Monday, April 22, 2013

Backyard Living: 7 smart design trends for 2013

We've found a great article on titled, "Backyard Living: 7 smart design trends for 2013". The article provides budget-friendly deck and patio trends to experiment with for the more deck friendly weather arriving with Spring and Summer. You can click here to read the article or begin below.

"Backyard Living: 7 smart design trends for 2013"
By Karl Fendelander

Advice Article Image The snow might not yet be melted where you are, but spring is most definitely in the air. Winter's cabin fever is letting up as surely as the days are getting longer. Time to get your backyard ready for outdoor living -- barbecues, patio parties -- even nightly dining on the deck. After a chilly season of neglect, you deck or patio can benefit from a makeover.

7 budget-friendly deck and patio trends

While many of the more fervent homeowners wax poetic about one day being buried in their backyard, most folks are more concerned about resale value than picking out a favorite tree to fertilize...

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Thursday, April 11, 2013

Housefixer: 5 Spring DIY Tasks

We found a great post on titled, 'Housefixer: 5 Spring DIY Tasks'. The post offers up a few DIY home improvements perfect for the Spring time. The post breaks down various DIY tasks that will re-invigorate your home for the Spring and even prepare you for the upcoming Summer months. You can check out the post here or begin reading below.

"Housefixer: 5 Spring DIY tasks."
By Checkatradeblog

Here are a few home improvements perfect for spring time.
Each one can have a dramatic impact on the appearance or comfort of your home, and the end result will be something you can enjoy for some time.

1. Painting or wallpapering.
There's nothing like a lick of paint or some new wallpaper to freshen up a room's appearance, and the project can easily be completed within a day or two, depending on how much there is to do.

When it comes to painting and wallpapering, the hardest part is actually deciding on a color palette or patter. Neutral tones and soft shades are good choices in small rooms, as they help create a sense of spaciousness. If you want to go big and bold, it might be best to designate a feature wall.

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Wednesday, April 3, 2013

5 Things you can do to bring Spring into your house

With Spring finally arriving and the weather slowly but surely changing for the better, we found a fantastic article on titled, "5 Things you can do to bring Spring into your house". The article showcases 5 projects for you to embrace the end of Winter and welcome the beginning of Spring. Click here to read the article or begin below.

"5 Things you can do to bring Spring into your house"
By Chaya Kurtz

Spring is on it's way. If you want to get a head start on the season, and push away winter's doldrums, then these five projects have your name on them.

Plants will blossom, leaves will bud, warm days will bring that sweet smell of fresh air and grass back. Streams will fill up with water, and the sounds of birds will reemerge. Even if the weather is still chilly and the trees are still bare where you live, you can make your house feel like spring.

1. Spring Cleaning: Getting rid of winter's dust is hard work, but it really can refresh your house. Whether you do a deep cleaning, or you just give the place a good tidying up, spring cleaning is an excellent way to bid winter goodbye as you welcome in the unfettered days of spring and summer....

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