Made in the Shade: Tips for a Turning Your Lanai into a Safe, Lush Sanctuary


As history tells us, colorful, fragrant and distinctive flora gave “Florida” its name. Five centuries later, West Villages’ distinctive homes throughout nine stunning neighborhoods offer a do-it-yourself opportunity to create your own paradise in the comfort of your lanai. It’s said that Ponce de Leon arrived within a few minutes’ drive of what’s now West Villages [...]

Made in the Shade: Tips for a Turning Your Lanai into a Safe, Lush Sanctuary2020-04-15T18:12:03+00:00

Add Even More Polish to One of Florida’s Best Seasons with a Deep Spring Cleaning


Your clocks sprang forward. Winter’s springing into, well, Spring. Now it’s time to spring into action. At West Villages, the annual ritual, while not nearly so dreaded as the chores leading up to April 15, can be fun if you put a little motivational elbow grease into it. Here are some tips to prepare your new [...]

Add Even More Polish to One of Florida’s Best Seasons with a Deep Spring Cleaning2020-03-24T18:34:56+00:00

Organize Your West Villages Home’s Largest Storage Space – Your Garage


Let’s now pay homage to the humble—and usually rough-and-tumble—garage. The typical size of a two-car garage in West Villages’ stunning new homes spans nearly 700 square feet. Although that space isn’t calculated as part of your floorplan, the garage still constitutes nearly a third that’s under roof. It’s also the most disorganized place in your home, [...]

Organize Your West Villages Home’s Largest Storage Space – Your Garage2020-03-24T18:35:57+00:00

Home Sweet Office: Tips to Create the Ultimate Workspace


Working from home used to be one of those things we dreamed about while we eavesdropped on coworkers who talked about their kids and, starting at around 9:30 a.m., chatted about lunch plans while you were trying to get your work done in the next cubicle. Now, more and more of us are living the dream, [...]

Home Sweet Office: Tips to Create the Ultimate Workspace2020-03-24T18:36:30+00:00

Fall Décor Trends


School is back in session and fall is approaching. You’d never know it with the warm Florida temps, but Halloween and Thanksgiving are right around the corner. With seasonal décor popping up at retailers across the nation, it’s time to start thinking about how you will decorate your home for the holidays. Fall décor in warm [...]

Fall Décor Trends2019-09-08T20:53:21+00:00

High-End DIY Home Décor


Does your space need a refresh? Maybe you just moved into a new home and want to create a different look? Whatever the reason, we’re here to bring you the top, affordable “do-it-yourself” home décor! Just think, when guests come over and fall in love with your handmade fare, you’ll be able to let them know [...]

High-End DIY Home Décor2019-08-06T13:28:05+00:00

Creating An Outdoor Oasis


Do you think of your backyard as a retreat? If you’re looking to design the perfect spot to relax, dine and entertain, you’ve come to the right place! No matter the size of your patio or lanai, some simple touches can transform your outdoor space into a multi-functional area the entire family will enjoy. Design Time [...]

Creating An Outdoor Oasis2019-06-02T14:48:32+00:00

Memorial Day Roundup: Patriotic Recipes & Decor


“May we never forget freedom isn’t free.” Are you hosting a Memorial Day shindig? Or, will you be a guest at someone else’s party? Regardless, we’re bringing you the best in delicious (and easy) recipes and patriotic décor! Grilling Greats We all know nothing says “Memorial Day” quite like barbeque and the all-American burger! However, if [...]

Memorial Day Roundup: Patriotic Recipes & Decor2019-06-02T14:51:00+00:00

Home Design Trends for 2019


Rose gold, subway tiles, exposed lighting and modern touches were all top home trends this past year. With a new year quickly approaching, innovative decorating styles and fresh spins on old styles will be coming your way. Here’s what to expect in 2019 when it comes to home design. Handcrafted Fixtures Decorators have noticed a shift [...]

Home Design Trends for 20192018-12-19T10:30:38+00:00

Tis the Season: Decorating for the Holidays


Are you ready to transform your home for the holidays? Invoke a sense of warmth by combining the joy of the season with the relaxed mood of the beach. Deck your halls in seaside style with these festive ideas: Holiday Hues Traditional colors may tend to be red and green, but when it comes to celebrating [...]

Tis the Season: Decorating for the Holidays2018-11-28T15:42:29+00:00