Fun Renovations for a Kids’ Bathroom

Fun Renovations for a Kids’ Bathroom

Whether it’s potty training or brushing their teeth, there are many reasons why your child might dislike the bathroom. But, bathrooms don’t have to necessarily mean doom and gloom. With a few simple changes, a kids’ bathroom can be transformed into a place they are excited to spend time in rather than one they dread:   Choose Bright Colors and Patterns Kids are drawn to bright colors, and the bathroom is the perfect place to indulge their creativity. Letting them choose the color means they will feel a greater sense of ownership over the room and be more likely to use it. If they change their mind or come up with a new favorite color, swapping out what’s on the walls is as easy as a new coat of paint. And, don’t stop at just one color. Consider bold rainbow stripes for fun patterns like polka dots and zigzags. Where Continue reading

Make the Most of a Small Bathroom

A bathroom is one of the most important rooms in a house, but it’s also one of the most difficult to change. Plumbing can be difficult and costly to move, especially if you are trying to make a small bathroom larger. If you are not able to renovate, don’t let a small bathroom get you down. Instead, use these ideas to make the most of the space you have. You’ll be surprised how much larger a bathroom can feel with just a few small changes. Use Every Inch of Space From towels to toiletries, there are a lot of things we need to keep in the bathroom. It can quickly feel cluttered if bottles and other items are taking up valuable counter space. To counteract this problem, consider adding storage in places you might not have thought of before. The easiest place to start is above the toilet. Most bathrooms do Continue reading

Create a Crowd-Pleasing Outdoor Kitchen

Create a Crowd-Pleasing Outdoor Kitchen

Kitchens are the heart of any home, but when warm weather hits they can become the last place anyone wants to be. One way to combat that is with an outdoor kitchen. An outdoor kitchen is a great way to enjoy nice weather and long summer evenings cooking and entertaining friends and family. While it might seem excessive to recreate something you already have inside the house, there are ways to achieve the outdoor kitchen you want without breaking the bank.   Fake it ‘til you make it If you already have granite or other types of stone in your indoor kitchen, you know how expensive they can be. Many of us can’t afford to replicate that look in an outdoor kitchen, but luckily there are other options out there that look just as good. Faux panels are made of plastic or other synthetic material but designed to look and Continue reading

3 Creative Ways to Use Wallpaper in Your Kitchen

3 Creative Ways to Use Wallpaper in Your Kitchen

That’s right. Wallpaper, in a kitchen. This design staple of the 1980s is back in a big way and is one of the hottest trends in kitchen design. Wallpaper allows you to bring prints and graphics into your kitchen and provide more options than stone, paint, and other traditional materials. It’s also an easy and affordable way to transform your kitchen from an afterthought to the focal point of your home. Best of all, wallpaper is easy to install and remove if you change your mind or want to swap out patterns or colors. Here are some ideas for making this trend work in your kitchen:   A new take on the traditional If you are after a vintage-inspired look, consider adding some retro wallpaper. There are fun patterns out there that harken back to the 1950s and 60s but in a modern way. Or, you could opt for wallpaper Continue reading