Decorating for Halloween doesn’t have to be complicated. Even if you’re a busy person who can’t be bothered with carving a pumpkin, you can still use pumpkins in your décor.
Here’s a simple tip that will save you time and headaches too. When hanging a grouping of identical frames, number the back of the frames from 1 to 9 (or however many you’re putting up) starting with the one on the right, top row, second row right to left, and bottom row right to left.
Styling a bookshelf is not easy and it’s even more challenging when you have a mishmash of books. There are a few tricks, you can use to help you get those picture perfect shelf looks you see in design magazines, TV shows and on Pinterest (my favourite).
Every year when the weather turns fall-like, I give my house a mini makeover simply by switching my summer pillows to warmer ones. And every year I’m amazed by how quickly this pillow swapping ritual can change the look and feel of my space.
I usually start a painting project by shopping for colors, either looking at paint swatches from a DIY store or flipping through a color fan borrowed from a paint shop.
I love black and white, I love symmetry and I love large frames so I decided to combine my three loves to create a perfectly straight gallery row of frames.
Hanging pictures around the house is all about trial and error, there are no magic rules or one-fits-all rules. There are a few tips though that can help.
My original plan was to hang these frames in a gallery style on the wall behind my green and white striped sofa. But after propping them on the window sill, I fell in love with the trendy look of the layered frames, so I decided not to mess with something that’s already perfect.
I have flamingos on mine! I was looking for something fun and fresh with a tropical theme to hang on the bathroom walls of our cottage. Flamingos turned out to be the perfect decorating choice.
If you’re looking for a stylish and affordable way to fill a blank wall, frame a poster. You’d be surprised at how quickly it will add style to your space with minimal effort and money.
Imagine coming home to your very own private oasis after a long tiring day. It’s something I’ve been dreaming of for many years and I finally did it. I transformed my tiny urban backyard deck into a little piece of paradise without breaking the bank or undergoing any major renovations – and I love it.
We’ve had our picnic table for 30 years. When we bought it, it looked terrific. It was sturdy, well built, and the kind of table that would last a lifetime. Fast forward to today, the orangey tinted table has lost its appeal and clashes with our outdoor décor so I was ready to get rid […]
Often, it’s the fear of damaging our walls that discourages us from creating beautiful photo displays in our home. Hanging things up shouldn’t be this intimidating, that’s why I’m sharing this gallery wall tip to avoid making extra holes in your walls, it only requires foam board and time.
It’s early July, and if you live and work in Calgary, Alberta like we do, you know it’s Stampede time! Under the Roof’s headquarters are located only a few blocks away from the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth, The Calgary Stampede, which means that we’re right in the middle of the madness. Yahoo!
Hard to believe it’s the same room, isn’t it? Same bunk beds, same window, same layout but it looks completely different. Check out the before and after pictures of this small cottage bedroom décor.
If you’re planning a get together for the 4th of July and are in need of easy peasy décor ideas, you’ll love this look.
This simple DIY centrepiece is the perfect last minute project to add a festive touch to any Canada Day celebrations. Display it either indoor or outdoor to give your table an instant pop of patriotic red and white flair.
I asked myself the question “Does paint go bad” recently when going through a bunch of old cans looking for leftovers to paint a picture frame.
I love easy and inexpensive DIY projects that deliver big results. I bought this old picture frame at a garage sale, painted it all white and hung it above a queen size bed to create a headboard.
One of our co-workers just had a baby. Him and his wife are beyond thrilled. It’s their first baby and he’s super excited to be celebrating his first Father’s Day.