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Remodeling, revamping, or just restoring any area of your house does not have to be overwhelming with innovative ways in how to keep a great ambiance to reflect.

The Importance of Making Your Home Your Own

Declutter Home-Chispa Magazine

Everyone needs a place to store their stuff, raise their families and stay safe from the natural elements. However, having shelter is not the same as having a home, which can and should be an expression of who you are and a place to go to get a much-needed break from your stressors. Your home…

Creating A More Pleasant Home Environment

Declutter Home Environment-Chispa Magazine

It’s important to feel happy with the appearance of your household. Maybe you’re working from home and you’re starting to feel a little agitated by the cramped nature of your house, or maybe you simply don’t like returning to a house that’s untidy and lackluster in design. Your home should be a haven from the…

Inexpensive Ways to Decorate Your House for a Party

Decorate, House Party-Chispa Magazine

Decorating your home for a party doesn’t have to be an expensive ordeal and you can create a cozy environment for your guests with some handy DIY efforts. Paper Flowers These paper flowers are very easy to make and will look positively pleasant for your party. All you need is some cupcake liners, buttons or…

Psychology Of Colors: The Effects On Your Mental Health

Psychology Of Colors-Chispa Magazine

In the interior design, the power of colors on a person’s psychological state cannot be disregarded. Each color has its own unique effect on our mental health. Different emotions can be easily triggered with the right color. Some colors provide calm and serenity, while others stimulate our senses. By following the psychology of colors, you…

Vanity Countertop: Some Things You Need to Know

Countertop, Bathroom-Chispa Magazine

Whether you are remodeling your bathroom or building a space from scratch, one of the most important things that you should not ignore is the vanity countertop. In most bathrooms, this functional space serves as the centerpiece, which is why it is critical to pay attention to its overall design. Sink as the Most Important…

How to Tackle Your Spring Clean

Spring Clean-Chispa Magazine

It’s coming to the time of year when we can say goodbye to winter and start to enjoy the longer daylight hours and warmer temperatures, but before you start getting excited, there is one aspect that spring brings that may bring you out in a cold sweat: the spring clean. Traditionally, spring cleaning was an…

Making Spring Cleaning More Than Bearable

Spring Cleaning-Chispa Magazine

Spring cleaning is something we must all take care of around this time of year. If we neglect to do so, dust and cobwebs can occur in more places than just our home. A messy and unkempt home, even one that might be tidy but unclean in the hard to reach areas, can be difficult…

DIY: Not Just For The Home

Home Decor-Chispa Magazine

Doing things yourself around the home is not a new concept. Humans have been working with their bare hands for years to get the home fixed up and yet, DIY seems to be something that goes in and out of style. There’s a big difference in the satisfaction with doing up your house when you…

How To Plan For Home Emergencies

How To Plan For Home Emergencies-Chispa Magazine

Home emergencies can disrupt your family, and as you never know when they’re going to hit—there’s no predicting them. While you can’t plan for when a home emergency might strike, you can put a plan in place for what to do if something were to happen. Take a look at these tips on how to…