Most of us acquire material things as we go through life. They can be useful, like the set of pans your mom gave you when you first left home. They may be forgotten fashion items, like your favorite mini-skirt and platform shoes from the 1970s. Or they could be items that pull at your heart-strings when you look at them; the old photos of your grandparents and the simple drawings you did as a kid. You’ve hoarded all this paraphernalia over the years. Each time you move, you hide them in the attic or in a spare closet. And you never get around to unpacking them until the next time you need to move house. Interior paint can dramatically change the mood of a room. Think deep red in a kitchen, soothing sage green in a bathroom, or a delightful, sunny yellow in a children’s playroom. You can also add texture or design to paint when it is applied, or make your walls functional by painting a chalkboard for reminders in your mudroom!
Another example of an often overlooked home improvement is storage space. Just about everyone, families and singles included, has lots of things they need to store. If … Read moreRead More →