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Posted on 05/15/2022
Interior design basics: Symmetrical & asymmetrical balance
Symmetrical balance is a crucial part of interior design. The arrangement of furnishings and decorative pieces in a space can have a profound effect on the overall aesthetic, regardless of the style of the room. To help you achieve a symmetrical or asymmetrical balance in your home decorating, here is a simple guide to the basics: Symmetrical balance...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
How and When to Apply for a Variance
Government bodies develop zoning regulations to enhance the peaceful enjoyment of every member of a community’s property. These regulations are part of a larger land-use plan that separates commercial, retail and residential areas. Few would disagree that zoning rules prove beneficial in the overall scheme of things. But by that same token, they also represent an encumbrance on...
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Posted on 05/01/2022
Beautiful living rooms: 3 Style secrets to try
How does an interior designer turn regular living rooms into beautiful living rooms? Do they pull from a list of favorite living room ideas? Do they feature natural light from a window seat pouring over a coffee table? Maybe they feature one entire wall of wall art. While everybody’s personal style preferences are different, there are some common...
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Posted on 04/24/2022
How to Make Your Home More Accessible with Universal Design
Universal design creates spaces that are more accessible for everyone. Whether they're an elder, child or have mobility restrictions, it focuses on building areas to be used by all And, despite the daunting name or meaning behind it, universal design isn't a difficult feat to accomplish. Add Views of the Outdoor Installing French doors provides an incredible view...
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Posted on 04/17/2022
How to Make a Mini Trellis for Your Potted Plants
Many popular houseplants are climbers in nature. Even when living in containers, many plants benefit from having something to climb or something to support them when they get larger and heavier. While there are lots of options available on the market for supporting your houseplants, you can also make your own trellises from inexpensive materials. Here are some...
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Posted on 04/10/2022
3 Bedside Table Ideas Using Wooden Crates
In the DIY world, certain materials and objects prove their usefulness time and time again. For DIY furnishings, one of those objects is a wooden crate. These crates used to transport produce and other cargo every day and are an excellent source of reclaimed wood and DIY inspiration. If you’re looking for a wooden crate DIY project to...
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Posted on 04/03/2022
How to Use Mirrors in Your Garden Decor
Garden mirrors might seem like a new trend, but they’ve been popular among outdoor designers and gardeners for decades. With the wide variety of mirrors and mirrored surfaces available to add to your garden decor, you can incorporate this fun idea into your outdoor space. Here are the basics about garden mirrors and some ideas to inspire you....
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Posted on 03/27/2022
Essential Geranium Care Tips
Geraniums are a staple among many gardeners for their ease of care and wide array of colors. A versatile plant, geraniums can grow in hanging baskets, containers and soil in a range of climates. If you're thinking of adding geraniums to your garden, here are some essential care tips to help: Location Geraniums can grow in almost all...
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Posted on 03/20/2022
Play What You Want: 3 Game Room Ideas
Image by JUNO KWON from Pixabay The most important element in designing a game room is to have fun. However, fun means something different for everybody. Depending on the type of gaming you want to do, there are some specific tips to help you in setting up the best possible playing space. Here we’ll go over some popular...
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Posted on 03/13/2022
Tips to Blend Your Traditional Furniture With Eclectic Design Accents
There's something about mixing two styles together that can add a lot of spice to a room. Unexpected touches and accents add the personality that people remember. Yet there's a danger to this approach because it's relatively easy to go overboard. Finding the right balance will have everything to do with the impression you create. Eclectic and Traditional...
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Posted on 03/06/2022
Essential Renovation Projects for Your Next Flip
When flipping property, every project is unique. However, there are some specific renovations and upgrades to include to add the most value to the home. To make the most of your fix-and-flip property sale, focus on renovation projects with the best ROI. Here is a list of some projects to prioritize in your flip: Curb Appeal A simple...
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Posted on 02/27/2022
The Best Shrubs for Your Front Yard
The right plants can make a vast difference in your home’s curb appeal. While there are countless landscaping possibilities, one major aspect of the front yard and first impression of the home is what’s right outside. What are the best plants to have right in front of your house? Here we’ll go over some of the top options...
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