Many homeowners only think about spending time on their patios, decks, and porches on the warm days of spring, summer, and fall. But there’s a big missed opportunity here because winter can actually be a fantastic time to enjoy your outdoor space. Outdoor spaces can be enjoyed year-around, so don’t let cold weather stop you from enjoying this key asset of your home.
The purpose of this article is to provide design ideas for creating an outdoor space that you can enjoy in colder weather. We’ll also highlight some fun winter home design tips and how you can keep your outdoor furniture in great shape during the winter season.
This is the exciting time of year when many homeowners head to the attic or basement to pull out old boxes of winter holiday decorations and start putting them up for the season. Some holiday room décor has deeply cherished nostalgic value and is used throughout the home year after year. But other holiday pieces are purely decorative and could perhaps use an update to keep up with the latest decorating trends.
In this article, we’re sharing our best tips for decorating your home for the holiday season and how to bring the festive spirit into your rooms with winter holiday decorations.
The heat of the summer has arrived here in Connecticut, and many of us are doing everything in our power to stay cool. With the kids on summer vacation and guests coming over for weekend parties, foregoing homemade meals is not an option. However, working up a sweat in a hot kitchen is more than just uncomfortable. An overheated kitchen also competes with your air-conditioning system, making the whole house hotter and your electric bills rising by the month.
So, to beat the heat and still enjoy the delicious summer foods you love, here are some tips to try out at home. From alternative cooking methods to visiting your local house furniture store, summer meals have never been so easy!
With the spring season well underway and many of us spending more time outside in the pleasant weather, now is the perfect time to talk about outdoor design! Instead of dusting off all your old outdoor furniture from the garage, perhaps it’s time to reevaluate, re-purpose, and replace. With comfortable options and beautiful designs, you’ll be more likely to spend time outdoors and experience the nature that surrounds you.
Here we’ll discuss some ideas for replacing old patio furniture with new and improved pieces to enjoy your outside space this spring.
There are lots of fun and festive ways to ring in the New Year, such as indulging in a gourmet dinner, joining friends at a bar, or staying at home to watch the countdown with family. But if you’re looking for a unique and creative way to say farewell to 2016, consider hosting a New Year’s Eve party at home to keep the holiday spirit alive. By hosting a party, you can show off your beautiful home décor, add personal touches to make the night special, and help those you care about to stay safe on New Year’s Eve.
Here are some design and decoration ideas to help you throw the ultimate New Year’s Eve party and set yours apart from others in the neighborhood. We’ve included some classic design ideas that are must-haves for any NYE party and some clever ones to take your holiday bash to a whole new level. Read more
At this time of year, it’s so easy to get caught up with planning, shopping, buying, and wrapping gifts. So much of the focus of the season has been on the presents the moment Thanksgiving ends and Black Friday began, but it’s the people around it that matter so much more. Interestingly, the way that you decorate your home can impact how you and your family celebrate the season.
Here are some ways to change the mood of you and your family’s holiday celebrations from a commercial one to a more meaningful one with personal décor and decoration ideas. From craft projects you can do at home to inspiring collections at furniture stores in CT, these design ideas can help bring the true meaning back to the holiday season.
The countdown to America’s birthday is on as we get ready to celebrate the 4th of July with family, friends, food, and fun. While much of backyard barbecue planning is centered on the grill and main dishes, no summer party would be complete without tempting desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Here are a few of our favorite 4th of July dessert recipes that are sure to please your guests and get everyone in the patriotic spirit. Read more