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8 Porch Light Upgrades

r January 27, 2014 | B DIY Projects, Home Decor

That tarnished brass porch light isn’t doing anything for your curb appeal. Swap it out for one of the many stylish alternatives available today. This is an easy project that just about anyone can do, and it makes such a difference!   1. Traditional Lantern – Glass panes and wrought iron will bounce light for a soft, romantic feel on your live-in porch.  Get the look   2. In-Line Lighting – Make sure every inch of your wrap around porch is well lit with matching light fixtures down the entire length. Get the look   3. Clean Lines – Try this minimalist fixture above your front door to welcome guests with simplicity. Get the look   4. Starry Light –…

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4 Ways To Add Curb Appeal

  We all tell each other, “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” but when it comes to homes, the outside is what get’s potential buyers, or neighbors with cookies, to walk up to the door. Many of us focus our design efforts on the interior of our homes, but curb appeal makes just as big of an impact. Whether you’re staging to sell or want to make the neighbors smile, here are a few ways to  help your home give a good first impression. 4 Easy Ways to Add Curb Appeal: Move Beyond Basic Lighting Flank your door with pretty sconces and overhear fixtures. They not only give your home a healthy glow, but also are a chance to…

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Fresh Ideas for Fall Decorating

r October 19, 2012 | B Home Decor, Seasonal Trends

Don’t pull out the same old plastic pumpkins and ragged scarecrows this year. Use these fresh, new fall decorating ideas to give your home some seasonal charm with the latest design trends. White out! Whitewashing is huge in home decor this year. The vibrant colors of fall foliage pop against a clean, white canvas, making them look modern rather than kitschy. If all white is too stark for you, try a palate of complementary neutrals for a softer effect. A colorful branch cutting brings a effortless touch of fall to an all-white mantle. Keep fall decor sleek with white pumpkins lining your stairs. Because these albino gourds are rare, they can be a little pricier. Save a little money by buying small,…

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