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A Walk Around a Beautiful Chicago Neighborhood

It was my daughter’s spring break last week, and we had one day in Chicago that was unusually warm and beautiful for this time of year. 424 more words


Winter Curb Appeal With Window Boxes

A big thank you to Mother Nature for beautifying my window boxes with the first snow of the season here in Central Illinois today!

I must also thank my sister, Dee. 396 more words

Home Staging And Redesign

How to Replace an Old, Nasty Doorbell

If your doorbell has seen better days or you’d just like an updated version, it’s an easy fix. Perhaps you’ve gotten new door hardware and now your doorbell doesn’t match. 976 more words

Home Staging And Redesign

DIY Window Box Substitute--No Mounting Required

If you’ve always wanted beautiful window boxes but were afraid of the installation, planter boxes are a DIY-friendly alternative. They’re easy to build, and can be decorated seasonally with non-plant items if you live in a planting zone that doesn’t allow for live plants in the winter. 1,346 more words

Home Staging And Redesign

Shiplap in a Cottage-Style Porch

If you’re thinking about building a screened-in porch and are looking for a creative way to finish the interior, look no further. Shiplap is a beautiful way to go if you are a fan of farmhouse or cottage-style decorating. 1,109 more words

Home Staging And Redesign

Up Front about Front Doors

A beautiful front door and entry way can truly make a home POP! I mean – who doesn’t remember this front entry?!?

Navy Blue, Hot Dogs and Hot Dog Buns,George Stanley Banks. 376 more words

Before and after - the evolution of our property

We bought our cute little cottage-like house in Port Orchard, Washington last October.  Her insides were perfect and needed no updating, but the outside was in desperate need of some love.   216 more words