Posts by: Karen Cooper

Living with Color

Farmhouse style has been all the rage lately. Its signature colors are beige, white, and other light neutrals. But what if you prefer something more colorful?   Injecting color into the rooms of your home changes not only the look…

Curb Appeal: Tips and Tricks

As summer winds down and cooler temperatures are, hopefully, on the way, it’s time to think about fall planting and yard work. This summer was just too hot for our plants to do well, so I’m looking forward to adding…

Get Your Dream Kitchen on a Budget

When Mohawk Home asked me to write a post about how to get your dream kitchen on a budget, I was beyond excited! I have now renovated two kitchens – one, a full-scale renovation; one, a minor renovation – on a…

DIY Pallet Projects

DIY pallet projects are all over magazines, blogs, and Pinterest. Why? Because pallets are relatively easy to find, usually free, and made out of sturdy, rustic wood. It’s also a great way to repurpose something that might otherwise end up…

Ten Commandments of Cast Iron Care

I love my cast iron skillet. You can cook nearly anything in it, and cast iron is pretty much indestructible. Cast iron is definitely one of those things where, if you take care of it, it will take care of you…

Sunroom Inspiration

A sunroom is a welcome bonus room in a home. They usually have walls of windows and plenty of natural light, providing a comfortable place to relax. But often, homeowners aren’t sure how to decorate them or how to use them, and…

Tried and True Tips to Update Your Style

Every so often, I like refreshing our home’s style and decor. Updating the style of your home’s decor doesn’t have to be a major project and it doesn’t have to break the bank. Here are my tried and true tips to…