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It is so much fun to look at all the beautiful kitchens on Pinterest and I could spend all day browsing my favorite design blogs. As a dedicated DIY’er I am always looking for great ideas I can copy or a new idea to add to the dream boards I create for each room of the house. Many times the looks I love are just not practical for my life, as I found out with an unfortunate pedestal sink install…

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This week’s DIY is one that I wanted to share with you because I think everyone needs to make a conscious choice to put in a little effort ~ or not ~ and take the initiative to become aware of the danger in the products we are using and the foods we are consuming. This is not how we should have to clean our houses! This has been close to my heart for many, many years, long before the words…

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“Texture and interesting pieces are not always enough - seek out balance when decorating shelves by moving your pieces around until you are happy with not only the look but the feel!” I love this picture and when I posted it at Pinterest I never imagined it would garner so much attention. It has been re-pinned over 1,000 times already. I believe that one of the hardest decorating tasks a homeowner faces is to taking their loved possessions and arrange…

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Let's first clarify a false notion that pets are bad Feng Shui. Pets in general are not bad for the Feng Shui energy of your home. What is bad Feng Shui is people who are not mindful about their pets, their behavior and the role they play in the Feng Shui energy of their home. All living beings in a space are affected by and create Feng Shui energy. Movement and sound can be beneficial or have a negative impact…

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Inspiracionline I know there are a lot of guys out there saying “hide your television ~ why would you want to do that?”. Think about it, would you place a large black rectangle on the wall for artwork? When the television is off that is exactly what happens. I love this DIY that keeps the seaside theme going with shutters that look like they were swept in from the sea. Lifestyles have changed and as the size of televisions increased…

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The Real Truth  – You Aren't Selling a House Your  Selling Your Home. What! You are always saying "you are selling a house not your home"  take some of the personality out of it before putting it up for sale. It’s true, you want someone to see what they are buying, which are your cabinets, counter-tops, and flooring. You can’t do that with lots of clutter everywhere,  too much furniture and personal items everywhere and so the first step is…

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  Welcome to Volume 13 Issue 35 of the Homeowner Newsletter In this week’s Homeowner's Newsletter will cover: How to Move With Pets More Fun With Shelves   Guess Who Lives Here Moving with Pets One of the most stressful times in our lives is often when we move. It can be even more upsetting for our pets, who just don't understand the disruption to their normal routine and environment. Boxes stacked everywhere, constant activity, and stress filling the air…

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Welcome! In this month's Homeowner Edition we will cover Decorate Your Shelves Like  a Pro  Five Warning Signs that YOU Are Addicted to Pinterest   Fall Maintenance - Getting Your Home Ready for Winter    Decorating Your Shelves When I was in interior design, shelf arrangement was one of the biggest hurdles for homeowners to grasp. Of course when staging to sell you would enlist a different approach where less is more, and anything interesting needs to be packed away so…

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