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Design Tips We Can Learn from Detroit

Design Tips We Can Learn from Detroit

Among a list of 47 cities from 33 countries including Barcelona and Prague sits Detroit: the first City of Design from the United States. The United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) created the list and works through culture for peace and education. Detroit’s international recognition in 2015 brings attention to who the city…

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By Kendra, 06/05/2017 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.
5 Ways to Brighten Up Your Backyard

5 Ways to Brighten Up Your Backyard

With the warmest months of the year approaching, gathering with friends and family will be on your mind. This means pulling out the grill and getting your outdoor space ready. If you feel your patio or deck is a bit drab and needs a makeover, don’t fret. Here are 5 ways to brighten up your backyard…

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By Kendra, 06/02/2017 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.
Remembering the Fallen: Honoring Memorial Day Customs and Traditons

Remembering the Fallen: Honoring Memorial Day Customs and Traditons

A Day to Reflect Memorial Day is a federal holiday near and dear to many Americans’ hearts. It’s a day of remembrance, a day to honor and respect the men and women who gave their lives while serving in the military and fighting for our freedom. For many of us, the long weekend is a…

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By Sarah, 05/29/2017 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.
Wilkes-Barre Kicks off the 2017 Fine Arts Fiesta

Wilkes-Barre Kicks off the 2017 Fine Arts Fiesta

You don’t have to be an artist to enjoy this fiesta From May 18 until the 21, you can enjoy the enrichment and diversity of the fine and visual arts at this annual festival! Held on Public Square in Wilkes-Barre, this annual celebration features over 50 fine artists and crafters, free performances, and the largest…

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By Sarah, 05/18/2017 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.
Preparing Your Home for a Perfect Brunch

Preparing Your Home for a Perfect Brunch

Mother’s Day is just around the corner! Ok, ok–more like it’s practically here already. Maybe you forgot–or maybe someone didn’t let you forget, but you’ve still somehow waited until the last minute to prepare something. That’s ok! Whether your initial plans fell through or you just now realized maybe you’re cutting it a bit close, we’ve…

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By Sarah, 05/12/2017 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.
Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Ubiquitous Subway Tile

Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Ubiquitous Subway Tile

Your Favorite Kitchen Design Trend Started Underground Subway tile is anything but an underground trend. It’s everywhere. It’s a timeless design element found in every design style from farmhouse kitchens to contemporary bathrooms and everywhere in-between. For the past century, ceramic subway tiles have proven to be both practical and aesthetically-pleasing. So how did it go…

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By Sarah, 04/17/2017 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.
5 Weird Real Estate Related Laws That aren’t Internet Fiction

5 Weird Real Estate Related Laws That aren’t Internet Fiction

Looking to move? If you are, you might want to see what you could potentially be getting yourself into first. Because when it comes to laws in the United States, every state is different. And some laws seem just downright weird (and some of these so-called “laws” are nothing more that internet fiction). Spite Fences…

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By Sarah, 03/24/2017 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.
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.
The Best US Cities to Move to in 2017

The Best US Cities to Move to in 2017

Maybe this year you’re looking to change up your location and find some new opportunities for this new year. Maybe you’re looking to retire somewhere outside your hometown. Maybe your child is looking to move away for college and you’re looking to move somewhere close–but not too close–just in case. Or maybe you’re looking for…

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By Sarah, 01/20/2017 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.
The “Surban” Trend Should Be Big in 2017

The “Surban” Trend Should Be Big in 2017

When looking towards 2017 housing and market trends, don’t be surprised if you encounter a new word for your internal dictionary: surban. No, that’s not a typo. “Surban” is like a celebrity supercouple name fusion: it refers to the mix of urban and suburban living. These surban areas are new or redeveloped suburban downtown districts…

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By Sarah, 01/09/2017 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.