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Posted on 01/24/2022
How to Build a Fairy Garden
Image by normwear from Pixabay Fairy gardens are miniature gardens either planted in containers or in part of an actual garden. They typically feature small plants and decorative materials depicting a tiny scene or living space for “fairies” or other small imagined creatures. Some are purely decorative, while others are interactive and meant to be played with. Setting...
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Posted on 01/17/2022
How to Decide Between a Flat or Pitched Roof
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Flat roofs are common on large industrial or commercial buildings. Thanks largely to modern design movements, flat roofs are a popular choice for residential buildings as well. There are several other advantages as well besides the aesthetic appeal. However, a flat roof might not be the right choice for every home design. Here...
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Posted on 01/10/2022
Interior Architect vs. Interior Designer
When you’re having a home built, you’ll be working with a team of design professionals and builders. While you might already have builders lined up, who handles the design side of your project? Interior architects and interior designers are two different types of professionals you might end up hiring to help you design your dream home. While they...
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Posted on 01/03/2022
Is Spray Foam or Fiberglass Insulation More Cost-Effective for DIY Homeowners?
While upgrading a building’s insulation may not feel as exciting as an expansive new kitchen, the potential energy savings add up. Here are a few things about fiberglass and spray foam insulation property owners may want to consider. What Homeowners Need To Know About Fiberglass Insulation The upfront investment of fiberglass insulation proves attractive to DIY homeowners because...
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Posted on 12/27/2021
How to Grow Geraniums in Containers
Geraniums are a favorite among gardeners for their colorful blooms and ease of care. If you live in a region with mild winters, they are excellent options for garden beds and containers outdoors. However, it's still possible to enjoy growing geraniums no matter what climate zone you live in. Here is a basic guide to growing geraniums in...
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Posted on 12/20/2021
Try These 3 DIY Wall Art Projects
Decorative wall art doesn’t need to cost a fortune. It also doesn’t require any formal artistic training. There are several simple ways you can create beautiful wall art inexpensively and easily using basic materials you buy at the craft store. Here are some of the best ideas for making your own decorative wall art: Paint With Masking Tape...
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Posted on 12/13/2021
ROI: Which Home Improvement Projects Add Value to Your Home?
Home improvement projects not only help you personalize your space to suit your style, but they can also boost your property value. When you are investing in a home improvement project, it's important to choose one that is going to allow you to enjoy the greatest return on your investment. These home improvement projects typically add the most...
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Posted on 12/06/2021
Beginner's Guide to Scandinavian Interior Design
Photo by ATBO from Pexels Scandinavian design is a popular style for both exterior and interior design. No matter what the architectural style or layout of your home, you can still achieve the Scandinavian Design aesthetic inside. There are several key elements to the style that combine to form a comfortable but clean look and feel. Here we...
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Posted on 11/29/2021
Replace Your Toilet in 3 Simple Steps
Photo by Edgardo Lagmay on Unsplash Nothing dates a bathroom like an old toilet. Not only have toilets advanced significantly in the past 10-15 years. Older toilets often develop hard water stains and porcelain scratches that show their age. Fortunately, replacing a toilet is one of the most straightforward home improvement projects you can do. And it's relatively...
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Posted on 11/22/2021
New to Home Improvement? Try These Beginner Projects
Whether you are a first-time homeowner or someone who is looking to take on a new hobby, it can be intimidating to begin with home improvement projects. Never fear — everyone has to start somewhere. These are the best home improvement projects for beginners. Painting The very best project for any beginner to take on is painting a...
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Posted on 11/15/2021
3 Rental-Friendly Decorating Ideas
Many renters feel stifled by their inability to make interior design decisions about the property. Painting the walls, installing shelves or changing out light fixtures are all things most property managers don’t allow. However, there are still lots of things you can do to decorate your walls when renting without risking noticeable damage. Here are three DIY decoration...
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Posted on 11/08/2021
How to Choose the Best Grout Color
If your next remodel involves adding tile, you’ll need to choose grout to go with it. While it might seem like an insignificant detail, grout color can make an enormous difference in the look and overall style of the space. Some grout and tile combinations have become popular trends in the last few years. However, it’s important to...
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