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ImproveNet Monthly Roundup: October 2018

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By on Oct 29, 2018
 ImproveNet Monthly Roundup: October 2018

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The changing weather has brought crunchy leaves, warm jackets and hot apple cider. Homes have become instantly cozier as interior décor changes from bright, summer colors to warm autumn hues. It’s a wonderful time of year to enjoy.

If you’ve been preoccupied this October, I totally understand. However, don’t miss out on a few of the great articles we published this month! Here are ImproveNet’s top articles for October 2018.

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DIY Tips For Bathroom Remodeling

DIY Tips For Bathroom Remodeling

A top project for many homeowners is a bathroom remodel. There are many updates you can DIY and some you should leave the pros. If you’re considering a bathroom remodel, you can start with making a few small changes yourself.

“Most of the time, a bathroom can look completely updated by changing minor selections instead of an entire remodel. These types of changes can easily be done DIY, saving you money, while still feeling like you have a new bathroom. If you have to make some major changes, DIYing this type of remodel may not be the easiest for most people,” Carly Pupillo, kitchen and bath designer at LaMantia Design & Remodeling, said.

See her tips and more in DIY Tips For Bathroom Remodeling.

How To Style Your All White Kitchen

How To Style Your All White Kitchen

Its no surprise that all white kitchens are a hot look. It’s timeless and clean, making any kitchen seem welcoming. However, you must know how to style it correctly to get the perfect look. Emily Hoefler, kitchen and bath specialist at Renovations Group Inc., shared her tips for styling an all-white kitchen.

“I see so many homeowners want to pick white countertops, white cabinets, white subway backsplash, and they don’t have any contrast in the kitchen. The eye needs something to break up the palette,” she said.

Read How To Style Your All White Kitchen for more of her tips. 

Fall 2018 Decor Trends

Fall Favorites: Must Have Décor Items In 2018

From pumpkins to chunky blankets, many homeowners look forward to decorating for fall. It’s a chance to bring out your coziest décor. But, what’s trendy this year might surprise you. “Some of the most popular fall trends I am seeing this year are jewel tones,” Rachel Mautner, lead interior designer, said.

Textures and patterns are popular fall décor choices too, that will likely last through the new year. Get the look this fall with Fall Favorites: Must Have Décor Items In 2018.

7 Spooktacular Halloween Party Ideas

We couldn’t let October pass us by without writing about one of the most “faBOOlous” holidays. There are a lot of Halloween party ideas, so how do you choose the best? If you’re planning a party, you’ll want to have décor that will impress. Not to mention planning for your home to be party-ready and functional. You can throw the best party on the block with these Halloween ideas.

Video: Your First Home

I’m so excited to share with you the latest video series from ImproveNet, “Your First Home.” This series tackles the tough questions new homeowners will inevitably face after they move in and start to get settled. Simple things you never thought you’d need to know, like what tools should you always have in your home, is something that many new homeowners ask. Chelsea, host of Your First Home, has this answer and more for you here in episode one. Don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel to get notified with each new episode.

Conclusion

October can be a lot of fun if you plan on decorating for fall. Incorporate the latest trends that will last well into the season. Keep an eye out next month where we’ll be sharing how you can get ready for Thanksgiving and a little bit more about incorporating “Hygge” into your home.

Wondering what you missed last month? Read ImproveNet Monthly Roundup: September 2018.

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