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5 Basic Tips and Tricks for Arranging Flowers

If you have any interest in arranging your flowers to bring out extra beauty in the home, you’ve probably run into plenty of frustration along the way. Not only can it sometimes seem impossible to place the flowers in a way that makes the most sense, but you also might run into issues with caring…

Time-Tested Ideas to Perfect Your Driveway

While there are a vast number of ideas out there to experiment with your driveway design, there inevitably comes a time when you’ll have to choose from a handful of options that you’ve narrowed down. For this step, people often find that the best, most effective way to get the perfect desired result is to…

Easy and Handy Tips for Yard Trees

For anyone who wants to take their home’s yard to the next level by adding some beautiful trees to the mix, problems can soon emerge. How does one go about finding the best type of tree for their yard? What is the ideal way to trim, prune, and maintain your trees? Though these questions can…

Basic Guide for Taking Care of Shrubs and Hedges

Many homeowners have found that varied hedges and shrubs growing in their yard add a certain peaceful tranquility that’s difficult to beat. The only downside to this natural beauty is the difficulty of maintaining, trimming, pruning, and generally caring for this plant life. But fortunately, this difficulty is highly exaggerated and with just a few…

10 Inventive Ways to Remodel Your Attic

One frustrating experience that almost every homeowner with an attic encounters at some point in their life is trying to figure out how to use the space. Often, the attic ends up being a cluttered, disorganized storage space with no elements of originality, pleasant design, or productive living. Luckily, this doesn’t have to be the…

A Simple History of Quilting

The art of making quilts has existed for thousands of years and has been practiced in nearly every part of the world. Modern quilting, however, traces its history back mostly to American colonialism. This process of combining different fabrics using stitching techniques was once utilitarian in nature and unconcerned with aesthetics. Today’s quilting, on the…

A Definitive Guide to Tiny Homes

If you’ve ever found yourself interested in living in a tiny home, you probably asked yourself a few questions in the process. Questions like “Why do people choose tiny homes in the first place?” and “How do I go about looking into the matter?” almost certainly came to mind at one point or another. And…

Why and How to Live the Van Life

Many (and possibly even most) of us have had the fantasy at one point or another. To toss aside the shackles of conventional living and instead embrace your vehicle as your new homestead. While some shake off this thought and go back to their ‘normal’ life, others remain intrigued and find themselves seriously considering the…

10 Innovative Design Ideas for a Home Theater

If you’re interested in designing a new home theater or revamping an existing one, you’ll probably find yourself stumped at some point in the process. There are so many choices to make and different ideas competing that it can turn a fun mental exercise into a complete headache! On the other hand, there are several…

Simple Tips and Tricks for Making the Perfect Dollhouse

A dollhouse is a wonderful DIY project for those who appreciate the style but also want to add their own unique sense of taste into the mix. Though this can seem daunting at first, a few basic guidelines are all it takes to be well on your way to making an ideal dollhouse for your…