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How to Choose an Exterior Paint Color

Choosing a new paint color - whether for the exterior of your home or even just the front door - sounds fun at first but can quickly become a burden. How many times have you fallen for a color on a swatch only to hate the shade once you've painted the whole room? The same can happen with the...

5 Simple but Gorgeous Front Door Transformations

Looking for some inspiration for your next outdoor project? We've collected a few of our favorite DIY front door makeovers to help you think out of the box and create a look that suits your personal style flawlessly without breaking the bank. Check them out below. 1. A simple update » onsuttonplace.co...

How to Prep Your Home's Exterior for Spring

As the temperature moves up and the days draw longer, you're likely itching to go outside and enjoy some fresh air this spring. It also means it's time to check your home's exterior any make any upgrades or repairs after a long, gloomy winter. Here's a few quick steps you should take this weekend to...

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Purchasing Exterior Door Hardware

When it comes to choosing the best exterior door hardware, there are many factors to consider to ensure the right fit for the style and security of your home. Choosing a new deadbolt and handleset may not be as simple as picking up whatever is available on the shelf. Make sure you do your homework...

Create a Designer Front Door Look Without the Designer Price Tag

Whether your winter was mild or brutal, your home's curb appeal often takes a major hit during these long gloomy months. With the start of spring, it's time to start thinking about giving your curb appeal a refresh and we think you should start with the front door. Here are six steps you should take...

Don't Overlook These 5 Interior Details

When it comes to remodeling your home, there are a few details you may be quick to overlook but actually play a major role in tying an entire room together. The good news is, these details can easily and affordably be upgraded in a single day and can make a big impact without a full room remodel....

5 Ways to Keep Your Mudroom from Looking Like a Mudroom

Ah, the mudroom. Or like many homeowners, maybe it's just the back door. Either way, this space is often overlooked and quickly dirtied with constant traffic moving in and out. There's no reason not to make this space feel like it's part of the home and a reflection of your personal style - even if...

16 Spring Cleaning Tips That Will Give Your Home a Facelift

Are you looking for ways to refresh your home's aesthetic with little to no budget? Sometimes, cleaning up what you already have can take your home from dreary to refreshed. Don't jump the gun on expensive replacements for flooring and windows just yet. Check out these sixteen spring cleaning tips...

How to Transform a Room with a Few Key Details

Whether they're big or small, the details matter when it comes to home decor. Simple choices from light fixtures to artwork play a major role in transforming a room. Here are a few easy ideas to help you transform the look of your home to better reflect your style without taking on a major...

Our Favorite Mid-Century Modern Color Palettes

While Mid-Century Modern design saw its prime from the early 1940's to 1960's, this style has surged in popularity once again in recent years and its influence is holding on in many home decor categories. From a play on minimalism to sharp contours and angles, mid-century design features many...

Add a Touch of Modern Flair with a Simple Door Hardware Upgrade

Whether your home decor tastes fall more on the traditional or contemporary side of design, geometric patterns and squares have become a popular way to add a modern touch to a home’s decor. This is especially true in the lighting and furniture industries where square trims are often found with...

5 Unique Interior Door Makeovers to Dress Up Your Home This Winter

Looking for a quick winter project that will transform the look of your home? Try giving one - or more - of your interior doors a makeover for an easy project that makes a big impact. Here are a few of our favorite ideas for dressing up those boring old doors and making them pop. 1. Get the farmhouse...

How to Choose Door Hardware for Your Home

Whether you just purchased a new home, have faulty hardware, or just want to make an upgrade from an outdated style, there are plenty of reasons you may need to update your door hardware. How do you determine which hardware is best for your needs? Here are a few things you should consider before...

6 Interior Remodeling Projects You Can Do On Your Own This Winter

When it comes to home remodeling activities, the bulk of your projects may take place during the warmer months of the year. But, there's no reason to waste time waiting around during the cold and letting those winter blues take over. Here are six interior remodeling projects you can easily complete...

How to Choose the Right Brands for Your Next Home Remodeling Project

Choosing the right products and materials for your next home remodeling project can often be just as stressful as the project itself. When is it worth the splurge? Which items can you never afford to skimp on quality? The last thing you want to do is spend all that time completing a project only to...

Our Top 10 Home Decor and DIY Blog Posts of 2015

As we round out the end of 2015, homeowners and designers alike are gearing up to embrace new designs and trends for 2016. Let's take a look back at our ten most popular blog posts when it comes to home decor and DIY projects. Which topic inspired your home renovations most in 2015? 1. How to Make...

How to Prep Your Front Door for Winter

With the hustle and bustle of the holidays and change in seasons, there are plenty of things to worry about as you wrap up the year. Don't let your front door be one of them. Here are five things you should consider doing before winter settles in. Farmhouse Exterior by Newtown Architects & Building...

How to Properly Clean and Care for Your Electronic Touchscreen Deadbolt

Keeping your exterior door hardware looking like new while it builds up with dirt, oil and other contaminates can often be accomplished with a little warm water and a damp cloth. But what if your deadbolt is an electronic touchscreen lock? Are there special precautions you need to take to properly...

Go Modern and Luxurious with Black, White and Gold Decor

The rich, luxurious look of black and white decor is in! The two opposites contrast perfectly to create a modern look, but done in large doses can leave your home feeling cold and uninviting. That's where soft gold tones - like Schlage's newest finish, satin brass - come in to completely transform...

12 Home Remodeling Projects You Can Do Without a Professional

Taking on a remodeling project can be a huge expense when you have to rely on professionals to get the job done. If you'd like to spruce up the look of your home but don't have the time or money to hire someone else, try finishing one of these twelve home remodeling (or re-decorating) projects to...