Home Upgrade Tips

6 Easy Tips to Modernize Your Outdated Kitchen

6 Easy Tips to Modernize Your Outdated Kitchen

A Modern kitchen will not only make your home look stylish, but will also make your home more appealing to home buyers should you decide to sell. Yet with having such a nice kitchen, would you really want to sell your home? Here are some easy tips to update your tired, old kitchen. Images and Continue reading 6 Easy Tips to Modernize Your Outdated Kitchen

These 11 EASY Tips for Creating a Tranquil Home will Surprise You

These 11 EASY Tips for Creating a Tranquil Home will Surprise You

In a world where technology keeps us tethered to our obligations and stress is all around us, you would think that walking into your house would calm you down, but that is not always true. Your home should bring you a sense of calmness and recharge you from your hectic day rather than be another source Continue reading These 11 EASY Tips for Creating a Tranquil Home will Surprise You

IKEA: The History of the Affordable Furniture Maker

IKEA: The History of the Affordable Furniture Maker

What were YOU doing in 1985?  If you were Ikea’s founder and now retired CEO, Ingvar Kamprad, you just opened your first US IKEA store in Philadelphia. The rest, as they say, is history. Yet, before I go into detail on the history of the iconic Swedish brand, let’s first see what life was like in 1985.

4 Reason Why Neutral Colors Are Best Suited For Your Home

4 Reason Why Neutral Colors Are Best Suited For Your Home

No matter what type of home you have, you probably want the interior to pop.  You want it to have that one wow factor that makes your friends hold their hands to their face and exclaim “your home looks awesome!”  Remember this commercial? For guys, their crowning jewel may be their shiny new flat screen television or Continue reading 4 Reason Why Neutral Colors Are Best Suited For Your Home

9 AFFORDABLE Ways to Make Your Home Look Expensive: Elle Decor

9 AFFORDABLE Ways to Make Your Home Look Expensive: Elle Decor

We here at the MODERN flat believe that a home can still look great without spending tons of cash.  This mantra is also true for New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, who let readers in on some thrifty, but effective home decor tips.  Staging homes for real estate companies for years, I think she may Continue reading 9 AFFORDABLE Ways to Make Your Home Look Expensive: Elle Decor

Home Upgrade Tip: One way to save California from the DROUGHT!

Home Upgrade Tip: One way to save California from the DROUGHT!

If you haven’t heard or have been living under a rock for the past year, California is in a serious drought.  No longer can we do random city wide slip and slides without being denied by city officials.  No longer can we water our lawns everyday, only on odd or even days depending on your address.  Obviously, we want to Continue reading Home Upgrade Tip: One way to save California from the DROUGHT!

Home Upgrade Tips: 3 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Look Great

Home Upgrade Tips: 3 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Look Great

The minute I mention to people that I am in real estate construction and interior design, the first question I get asked is how they can go about upgrading their living spaces and how they can do it cheaply.  I mean that is probably why you clicked on this topic, right?  “How can I make Continue reading Home Upgrade Tips: 3 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Look Great