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NEW WAYS TO BRING ECO-FRIENDLINESS INTO YOUR HOME

Excerpted from an article by Jaymi Naciri for realtytimes.com “Living green is on the minds of many, but bring up the idea of grey water and composting toilets, and, well…never mind.  The great news is there are tons of products and ideas you can use to be kind to the universe without a big compromise.…

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DECOR TRENDS FOR 2017 – ALL ABOUT EASE & COMFORT

Excerpted from an article by Kim Cook for the Associated Press “Decor trends take us on a little emotional journey every season. Some speak to how we’re feeling, some to how we want to feel.. For 2017, trend spotters say we’re looking for ease and comfort – even at the luxury end of the decor…

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FOUR WAYS TO RID YOUR HOME OF NEGATIVE ENERGY IN THE NEW YEAR

Excerpted from an article by Jaymi Naciri for realtytimes.com “It’s the New Year!  What better time to change the energy in your home?  Whether you’ve just moved into a new place and want to make sure you set the energy right from the start, or just want to refresh your existing space, there are tips…

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LEAVES: MORE TO APPRECIATE THAN COLOR

Excerpted from an article by our favorite local WNC naturalist, George Ellison, for the Asheville Citizen-Times. “Visitors from across North America and even from around the world venture here each year to see the fall colors – even in “down” years, the colors can be remarkable.  In a “peak” year, they can be astonishing.  Arthur…

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TEN FALL HOME IMPROVEMENT TIPS

Excerpted from an article by Jaymi Naciri for realtytimes. “Now that summer gear has been stowed away, it’s time to focus on fall home improvement projects…autumn is the key time to evaluate your home exterior and prepare it for the harsh winter months ahead….start by giving the exterior of your home a thorough review, so…

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EIGHT GREAT TRICKS FOR KEEPING MOSQUITOS AWAY…

Excerpted from an article by Jaymi Naciri for realtytimes.com “We all know about using bug spray…and citronella candles.  But what about other ways to keep those pesky mosquitos away? As if they weren’t annoying enough before, the threat of the Zika Virus has made mosquitos even more dangerous.  So we’ve scoured the web for the…

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ADVICE FOR COUPLES BLENDING TWO HOMES…

Excerpted from an article by Melissa Rayworth for Associated Press “For couples setting up a new household together, it’s a challenge how to merge two sets of stuff and two decorating styles into one space they both can love….’emotions (can) get really high when it comes to your belongings if the person you’re choo0sing to…

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THE BREAKFAST NOOK HAS BEEN UPDATED…

SOURCE:  Melissa Rayworth/Associated Press ” The term “breakfast nook” seems hopelessly trapped in the 1970’s, but modern homeowners are embracing the style and practicality of built-in seating in the kitchen.  ‘The idea of the built-in, with the kids piled in it and the pillows’ can bring the casual fun of a beach house or farmhouse…

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HOW TO GET A CHIC KITCHEN WITHOUT GOING GRAY…

Excerpted from an article by Jaymi Naciri for realtytimes. “GRAY.  It’s modern, it’s chic and it’s EVERYWHERE!  It seems like every kitchen has gray counters, gray cabinets, or both.  And it’s not just happening on TV.  White cabinets with gray quartz counters in your neighbors’ new kitchen renovation?  We thought so. That’s the problem with…

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BOLD, BLACK KITCHENS ARE BACK IN STYLE

Excerpted from an article by Kim Cook for the Associated Press. “The kitchen is often a room for experimentation – with decor as well as food and drink.  Over the years we’ve seen yellow, turquoise, avocado green, harvest gold, “greige” and white take turns as favored hues.  But right now, black is back. ‘It makes…

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