You heard right! We’re opening an online store! And while we’re not quite ready yet, we wanted to let you know what to expect at The Shoppe by The Basics Pittsburgh. Sticking to the fundamental theme of our handyman business, The Basics Pittsburgh, wants to bring essential, unique, hand-picked & hand-crafted, functional items to your home.
“Our home is a hodgepodge of different things,” says Renee who runs The Basics Pittsburgh, alongside her husband Bill (A.K.A the handym
Have you seen a style called Maximalism trending in 2022? Same here. And yes, I had to Google it. While most of us are hip to Minimalism and the use of bare essentials to make up a home - what's all this "maximalist" chatter about? On a high-level, maximalist elements embrace vibrant colors, busy patterns and luxurious fabrics. Trending currently are: - Touchable textures
- Naturally occurring, vibrant hues
- Botanical themes
- Repetitive patterns
- Animal prints
Our kid’s bedrooms are quite small. Besides the day-to-day clutter, it started to seem with ever birthday, holiday and new school year their rooms began to overflow with countless amounts of things likes toys, clothing, accessories, bedding and more! And while we had a copious amount of dressers, wardrobes, bookshelves and toy boxes to fill, their rooms began to shrink with these big pieces of furniture.
We needed something that took up LESS space but provided MORE organiza
Who knew how chic and unique shower curtains have become? Maybe I missed the memo, but I'm recently obsessed with these tapestry-esque shower curtains. Here are a few I found capturing 2022's mix of Colors & Patterns. Pacific Pink Pale Greens Lines Diagonals & Polka dots Photo Credit Society6 (and their fabulous artists and creators). #society6 #showercurtain #homedecor #bathroomdecor #bathroomdesign #bathroom #showercurtains #design #interiordesign #shower #curtain #duvet #a
January and February can be dull and colorless. I love houseplants - especially as January settles in. Right now, I crave color & the outdoors. After all, we did just spend the last 3 months pumping the air full of pumpkin spice, apple pie and balsam scented candles, all while adorning our homes with skeletons, turkeys, stars, and trees to celebrate each respective holiday. And gosh darn it – now my house feels naked, colorless, and dull! Sticker shock. Admittedly, when I sho
Let’s face it, the wintertime can be a drag. While it absolutely has its perks – think picturesque snow piles with people sledding and skiing – it can fade quickly once the nostalgia wears off. That’s why The Basics Pittsburgh suggests drought-tolerant houseplants to warm your soul! 3 REASONS TO OWN A HOUSEPLANT · Houseplants help clean the air · They add warmth & color · Green promotes positivity and represents freshness, vitality & good health 3 HOUS