Despite the kitchen's laminate counters, sloping floors, drop ceilings, and other quirks, John and Edwaard fell for their home in Columbus' German Village neighborhood. A seven-month gut renovation followed, and the space is completely transformed:
What to do when your place is a total blank space? Kristin overcame the unlimited possibilities of her white-and-concrete living room, and went big and bold with graphic wallpaper. See how it looks now:
With the laundry room in her new home visible from the front door, Tania made fixing it up her first priority. Adding functionality and style, plus a way to close off the space when it was less than company ready, were top of the list:
We know it's early, but we're christening 2015 the year we get everything in its place, from the leaning tower of magazines to the carpet of kids' toys. And January — aka National Get Organized Month — is a great time to start. Whether you're whipping your home into shape, moving into new digs, or just looking for some practical tricks, one tool will make life loads easier: the Brother P-Touch label maker. The latest generation boasts a crazy-huge selection of colors, fonts, patterns, symbols, sizes and tapes (including fabric and extra strength adhesive!) to make organization easy, stylish and — we're gonna say it — fun.
The miraculous moldable glue known as Sugru is perfect for everything from repairing busted iPhone cables to improving kitchen appliances, and even making the most of any small space by attaching hooks to almost any surface. Previously only available online, you can now get Sugru at Lowe's nationwide (at the paint counter) – just in time to plan your first project of the year! These 5 simple and ingenious Sugru DIY projects will definitely stick with you in 2015.
The January Cure is a great way to get your place in shape, but as anyone who is half of a couple knows, it's not always easy to agree on things related to our homes - even when the topic is seemingly straightforward maintenance, cleaning and organizing. One veteran Cure-r shares a tip that brilliantly brings together both sides of the "chore" aisle...check it out: