How to Make Your Childhood Favorite Wall Art Look Chic and Grown-Up


• September 20, 2016 • Comments are off for this post

From band posters to ticket stubs, you likely had quite a few things hanging on your wall as a child or teen. While these items hold a lot of nostalgic charm, they don't exactly translate into stylish decor — or do they? Here are a few ways to give your (or even your child's) favorite… Read more »

• September 6, 2016 • Comments are off for this post

Picture the kitchen of your dreams. Is it neat and organized? Stylish and chic? Or perhaps it's a combination of all the above! Either way, these do-it-yourself projects can help you add storage and personality to your kitchen! Copper Paper Towel Holder [] Love modern design? If so, this copper paper towel holder will add… Read more »

• August 9, 2016 • Comments are off for this post

Here are a few quick, all-natural tips that will add a fresh, clean scent to your home's bathroom. Add an essential oil diffuser. Essential oils are some of the most potent natural scents, and by adding a few drops to a wall outlet diffuser, you can easily permeate the air with fresh, clean fragrance. Hang… Read more »

• August 2, 2016 • Comments are off for this post

Everyone knows that nothing gold can stay, and that's especially true when it comes to fresh-cut flowers. You may try to put them in water immediately after receiving that colorful bouquet, but it always seems like the flowers die before you even get a chance to enjoy them. What gives? If you want to elongate… Read more »

• July 5, 2016 • Comments are off for this post

Photos, posters, artwork… Some things lend themselves to framing and mounting—but what about houseplants? Epiphytes, like the popular staghorn fern, are perfectly suited to the framing treatment as they draw water and nutrients from the surrounding air (read: no soil required!). Store-bought mounted ferns can be costly, but you can easily create your own at… Read more »

• May 10, 2016 • Comments are off for this post

Looking for a way to save a bit of cash while also removing chemicals from your home? Make your own cleaning products! It’s easy to duplicate of the most common household cleaners using all-natural ingredients, and they’ll even help to turn your home at The Meadows into a green household. Glass Cleaner: Combine 1 cup… Read more »

• April 5, 2016 • Comments are off for this post

Macramé may have originally gained popularity back in the 1970s, but the kitschy weaving craft is coming back in a big way. If you love plants and you’re always looking for fun new ways to display them, you may even want to try making a macramé plant hanger of your own. Here are a few… Read more »

• March 1, 2016 • Comments are off for this post

Decorating your apartment may seem expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. By simply recycling those old tapestries that you loved so much in high school, you can create a chic, eclectic look for no money at all. Here are a few creative ways to decorate your apartment with tapestries. Create a headboard. If your… Read more »

• January 26, 2016 • Comments are off for this post

Even if you haven’t had the best luck with plants in the past, that’s no reason to give up on having a greenery-filled home. While certain houseplants are very finicky and seem to die as soon as you glance in their direction, others are hearty, resilient and made for people whose thumbs aren't exactly green…. Read more »

• January 12, 2016 • Comments are off for this post

While you likely already know that you can use fabric softener sheets for, well, making your fabrics softer, you may not know that there are a number of other uses for these handy household items. Here are just a few smart and surprising things to do with your dryer sheets. Wipe up fine, powdery spills… Read more »