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Spring Cleaning - Three easy-to-do Home Improvements

Spring Cleaning – Three easy-to-do Home Improvements

Spring clean up can be fun:  Take your home from “tumble to tidy”.  It’s a great feeling!  Here are three great simple-to-do projects that are guaranteed to … Read More…

Home Design Lessons from a Hallway

Home Design Lessons from a Hallway

It’s been a few years since I designed and built this hallway – yet I still love it as much as the day I completed it.  What does this tell us? Why is this hallway so powerful? Read More…

Super cool casual Outdoor Furniture for Backyard Fun

Super cool casual Outdoor Furniture for Backyard Fun

Getting together with friends in the backyard is fun.  It’s casual. Casual entertaining is fabulous.  Why not make a part of your furniture casual too?! How…?  Read More…

Increased Home Value through Nature's Goods

Increased Home Value through Nature’s Goods

Can you increase  home value through home improvement? Yes, start with one that gives you the biggest “bang for your bucks”…. Read More…

This Tree Humans love & Deer hate

This Tree Humans love & Deer hate

Do you recognize this beautiful tree?  Hint:  It blooms only for a short time and it gets better with age… Read More…

Home Improvement Projects Military Style

Home Improvement Projects Military Style

It is said that home improvement, or making ones surroundings more beautiful is a deep-seated desire in the human experience.  Read More…

Car Protection from a Tennis Ball

Car Protection from a Tennis Ball

Is your garage tight? Is it filled with items other than your car? Items that you can bang in easily when parking your car? Read More…

Smash It...No Problem for this Wine!

Smash It…No Problem for this Wine!

Want to make a memorable entrance at a friend’s house? Bring an expensive bottle of wine and smash it on the floor upon arrival. OUTCH…!!!! But not… Read More…

The new Language of Lighting

The new Language of Lighting

We all know to buy light bulbs according to watts – 100 watts, 60 watts etc.  But how do you buy LED’s? Picking the right LED, i.e. the right light spectrum makes the difference between you loving and/or hating LED’s !!!

(1) LED’s are rated by… Read More…

Repair & Design Upgrade for your Bath -    4 Steps to a New Shower

Repair & Design Upgrade for your Bath – 4 Steps to a New Shower

This shower pan is overdue for repair: Note the cracks and repeated patching with caulk… The caulk application is so bad, it gives caulk a bad name.

Every time you have a repair, use it not only as a fix but your opportunity to spruce up the style in your home! Read More…

Do you know this Spring Flower?

Do you know this Spring Flower?

Hint…. It is a perennial….the center is harvested…

This is saffron, the spice! Only the few yellow sprigs in the center are harvested. It’s why saffron is so expensive. Why not have it in your garden instead of crocus, for example?!

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