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Kitchen Remodel Ideas That Pay Off

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Kitchens are a place of sustenance and sociability. Food, family, and friends mingle to create a winning combination. So it makes perfect sense that remodels are so often geared toward the kitchen. But what about thinking of your kitchen in the long-term sense, in terms of investment and return? Will your kitchen remodel projects be a…

How to Prune Houseplants

While indoor gardeners don’t have to worry about pruning in the same way outdoor gardeners do, sooner or later most of us need to pick up a pair of scissors or pruning shears for a little indoor plant cleanup. There are several reasons to prune your houseplants. You might prune away dead leaves or branches…

Tips for Buying Outdoor Furniture

Outdoor spaces and patios beckon, especially when the weather gets warmer. First of all, they add to your overall available space, and secondly, they hold the promise of relaxation, entertaining, and overall more enjoyment. Buying outdoor furniture involves much the same steps as buying indoor furniture, but there are some additional considerations as well. Consider Your Weather Is…

Botanical Bedroom Decorating Ideas

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Decorating a Bedroom with a Botanical Theme-Botany is the study of all things plant-related, from flowers to leaves to branches to tree trunks. So a botanically inspired bedroom is one in which plants – in any form – play a large part in the decorating scheme. Fresh, vibrant, growing and alive, plants have a naturally soothing…