People make New Year's resolutions about all manner of things, from losing weight to paying off credit cards to learning how to speak Mandarin (if you're not already a Mandarin speaker). There's something about that magical Jan. 1 date that invites us to resolve to do some special things differently as a new year beckons.
Well, how about home improvement resolutions? You've settled into your dream home from Beavercreek homes for sale, so could anything be more worthy of your time, attention, and hard work? The good news is the resolutions don't have to be expensive to implement. You can even do more than one. Resolve, for instance, to clean out the attic. That may be a big chore. But you might also resolve to do something simple, like changing your furnace filter every month.
Lucky you: you've got a fireplace mantel, and with it, an opportunity to create a jazzy focal point in the living room of the home you chose from Beavercreek homes for sale. But you're having trouble getting started. Overly busy fireplace mantels make you cringe, while mantels too sparsely decorated seem anemic and unimaginative.
As you search for your new home among Beavercreek homes for sale, no doubt you imagine the possibilities with each house you tour. While touring, most of us wish we had a tad more interior design skills under our belt; it would sure help when trying to picture design changes that could make the home speak more to our own design style.
But just what is your interior design style? Fortunately, there are ways to discover it without getting a degree or hiring a professional to guide you. Our REALTORS® have some great tips for helping home shoppers discover their inner interior designer.
Window sills are not usually thought of as a space you can do much with. At most, a window sill might be where you place a potted plant so it can get sunlight, or a space for the tchotchkes you don't know what to do with. But with a little creativity, you can turn your window sills into interesting spaces that will spark up your home. Keep these tips from our REALTORS
® in mind as you shop among Beavercreek homes for sale. You just might find a home with ample window sills and put some of these ideas to work.
You've heard the saying "less is more," and nowhere is that truer than in the home. Look around your house and give it an honest assessment. Do you sometimes feel a bit cluttered by all the stuff you've accumulated? You paid good money for all these goods, and you loved them at the time, so what a pity if they're not on display properly.
It may be time to free yourself of such thinking though. Whether you're picturing yourself in a new home from Beavercreek homes for sale, or you're just wanting to feel a little freer and lighter in your current home, it might be time to declutter and try going minimalist.
The goal of minimalism is to be neat, organized, and clutter-free. You can look around your home and breathe without the weight of all those things bearing down. Instead of filling every space with something, you make a friend of lighting and what artists call negative space, as if you're painting a landscape picture in your home.
Maybe you can't imagine how you can let go of your treasured but oh-so-cluttering possessions. Here are some tips that can help.
Planning a redo? Too often the bedroom is the last place in our homes to get our attention. If you're thinking about some upgrades in your house before listing it among Beavercreek homes for sale, we've got some tips on sprucing up the sleeping space. The good news is that whatever you do, it doesn't have to cost a lot to get a sensational fresh look. You'll be amazed at what a difference a few pillows, a little bit of paint, and some other touch-ups can make, without breaking your budget.
If you've been looking at Beavercreek homes for sale, you've surely been thinking about all the things you can do to make your new house feel like home. For most people, this means buying some new furniture and home decor.
To create a truly unique look and feel, there are few better options than curating a collection of interesting items from local antique stores. In fact, many of our REALTORS® enjoy searching for antiques on their days off so they can add a creative touch to their own homes.
Visit some of these nearby antique shops and you're bound to find at least a few things you just can't resist.
Pantone is a global authority on color, helping to standardize the use of color in fashion, digital, print, and package design. Each year, Pantone selects a color that represents prevailing design trends and announces its choice as Pantone Color of the Year. The color for the year 2020 is Classic Blue, shade just shy of royal blue. It balances boldness and stability for a shade that is timeless in its power. While being on-trend can be risky for home sellers, our REALTORS® recommend judicious use of home decor trends. Using Classic Blue in your home can make your house stand out among the Beavercreek homes for sale.
Although Beavercreek is Dayton's second largest suburb, our city retains its small-town charm by embracing local businesses—one of which is This Old Couch, a staple of the Beavercreek community. This store is more than simply a fantastic place to shop for elegant home décor. This Old Couch is a landmark of the community and preserves Beavercreek's past in more ways than one.
Our REALTORS® adore every moment spent strolling through rooms full of home goods, refinished furniture, and vintage antique treasures. If you have yet to visit This Old Couch, you're missing out on one of Beavercreek's best businesses.
There's no better feeling than stumbling across a beautiful vintage or antique item that will fit perfectly into your home. Every time a piece of home décor or furniture is upcycled or refinished, it's given a second chance at life within a loving home. Such is the idea behind This Old Couch—breathe life into yesterday's forgotten treasures.