Home Decor: Creative Kids Bedrooms
Fun Bedroom Ideas for Your Kids
Decorating your child’s bedroom can be a great way to give kids a fun and imaginative world to live in while also providing parents with a place to spend time with the family and relieve stress.
Below are ...
Posted by Paula Henry on March 23, 2015 in Home and Family
5 Ways to Improve Your Home With Your Tax Return
It won't be long before our W-2s will be arriving in the mail; tax season will soon be upon us once again. For those of you with refunds coming your way, we love the idea of investing it in your home! Your refund may not be enough to redo your ...
Posted by Paula Henry on January 27, 2015 in Home Maintenance Tips
5 Easy Ways to Freshen Up Your Home for the New Year
The following is a guest blog post written by Jeri Norris, Owner of By Design LLC. Jeri is a Certified Residential Interior Designer with an Interior Design Degree from the Art Institute of Indianapolis. She specializes in the design and remodel of ...
Posted by Paula Henry on December 23, 2014 in Homeowners
Wallpaper vs Painting: The Pros and The Cons
The walls of your home have the power to transform your space with the help of paint or wallpaper. A dramatic room can instantly be made soft and airy with the application of light pale paint color. While a room that feels too big can instantly feel ...
Posted by Paula Henry on November 16, 2014 in Homeowners
How to Make Homemade Cleaning Products
Cleanliness is next to godliness, or so they say.
Chances are, if you've moved into a new home - or if your house is on the market to sell - you're going to need some good cleaning products beyond good 'ol elbow grease. Why spend money on ...
Posted by Paula Henry on November 13, 2014 in Home Maintenance Tips
The Best in Home Improvement Apps
There is a category of task which I have imperially dubbed “household development.” These tasks include all things related to home improvement and organization, and they are a category of tasks which are, at least for me, never ending. ...
Posted by Paula Henry on October 28, 2014 in Home Maintenance Tips
4 Easy DIY Halloween Crafts for Your Home
Here at Home to Indy, Fall is one of our favorite times of the year. The weather is cooler, the leaves are changing, and Halloween is right around the corner.
In the spirit of this spooky holiday, we thought we'd share some easy DIY Halloween ...
Posted by Paula Henry on October 12, 2014 in Homeowners
Beyond Blue or Pink: Creative Nursery Paint Ideas from Pinterest
Oftentimes, families that we serve here at Home to Indy are looking to upsize their home because they're expanding their family, which means they're usually looking to add a few bedrooms. Even as we tour potential houses, couples will comment about ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 25, 2014 in Home and Family
Feeding Your Family: Farm to Table and Container Gardening
If you've purchased a new home recently, you're likely considering some upgrades - like painting a few rooms or even bigger projects like tearing down walls. (For those, you might considering hiring a repair specialist.) Other projects are much more ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 18, 2014 in Home and Family
DIY vs Hiring a Professional: How to Know When to Call in Reinforcements
You've just purchased a new home, and you already have a To Do list a mile long of improvements you want to make to it: add crown molding, paint the bathroom, add on a deck, maybe knock out a wall or two.
In a world where there are more DIY blogs, ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 7, 2014 in Home Maintenance Tips
Painting Tips: What You Need to Know Before You Start Taping
Most of us would like to think that we could decently paint a room, right? How hard can it be? Pick a color, slap it on the wall, and you're good...right? Well, there's a bit more to it than that. In fact, we would argue that there's an art to ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 4, 2014 in Home Maintenance Tips
Being in the Know: Best Blogs for New Homeowners
When you're a new homeowner, you're constantly looking for decorating ideas for your new abode, DIY tips, and ways to save money. One of the best ways to do all of the above is to check out other people's ideas on their blogs.
Blogs (which is ...
Posted by Paula Henry on August 31, 2014 in Homeowners
5 Home DIY ideas from Pinterest
Pinterest is one of those new, shiny social media channels that everyone is telling you to get on, RIGHT NOW, but then if you're like many of us, you click on pinterest.com and after a few seconds feelings of overwhelming sadness come over you. What ...
Posted by Paula Henry on February 2, 2014 in Homeowners
8 Stylish home office organization ideas from Pinterest
One of the great luxuries of owning your own home is the satisfaction we get out of making it exactly the way we want. If you're crafty, turn a room into a sewing space. If you're a gardener, make a little potting bench in your basement or back deck....
Posted by Paula Henry on October 6, 2013 in Homeowners