Small Budget, Big Home Improvements

We all have a wish list for our homes.  From the moment I walked through the front door on a tour of the house before I bought, I was making a checklist of what I liked and what I wanted to change.   Some home improvements mean big bucks; other changes can be made on a small budget.   The smart home owners learn what is doable, plan, and make the little changes as they are able.  If you are a DIYer, or have family that helps you make upgrades, let’s review a few projects that don’t have to mean big bucks.

 

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Early Summer Picture Ledge

I’m sitting here writing this post on June 1st, a hot, humid day here in Tampa Bay.  The predicted high is 93 degrees F but with a heat index that feels like 100 degrees.  Summer came early this year right when I was supposed to be enjoying perfect spring days a couple of months ago. Some years we go straight from winter to summer. Really, the calendar I think is based on averages, and there is nothing average about a semi-tropical climate.  When summer comes, we’re hot and humid tropical.  Therefore, I started playing with my decor again.  I’m adding a few touches of tropical color. Read More