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Simple Ways to Upgrade Your Bathroom

Simple Ways to Upgrade Your Bathroom

When you think of upgrading your bathroom, you might be overcome with panic at the thought of ripping out floors and replacing bathtubs. Even more, it could be expensive and difficult to navigate around renovations during your daily routine. Fortunately, there is a way to re-do your bathroom without doing a complete and total overhaul….

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By Kendra, 02/19/2018 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.
DIY Project: Installing Floating Floors

DIY Project: Installing Floating Floors

My next undertaking was to install new flooring and have one room as close to complete as possible. On some days, when the projects seemed like too much and too large to tackle, I picked one room for my end game. I’d look at that one room and know I could accomplish the project in…

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By Megan Sterenchock, 02/09/2018 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!
7 Basic Tips for Caring for Your Houseplants Through Winter

7 Basic Tips for Caring for Your Houseplants Through Winter

Have you noticed that your indoor plants haven’t been the same since, let’s say, Thanksgiving? If so, you’re not alone—and it certainly doesn’t make you a bad houseplant parent. All plants need a little extra love, care, and attention to make it through the winter chill. But with these helpful tips, you can keep your…

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By Sarah, 02/05/2018 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 Space in Your Home Just for Your Dog

How to Create a Space in Your Home Just for Your Dog

Trying to figure out what to do with that spare bedroom? Why not make it for the dog? If you’re not an animal lover, I probably already lost you. However, if you love your dog like, really love your dog, you should read on. Making Space For me, my dog is family. And like any…

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By Sarah, 02/02/2018 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.
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Breathe Life into Your Wood Floors with Fresh Paint

Breathe Life into Your Wood Floors with Fresh Paint

It’s a new year and you might be finding yourself wanting to breathe some new life into your home. One easy and fun way to do just that is to do some painting. Not sold on the idea of just painting the walls? How about your floors? This can give a room so much more…

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By Kayleigh, 01/26/2018 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.
New Homeowner’s Maintenance Guide

New Homeowner’s Maintenance Guide

Congratulations, you just purchased your first house! This new and exciting endeavor may have you eager to decide on furniture, kitchen housewares, and which piece of art should greet your guests when they walk through your newly-painted front door. However, before you bask in the joy of the fun tasks ahead, you should cover all…

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By Kendra, 01/22/2018 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.
The DIY Toolkit: Essentials for Every Project

The DIY Toolkit: Essentials for Every Project

If you’re a hands-on kind of person, you most likely enjoy do-it-yourself (DIY) projects. DIY projects are one of the easiest ways to liven up your space, and few things are more satisfying than successfully completing one. Further, there are DIY projects for every room including the bedroom, kitchen, and living room. You can organize,…

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By Kendra, 01/19/2018 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.
What is the Difference Between Granite and Quartz?

What is the Difference Between Granite and Quartz?

The kitchen is my personal favorite place to spend time in my house. I love trying new recipes and sharing homemade food with friends and family. Counter space is important to me, as it is to many of you. That might be why you’ve found yourself here today wondering just what the difference is between…

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By Kayleigh, 01/01/2018 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.
Preparing Your Home for a Fresh New Year

Preparing Your Home for a Fresh New Year

Last year, we prepared for the New Year (this year) by identifying some New Year’s resolutions worth tackling in the home. But just like personal resolutions (losing weight, reading more books, spending less money on dog bandanas), it can be a challenge tackling these goals throughout the year. It’s especially difficult when, well, you don’t…

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By Sarah, 12/27/2017 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.
Butcher Block Transformation: A DIY Journey

Butcher Block Transformation: A DIY Journey

With the purchase of a home, new or old, comes many many projects. It the personal touches that make a house a home. One of the most important areas in a home, in my opinion, is the kitchen. Counter space in my kitchen is limited and I had the opportunity to bring back to life…

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By Megan Sterenchock, 12/25/2017 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!