Tips for Spring Driveway Maintenance

By Megan Wild, author of Your Wild Home Spring is finally here. It's time to break out the warm-weather clothing, stock up on spring allergy medication and — maintain your driveway? The last thing on that list is probably one you don’t spend a lot of time thinking about. Driveways are supposed to just last forever with no work needed, right?Nope. You need to make sure you maintain your driveway every year, especially after cold winter weather. If you’re not sure where to start, don’t worry — we’ve got you covered. Here are a few tips and tricks to help with spring driveway maintenance.Be on the Lookout for PuddlesPuddles are great fun if you’re a small child, but if you’ve got new puddles forming in your driveway after the winter snows finally start to thaw, this could be a sign...
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5 Ways to Reuse and Repurpose Everyday Items in Your Home

By Howard Eason, owner of HE Designs, LLC - reposted from New Homes & Ideas photo via PinterestGrowing up in a small town, I had big interests in finding ways to repurpose or reuse discarded items to transform them into something interesting and outside of their traditional purpose. I recall...

Have an Attic? Tips for Keeping Your Belongings in Optimal Shape

By Megan Wild, author of Your Wild Home If your new home has an attic, it’s likely you plan to use the area as storage space. Out-of-season or outgrown clothes, old photographs, books, videogames and toys are just a few things often found in attics.Just be careful. Unfinished attics can...

Consider These Things If You Want to Build Green

by Megan Wild, reposted from New Homes & Ideas. It’s becoming less of an alternative lifestyle and far more commonplace to go green. It’s recognized both on international, corporate and grassroots levels — we each have a responsibility to ensure the way we live our lives is not to the...

How To Style Your Kid's Room

*Original post on NewHomesAndIdeas.com Kid’s spaces — nurseries, third-graders’ bedrooms, playrooms — they all present unique design challenges. Parents want spaces that are cozy and welcoming, soothing but also developmentally stimulating. They’re looking for rooms that kids want to hang out in but also rooms that they themselves want to...