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Small-Scale Kitchen Remodels

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 00:00
According to Remodeling magazine, minor kitchen remodels averaged about $19,000 in 2015, with an almost 80 percent recoup rate on resale value. A minor kitchen remodel usually involves keeping the same footprint, but updating various facets of the kitchen. Whether you're updating to put your house on the market or to please yourself, there are a variety of upgrades that can make a remarkable difference—without the price tag of an all-out renovation. Read more...
Have you ever worked with an interior designer? If so, you know what a valuable resource an interior designer can be—saving you money by making sure everything is well planned for your home, with no mistakes! Read more...

Easy Closet Revamp

Wednesday, 19 August 2015 00:00
Some of you may have your dream walk-in closet, with built-in shoe shelves, roll-out sweater shelves, and plenty of space to display your wardrobe options. Or you might be sharing a tiny closet with your partner, mounding every sweater you own into towering piles on the only shelf, shoes piled into a heap on the floor, layering multiple items of clothing on the same hanger, in order to save space. Read more...

Defining Shabby Chic

Wednesday, 05 August 2015 00:00
Is it too shabby? Is it too chic? Where is the happy medium? Shabby chic is a combination of old and new, fresh and used, a vintage feel with an underlying classy tone. Read more...
Home furnishings retailer West Elm recently opened a new store in Breton Village, in Grand Rapids. Read more...

Come Home to New

Wednesday, 10 June 2015 12:10
"Come Home to New" at Standale Interiors and see a whole new look, from the new logo change to all the new showroom enhancements. Read more...

Build Your Own Gallery Wall

Wednesday, 22 April 2015 00:00
A gallery wall groups all of the things you find fascinating in one spot. It's the perfect creative outlet—a reflection of your personal style and taste. How do you create a gallery wall that works for you? While it's so appealing, let's talk execution. Read more...

Talk Tulips with P. Allen Smith

Thursday, 02 April 2015 05:33
Award-winning garden and design expert P. Allen Smith will be in Holland during the Tulip Time Festival to share ideas and inspiration with gardening enthusiasts. Read more...

Dear Clutter: Quit Cramping My Style

Friday, 27 March 2015 11:17
How does the old saying go? "You don't know what you have until it's gone?" While this expression is traditionally tied to past loves or simpler days, it has arguably become the bane of my existence, hopping from one Grand Rapids rental property to the next. Read more...

Get Planting!

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 00:00
Itching to dig your fingers in the garden, even though there's a foot of snow on the ground? Read more...