Posts by: Alyssa Hawkins

10 Ikea Hacks to Try this Summer

Put a new twist on your favorite IKEA finds this summer! Busy moms, savvy shoppers and DIYers alike will love these creative and budget-friendly hacks. Keep your countertops clear by mounting this fintorp rail near an outlet. Use coordinating hooks to hang…

Summer Home Style Tips with Bright Yellow Door

Kirsten Yanasak is the creative force behind Bright Yellow Door, a lifestyle blog showcasing her family of five’s eclectic, colorful home in Seattle, Washington. She seamlessly blends rustic farmhouse and cozy cottage style for a look that is warm, welcoming and effortlessly charming….

Inspiring Man Cave Ideas

The man cave –be it a retreat, a game room, a bar, a hideaway or a trophy room– is a coveted cranny every man wants in his home. When it comes to creating a space that your guy will love,…

3 Ways to Love Your Yard this Summer

Warm summer days and breezy, starry nights are just a few of the things that might be luring you and your family outdoors over the next few months. A little bit of work and a lot of imagination could help transform…

Freshen Up Your Front Door

Make a lasting first impression by giving your front door a facelift with a new coat of paint this summer! In order to help get your creative juices flowing, Mohawk Home has compiled a list of the year’s hottest colors…

Flea Market Tips and Flips

One of my favorite summer activities is prowling around a flea market, antique mall or yard sale.  You never know what treasures you might come across!  I consider it a “green” way to shop and decorate my home by keeping items…

Teacher Appreciation Gift Guide

I can’t believe it—but the school year has come and nearly gone in the blink of an eye! With only a few more weeks left until summer break, now is the perfect time to celebrate your child’s achievements AND the…