Lifestyle

  • Christmas Events in Sarasota [2017]

    The ultimate holiday guide to Christmas events in Sarasota. From the Sarasota Christmas parade to pet celebrations there is no better way to have fun. ( Read more )
  • Nokomis Waterfront Homes for Sale | 238 Portofino Dr.

    You can have the perfect day, every day, in the exquisitely designed home in Venetian Golf and Country Club. Start the day off with a round of golf then enjoy an afternoon cook out with your top-of-the-line outdoor kitchen featuring granite counter tops with a large eating island, an ice maker, sink, and Solaire ... ( Read more )
  • 4th of July Fireworks Schedule 2017 | Sarasota and Manatee Counties

    Are you looking for a place to watch 4th of July fireworks or a patriotic event? There are a number of firework displays and performances throughout Sarasota and Manatee counties for adults and children of all ages. Browse our 2017 schedule of events. ( Read more )
  • Downtown Sarasota Renovation Tour

    These gorgeous downtown condos provide buyers a first hand opportunity to see some of Sarasota’s finest craftsmanship and innovative design ideas in home remodeling. This is an exclusive opportunity to experience what it is like to live in some of the most stunning Sarasota condo renovations. ( Read more )
  • Finding your Design Style | Home Making

    Spending as little as ten minutes alone will reveal the extent of your creative side. We all have this gift, developing and using it is what we fail to do in most cases. Yet, it is easy to be creative now-a-days. We have many types of magazines which display all forms of creative works. In ... ( Read more )
  • Best Places to Shop for Home Decor in Sarasota FL

    Wondering what are the best places to buy furniture near you? Or the best places to purchase home decor? Our list of stores covers everything from furniture to home accessory stores in Sarasota. Discover where to shop for furniture, home accents, drapery, vintage pieces and architectural finds. Learn which stores best fit your lifestyle ... ( Read more )
  • Modern Interior Design Trends of 2016

    What’s Trending in 2016? The modern home and interior design are continually changing. With busy lifestyles, our homes have become our sanctuary and our serenity. As a result, simplicity is evolving with the use of sectional sofas, natural textures, and calming color tones. To provide you an idea of what is currently trending in 2016, we have put together a ... ( Read more )
  • Trends in Kitchen Cabinets | Mismatched Kitchen Cabinets

    When remodeling a kitchen, the thought of thinking outside the box can be very intimidating. For others, mismatched kitchen cabinets are hard to visualize, but fear not. Different colors tops and bottoms are not only aesthetically pleasing but make a huge impact to your space. Take a look at some of the hottest new kitchen ... ( Read more )
  • Increase Value: How to Paint a Room

    Painting your walls is one of the most budget friendly ways to transform a room. One of the first questions that comes to everyone’s mind is, “What color should I paint my room”? There are a number of online quizzes that will help you determine what hue is right for you. Once you choose ... ( Read more )
  • House Design Options | Ideas and Tips

    If you are planning to build a home, create an inspiration file of design photos and details which you would like to see in your new home. You can gather ideas by visiting model homes or browsing design websites like Pinterest.com and Houzz.com, which offer a vast photo database for people in the process of ... ( Read more )
  • Pallets : Extraordinary Uses for An Ordinary Object

    I never realized just how many creative ideas could come out of an old pallet. Not only is it a great way to re-purpose our resources, but it is inexpensive too. Take a look at my collection of inspiring indoor and outdoor pallet projects that cost virtually nothing to create but add lots of pizzazz ... ( Read more )
  • Is Your Home Ready for Some Football?

    Football Entertainment Rooms “Football is like life — it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.” – Vince Lombardi With kick-off just days away, football fans are getting prepared for this season’s opening game. This means picking out the right menu, wearing the proper gear, and most importantly, creating the ideal setting for cheering on their favorite team. These ... ( Read more )
  • Secret Rooms in Houses

    There is something intriguing about a secret room. It’s something you hear about in fiction stories, but secret rooms have a history going as far back as the Egyptians. In the past they were used as escape routes, hide out places for evading capture, illegal drug smuggling, and more. In the modern times, secret rooms ... ( Read more )