Monthly archives: May, 2017

Quick Tips to Freshen Up the Bathroom

  Our bathroom isn’t one you’ll find in a fancy shelter magazine but it certainly has its good points–like plenty of space, a cream and white color scheme, and a separate shower and soaking tub. It is your basic builder bathroom and while we would love to update it, doing that wouldn’t be a good …

Memorial Day BBQ Recipes

Memorial Day weekend officially kicks off the summer, and most Americans mark the holiday with the traditional BBQ. Our Memorial Day BBQ always includes the staples: potato salad, corn on the cob, hot dogs and buns, sliders dripping in hickory smoked barbecue sauce, crinkle cut French fries, and watermelon slices for dessert. As a foodie, …

Freshen Up Your Front Door

Make a lasting first impression by giving your front door a facelift with a new coat of paint this summer! In order to help get your creative juices flowing, Mohawk Home has compiled a list of the year’s hottest colors for your entryway. From bold and brassy to soft and earthy, get ready to knock …

Flea Market Tips and Flips

One of my favorite summer activities is prowling around a flea market, antique mall or yard sale.  You never know what treasures you might come across!  I consider it a “green” way to shop and decorate my home by keeping items out of our landfills. (I love the idea of breathing new life into an item …

Cottage Style Décor Mood Board

Cozy, cottage style is a consistent favorite in home décor. From shabby chic to vintage flea market finds, there’s really no wrong way to incorporate this style into your home decor. We’ve selected five of our favorite cottage style elements in our Cottage Style mood board. The white, vintage French Country dresser is the perfect …

Stylish Vacation Spots to Inspire You this Summer

The weather is warming up, the school year is winding down and after months of chilly cloud-filled days, my favorite vacation spot is finally calling my name. Whether you’re a fan of mountain views or you’re like me and prefer your toes in the sand, there is so much to look forward to with the …

15 Best Mother’s Day Brunch Recipes and Ideas

Once a year, we all take a day to celebrate and appreciate Mom. We shower her with presents from young and old, pamper her with gift certificates for massages and manicures, and do our best to make her feel special. Show Mom how much you love and care about her by keeping her out of …

Top 10 Ways to Embrace Unicorn Mania

A magical creature has invaded our culture, and it’s popping up just about everywhere. The colorful Unicorn craze is gripping the world over – from sugary drinks to fashion to home décor. Unicorns have made their way into virtually every industry. After months of Unicorn mania, the movement’s momentum still hasn’t slowed. We’re not complaining, …

Teacher Appreciation Gift Guide

I can’t believe it—but the school year has come and nearly gone in the blink of an eye! With only a few more weeks left until summer break, now is the perfect time to celebrate your child’s achievements AND the person who has been guiding him or her for the past 10 months—the teacher! Teacher …

Mood Board: Pastel Decorating Tips

You may have noticed that pastels are popping up all over the place this year! No longer simply limited to nurseries, pastels are a great way to add a dose of color to your space without drawing too much attention. The end result is a space that feels feminine, relaxing and welcoming, too. Ready to …