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Why Fall Is the Best Time for Planting

Spring is overrated for planting. Starting plants in autumn has advantages for both garden and gardener
Posted by Alisa Bonelli on September 09, 2019 in  uncategorized
Benjamin Vogt - Houzz Contributor September 2, 2019 Fall is the best time to garden, and it’s about time we realized this. Not only is cooler weather easier on new plants and tired bones, but planting in a spent garden with rain on the horizon also has advantages. Here’s more on why planting in fall can make spring gardens more robust than we might have imagined. Bethesda Garden Design llc EmailSave Cooler Weather Helps Plants and PeopleI confess from the get-go that I’m an autumn j... read more

How to Organize Kitchen Cabinets and Drawers for Good

First, empty your cabinets and lose what you don’t use. Then follow these steps to keep your kitchen organized
Posted by Alisa Bonelli on August 26, 2019 in  uncategorized
Annie Thornton August 24, 2019 Houzz Editorial Staff Getting your kitchen storage organized and working well is very satisfying, but it can be hard to know where to begin — especially if you’ve been using your kitchen for awhile and are used to its quirks. To help, here’s a quick guide to the best ways to organize your kitchen cabinets and drawers by grouping items by type, storing them near where you use them and getting rid of what you’re not using. Heidi Caillier D... read more

Pros and Cons: Painted vs. Stained Kitchen Cabinets

Wondering whether to go for natural wood or a painted finish for your cabinets? These observations can help
Posted by Alisa Bonelli on August 12, 2019 in  uncategorized
Sam Ferris August 10, 2019 Kitchen cabinets are largely about the finish. Whether you’re buying cabinets for the first time or you’re a seasoned kitchen remodeler, it probably didn’t take you long to realize that stain and paint are two totally different slices of pie. Not sure which one you prefer? Here’s the scoop on the perks and pitfalls of both finishes. Painted CabinetsPro: Paint Offers a Clean Aesthetic Not all roads lead to a crisp kitchen design, but painted cabine... read more

How to Create a Friendly Front Porch

Follow these 4 steps to make your porch a comfortable, welcoming space
Posted by Alisa Bonelli on July 30, 2019 in  uncategorized
Anne Colby July 21, 2019 Houzz U.S. Editor Your front porch can be a place where you greet guests, relax outside when the weather is good and connect with life on your street. You can make your porch a more comfortable and inviting entry area with just a few key elements, or you can turn it into a fully furnished outdoor room. Either way, you don’t need a huge space or budget to create a friendly ambiance. Here are ideas to get you started. Stono Construction LLC EmailSave 1. Make Your Porch A... read more

9 Quick Ways to Refresh a Room

Posted by Alisa Bonelli on July 22, 2019 in  uncategorized
When you long to freshen up a room but your hours or funds are limited, consider one or more of these speedy little projects. By dabbling in DIY or simply switching things around, you may be able to satisfy the urge for a new look without having to commit to a full-on makeover. Claire Clerc 1. Mimic the look of a headboard. A painted panel behind a bed makes a surprisingly effective headboard. Mark off the area with professional-quality painters tape to avoid color bleeds and achieve a neat edge. Then ... read more


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