Posted & filed under Tips.

prepare to buy your first home

The urge to buy a new home sneaks up on you. You get tired of the sound of your upstairs neighbor’s TV. You realize that your rent creeps up every time you renew your lease. You start paying attention to all of the ads for new home communities and fixed rate mortgages. As all of this comes together and you realize that a new home is a smart decision, there are a few things that you can do to make the process seamless.

Posted & filed under Schools, Tips.

tips for transitioning to a new school

Moving can be both exciting and stressful for kids. Adults understand how the process works, but children can feel like their entire world is turning upside down. This holds especially true with children in relation to their school life. Different ages have different challenges with moving, but there are several things that you can do to ease the transition.

Posted & filed under Colorado Springs, Events, Floor Plans, Home Decoration, Things to do.

Coyote-Song-Terrace-Colorado-Springs-2015-parade-of-homes

Saddletree Homes is proud to once again participate in the Colorado Springs Parade of Homes. During the this year’s Parade, Saddletree Homes is embracing a return to mid-century modern design with our Cherry Creek floor plan. Our Cherry Creek model marries classic style with today’s touches to bring together the best of both worlds.

Posted & filed under Home Decoration, Tips.

DIY-Kitchen-Decor-Tips

Kitchens are the heart of the home. They are often where everything happens. Kids do their homework at the bar, conversations happen over a glass of wine and dinner, and guests invariably are drawn to the kitchen to help. Your kitchen probably has beautiful bones, but you might be looking to liven it up a little. We have five ideas that are easy for you to implement over a weekend, and will make your space mouth-watering.

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house-preperation-for-vacation

Going on vacation often requires extensive preparation. You’ve got to buy new swimsuits and plan your itinerary. In between booking hotels and cars and remembering to find passports, taking care of your home can get overlooked. To avoid a disaster at your home while you are on vacation, we have compiled a list of several items to remember before you drive/fly/sail away.

Posted & filed under Colorado Springs, Home Decoration.

declutter-home

Model homes and houses we covet on HGTV all have one thing in common that differs from reality: those homes have no clutter. No piles of paper on the kitchen table, no heap of shoes by the front door, no guest bedroom swamped with out-of-season, out-of-date, out-of-sight mounds of stuff. This isn’t practical for most of us on a daily basis, but we have 10 fundamental tips that might help control the clutter.

Posted & filed under Home Decoration.

Simple Bedroom Updates

The last place that you lie your head down at night, and the first place that you see when you hit snooze on your alarm clock is your bedroom. It should be a place that invites calm and tranquility, but often your bedroom is anything but calm. It may have a treadmill and stacks of to-do papers, several baskets of laundry, and any other assortment of the vestiges of everyday life. We have several ideas to make your bedroom a little more inviting, most of them projects that can be done in just a short time over the weekend.

Posted & filed under Home Decoration.

Preparing nursery for baby

There is nothing more exciting than having a baby, except possibly the nine months of preparing for the little one. From the first confirmation of a heartbeat to making sure the car-seat is properly installed before bringing your baby home, you will spend many months nesting and getting ready for the homecoming.