Month: October 2020

Design Pros Swear By These 44 Cheap Things To Make Homes Nicer & Cozier

A simple scroll through the home improvement categories on Pinterest will have your mind running with ideas about upgrading your home decor. However, with so much to take in, it’s often hard to figure out exactly where to start — especially if you’re working on a strict budget. To gain insight on simple and easy ways to revamp, Bustle reached out to a handful of design professionals for suggestions on how to make your home nicer and cozier (without breaking the bank).

Pattie Kelly, a certified interior decorator and the president of Inspired Home Interiors, says she enjoys using multiple

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Check out this custom home built for an HGTV star and former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader

Former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader and HGTV design show competitor Leslie Ezelle had this home custom-built in the Disney streets of northern Dallas. Ezelle, who is an interior designer, artist, home-stager and business owner, designed the home to cater to her family’s needs.

She and her wife have six children, and Ezelle said they needed plenty of storage space and she wanted walls to display her artwork.

“I really wanted it to be like a museum,” Ezelle said. “I wanted there to be a lot of wall space for art.”

10910 Candlelight Lane is a 5,353-square-foot home with five bedrooms, four

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7 must-have ergonomic upgrades for your home office

While working from home can mean all-day slippers, meetings without pants and checking email in bed, it’s easy to assume there’s no chance of carpal tunnel or other work-related repetitive strain injuries. But as we face the prospect of staying away from the office for months to come, a home office — the furniture, computer, keyboard, chair, all of it — need to be set correctly to hopefully avoid potential painful issues in the future.

While there are elaborate guidelines for workplaces set by the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration, you might be surprised to know

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Buying 3M for Better Results and High Yield

– By Nathan Parsh

Industrial heavyweight 3M Company (MMM) reported earnings results earlier this week. Results were mixed, but the company saw improvements in several of its businesses. The stock also offers a dividend yield that is more than a full percentage point higher than its 10-year average yield. As a result of improving business results and a high yield, I recently decided to add to my position in 3M. Here’s why.

Quarterly highlights

3M announced its third quarter results on Oct. 27. The company’s revenue grew 4.5% year over year to $8.4 billion. Revenue growth was significant compared to

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Houston Modern Home Tour using modern tech to go virtual

The Modern Home Tour in Houston is shifting from walkthrough to virtual this year to maintain social distancing and will reach a nationwide audience. Tour Goers can not only see the most modern technology in homes, they will use modern technology to view it.

Since the 10th annual Modern Architecture + Design Society’s Modern Home Tour was delayed from this Spring, it’s been reformatted for virtual viewing. 3-D cameras will give tour-goers the feel of walking through six

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