Home & Design

5 Tips for Better Home Safety this Spring

(Family Features) As people become more active during the warmer months, keeping home safety top of mind can sometimes go by the wayside. However, when it comes to fire and carbon monoxide safety, you can never be too prepared. Whether…

5 Tips to Refresh Your Home in the New Year

(Family Features) Each new year gives you the chance to reset and start new routines. When you’re considering new approaches to healthy living – whether eliminating or adding habits to improve your daily life – beginning with your home is…

Live Outside Like Never Before

There is no time like the present to embark on the creation of your own outdoor oasis. From fire pits to fountains and grill stations to covered patio retreats, we’ve built it all. With Drees, you can live outside like…

Getting NEAT & Organized in the New Year

When thinking of positive resolutions to set for yourself in the New Year, it’s easy to become discouraged about goals that may feel unattainable.  One of the most popular and common New Year’s resolutions most homeowners make is to get…

Make Your Move NEAT & Easy

Whether you are moving across the country or down the street, relocating can be a daunting and chaotic task. With our organizational solutions and attention to detail, NEAT Method can help make the relocation for your family seamless and efficient.…

Learn From Design Professionals

The Indiana Design Center is pleased to announce the fall schedule of Designer On Call workshops hosted by design professionals for the public. The complimentary one-hour workshops take place on the third Tuesday of each month at 10:30 a.m. Thursday…

Surroundings By Natureworks+

Known for its creation of unique, custom outdoor and indoor living spaces for homes across central Indiana, Surroundings by Natureworks+ has moved into a studio space on the second floor of the Indiana Design Center (IDC). Surroundings by Natureworks+ joins…

Designer tricks of the trade in Carmel

Patrick Schmidt, interior designer with J. Baker Interiors and ASID member, led a workshop for the public at the Indiana Design Center in Carmel that covered everything from finding your color personality, to mixing patterns and design trends. The workshop…

MIBOR: Considerations for a multi-gen buyer

By Claire Belby Courtesy of MIBOR Last year, 13 percent of buyers purchased multi-generational homes. That number may surprise you, but as families accommodate adult children moving back home or care of an elderly family member, the practice is more…

MIBOR shows continued growth in housing market

INDIANAPOLIS — Data issued recently for October 2014 shows continued growth and recovery  in the housing marking with encouraging increases in sales price, closed sales and new listings. The Metropolitan Indianapolis Board of REALTORS (MIBOR) and the Indiana Association of REALTORS (IAR) released…