Category Archives: DIY and Home Hacks

Floor-to-Ceiling Windows Used To Full Potential To Highlight Great Views

If there’s one thing floor-to-ceiling windows excel at, it’s framing a beautiful view and bringing the outdoors in. Architects from all over the world are making the most of the wonderful locations they work with by including full-height windows in their designs. They get to connect houses to their surroundings and to immerse them into…
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Free Printable Patriotic Party Pack

‘Tis the season for fireworks and barbecues! Between Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day, my favorite way to commemorate the summer holiday season is with some good grilled food followed by fireworks with my favorite people. Around this time of year there is no shortage of red, white and blue plates, napkins, cups, etc.,…
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How to Sew a Pillowcase: Two Simple Methods

I don’t know about anyone else, but I have an aversion to bed-in-a-bag sets. It’s too much match-y-ness for my taste. (Although, if coordinated fabrics make your heart sing, far be it from me to judge. Sing away, heart. Sing away.) Sewing your own pillowcases is a super fast and easy way to break up…
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Create an Easy Feature Wall With Dramatic Artwork

Ideas abound for feature walls, from tiles or textures to wallpaper and wood. Another great idea to consider is art.  No matter if it’s an expensive painting or simply a piece that you love, it can make the room special. An artwork is a great way to draw attention to a space whether it is the centerpiece of…
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Bottom to Top Blue Deck Makeover

The blue color scheme of this backyard deck is so soothing and sophisticated. Keeping the blue color scheme consistent from the outdoor umbrella, to the patio set, to the outdoor carpet was made possible by having enough outdoor decor options. Kelly Rowe of Live Laugh Rowe styled her blue deck makeover with comfort and function in…
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How High To Mount The TV To Blend Looks And Comfort

A living room without a TV just isn’t complete and some even feel like this about other spaces such as a bedroom, the office, the kitchen or even the bathroom. The process is simple: you get a TV, you bring it home and then you find the perfect spot for it which can either be…
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Printable Last Day of School Signs (Updated for 2016-2017)

Hi Remodelaholics! For those who don't know me, my name is Michelle and I'm the editor of a creative lifestyle blog called Elegance & Enchantment and I also run a stationery/print shop called Enchanted Prints. Regular readers, you may remember some of the projects I've shared including these BBQ Invitations and the Art Prints I…
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The Entryway Mirror – The Star Of A Welcoming Home

Let’s be honest, an entryway without a mirror just isn’t complete. We need an entryway mirror to check out ourselves one more time before we leave the house. It gives us a boost of confidence even if sometimes it just leads to outfit changes and more questions than answers. The fact of the matter is…
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Patio Privacy Makeover with Pergola

Courtney Clymer of Lifestyled Atlanta liked her patio, but it was time for some improvements, especially in the area of patio privacy. She added a lovely privacy screen, along with a new pergola, and a new patio set, and the space is transformed. Patio Privacy Makeover with Pergola A functional and pretty outdoor space is so important…
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Pergola Design Ideas Adapted By Architects For Their Unique Projects

There’s no single suitable design idea for anything and we’ve learned to embrace diversity and to honor originality. This applies to everything and in architecture and interior design creativity is often rewarded. There’s basically an endless array of design possibilities for anything and this includes outdoor pergolas. They’re designs vary depending on a variety of…
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