OBX Events November 2018

Check out what’s happening on the Outer Banks this fall! Here is a list of meetings and events happening around the area. November 1st – 11th, 2018 The Independent Watermen Exhibit, Roanoke Island Festival Park, Manteo, NC November 1st, 2018 Spirits for Giving Bourbon Tasting, Rooster’s Southern Kitchen, Kill Devil Hills, NC  November 2nd, 2018 First…

How to Use a Headboard for Storage

Bookshelves, night stands, armoires, can’t you use your headboard for storage? You can save space by making your headboard double as a shelves, cabinets, or even a desk. Find out what a headboard can do in the article “These 7 Hardworking Headboards Double as Storage” by Amanda Pollard. Create more space to store your things.…

Bathtub or no Bathtub?

Do you use your bathtub a lot? Or maybe it just takes up too much space. Do your children need a tub? Find out whether you should keep yours in the article “Should you Keep your Tub” by Jennifer Ott. Change up your bathroom to work for you. Put up a bench in the shower…

Create a Welcoming Front Porch

The weather is cooler it’s a great time to enjoy your outdoor spaces including your porch with the entire family.  Find out how in the article “Friendly Front Porches: How to Create a Welcoming Vibe” by Anne Colby. Do something to make it a comforting and welcoming front porch. Rearrange your furniture, keep it clean,…

Cabin-Inspired Living

Maybe you don’t live in a log cabin deep in the woods, but you can still bring those vibes to create a cabin-inspired living space. Find out how to bring the rustic cabin look to your kitchen in the article, “Kitchen of the week: Wisconsin Cabin Inspires an Urban Condo” by Becky Harris. Check out…

Ideas to Make your Home More Lefty Friendly

Most people are right-handed, and by default most things are made for right-handed people. How can you make your home so it’s a little more lefty friendly? Find out what to do in the article “How to Design a Lefty-Friendly Home in a Right-Handed World” by Gwendolyn Purdom. Configure your furniture or add products made…

OBX Events – October 2018

Calendar of Events October 4th – November 11th, 2018 The Independent Watermen Exhibit, Manteo, NC October 6th, 13th, 20th, & 27th, 2018 Pumpkin Patch Saturdays, Manteo, NC October 8th, 2018 Dare County Planning Board Meeting, Manteo, NC October 8th, 2018 US Air Force Band Free Concert, Manteo, NC October 9th, 2018 Duck Fire Open House,…

How to Add Stripes in Your Home

Adding patterns to a room can look amazing if done well or overwhelming if done wrong. How can you add stripes to freshen up your home? Find out what to do in the article “8 Ways to Work Stripes in 2018” by Laura Gaskill. Learn how to spruce up your home with a classic striped…

Create a Relaxing Backyard Oasis

There is nothing more relaxing than those fancy hotel pools and outdoor areas. You could turn your own space into the most relaxing backyard you’ve ever seen.  Find out what to do in the article “10 Ways to Turn Your Backyard Into a Resort-Inspired Resort” by Lauren Dunec Hoang. Do something to make your life…

What to do while your kids are back in school

Your kids are back in school and they’re setting new goals for another exciting year. How can you get that “Back-to-School” feeling as an adult? Find out what to do in the article “10 Ways to Get That Back-to-School Feeling (for Grown-Ups)” by Laura Gaskill. Do something to improve your home or yourself for the…