It’s Finally 2021, Make Your Home Feel New Again

Hurrah it’s 2021! I don’t think anyone is sorry to say goodbye to 2020. A new year brings a new start. Normally, we have our list of resolutions; our promises to get to the gym, not to procrastinate on our projects, and spend more quality time with friends and family.  Instead of just making a [...]

The Home Identity Crisis: The Dining Room Office

Remember life pre-pandemic lock down before your dining room morphed into your Zoom room, office, workstation and study hall? Thanks to your new work-at-home lifestyle, files and papers found a permanent home on your dining room table. You probably haven’t had a meal on that table, besides a quick sandwich and many coffees, since the [...]

Pantone Color(s) Of The Year 2021: Ultimate Gray And Illuminating

After a most unique year, it only makes sense that we would launch into 2021 with an unexpected color of the year choice. In fact, Pantone has gone with not one, but two, hues in its annual proclamation. The color authority announced PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray and PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating as the dual Colors of [...]

Bringing in the Green

Living eco-friendly in Nevada County doesn’t have to be complicated. Some of the easiest and most efficient environment-friendly solutions are right under your nose – or above your head – take the sun, for instance. This limitless ball of brilliant energy looming large overhead is one renewable resource just waiting to be tapped for its [...]

4 Ways to Revamp Your Long-Forgotten Garage

Has your garage been left abandoned and unloved for far too long? You’re not alone. A home organization study from Moen found that the garage was the most cluttered space in homes. And, with the American Housing Survey reporting 80% of all US homes have a garage, we think it’s time something changed. So join [...]

How to Build a Home Gym Without Breaking the Bank

With many gyms closed or operating at minimum capacity, a home gym has never sounded better. Plus, with the cool weather approaching, exercising outdoors seems less enticing. Three out of five Americans are actually turning to home gyms for good, and over half of the population is looking for the best home-fitness options. You can [...]

Let It Shine

With shorter days and more hours of darkness in autumn and winter, turn to the power of indoor lighting as a solution – never underestimate its brilliance. Clever lighting can transform the look and feel of your home with the flip of a switch. While natural sunlight streaming inside is ideal, sometimes the clouds rain [...]

4 Ways to Adapt Your Kitchen to 2020’s ‘New Norm’

Since lockdown, our kitchens have seen more use than ever, whether that’s more cooked meals to pass the time or doubling up as a home office. Even as restrictions continue to change amidst the current ‘new norm’, it’s expected that our attitude towards kitchen interior design will be forever changed with more emphasis on hygiene, [...]

5 Reasons to Call a Professional Cleaner During COVID-19

The value of regular cleaning and disinfecting the spaces we occupy has become more important than ever. Following the guidelines of the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO), it’s extremely important for the safety of you, your loved ones and colleagues that you take all precautions in preventing the spread of [...]

Pantone’s Color of the Year: It’s a Blue 2020

It’s a color that has been immortalized in song (Blue oh, so lonesome for you…) and represents a low period personally (but fantastically inspired, artistically) of one of the most revered masters of all time—a time in which Picasso himself was admittedly, well, blue, over the death of a friend. But while blue has, in [...]

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