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Archive for May 2012

Light Up Your Summer Nights

May 29, 2012

5 Tips and Ideas For Outdoor Lighting 1. It doesn’t have to be fancy Hang inexpensive pendant lights — or make your own, like HGTV’s designer Jamie Durie did here out of candle holders and basic pendant lights on a cord. (photo from HGTV.com) 2. Light the way Nothing’s more romantic than softly lit pathways winding […]

Pinterest for Homeowners

May 22, 2012

Whether you’re looking for inspiration, innovation, or procrastination — you’ll find it on Pinterest. 1. home & furniture Nearly three million users follow this board full of design ideas and products for the home. 2. Storage Solutions “So many things, so little space. Imagine the perfect storage solutions for every room in the house and […]

This Summer, GYOV — Grill Your Own Veggies

May 15, 2012

3 Reasons It’s Easier Than You Think to Grow Your Own Produce 1. You don’t need as much space as you think Square foot gardening is an alternative to traditional “row gardening” that offers more produce from less space, time and effort. A gardening method tailor-made for beginners, it is also great for experienced gardeners. […]

When Form Meets Function Meets Frugality

May 8, 2012

Ceiling fans are one of the unsung heroes of home décor — and here’s why: 1. Fans are…  energy efficient Consider this: ceiling fans use a fraction of the energy as air conditioning and can reduce the temperature in a room by up to eight degrees. Ceiling fans can now qualify for an Energy Star rating […]

Small DIY Projects With a Big Impact

May 1, 2012

3 Ways to Increase Your Home’s Value Up To $7,000 HomeGain released its annual home improvement and home staging survey for 2012 last week — questioning 500 real estate agents across the country regarding the top 10 DIY home improvements under $5,000 that home owners should make to increase the value on their home, weighing […]