During the fall and winter months most of us are accustomed to staying indoors and snuggling under a blanket next to a fire. Even though cooler months are headed this way you can still create an outdoor setting perfect for fall and winter with a few minor changes to your current outdoor area.
Incorporating throw pillows is one of the quickest ways to bring life to furniture, bedrooms and window seats without breaking the bank. Indoor throw pillows make a room more cozy and comfortable, more importantly they can provide a dramatic look to an otherwise dull room.
It’s certainly evident that creating outdoor rooms is becoming the latest lifestyle movement. With television shows such as “Yard Crashers,” “Take it Outside” and “The Outdoor Room with Jamie Durie,” we are looking at our outdoor spaces as extensions of our homes. It really makes sense to invest in a great outdoor space because it may add to the value to your property as well as give you and your family a better way to spend time together outside.
Mudrooms provide a great place to drop off not only umbrellas, jackets and muddy boots but also all those outdoor allergens and pesticides that are easily transferred by your clothes and shoes directly into your home. Having a mudroom that separates the outside from the indoors is a necessary barrier when you are dealing with pollutants and toxins. Cleaner air quality and less cleaning products consumed is a huge benefit to your health and pocket book. Read more