Every Place in The Beatles Lyrics, Mapped

Take yourself on a tour of lyric locations in The Beatles songs. From Eleanor Rigby’s gravestone in Liverpool to Abbey Road in North London, see the locations behind The Beatles lyrics throughout England, France, Russia, India, the United States, and more countries, covering 25,510 miles around the world.

 

What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy?

  • The cost of waiting to buy is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices & interest rates were to increase over a period of time.
  • Freddie Mac predicts interest rates to rise to 5.1% by the end of 2019.
  • CoreLogic predicts home prices to appreciate by 4.8% over the next 12 months.
  • If you are ready and willing to buy your dream home, find out if you are able to. Contact me: emmanuel@EmmanuelFonte.com 

10 Smart Organizing Tools for Getting Kids’ Spaces in Shape

Get ideas for corralling your children’s toys, books, clothes and art

Are your kids’ rooms bursting at the seams? Just as our waistlines feel the strain of a few too many holiday cookies, our homes (and especially the kids’ spaces) are likely to feel a bit overstuffed after the holiday gift season. While it’s important to remember to declutter before you organize, once you’ve pared back the old to make room for the new, getting a few smart systems in place will ensure that spaces look good long-term. Ahead are 10 simple but effective organizing tools, plus tips on how to use them.

Pasta, Pasta, Pasta

This might be one of the most random posts on this blog. I love pasta, so here goes!

Spaghetti is only one kind of pasta. There are enough of them to make your head explode.  Which ones do you like?

How to Create a Home Gym You’ll Actually Use

Start the new year off on the right foot with expert tips on designing a home fitness space you’ll stick with

Year after year, getting more exercise tops New Year’s resolution lists. And while the number of people committed to this popular goal often plummets by February, experts say having a dedicated space right at home that will inspire you to stay active can help. What are the design elements that will keep you honest and your home gym enticing throughout this year and beyond? We spoke with three home design pros to find out.

7 Reasons to Choose Dark Kitchen Cabinets

A deep color on your kitchen cabinetry can offer coziness, elegance, drama and more

Dark and dramatic or light and bright? When it comes to choosing kitchen cabinets, it can be hard to decide. Here we look at the benefits of crossing over to the dark side.

Your Guide to Perfect Vanity Lighting

Follow this lighting expert’s list of do’s and don’ts to select the best light fixtures for your bathroom vanity

The stars of stage and screen spend a good deal of time at their dressing room vanities making sure they’re ready for the literal spotlight. Properly positioned vanity lights emit soft, diffuse light that reduces shadows and makes it easy for stars to look their best. While you may not be going onstage yourself, there’s no good excuse for poor vanity lighting. Read on to discover a list of lighting do’s and don’ts to become the star of your own bathroom.

32 Home Design Trends That Will Rule in 2019

Creamy cabinets, abstract kitchen islands, destination bathtubs, compact laundry hubs and more are in store for homes

If you’re looking to redecorate or renovate your home in 2019, you’ve come to the right place. We searched through Houzz data, browsed hundreds of home design photos, reread past articles and interviewed professional designers to bring you this collection of materials, colors and other home design ideas that you can expect to see a lot more of in 2019. Which will you bring home?

How 9 Iconic Creators Found Inspiration

The ways people search for their ideas can be both odd and dangerous. From laying down to headstands, find out how these 9 creators found inspiration in unique ways.

Is Clutter Holding You Back From Living Your Ideal Life?

Here are 7 ways clutter can bog you down, and 7 ways you can benefit from decluttering

Do you feel burdened by too many belongings? Is your desk piled high with papers, magazines and unpaid bills? If so, clutter may be holding you back from living the life you had envisioned for yourself.

As a professional home organizer, I’ve noticed that for many clients, decluttering provides greater benefits than mere visual appeal — it can relieve stress, improve relationships and more. Read on to learn about seven ways that clutter can hold you back as well as seven ways decluttering can improve your life. These aren’t just abstract concepts — these are all based on the work I’ve done with real people who were once overwhelmed by clutter.