Design Do-Over: 11 Ways to Revamp Your College Kid’s Room

You fondly remember the dinosaur phase when your child’s room was filled with plastic predators and bedsheets to match. That was closely followed by the astronaut phase when you glued glow-in-the-dark stars to the walls and ceiling.   By the teenage years – well, you weren’t allowed in the room anymore so who knows what … Continue reading Design Do-Over: 11 Ways to Revamp Your College Kid’s Room

11 Ways to Turn a Spare Room into a Game Room

Ask any great sports fan and they’ll tell you that the four seasons of the year are really football season, baseball season, basketball season, and hockey season. (Those other weather-related seasons are irrelevant.)   I was lucky enough to have lived in Chicago during the Michael Jordan reign of basketball, and I was even luckier … Continue reading 11 Ways to Turn a Spare Room into a Game Room

Valentine’s Day Decor: 8 Ways to Decorate your Home with Love

These days, there’s a new spin on Valentine’s Day, including valentine decorations, taking it from the age-old celebration of romantic love to a celebration of love in general. This is welcome news to many of us who have had it with overpriced roses, cheesy white teddy bears, and sappy greeting cards. Not to mention, celebrating a … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Decor: 8 Ways to Decorate your Home with Love

7 Entryway Ideas That Will Take Your Stress Away 

Walking through the entryway in summer is a wonderful thing. The only shoes on the floor are a couple pairs of flip flops and the hooks are empty except for a sunhat and a beach towel. And then, school starts, bringing with it with a parade of backpacks, lunchboxes, papers, art projects, umbrellas, boots and … Continue reading 7 Entryway Ideas That Will Take Your Stress Away 

6 Easy Ways to Take Fall Décor through Thanksgiving and Beyond

Decorating your KB Home for fall can be overwhelming. If you’ve got small children, they may be loudly demanding fake gravestones, plastic skeletons, and gauzy fake spider webs for Halloween. Meanwhile, there’s only 3 weeks between Halloween and Thanksgiving – when you may be hosting any number of events. Once that time period is done, … Continue reading 6 Easy Ways to Take Fall Décor through Thanksgiving and Beyond

Online Interior Design Part 4 – Room Makeovers, Before and After

It is time, friends! The best part of any BEFORE and AFTER story – Part 4 of the KB Home Online Interior Design blog series: the beautiful AFTER. In this post, I’ll be unveiling the results of my master bath and rec room redesigns, as well as sharing my thoughts about online interior design in … Continue reading Online Interior Design Part 4 – Room Makeovers, Before and After

Creating a New Outdoor Room: Before & After

There’s something special about an outdoor room. Breezy, open to nature, and comfort – what could be better? When you start to think of your KB Home’s outdoor space less as a yard, and more an extension of your home, wonderful things start to happen. To demonstrate, I’ll show you how I recently transformed an … Continue reading Creating a New Outdoor Room: Before & After