remodel is just like taking a vacation

5 ways home remodel is just like taking a vacation

Did you know that statistically, twelve out of thirteen people choose a vacation over a home remodel?

It is weird, isn’t it? Also, it is a lie. Or maybe a lucky guess. There’s really no way to know.

However, skipping a vacation to start a remodel makes sense – all of the sudden, you find yourself with an extra amount of money and free time. To successfully finish a remodel, you need both.

But would you give up something you were probably looking forward to for a long period of time, to do something that’s not really enjoyable until it’s over?

While discussing this topic – over the phone, since one of us is on the vacation and the other one is in the middle of a living room remodel (hey, maybe the vacation:remodel ratio is 50:50!) – we came to a conclusion: there’s really no need to choose between a vacation and a remodel, because home remodel is just like (if not better than) taking a vacation.

Now, we can see you, skeptic Reader, shaking your head with disapproval. But bare with us, as we elaborate. Continue reading “5 ways home remodel is just like taking a vacation”

Tips and tricks for a perfect entrance space

Tips and tricks for a perfect entrance space

You know how they say ‘the eyes are the mirror of the soul’, well the entrance of our home should be a reflection of a whole house and of course it is also a reflection of our personality. This room is the first one that your friends will step into. That is why it is really important to make it the best one that can be. Make sure to make it colorful if that’s your thing, or as white as snow, play with tiles, wood, steel, do whatever you want but have in mind one thing: less is more – you can go a little overboard because it is not the space you’re spending much time in but don’t hoard everything you don’t have space for, in there.

You’ll often hear us say that interior design is not the same thing as home decor. But, when it comes to the entrance space, it almost is. There isn’t much you can do to make your entrance room more functional, accept having an entrance room (or entrance area). Continue reading “Tips and tricks for a perfect entrance space”