What We Renovated

Realtor.com. Jun 23, 2021. By Jennifer Kelly Geddes: There’s no better time to renovate than amid a pandemic—and according to a new report by Houzz, we’re spending more on remodeling than ever.

According to the 10th annual Houzz & Home report, which polled more than 70,000 respondents on their renovation habits, our home improvement budgets ballooned by 15% over the past year—up to a median of $15,000 per household. Read More

Senseless Garden Trends

Realtor.com. May 31, 2021. By Jennifer Kelly Geddes: Yardwork is a sweaty labor of love, from planting flower beds to designing your patio. And come summer, it can be all too tempting to hop onto the latest trends you see lining the aisles at your local Home Depot. But beware—trends come and go, and many just don’t stand the test of time for good reason: They’re uncomfortable, impractical, and, all in all, just don’t make much sense. Read More

Add Statues – Correctly

Realtor.com. Apr 29, 2021. By Jennifer Kelly Geddes: A statue in the yard can give people pause. Does it mean you’re a pretentious snob? Take heart, dear homeowner, and understand that putting a sculpture on your lawn doesn’t need to be a grandiose statement. Read More