Are you looking for a fun summer project to spruce up your home or backyard? Try building a deck or gazebo. Just imagine all the hours you could spend outside with your family and friends as well as the extra value you could add to your home. The library has resources that can help you […]
Are you looking for a fun summer project to spruce up your home or backyard? Try building a tree house. It’s a project you can get the entire family involved with. Maybe you have grandiose ideas to include bridges, ladders, stairs and zip lines to connect two or three tree houses together… or maybe you […]
If you want to design a kids’ room that’s stylish and practical, come browse in the Home Neighborhood for lots of ideas.
Now that summer has arrived, it’s time to start cooking outside. The Library has severl books that can help you disign that perfect outdoor kitchen.
It’s time to start enjoying your yard! What would you add to the outside of your house to help you enjoy the great outdoors? A deck? Gazebo? Or just a shed to help you stay organized? We have some great resources to help make your yard work for you!
Spring is a time of color. If you don’t think you are brave enough to paint a whole room in a bright hue, try small touches of color. Look for, or make, colorful pillows. Or a great flea market side table painted a shocking color. We have lots of great resources to bring a touch […]
Looking at renovating or remodeling this year? Perhaps building a new home but not sure what style of home you like? The Topeka Parade of Homes is a great way to get new ideas and see the latest styles and trends in new homes. Come see the homes which are free and open to the public on May 4-5 & […]
With warmer temperatures finally here, it’s time to start in on spring cleaning. When I think about spring cleaning, its always about cleaning out those areas and spaces that are seldom used or giving a good scrubbing to something that’s casually cleaned throughout the year. If you’re looking for a great way to start, think […]
Now is the time to prepare and implement a plan of action for outdoor home improvement projects.
Decorating inspiration can come from anything. A decorating scheme can come from something as simple as a pattern, a color, a piece of furniture, or a photograph. But for me, my favorite decorating inspirations come from souvenirs and travel photos that I’ve gatherd over the years. There is something very appealing about showcasing exotic locales or cultures in home decorating […]
For some people, the idea of decorating their home can be so overwhelming it brinks on the edge of nightmarish. What color scheme should be used? How should the furniture be arranged? What’s my decorating style? Should you mix patterns and textures or not? And what exactly does mixing textures mean anyway? Luckily, the Topeka & […]