The essence of so many makeovers and home renos are DIY projects. They allow you to have control over the exact look you want and give you so much satisfaction once they come together. But when it comes to sourcing the right supplies for those projects, there are always some unique home goods that seem like they’d be easy to find, but end up proving difficult. One of those items? Wine crates.
Name: Lori and Greg LoomisLocation: Richmond, VirginiaSize: 1,950 square feetYears lived in: 4 — owned Many of us have loved seeing the country-farmhouse-inspired style in our favorite catalogs, but we doubt any of you have seen it implemented as well as in Lori and Greg Loomis’ Richmond, Virginia home. We first saw Lori’s home in a House Call, and we love what she’s done since.
We’ve said it here before: plants bring life to all living spaces. If you’re concerned about killing plants, we’ve consulted with a plant expert, Debra Prinzing, to bring you the hardiest ones. 1. Dracaena marginata (also known as Dragon Plant) “It’s pretty sculptural,” Debra says. “Good for the young and modern.” She recommends getting two and putting them on your fireplace mantel or on your entry table.
Name: Sean and Mandi EhmanLocation: West VirginiaSize: 1,977 square feetYears lived in: 4 This contemporary-style home in West Virginia is a unique example of how to customize a modular home and make it beautiful, but more than the aesthetic result, it’s the fruit of living intentionally that shines.
As newlyweds with a clean slate &mdash meaning, an empty, unfurnished apartment &mdash we decided to buy a platform wood bed frame before anything else, but then were left with the question of how to cover the box spring.