Category Archives: Decorating

  • Dress Up That Unused Fireplace

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    Nothing beats a warm, toasty fire on a cold, snowy day. But what if your fireplace is not working or not used? No problem! There are many creative ways to put that otherwise unused space to work for you. Here’s a look at... 

  • Kitchen Design Dilemmas and How to Solve Them

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    Kitchen design is an art form, one where function and beauty harmoniously co-exist. Achieving that balance, however, isn’t always easy. When renovating a kitchen, homeowners can find themselves facing challenging... 

  • Design and Decorator Trends to Do or to Ditch

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    You’ve been collecting ideas to remodel or redecorate your home for years. Now, you’re finally ready to get down to work. You’ve saved up your money and found contractors. So, which ideas do you do and which... 

  • Growing an Indoor Garden Year Round

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    Are you hankering for some fresh greens, herbs or sprouts in your diet? Changes and improvements in lighting, soil and planting techniques mean that you can grow lovely plants in your home year round. You can have a simple... 

  • Your True Colors

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    Much of the fun of owning a home is decorating it to your taste and personality. Even on a low budget, subtle or dramatic changes to color can make your home truly yours. Check out these color schemes for this spring: Updated... 

  • Patio Gardens

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    You normally grow a garden that provides you with endless pleasure and fresh food for your table. But, this year, you put your home on the market. You want to move to the country or to a different home in the city, or even... 

  • Expand Your Summer Living Space

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    As the temperatures heat up and barbeque season is in full swing, the outdoors beckons. Early morning coffee on the back deck as the sunrises and late evening gatherings to watch the stars come out do not require shade, but... 

  • 64 Important Numbers Every Homeowner Should Know

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    Our room-by-room guide takes the guesswork out of where to hang that towel rack or how long a curtain rod to buy BY:Nicole Dyer, This Old House magazine Doing The Math Some spaces just feel good, and you can’t put... 

  • Is Painting Cabinets a Good Idea?

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    Gone are the days of the sticky painted kitchen cabinet that peels, chips and generally looks cheap. Modern paint finishes means you can rejuvenate or renovate your dated kitchen or bath cabinets with just some elbow grease... 

  • DIY Autumn Wreath Ideas

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

      Dress Your Door in Autumn Finery Bring the bounty of the season to your front door with a wreath made from the best Autumn has to offer: brilliant bittersweet, great grains, luscious leaves, and fresh fruit. Autumn’s...