Top Home Trends of 2021

Top Home Trends of 2021

After spending an entire year inside, experts really have a new take on home trends in 2021. With top recommendations featuring ideas such as home office focal points, indoor plants, and lots of earthy colors and textures to make things cool and collected, we can see how quarantine shaped general views of what’s needed in homes. We’re about it! We love the idea of making your Greater Lafayette, IN space YOURS and a place you want to be with your immediate circle. Bring on all the comfy, cozy home vibes, 2021! Work from Home Space Whether your “work from home” time was brief, or the kids are still taking some E-Learning days, one thing’s for sure, the home office space needs an upgrade. From functional, aestheticly pleasing lighting to organizational, functional accessories and gadgets, there are many ways to spruce up your work area. Try a bright rug to tie the whole room together! It’ll feel good on your bare feet too while you work from home! Tile Textures Boho styles pull in this fun additive to renovations, and we are so thankful! Fun tile can change a kitchen as a backsplash or it can change an entire room if you make it your flooring! There are tons of options out there. Have fun pattern building too! Indoor Plants Another trend we can thank those boho lovers for- indoor plants! Not only do they look beautiful, but they can naturally purify the air quality inside your home. Here are a few suggestions of where to begin: Add a snake plant for air purification or a pathos if you have...
Small Business Spotlight: The Farm at Flint Creek

Small Business Spotlight: The Farm at Flint Creek

The four legged family members in our lives really deserve more R&R. They love us unconditionally, so why not treat them every now and again? And seriously, we can’t think of anything better for those furry friends than a spa day on the farm. The Farm at Flint Creek is just that! It sits just outside of Greater Lafayette, IN, and it’s a, “full service pet resort” according to their Facebook business page. Whether you need some doggie day care, grooming for a special breed, or just a boarding facility while you head to the beach for vacation, the Farm at Flint Creek is the perfect place to check out. Here are some details on their services offered, location, hours, and more. Services Offered by the Farm at Flint Creek GroomingThe Farm at Flint Creek offers full grooming services. Pricing depends on the dog’s breed and size. Flea and tick baths and descending baths are options too. Check this page for more details!Doggie Day Care“Our doggie daycare is any week day, rain or shine! We have a big 3,000 square foot outdoor run for just the daycare dogs with plenty of toys and obstacles for them to play on! We also have an indoor 900 square foot play area, in case of bad weather. Our daycare package includes play time all day with the exception of a 1 hour break and nap time for the pups. We can also feed the dogs at this time or we can give kong treats with peanut butter for a snack. This allows the dogs to rest and take a breather before playing...
Speciality Valentine’s Day Events and Menus

Speciality Valentine’s Day Events and Menus

Wine and dine your significant other in the way they deserve this Valentine’s Day. There are many specialty events happening around Greater Lafayette, IN to make the night something truly special. Here are some suggestions to take your Valentine’s Day up a notch! All events are adhering to current COVID-19 recommendations and guidelines. Many have limited seating and spacing. Be sure to reserve you spot, and follow each event closely for up to date information as Valentine’s Day approaches. Valentine’s Day Dinner 2021 (Fowler House Mansion; Lafayette, IN): This event is available on both Friday, February 12 at 6:00 P.M. and Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 8:00 P.M. $50/person. Reservations required. Click here to see the night’s menu options. To go options are available! Valentine’s Day Brunch (Fowler House Mansion; Lafayette, IN) Sunday, February 14, 2021 from 10:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. 10, 10:30, 12, and 12:30 seatings. $25/ticket. Reservations required! Valentine Wine Maker’s Table (Whyte Horse Winery; Monticello, IN): Saturday, February 13, 2021 from 6:30 – 9:30 PM. “This unique event is for all who want a special evening that is absolutely unforgettable. The night will entail 7 courses of food, paired with 7 wines. Our winemaker’s table are filled with love, laughter, and knowledge. Our chef of the evening will go over how your course was prepared and the winemaker will go over how the wine was produced, paired, and specially handcrafted. $75/person.” Bourbon & Wine Dinner (Farmhouse Restaurant; Fair Oaks, IN): Saturday, February 13, 2021. “Indulge in a special four-course meal paired with your choice of either specialized wine or bourbon.  Our executive chef and sommelier will...
Galentine’s Day Events

Galentine’s Day Events

Galentine’s Day, February 13, 2021, is the day before Valentine’s Day. You’ve most likely heard of this fun day, but what exactly is it? Here’s the deep roots of the fun holiday according to National Today, “The female friendships we so heavily rely on are celebrated each year on Galentine’s Day on February 13. Originating from the popular TV show ‘Parks and Recreation,’ the holiday is all about declaring love and affection to the girls who make up our support system.” Another fun fact: Parks and Recreation is a fictional TV show based out of Indiana. Basically, what we’re saying, is that it’s meant-to-be that you celebrate your girl tribe! Don’t let anyone tell you different! Here are a few different events around town that’ll give you opportunity to celebrate those lovely ladies in your circle. However, you don’t need something super fancy to let those girls know you love and appreciate them! Drop a little “thank you” letter in their mailbox, deliver a single flower and chocolates, or maybe just spend the evening watching a movie together. Thankfulness and acknowledgement of someone goes a long way- no matter your budget. Virtual Galentine’s Day Zoom Wine and Chocolate Pairing: Whyte Horse Winery hosts this virtual event on February 12, 2021 from 7:00 – 8:00 P.M. $10/perosn. Here’s what to expect.“Call your besties & make plans to join us for a virtual wine & chocolate pairing.Purchase your tickets through Event Brite at $10 each. Ticket price does not include wine or chocolate purchases.We have perfectly paired wine & chocolate options for sweet & dry wine lovers.Soon you will receive a link...
Preparing Your Home For The Spring Market

Preparing Your Home For The Spring Market

As the winter days get a little longer, we’re reminded that Spring is just around the corner. Year after year, the Spring real estate market excels in a beautiful directions that challenge the rest of the year- in a good way. Is this the year to sell your home? With the current housing market in Greater Lafayette, IN, you’ll want to jump right in and sell to get the most equity out of your home. This is the time! Trust us. As we wait for the extra roar of the Spring market to roll around, here are a few things you can do to prepare for that time. Start with small updates and renovations. Light fixtures, an updated sink or faucet, repainting of cabinets and fresh hardware. These are all a few simple things that’ll go a long way, giving your buyers something trendy to catch their eye at first glance!Update curb appeal! An article from Forbes magazine suggests this, “If you’re going to spend serious money on anything, focus on the exterior of your home, since this is the very first impression buyers get of your home and it counts.” A new garage door or seal for the doorRoof updateLandscaping overhaulInviting front doorUpdate with fresh, neutral paint! Neutral is always best when it comes to a potential buyer coming in to your home. They need to be able to see themselves living in there! So, allow for that with basic whites, grays, and some other colors that could be considered neutral. Declutter. Clutter in your home will detour a potential buyer quickly. Remove items and put them into...