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8 Affordable Ways to Give Your Bathroom a Spa-Like Feel

Does it seem like all the luxurious things in life also come with a hefty price tag? In many instances, this is true. Caviar, trips to Cabo, and fresh oysters from the Pacific Northwest’s beloved Taylor Fish Farms will all run you a pretty penny. However, there are some ways to spoil yourself without breaking [...]

By |2017-10-27T09:02:38-06:00October 27th, 2017|Spa Touches|Comments Off on 8 Affordable Ways to Give Your Bathroom a Spa-Like Feel

Bathroom Scales 101

If you still have a boring, white mechanical scale, it’s time for an upgrade. Those old-school measuring instruments are as ugly as they are inconsistently accurate. Today, you have more choices than ever. The modern bathroom scale is not only more attractive, it’s more accurate at measuring your weight. And, it often performs a variety [...]

By |2017-10-24T10:00:48-06:00October 24th, 2017|Organization Tips|Comments Off on Bathroom Scales 101

How to Keep Bathroom Dust an Allergens to a Minimum

The fact that the bathroom can get a bit dirty isn’t a secret. Unfortunately, the dirt you wash from your pup’s paws isn’t the only nastiness you need to worry about in the shower, sink, and toilet. It can also quickly become a haven for allergens. With all the warm moisture in your bathroom, it’s [...]

By |2017-10-19T10:01:31-06:00October 19th, 2017|Cleaning Tips|Comments Off on How to Keep Bathroom Dust an Allergens to a Minimum

Uncomfortable Bathroom Questions Asked and Answered

The bathroom’s one of the most personal spaces in your home. It’s also the one that’s rarely talked about. Why? Because swapping tips with your girlfriends about the best way to remove stubborn grease from a frypan rarely makes someone squeamish. But, swapping tales about how you clean your toilet or the sounds you make [...]

By |2017-10-17T09:06:10-06:00October 17th, 2017|Cleaning Tips|Comments Off on Uncomfortable Bathroom Questions Asked and Answered

Small Bathroom Storage Hacks

Storage. For many folks, this is the biggest headache when it comes to small bathrooms. Where is one to put all their stuff, when there’s not a lot of room? The solution is getting creative! Often, your bathroom has a lot of underutilized space. And that underutilized space becomes a real issue the smaller your [...]

By |2017-10-13T09:50:36-06:00October 13th, 2017|Bathroom Design Trends, Organization Tips|Comments Off on Small Bathroom Storage Hacks

8 Solutions to make Sharing the Bathroom Easier

Let’s be real – living with roommates has its challenges. Even if those roommates happen to be folks you love, like your spouse and/or family, sharing space isn’t always sunshine and rainbows. Who gets to hold the remote and who’s turn it is to take out the trash may be common sources of debate. But, [...]

By |2017-10-11T09:55:19-06:00October 11th, 2017|Bathroom Tips, Organization Tips|Comments Off on 8 Solutions to make Sharing the Bathroom Easier

Keys to an Affordable Bathroom Update

There’s this idea that bathroom remodeling is ghastly expensive. And it can be. Anyone can spend a ridiculous amount of money on a home update if they want to. The good news is – updating your bathroom doesn’t have to break the bank. You can affordably update your space without taking out a second mortgage.  [...]

By |2017-10-05T11:28:45-06:00October 5th, 2017|Bathroom Design Trends, Bathroom Remodeling Tips|Comments Off on Keys to an Affordable Bathroom Update

4 Bathroom Remodeling Mistakes to Avoid

Thinking about updating your bathroom? Don’t simply jump into a remodel. It is all too easy to make mistakes. If you are not careful, your beautiful bathroom update can quickly become a bathroom disaster. The following design mistakes are some of the most common we see:  […]

By |2017-10-03T10:03:12-06:00October 3rd, 2017|Bathroom Remodeling Tips|Comments Off on 4 Bathroom Remodeling Mistakes to Avoid

5 Essential Elements of a Great Mudroom

While the front entry is nice for greeting guests and boosting curb appeal, a great mudroom becomes the true front door for your family. It provides a barrier between the dirt from outside and the rest of your home. They can add efficiency. And, they can help with daily organization.  […]

By |2017-09-29T09:03:39-06:00September 29th, 2017|Bathroom Remodeling Tips|Comments Off on 5 Essential Elements of a Great Mudroom

4 of Our Favorite Beauty Tips

Sometimes it’s helpful to have a few beauty tips up your sleeve. These are the tips that give you that little edge, that va va voom that instills confidence and makes you stand up a bit straighter when you walk in a room. Because as wonderful as Mother Nature made each of us, a little [...]

By |2017-09-26T10:03:40-06:00September 26th, 2017|Beauty Tips and Tricks|Comments Off on 4 of Our Favorite Beauty Tips