The House That Social Media Built

4 Electrical Upgrades to Make this Fall

We love selecting design elements for homes - and we know you love to vote for your favorite designs!  We also know that what makes a home comfortable has more to do with what is behind the walls than what we see. Electrical systems don’t just...

4 Subway Tile Patterns

Traditional and modern at once, subway tile covers backsplashes and floors in bathrooms and kitchens. Opting for subway tile ensures you will have a classic design that you will love for years to come. Initially designed for - you guessed it - subway stations, this particular...

5 Design Tips for a Social Kitchen

It’s the most expensive room to remodel. The place to go to fuel up, connect over coffee, and prepare meals for loved ones.  The kitchen is the social hub of the home (which may make those costly renovations worthwhile!). From after-school snacks to after-dinner cleanup, we...

The 4 R’s: Renovate, Remodel, Restore, Rehabilitate

How many homes have you flipped? It’s a question we get fairly often, and one that sometimes makes us cringe. House flipping became a popular term thanks to HGTV, but it doesn’t necessarily describe what we do with The House that Social Media Built (as well as...

A Tour of The Fish Flip

We told you our favorite things about The Fish Flip, and now we want to show you even more! When we sat down to describe the completed house, we knew our words would not suffice.  So sit back, and enjoy your guided tour with some...

Mike and Nicole’s Fish Flip Highlights

You did it again.  You helped us make The Fish Flip a success - from your winning votes to private messages about the history of the house to your support at the reveal party - you showed up big.  And it reminded us why we love to...

Living Rooms: Comfort and Design

For most people, the days of a formal living room that was only used when special guests visited are over. Living rooms are stylish and functional spaces that are used every day by everyone who enters the home.  Family gatherings, movie and game nights, sitting by...

7 Tips for Interior Design

You’ve completed the major renovations. Maybe it was finishing the basement, installing hardwood floors, or designing a new kitchen layout.  Everything is clean and new, the paint is fresh, the floors are gleaming, and the room is… Empty.  Instead of stuffing in your old furniture and decor, take time...

Front Door Trends You Can Try!

Historically, front door votes have been some of our most popular votes. The number of responses we get for the color of the front door always impresses us. We started thinking about why people enjoy having input on the front door. A significant element to curb...

How to Incorporate Salvaged Items to your Home Decor

The Rustic Barn is proof that quality-made, custom pieces made of salvaged materials will always appeal to those decorating their homes.  We first learned about The Rustic Barn when they donated a piece to The Hope House. Falling in love on our first visit, we knew...