Are You Prepared? | BSS Exterior Hurricane Shutters

Storm season is quickly approaching and it’s time to prepare your home the right way. At BSS Exteriors, we have the right tools to get yourself prepared for hurricane season, from storm shutters and impact windows, to the knowledge and experience needed to help you make the right decision.  

Why do this?
In 2016 and 2017, […]

Prepare Yourself | Great Southeast Flooring America in Melbourne

Many people around the United States envy Floridians, and with good reason. Florida is a beautiful place with a climate that attracts multitudes of visitors during winter months. No matter where you are in this state, the ocean is never far away.

But as most of us here know, there’s also a downside: hurricanes and tropical […]

Indian River Furniture | Business Spotlight

Company Name | Indian River Furniture

Owner | Forrest Lilly

FOUNDED | 1939 

LOCATION | Rockledge 

WEBSITE | www.indianriverfurniture.com

Indian River Furniture owners Forrest and Bridget Lilly continue a legacy of store ownership that has spanned three generations, beginning with Forrest’s grandfather who started in Cocoa Village. With their wealth of knowledge and experience, the company continues to provide their services and expertise to Brevard, […]

Bringing the Outside In | Lifestyle

by Meaghan Branham

As May begins, I think it’s safe to say that we are finally out of the woods when it comes to those early spring bursts of cold weather, and officially in the season of barbecues, bonfires and beach trips. While we all may be preparing ourselves for the heatwaves just around the corner, […]

Around the World

by Meaghan Branham 

Earlier this year, I packed my bags and finally put my passport to use on my first-ever international trip: My first stop was Venice, followed by Paris, for a total of 10 days. After months of flipping through guidebooks along with nearly obsessive viewings of “An American in Paris” and “Under the Tuscan […]

Top 5 Ways to Welcome Spring to Your Home

By Mallorie Ann Ingram
Spring is here and so is your ever-growing to-do list of outdoor projects. From a garden refresh to the looming garage revamp still lingering from last spring’s list, to a quick spritz of stucco cleaning, it’s safe to say this outdoor project list adds quite a bit to your Saturday cleaning ritual.  […]

Big Screen Inspiration For Your Home

by Meaghan Branham
As awards season winds down with the Academy Awards, so does my annual mad rush to watch as many of the year’s critically-acclaimed movies as humanly possible. It’s a process I’ve gone through every year since I was about 12 (and not actually allowed to watch most of the nominees); an attempt to […]

Favored Floors: What’s Hot and What Homeowners Want | Great Southeast Flooring America

The right floor choice can really tie your room décor together, open up an otherwise small space or create a sense of coziness in large room. It can provide a feeling of luxury or comfort. But what’s the right choice?
Nelson Green is a longtime businessman in Brevard County whose family has been providing flooring options […]

Blinds Of All Kinds Shares Advantages of Getting a Consultation

Imagine trying to navigate the streets of a foreign country without a map, or starting a new job without any training at all. Sure, eventually you just might get the hang of it, but only after a lot of time, effort, stress and costly mistakes. Everyone needs a little guidance when trying something new, and […]

Business Spotlight | BSS Exteriors

The company was founded in 1985 by Colleen and Edward Barneman. With Colleen’s background in accounting, and Edward’s hard work ethic and business leadership, the company enjoyed many successes throughout the 80s and 90s working with some of the biggest and best builders in the area. In the early 2000s, the direction of the company […]

A Unique Approach to Custom Home Building | Joyal Homes

By Mallorie Ann Ingram
How far would you go to have a home-building process like no other? If you’re in the Space Coast area, this experience  is right around the corner. Joyal Homes’ team of dedicated and talented individuals are focused on making this stage of life an exciting one. After all, choosing a builder can […]

Crane Creek Landings by MAI Design Build

MAI Design Build has been the architectural design build team of choice in Brevard County since 1985. More than 30 years ago, Dave Menzel began building a reputation of excellence by delivering quality design services along with in-house engineering, space planning and interior design. MAI’s team of industry professionals guide their clients seamlessly and expertly […]

Lifestyle: The Perfect Arrangement

By: Meaghan Branham
This time of year, you are more likely than ever to see bouquets of flowers anywhere and everywhere you look. It comes as no surprise that Valentine’s Day continues to hold the number one spot when it comes to flower sales and deliveries, with over 224 million roses produced in the U.S. for […]

Aspirations: The Ultimate Closet

By Mallorie Ann Ingram
You’re well underway with a New Year’s routine and are more than likely starting to have a firm grasp of setting goals. A detailed list has been made and you know exactly what you plan to accomplish this year and with last month’s introduction to differentiating between deliverables and tasks, you’ve got […]

Home: Small Changes, Big Impact

Small Changes BIG IMPACT

by Meaghan Branham
For most of us, January sets the stage for new beginnings. No matter how cold or cloudy it might be outside (those three days here in Florida where the temperature drops below 70 can be hard to get through), the first few weeks of the year are colored by a […]

Downtown Melbourne’s Newest Crown Jewel

Three-time Parade of Homes Platinum Award winner, Crane Creek Landing is nearing completion of phase one. Crane Creek Landing is a gated, waterfront community of 20 luxury townhomes featuring a community pool and dock with deep-water access. Located directly on Crane Creek and in the heart of pedestrian-friendly Historic Downtown Melbourne, there is truly “more […]

From Utility Closet to Wine Cellar

Window coverings can be transformative for a space. They affect the style, lighting, and temperature of a room, as well as add visual interest to an otherwise underutilized design space. Blinds of All Kinds, located in Rockledge, has fostered a reputation by helping countless customers transform their rooms by choosing the perfect shutters, blinds, shades, […]

Making Your Table Sparkle | Decorating Ideas for the Holidays

Top 3 Ways  To Make Your Holiday Table Sparkle This Season
By Mallorie Ann Ingram
Between the shopping, decorating and endless get-togethers, it goes without saying this festive season can be hectic. When it comes to planning your own party, often there’s little time left to plan something memorable. Here to help jump-start your party-planning efforts are a few […]

Lighting Up the Town | George Stoll Lights

There has been a growing trend in our neighborhoods. Holiday lighting has taken a turn toward the amazing. Drive down a street at dusk any time in October, and you’ll see the beginnings of this year’s holiday lighting season.
To be sure, we’re not just talking about the red, green and blue lights associated […]

If You Can’t Stand the Heat Take the Kitchen Outside

By: Steven Hicks
You can learn a lot at a realtor’s or builder’s open house. You can be perfectly satisfied with your home until you walk through the doors of someone else’s vision. My wife and I love going to open houses for the ideas we leave with. Furniture placement, color schemes, tile, plants and landscaping, […]