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12 Unique Antique Store Finds and What to Do With Them

See the accessories one decorator always buys when she spots them — as long as she gets there first.
Posted by Brianna Corey on July 18, 2017 in  DIY  Home Decor  Organization
12 Unique Antique Store Finds and What to Do With Them See the accessories one decorator always buys when she spots them — as long as she gets there first. VICTORIA KEICHINGER Houzz Contributor, Charmean Neithart I get asked fairly often where I find the accessories in my projects. More often than not my answer is antique stores. “Antiquing” is my favorite type of hunting — and sometimes my favorite contact sport, as well. Antique stores offer one-of-a-kind objects, rea... read more
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Ditch the Sprinkler with These Water-Efficient Landscaping Ideas

Your lawn can certainly do its part to improve water efficiency
Posted by Brianna Corey on June 11, 2017 in  DIY  Gardening  Home Decor  Outdoors
Ditch the Sprinkler with These Water-Efficient Landscaping Ideas From efficient plants to water-smart landscaping, your lawn can certainly do its part to improve water efficiency. ALEXANDRA FILIACI Ready for a shock? The average US household guzzles down 320 gallons of water a day—that’s about nine full bath tubs’ worth of liquid! And about 30 percent of that gets dumped out straight on the lawn. Conventional water sprinklers are so inefficient that about half of all the water th... read more
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7 Surprising Homegoods You Can Paint for an Instant Room Refresh

Sometimes a can of paint is all you need to refresh your home’s look!
Posted by Brianna Corey on May 18, 2017 in  DIY  Home Decor
7 Surprising Homegoods You Can Paint for an Instant Room Refresh Sometimes a can of paint is all you need to refresh your home’s look! ALEXANDRA FILIACI The following is a guest post by Bryn Huntpalmer of Modernize After a couple of months of being stuck indoors due to inclement weather, you start to notice things about your house you’d never realized before. Like how banged-up your heater looks, or how “blah” your living room decor seems. Winter makes the perfect time f... read more
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Which Weekend Projects Have the Biggest Return on Investment?

These DIY home improvements could help your home sell faster – and for more money!
Posted by Brianna Corey on May 09, 2017 in  DIY  Selling Your Home
Which Weekend Projects Have the Biggest Return on Investment? These DIY home improvements could help your home sell faster – and for more money! ALEXANDRA FILIACI The following is a guest post by Erin Vaughan from Modernize Lace up your work boots, weekend warriors—it’s time to get busy! If you’re looking to improve your home’s value or make money back when you resell, you’ve come to the right place. You’d be surprised at how much you can boost your RO... read more
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5 Things You Need to Know Before DIY-ing A Home Improvement Project

Don’t plan to tackle a home project DIY style until you read these tips from someone who has had a lifetime of experience!
Posted by Brianna Corey on April 15, 2017 in  DIY  Home Decor
5 Things You Need to Know Before DIY-ing A Home Improvement Project Don’t plan to tackle a home project DIY style until you read these tips from someone who has had a lifetime of experience! ALEXANDRA FILIACI Completing a home project DIY-style sounds great on paper, but it’s always best to know what you’re getting into prior to starting. Luckily, we have an in-house DIY expert right here at the Coldwell Banker home office, Mr. Jimmy Hammel. While by day Jimmy focuses on digital marke... read more
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