There are many ways to teach the alphabet to your toddlers, using a gadget, a book, a TV show, a song, or flash cards. When they get it (or don’t get it but try anyway), you, the parent, feel the flush of accomplishment even more than your kid. Still another way to teach it to your toddler is to paint the alphabet on the wall of his or her bedroom so they can always see the letters. It can also double as wall decor. Watch the video. We’ve added a downloadable…

There is a male-specific home interior space called the man cave. Supposedly coined in 1993 by John Gray in his book “Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus,” the man cave is a place where the human male goes when he wants to unwind and gets rid of stresses, to get away from family, to do things he loves, or to simply be alone. Everyone, independent of sexual orientation or gender preference, have similar needs. Read about the She Shed: The Female Equivalent to the Man Cave. Dads’ Views on the…

If there are more than two of you living in a home, it would be better to color code your activity wall with paint instead of posting notes or important messages on one wall, or on the fridge. How to Choose Colors for Your Activity Wall We are usually democratic in our approach to choosing colors for our homes. Kids can choose the colors they like for their rooms, for example. So this could be a case of your spot, your color choice. However, the colors may clash so to prevent…

#TeamPuti and #TeamKahoy top the searches and tags for the super popular Home Buddies Facebook Page. These highlight the minimalist, Scandinavian, or cottage-core trends that have been on the rise for the past few years. If you’re an avid lurker in the FB page like me, you’ve probably noticed that the industrial finish has also been gaining some popularity recently. Is it going to be called #TeamCement? #TeamIndustrial? #TeamBato? I have no idea. What I am sure of is that you can achieve your industrial #homeinspo look with Konstrukt Construction Chemicals.…

Three most-liked interior design styles and colors these days in the Philippines are #teamputi, #teamindustrial, and @teamkahoy. But what does not seem to get enough coverage is the #teamkulay. Don’t despair because this blog has got you covered. Just click on this link and swim in an ocean of colors, tips, suggestions, tutorials, and styles to help make your home stand out. However, before you start choosing your paint colors for your home, read up on these 3 most unloved colors in the world, and make sure you stay away from them.…

A trend in North America that is gaining momentum is the She Shed, which is a private space that a woman claims for her own to do things that inspire her—from entertaining her friends, expressing her creativity, reading a book in peace, or listening to her own kind of music. It could even be something as practical as a home office. A She Shed is a space where a woman can embrace her individuality and not have to think of herself as someone’s mother, or wife, or daughter. It is a…

You can find inspirations for color schemes everywhere. Last time, I wrote about birthstone-inspired Boysen colors. But, did you know that there are also flowers associated with your birth month? Yes, that’s right! Let’s talk about color inspirations straight from your birth flower. Most likely, we’ll still be stuck in our homes for the next few months. Instead of going outside for some much needed nature time, let’s bring it indoors. Below, we’ll be tackling 12 different house paint ideas, one for each month! Birth Flower-Inspired House Paint Ideas Carnation for…