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Posted on 05/15/2022
DIY Cement Planter Guide
If you’re looking for a DIY project to make something you can use both indoors and outdoors, try making a cement planter. The process for creating your own is simple and only needs a few basic tools and materials. With your finished planter you can enjoy the benefits of container planting either in the yard or inside the...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
Interior design inspiration: Bedroom style trends
Inspiration for interior design can come from many places. If you're trying to find some new ideas, one easy way is by learning about the latest trends in interior design. There are plenty of up-and-coming trends to inspire you if it's time for an upgrade to your bedroom décor. Here are some of the major bedroom design trends...
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Posted on 05/01/2022
Indoor Gardening: How to Set Up Your Home Hydroponics System
A mini hydroponics system serves as a fun way to grow all your favorite fruits and vegetables all throughout the year. The plants get their nutrients from flowing water instead of soil, letting you skip the dirt in favor of something a little fancier. You can then control every aspect of their nutrient intake and grow a ton...
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Posted on 04/24/2022
4 Geranium Types to Know for Your Garden
Geraniums are one of the most popular garden flowers in North America. They're fragrant, colorful and grow well in containers, hanging baskets and flower beds. They're easy to care for and have over 300 different species to choose from. To help you pick the best option for your garden, here are the four main types of geranium to...
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Posted on 04/17/2022
3 Useful Mason Jar Crafts for Your Home
Mason jars are a DIY and crafting mainstay. With so many uses beyond just canning, many homeowners have gotten used to keeping a few extra jars around the house just in case. If you're interested in more useful ways to repurpose your extra jars, here are some fun and easy craft ideas to inspire you. Spice Sprinkler For...
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Posted on 04/10/2022
Checklist for buying a house: What to do once you find the perfect home
If you’re ready to become a homeowner, it’s a good idea to create a checklist for buying a house. It can be especially beneficial to make a list of what to do once you find your dream home. While the house hunting might be over, the next stage of your home buying process has just begun. Here is...
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Posted on 04/03/2022
Container Gardens: The Basics
Container gardening can be an excellent way to grow and enjoy plants with limited space. It also allows you the opportunity to be creative and set up aesthetically pleasing combinations perfect for your garden or outdoor space. Here are some basic tips for a successful container garden: Container Container planting allows a lot of flexibility both in terms...
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Posted on 03/27/2022
Starting a Windowsill Herb Garden: What You Need to Know
Have you always dreamed of being able to cut fresh herbs from your very own garden? If so, why not turn that dream into a reality? You don't even need to have a dedicated outdoor space for gardening; with a small planter box and some space on (or near) a sunny windowsill, you can grow your favorite herbs...
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Posted on 03/20/2022
How to Move With Houseplants: 3 Expert Tips
Houseplants add another level of complexity and stress to a move. After all, you want to make sure they survive the trip and thrive in your new space. Even hardy plants get damaged easily when moving from one place to another. However, there are some ways you can pack and prepare your plants for moving to make sure...
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Posted on 03/13/2022
3 Telltale Signs Your Home Needs New Insulation
People who harbor a sneaking suspicion they're paying too much in heating and cooling expenses are often on to something. Under-insulated attics alone can reportedly increase utility bills by as much as 25 percent. If you identify any of the following telltale signs, consider new insulation. 1: Home Experiences Temperature Shifts Imagine sitting by an open window as...
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Posted on 03/06/2022
Budget-Friendly Basement Upgrades
There are plenty of ways to upgrade a basement without expensive renovations. Whether your basement is unfinished or fully furnished, you can make a noticeable difference with some simple and budget-friendly decor choices. Here are some tips for affordable and easy basement decor to refresh your space. Add Area Rugs for an Instant Comfort Upgrade Area rugs can...
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Posted on 02/27/2022
How to Design a Healthy Home Office
If you're working from home, it's important to establish a suitable workspace. Many homeowners are now in charge of their own workspaces and all of the things that come with it: layout, furniture and other features. While it's important to be productive working at home, it's just as important to be healthy and comfortable at work. Here are...
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