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Design Dilemma: Lightening Up a Kitchen

Design Dilemma: Lightening Up a Kitchen

Rich colors can make for a warm and inviting kitchen, but sometimes the impact of dark wood cabinetry and flooring can be somewhat heavy. Houzz user jonsie41 would love to brighten her up fresh cherry and redwood-laden kitchen with milder kitchen counters and accents. Click this hyperlink to see the complete question and share your decorating ideas. Houzz Design Dilemmas While she believes that glowing white countertops may be too modern, black countertops will create the cozy space feel much…

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Guest Picks: The Artfully Styled Kitchen

Guest Picks: The Artfully Styled Kitchen

The kitchen has long been an afterthought when it comes to accessorizing and decorating — a dumping ground for mixed jumble, disposable trinkets and little colour. Having grown up in a kitchen that’s quite the contrary, it is truly eye opening adding a couple of simple treasured items, this once utilitarian room transforms into the most vibrant room of the house. Scour your bookshelves and cabinets for decorative things to move in the kitchen and freshen up your appearance. Bring…

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Cockadoodledoo!

Roosters from the Kitchen

Cockadoodledoo!

Roosters from the Kitchen

A rooster from the kitchen is thought to bring decent luck, but no one seems to know why or where that folklore originated. Perhaps it is about fertility, virility, or only about the rooster waking you up at the crack of dawn and the early bird catching the worm. Who cares? They are cute, and I will never pass up a opportunity to catch a little extra good luck. Rebekah Zaveloff | KitchenLab I really like this kitchen and its…

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Design Dilemma: Decorating Around an Open Entryway

Design Dilemma: Decorating Around an Open Entryway

“I am looking for advice on what I can do with a long narrow space in the front of our house which acts as an eating area/hallway/entrance manner,” begins Houzz user brennyhenny in the design dilemma posted on our Questions board. Though a number of us struggle with decorating our foyers, just how can you decorate an entryway that is connected directly to the main living area and really make an area of its own? Click here and add to…

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Materials: The Benefits of a Metal Roof

Materials: The Benefits of a Metal Roof

Are you really interested in making your home more energy efficient, including a beautiful and striking major design element, without needing to replace your roof? Consider a metallic roof. While the cost of a metal roof is significantly higher than the usual roof, it will likely persist for a lifetime and it’s practically maintenance-free. The practical advantages of a metal roof would be that it makes your home safer in harsh weather and can significantly cut down on your energy…

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The best way to Remove Plastic Wall Hangers

The best way to Remove Plastic Wall Hangers

Wall hangers let you hang other light objects and photos, towels without leaving holes that are permanent . You want bare, maybe not to worry in the event the prior occupant of your house left plastic hooks behind on surfaces — these hangers are made to be simple to eliminate. Most wall hangers connect both or with four tiny pins that stick to the plaster. The type can be removed by you without leaving any trace; four microscopic holes holes,…

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Tips on How to Use a Pressure Washer

Tips on How to Use a Pressure Washer

The spring cleaning season is almost here and it’s time to dust off that pressure washer and put it to work. The pressure washer is the ultimate cleaning tool. It is perfectly suited for any kind of spring cleaning job you have. Besides, it allows you to move really fast with the job. However, with great power comes great responsibility. A pressure washer is a strong tool that will reach every corner of your home to remove dirt or any…

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Trees & Shrubs That Tolerate Salt

Trees & Shrubs That Tolerate Salt

Gardeners who live with soils in areas or places require to create an attempt to select salt-tolerant crops. Salt usually causes other problems in lots of plants as well as chlorosis, therefore it’s essential to look for plants that grow in places that are salty. Luckily, a great assortment of shrubs and trees can tolerate at least some salt. Gardeners with climates have an excellent range of crops to select from, including evergreen plants plants and edibles. Hollywood Juniper Named…

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Removing Floor Tiles

Removing Floor Tiles

Floor tile removing is an invasive, but occasionally essential, process. When change tiles you want to install tiles or just access the sub-floor beneath, you need to first remove the tiles from their basis. You must take into account the type of materials that rests under the the tiles to complicate this procedure more. For example, you may have a mortar bed, cement backerboard or plywood beneath the tile and also this variable has an effect on the work. Cut…

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The best way to Plant Along a Chain Link Fence

The best way to Plant Along a Chain Link Fence

A chain link fence may keep kids and your puppies in and unwanted guests out, but nevertheless, it may be very ugly. A chain link fence that is bare may also reduce your your curb appeal. Fortunately, you can find big and climbing -sized crops you could place in the bottom of your fence enhance the attractiveness of your complete landscape style and to mask it. Browse nursery or your gardening shop to figure out what wherever your chain link…

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