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6 Pretty Ways to Style Your Mantel When It's Not the Holidays

The mantel is not always the easiest thing to deal with. It’s right in the middle of the room, and, aside from holidays, there’s just no clear indication of how you should decorate it. 257 more words

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Home alone 37.....

…..or probably more! I find I am left alone at home quite often these days, unless I am out working. When I have things to do that isn’t a problem for I usually work best when by myself. 551 more words

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Memorial Day Home Repair Reminder

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — The long Memorial Day weekend often inspires some home improvement projects, but the Department of Consumer Protection wants to remind you to be sure and do your homework when hiring a contractor to do the work. 182 more words


Room Diffuser

Diffusers can be very expensive! But there is nothing like walking into a room and the smell of lavender or roses filling your senses. Try making this DIY diffuser using only 3 ingredients! 96 more words

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Painting Chairs

I have been holding on to these chairs since inheriting them from my grandfather – well technically taking them after they were not being used for a while when moving into my own flat.   96 more words

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Make your landscaping dramatic with the right grasses

Taking advantage of the different heights and colours of various grasses can add dramatic accents to your landscaping.

Katrina Diebel shows us the grasses, annual and perennial, which have quickly become fixtures in most landscape designs.

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Flowers and Weeds

As I have mentioned many times previously, I am neither a talented, nor an enthusiastic gardener. But as we have a gravel driveway at the front of the house, neglecting the tiresome job of clearing the weeds that protrude through the gravel tends to make the house look unkempt, and unloved. 508 more words

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