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How to Plant a Window Box

How to Plant a Window Box

Window boxes are tiny landscapes bursting with color and aesthetic. The bright flowers easily add more color to the outside of your home near windows, on decks, and porch rails. Plus, it’s a fairly simple installation and is fun to design. Combine cheerful spring colors with lush greenery for a beautiful window box increasing your home’s…

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By Kendra, 04/09/2018 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.
How to Bring an Old Deck Back to Life

How to Bring an Old Deck Back to Life

Revitalize your deck with a power washer and some sealant! Spring has finally sprung! And as we get closer to the prospects of Summer and warm weather, the more time we want to spend outside (you know, as long as there’s no snow on the ground). As you grow impatient, you might be looking for…

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By Sarah, 03/26/2018 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 You Can Clean Windows Like a Professional

How You Can Clean Windows Like a Professional

If you’re wanting to enjoy every single ray of sunshine inside your home and want to improve the look of your home exterior, cleaning your windows can accomplish both. While window cleaning can seem like an absolute chore, getting the glass squeaky clean really makes a huge difference. Ideally, you should be cleaning your windows…

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By Sarah, 03/19/2018 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 Know You Found the Right Home

How to Know You Found the Right Home

Knowing you found the right home to purchase is both exciting and stressful. Factors such as cost, lot location, size, neighborhood, the age of the property, style, layout, and more must be considered when making this long-term purchase and commitment to a new home. Further, many first-time home buyers have several fears that prevent or…

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By Kendra, 03/09/2018 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.
Bringing Elements of Victorian Design into Your Home

Bringing Elements of Victorian Design into Your Home

Victorian design, in my opinion, is timeless. Its beauty and elegance can immediately transport you in time to another world. However, too much of it can be, well, too much. While certain homes take up the design without any effort, it’s not impossible to use it in any home. If you love it, there are…

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By Kayleigh, 03/02/2018 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.
Skunks Stink: Here’s What to Do About It

Skunks Stink: Here’s What to Do About It

Personally, I find skunks downright adorable. From afar. Like, really afar. If I can’t smell them or see them running around near me, I love them. The last thing I want though is for a skunk to make a home of my home. I’m sure we’re all on the same page here, right? So, what…

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By Kayleigh, 02/26/2018 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.
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Getting your home ready for the spring

Getting your home ready for the spring

I might be getting a little ahead of myself here, but I’m looking ahead to spring. Recently, we’ve been dealing with tracking in a lot of snow and rock salt. Personally, I can’t wait for shorts and flip-flop weather. But, we have a little while before we get to that point. In the meantime, here…

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By Kayleigh, 02/21/2018 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.
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.