canine friendly home decorating

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canine friendly home decorating

Do you have to choose between having a nice, clean home and having dogs? Is there a way to finish your home in a way that is canine friendly and still beautiful? I have struggled with this for years, but was not about to give up my dogs to have a home that I was proud to invite guests to and happy to live in. The purpose of my blog is to help other dog lovers find solutions for their home decorating and finishing problems. Here, you will find ideas of materials that can hold up very well to dogs in the house and tips for helping your dogs behave a little better in your beautiful home.

3 Interior Design Tricks to Make Your Home Beautiful

If you like to watch interior design shows on television, you might notice that when professionals are finished, the spaces are interesting, unique, and comfortable. Unfortunately, it can be challenging to create the same effects in your own home. Here are three interior design tricks to make your townhome beautiful.  1. Mix Textures. Sometimes when people start decorating a space, they make the mistake of matching textures and sheens, figuring that a little matching will make the space more streamlined. Read More 

Landscape Lighting: What You Have To Light Vs. What You Want To Light

Landscape lighting design consists of two main focuses. There is necessary lighting for safety and protection, and then there is decorative lighting. Sometimes lighting can be both decorative and protective. To better understand these two landscape lighting design services, here is how and where these services are used in your yard.  Necessary Landscaping Lighting Landscape lighting is and becomes necessary for the protection of your home. This type of lighting prevents break-ins and burglaries because it highlights parts of your home where would-be criminals like to make their attempted break-ins. Read More 

3 Ways You Can Use To Decorate And Transform Your Home’s Walls

As you plan to decorate your home's interior, it is important you make the interior space a relaxing and inviting area you want to spend time in. Along with the type of flooring material you choose in your home, your home's interior walls make up a large surface area of design space and should be considered and included in your decorating plans. Here are three ideas you can use to decorate your home's walls. Read More 

Want Easy Seasonal Decorating? Hire An Interior Designer To Help

If you lived in an apartment before buying a home, you are likely used to limited storage space. This may have led to buying decorations and then leaving them in the home all year long. But, when you become a homeowner, you do not have to feel limited in your decorating. It becomes a viable option to decorate for each season, which can take a while to collect all these items. Read More 

Granite the Great? 3 Alternative Options to Consider for Your Kitchen

From preparing food and storing appliances and d├ęcor to adding appeal and value, your kitchen countertops are imperative parts of your home. A variety of materials are available to use in your kitchen, but most homeowners prefer granite due to its durability and attractive look. If you prefer to think outside the granite box, opting for a different material for your countertops can make your kitchen seem less ordinary. If you are planning to update your countertops, consider one of these alternatives to granite. Read More