Inspiring #OutdoorRooms

By removing the unkempt lawn, replacing it with this classy covered dining area and creating enclosures for the original fruit trees plus added benches for extra seating, makes for great entertaining! See how “The Outdoor Room” host Jamie Durie transforms plain backyards into garden retreats.

Your #GrillingSeason Checklist

Get your barbecue in top shape and round up essential grilling tools to make your backyard cookouts sizzle. Whether you enjoy slow-cooked barbecue on a Sunday afternoon or firing up the grill for quick weeknight dinners, having a properly equipped space and well-maintained grill makes backyard cooking more of a joy. These tools, cleaning tasks and…

Top 10 Trending #LaundryRoomsIdeas

Laundry rooms have been coming into their own in recent years, with more thought and design savvy being put into this workhorse space than ever. From farmhouse style to patterned tile, here are the top 10 trending features of the year so far. Are any of these in your own collection?

Americans Rank #RealEstate Best #LongTermInvestment

The Gallup organization recently released a survey in which Americans were asked to rank what they considered to be the “best long term investment.” Real estate ranked number one, with 35% of those surveyed saying it was a better long term investment than stocks & mutual funds, gold, savings accounts or bonds. Here is the…

Ideas For #FloatingKitchenShelves

Turn storage into a decorative statement by using floating shelves to house vases, pitchers, ramekins and other charming kitchen essentials like in this transitional space. A light blue tile backsplash provides welcome contrast.