Though it can be exhausting to keep up with trends, sometimes a little direction can be helpful. Here’s some counsel on what’s happening with 2019 fall color trends so you feel informed when making changes around the house this season. Continue reading Color Trend Report Issue#1: “Chive” by Pantone
Working from home sounds like a dream to those who don’t do it. Though it does indeed provide flexibility and other perks it can also be challenging in terms of separating life from work. One of the best ways to make a clear separation between a pending project and a pile of laundry or other non-job related tasks is to have a designated work space. This does not require you to have a separate room in your home or apartment. In fact, it can be a converted closet or a nook in the kitchen. The goal is to create a mental separation between paying work and (non-paying) life chores by creating a joyful and productive area to focus. The following list offers a few key elements for making this a reality. In general, things that appeal to you visually will inspire you. Truthfully, you don’t need to invest a ton of money to make you workspace look and feel great. Continue reading Get that home office cleaned up, so you can have a place to think.
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Color Tips For Breaking Up With The Color Gray I love the color gray, all versions of it make me very happy. Being a Seattle-ite, I obviously have an intimate relationship with this color. Sadly, I have noticed grey being used as a ‘non’ decision in homes. It’s a bit of a default paint & decor color that has become a placeholder for not wanting … Continue reading Color tips for breaking up with gray.
How to create a cozy outdoor lounge space. A rug Set a weather resistant rug under your seating area to define and anchor the space. Seating Lots of options here people! The main items should ultimately be upholstered as they are the most inviting and lounge-worthy. There are several durable and fade resistant outdoor fabrics on the market so you are not limited to wood … Continue reading Bring the inside outside!
It’s that time of year, a fresh start and time to clean up your life and clear things out!. It can be a lot of pressure, and yet somehow all the insta influencers seems to have their lives and homes totally in order. We at Spruce Up are all about finding joy and feeling good in your home – even if it’s not Instagram-able all the time Continue reading 5 (no-stress) tips for clearing the clutter.