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A Last-minute Friendsgiving to Remember

A Last-minute Friendsgiving to Remember

Maybe you’re in a new home or apartment this year and you want to be the one who entertains for the holidays. But having both your friends and family over for Thanksgiving might just not be possible… and you just realized this the other day. Fear not! There is still time to throw an amazing…

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By Kayleigh, 11/20/2017 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
A Clean Home is a Happy Home! – Hardwood Floors

A Clean Home is a Happy Home! – Hardwood Floors

Before we could start moving our furniture and belongings into the home things need to be cleaned! At least by my standards. The home we purchased has hardwood floors, so we started with cleaning them. I’ve never lived in a home with hardwood floors, so I had to do a lot of research before we…

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By Megan Sterenchock, 09/25/2017 Megan is a recent homebuyer who is sharing her experience with us! Interested in guest blogging with us? Send an email to curbappeal [at] lewith-freeman [dot] com!
Home Repairs to Never DIY

Home Repairs to Never DIY

Exercising the creative part of your brain to solve problems is great, but there are some repairs that should be left to the professionals—especially in the home. With the digital age, people have access to an infinite amount of information with the touch of a button. It is not uncommon for people to search videos or…

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By Kendra, 08/04/2017 Kendra is a content writer with a BA in literature from Wilkes University. When she’s not reading up on the latest home decorating trends, Kendra is busy designing her future home, library included.
So, you want to buy a fixer-upper?

So, you want to buy a fixer-upper?

Hi! My name is Megan and I had the crazy idea of buying a fixer-upper! I don’t have much experience with homes other than living in them and, even at that, it’s been mostly in apartments. Whenever I had an issue or wanted something, I just made a phone call and the landlord took care…

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By Megan Sterenchock, 07/03/2017 Megan is a recent homebuyer who is sharing her experience with us! Interested in guest blogging with us? Send an email to curbappeal [at] lewith-freeman [dot] com!
DIY Home and Linen Spray Using Essential Oils

DIY Home and Linen Spray Using Essential Oils

Do you love essential oils as much as we do? For thousands of years, essential oils have been utilized for their many benefits–from cosmetics and dietary purposes to spiritual and religious uses. They can inspire, enhance your wellbeing, and purify your home. Topical application and aromatic diffusion are two of the most popular ways to utilize…

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By Sarah, 06/15/2017 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
Three Ways to Use Chalkboards In Your Home

Three Ways to Use Chalkboards In Your Home

Chalkboard decor is taking over homes across the country. Chalkboards are homey, nostalgic (who doesn’t love the smell of chalk?), and handy! Chalk has always been a part of our lives in one form or another: from drawing on the streets and sidewalks as kids to learning in the classroom. And now, it’s become a…

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By Kayleigh, 03/17/2017 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
Keep An Eye Out for Etsy Studio–It’s the DIY Lover’s Dream

Keep An Eye Out for Etsy Studio–It’s the DIY Lover’s Dream

for some, Etsy is a blessing…and a curse. The global creative commerce platform is home to handmade items, vintage goods, and craft supplies. From the simple to the simply strange, the global community of online shops is likely to have exactly what you need…and maybe things you didn’t know you needed…and maybe things that you really…

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By Sarah, 03/06/2017 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
Do-It-Yourself Image Transfer to Wood

Do-It-Yourself Image Transfer to Wood

If you’re into the cabin, farmhouse, outdoorsy feel when it comes to home décor then you’re going to love this project. Today, we’re going to tackle a DIY project and test it for you; we’re going to transfer an image to wood. I see it a lot on Pinterest and on various DIY blogs, but how…

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By Kayleigh, 02/27/2017 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
5 Easy Home Improvement Projects to Tackle this Winter

5 Easy Home Improvement Projects to Tackle this Winter

When the days are short and the weekends seem even shorter, it can be a real challenge for most of us to get off the couch long enough to accomplish something. But if you’re looking for a productive way to combat the winter blues, making some easy improvements to your home might be the best thing…

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By Sarah, 02/10/2017 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
How to Create a Small Home Gym

How to Create a Small Home Gym

Having a home gym is important to many people, but what if you just don’t have enough room for keep an elliptical, weights, bench, and all the other workout gear you’ve always imagined for your dream home gym? Well, creating a small home gym is easier than you think, and small workout spaces are becoming extremely…

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By Kayleigh, 01/02/2017 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.