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8 Ways to Create a Warm and Welcoming White Kitchen

You can have your white kitchen and visual interest too. Use these ideas to make your cooking space stand out
Posted by Brianna Corey on August 17, 2017 in  DIY  Home Decor
8 Ways to Create a Warm and Welcoming White Kitchen You can have your white kitchen and visual interest too. Use these ideas to make your cooking space stand out. VICTORIA KEICHINGER Houzz Contributor, Veronica Solomon An all-white room isn’t as simple as it may seem. If not done properly, the room can feel stark or boring. This is especially true when it comes to kitchens. There are so many hard surfaces in this space — countertops, flooring, appliances, cabinetry — that a wh... read more
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Have It Made in the Shade with These Pretty, Energy Efficient Window Treatments

You don’t have to sacrifice style for energy efficiency! Here’s how to beat the heat — and boost your home’s aesthetic appeal!
Posted by Brianna Corey on July 24, 2017 in  DIY  Home Decor
Have It Made in the Shade with These Pretty, Energy Efficient Window Treatments You don’t have to sacrifice style for energy efficiency! Here’s how to beat the heat — and boost your home’s aesthetic appeal in the process! ALEXANDRA FILIACI The following is a guest post by Erin Vaughan  of Modernize  It’s almost that time of year where any room in the house is a welcomed relief from the outdoor heat — as long as it’s air conditioned! But your i... read more
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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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5 Tips for Increasing the Curb Appeal & Value of Your Home

Learn simple improvements you can make to increase the sale price of your home
Posted by Brianna Corey on June 08, 2017 in  Home Decor  Selling Your Home
5 Tips for Increasing the Curb Appeal & Value of Your Home Homes with strong curb appeal can fetch higher prices. Learn simple improvements you can make to increase the sale price of your home. SHARON LEE No matter how low mortgage rates fall or how flush the housing market, selling a home can be a long and often difficult process. That’s why it’s vital that you do whatever you can to make your home more attractive to buyers. The first step: curb appeal. When talking to real estate age... read more
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