20 Inspiring Upcycled One Of A Kind Bathroom Vanities

May 3, 2018

Dining Room Redux This mirrored console table was beautiful as a dining room accent, but it’s absolutely stunning when recycled for the bath. The top was sealed with polyurethane — an important step when repurposing furniture to accommodate plumbing — and the square vessel sinks were sealed with caulk around…

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How To Refresh Your Dining Room On A Budget

May 1, 2018

See ideas for updating this sometimes-neglected space, whether you have $100 or $10,000.

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How To Design The Perfect Laundry Room

April 26, 2018

The laundry room has finally come into its own as a bright and organized cleanup command center, whether in a tidy corner of the basement or a nook next to the kitchen. For help updating yours, check out this expert advice on everything from energy-wise machines and thrifty flooring options to the…

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2 Major Myths Holding Back Home Buyers

April 24, 2018

Urban Institute recently released a report entitled, “Barriers to Accessing Homeownership,” which revealed that “eighty percent of consumers either are unaware of how much lenders require for a down payment or believe all lenders require a down payment above 5 percent.” Myth #1: “I Need a 20% Down Payment” Buyers often overestimate the down…

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How To Create A Cohesive Color Flow Throughout Your Home

April 19, 2018

Color preferences vary as much as personalities, with some folks loving the bright and the bold, while others feeling most secure surrounded by neutrals. The good news is that when it comes to color, there really is no “correct” palette. That said, we’ve all been inside homes where an explosion of…

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10 New Flowering Plants For More Garden Color In 2018

April 17, 2018

Bursting with blooms in coral red, gold, pale green and purple, this year’s new flowering plant introductions offer a rainbow of options for adding color to gardens. Plus, the standout blooms on many of these plants attract hummingbirds, bees, butterflies and other pollinators. Take a look at this selection of 10…

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4 Clever Ways To Hide A Spare Key

April 12, 2018

(click image to view video) You can do better than the obvious under-the-doormat method—here are 4 brilliant ideas for where to hide a spare key. It’s always a good idea to stash a spare key somewhere on your property. That way, when you accidentally get locked out of your house, you’ll…

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10 Genius Ways To Double Your Closet Space & Get Ready Faster

April 10, 2018

No matter how many times you comb through your bedroom closet, carefully pulling dresses to donate and tossing mismatched socks, there never seems to be enough room. Our dreams of neatly arranged tops and orderly rows of shoes can quickly end up in a messy pile when our wardrobes exceed…

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How To Make A Chandelier From Old Wine Bottles

March 29, 2018

Use upcycled wine bottles to create inexpensive lighting for a wine cellar, kitchen, bar or dining room. Get The Step By Step Guide

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37 Ways To Add Storage To Every Room

March 22, 2018

Clever ways to declutter your home! Create the perfect places to stash all of your stuff. Whether you own a tiny home lacking closet storage, or you are trying to organize the space you have—the first step is to get building. This article shows 37 projects that are sure to help you manage…

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14 Unique Garden Water Features

March 20, 2018

From whimsical fountains to quiet pools, now’s the time to quench your thirst for the hottest garden water feature around. Ambiance and Reflection This pond adds tranquility, reflection and ambiance to its landscape. A partially above-ground water feature, it was created with stone-and-mortar walls, then finished with a butyl liner. Double…

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11 Ways To Add Value To Your Bathroom

March 14, 2018

Bathrooms, like kitchens, are a huge selling point in your home. They’re also the most personal of spaces. Here are 11 ways you can add value to yours through quick updates that make a big difference. Swap Outdated Fixtures Swapping outdated fixtures can go a long way to giving your bathroom an…

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40 Garden Trends For 2018

March 13, 2018

Dive into the Garden Media Group’s 2018 annual report to showcase the hottest garden trends and styles.

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10 Inspiring Ways Your Home Can Help With Your Resolutions

March 8, 2018

Eating healthier, getting in shape and finding a creative outlet are among the common resolutions you can tackle at home. Some New Year’s resolutions, such as climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro or learning to fly a plane, definitely require you leaving your house. But for many common resolutions that focus on your…

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Thinking of Selling, Now Is The Perfect Time

March 6, 2018

It is common knowledge that a great number of homes sell during the spring-buying season. For that reason, many homeowners hold off on putting their homes on the market until then. The question is whether or not that will be a good strategy this year. The other listings that do…

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4 Tips on How To Clean Your Fireplace Surround

March 1, 2018

Stone, bricks, marble and wood are among the most popular surfaces for fireplace surrounds. Here’s how to clean them. There are few better ways to spend a chilly winter’s day than in front of a cozy fireplace. But even if you use your fireplace only once or twice a season, it…

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3 Things You Maybe Didn’t Know An Island Could Have

February 27, 2018

Consider these savvy space-saving features to get your kitchen island working harder. 1. Freezer Drawers + Microwave Drawer Designer: Emily Karempelis of EK Interiors Location: AtlantaSize: About 365 square feet (33.9 square meters)Homeowners’ request. Replace a small, narrow island with a larger one with more workspace and better storage. Island. “Given that we were a bit limited with…

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Tax Reform Impact & Home Price Outlook

February 22, 2018

While the new tax law is already in effect, here we estimate how home prices will trend in 2018 for each state. The new tax law reduces the limit on deductible mortgage debt and limits the deductibility of the real estate tax up to $10,000. These two provisions are expected to have an…

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15 Charming Porches

February 20, 2018

Get inspired by these porches with inviting focal points and picture-perfect design features. Rustic Porch Rich wood textures and a cozy fireplace make this porch the ultimate mountain escape. For unique furniture finds look for local craftsman to create custom pieces. Entertaining Porch Porches should connect your interior to the exterior…

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Life Changing Tips For A More Organized Home

February 15, 2018

We asked pro organizers for strategies that help them conquer chaos in their own lives. The result: 39 secrets that will streamline your day and restore your peace of mind (promise!) Learn what the experts do when it comes to keeping their homes in order.

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