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Pro Tips for Adding Color To Brighten Your Home

sometimes white is perfect for adding color to a room, making other colors pop

Adding color to a room can be just the thing to brighten things up during the shorter days of winter.  Many people stick to neutral colors for fear of picking the “wrong” color.  It doesn’t take much work to find a color that will add pizazz to your room without overwhelming it.

A fresh coat of white paint can enliven any space, but we’re going to show you how to add a pop of color to your house to brighten things up. You can do the work or you can hire a handyman to complete these updates. Most of theses projects... 

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Photo Walls To Enjoy Memories Year Round

photo walls you or your handyman can hang

At the end of the year we celebrate many different holidays with family and friends who are important in our lives. It’s a fun, exciting time of year but wait … why can’t we enjoy memories of these times all year round?

You can with a photo wall (or two) in your home. You can keep the holidays and other special people and activities alive in your home year round. Photo walls work well because you’re displaying the photos at eye level where it’s easy to scan your favorite pictures. They’re also great because they don’t take up surfaces you want... 

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Plants to Create a Healthy Home

green plants are perfect for interior decorating

In spring and summer lots of homeowners like you, are enjoying the fresh air outside while working in the yard, cleaning up and preparing garden beds, and thinking ahead to lots of fun activities that only happen during the summer.

At the same time, when you’re visiting your local nursery for new shrubs and flowers for the yard, take a few extra minutes to check out the indoor plants. These green plants are great for decorating your home plus they filter out unhealthy chemicals, to keep you healthy indoors. You can learn how airborne chemicals in our homes can make us sick... 

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Christmas Wreaths for Holiday Spirit

Christmas tradition hanging a wreath on your front door

Christmas wreaths are a tradition for many families, a way to brighten up your front door and share the holiday spirit with your neighbors. Christmas wreaths are also one of the easiest decorations to put up so when you’re short on time, or not comfortable on a ladder, they’re the perfect solution for adding holiday spirit to your home’s exterior.

In fact some homeowners like hanging different seasonal wreaths year round, to dress up their front door with a little color and it’s a lot eat easier than spending time in the garden on flowers that might only bloom for a... 

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Staying Safe This Holiday Season

staying safe this holiday season

Staying safe this holiday season is just as important as decorating your home and preparing great meals, so don’t take shortcuts. There’s nothing worse than nursing a twisted ankle back to health when you’d rather be preparing for and enjoying the holiday season.

When it comes to decorating your home, there aren’t any rules about how many decorations you need and if you’re worried about disappointing the kids, let each child choose their favorite decorations and while it may take longer with the kids helping, you’ll make more memories from this special family time picking out favorite decorations. And if you already... 

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Hidden Doors For Fun & Function

hidden doors to different living spaces

Hidden doors aren’t something you look for when buying a home but they can be fun and practical if you’re looking for more storage or need to change access to a room. Someone showed me a door that’s also a bookcase, and when the door is closed you don’t even know it’s there.

In fact I found a lot of interesting hidden doors on this Pinterest page so I thought it would be fun to share a few door ideas with you, and then you can explore further to see if there’s a special door that will fit some need in... 

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