Fresh! 5 Simple Ingredients for Total Spring Cleaning

  Do you worry how chemical compounds in everyday cleaners are affecting your home environment and our ecosystem at large? Harsh chemicals found in common household cleaning products are toxic to plant...

We Pick: CLEVER HOME HIDEAWAYS

CLUTTER BUSTING AT THE HIGHEST LEVEL  1. Stairway to Heaven  Love this understairs storage! This system holds SO. MUCH. STUFF. 2. Plug It In Charge it! Family charging station in a...

How's That Shopping Going?

How did you know? They'll ask. This is perfect! They'll say. You're amazing! So thoughtful! They'll cry. You can elevate your gift giver status to AWESOME. And it's so. Easy. Friends and family...

Great Slate

Slate is a fine-grained, homogeneous metamorphic rock derived from sedimentary rock composed of clay or volcanic ash.          Slate has lines of breakability that make it possible to...

Opening the Cottage? Use this Handy Checklist!

Cottage season is ON! Use this list and take care of ALL those little jobs and details around the cottage now, so you can kick back and enjoy a long,...

We're on Pinterest!

Hey did you know House Proud is on Pinterest? Well we are. And we're pinning ALL KINDS of interesting stuff on our boards. Like :  Cool Curb Appeal Delightful Design Super...

3 Keys to Quick Springtime Curb Appeal

Just when you may have given up hope- another winter gives way to new life. It is an energizing and exciting time filled with potential. A lot of us get...

SAMI is Charming, Friendly and Approachable

Charming. Friendly. Approachable. One of a Kind. SAMI custom ceramic address plaques are a fresh take on old-world charm. Brings a playful, fresh look to a small house, condo or townhome. SAMI signs compliment...

5 Tips for Successful Home Staging

Are you planning to sell your home? Proper staging excites potential buyers and will raise your asking price. Anyone selling should consider hiring a professional stager which can offer a...

Interior Trends: Salvage City

House Proud DesignTrends: Salvage City Designers are having fun incorporating weathered and rough repurposed items into interior spaces. Salvaged and reclaimed industrial elements add texture, character and urbanity to a space....

Interior Trends: WATERWAYS

House Proud DesignTrends: Waterways Rippling through our imaginations is the essential and elemental theme of water. This design trend celebrates sea and surf. Still pools and icy imagery inspire clarity, rest...

Interior Trends: Constellations of Light

House Proud DesignTrends: Constellations of Light Inspiring lighting displays at the Interior Design Show glowed like sculptural star systems. Clusters of pendant lights in different shapes and sizes were hung at varying...