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Outdoor Porch Lighting Options to Create a Warm and Inviting Space

It is important to create a warm and inviting aura on your front porch. One way to accomplish this feeling is through your lighting choices. Making the right lighting choices for your porch is just as important as it is for your house. If you are looking for some outdoor porch lighting ideas that make your front porch the go-to location in your home, find outdoor lighting inspiration below. Origami lanterns Origami lanterns are a fabulous way to add some light and personality to your porch. Read more [...]
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9 Outdoor Landscaping Ideas That Can Impact the Look of Your Patio

When you decorate your home, furniture is typically the base and focal point of your living areas’ décor. Then, you use accent pieces like artwork, lamps, and other accessories to complete the look. Your patio is a great extension of your indoor living space, and using some of these nine different outdoor landscaping ideas around your patio just like you’d use accessories indoors can help accentuate your patio furniture and make a beautiful impact on the overall look of your patio. 1. Create Read more [...]
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How to Create a Flow With Your Indoor and Outdoor Living Spaces

Having an outdoor living area is a great idea. It is a wonderful way to extend the space of your home and make use of every inch of your property. Too often, the outdoor space can appear to be its own entity rather than a fully-functioning extension of the home. One way to make the outdoor area an actual extension of the home is to create a seamless flow from the indoors to the outdoors. If you are not sure on how to create this aura, keep reading for some easy tips on how to make your indoor living Read more [...]
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5 Tips for Decorating Your Patio

Decorating your patio can be a fun job, but it can also come with its own difficulties. Because it’s outdoors, likely in the back of the house, people tend to view it as a job they can put off for later. That is, until the summer rolls around again and everyone is having outdoor functions. In reality, it is easy to be prepared for the warmer weather and have a beautiful patio without the stress of too much hard work. Here we offer some tips for decorating your patio that will help you stop putting Read more [...]
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Five Ways to Deck out Your Deck This Holiday Season

The holidays are right around the corner. Many people enjoy decorating their homes as a way to celebrate the various holidays that occur during the months of November and December. Although people love to decorate their homes during this time of year, they often forget about their decks and other outdoor living spaces. Even if you live in a cold climate, it is fun to include your outdoor living space in your holiday decorating. Following are some great holiday porch decorating ideas you can easily Read more [...]
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9 Tips for Choosing the Best Wicker Patio Furniture for Your Outdoor Space

Wicker furniture is a great addition to any outdoor living area. It can create a welcoming and comfortable environment for both family and friends. If you are in the market for new wicker furniture and not sure where to begin, keep reading. Here are nine tips to help you choose the best wicker furniture for your needs. Research The best way to start the search for the right wicker furniture to fit your needs is to conduct some research. Researching anything is fairly easy these days, just head Read more [...]
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Five Outdoor Living Space Ideas for Fall

Are you saddened by the knowledge that summer has ended because it means that you are going to be confined to spending all of your time indoors? Well, fear not. You can keep spending time in the great outdoors all through the fall by creating a fabulous autumnal outdoor living space. Southern Living has provided the following fall outdoor living space ideas to get your creative juices flowing. Fall Garden Terrace Make your terrace usable all year long by adding some seasonal decor. In the fall, Read more [...]
11.6.15

Top 10 Best Outdoor Patio Ideas

A backyard patio is a blank canvas that can be transformed into just about any design a homeowner can imagine. The designs of a backyard are only confined by the limits of a homeowner’s imagination. Since there are so many options from which to choose, the choices can become overwhelming.  It can be difficult to come up with good ideas for designing a patio. So, to get you started, below are 10 of the best patio designs from House Beautiful. Beach House Patio If you want to feel like you are Read more [...]
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How to Prepare Your Lawn for Winter

If you think it is too early to start thinking about winterizing your yard, you are wrong. This is the perfect time of year to start preparing your yard and landscape elements for the long, cold winter. Taking the following proactive steps now, before the cold weather comes, will save you time and frustration when the spring comes and you are ready to be outside again. Learn more about preparing your lawn for winter below. Aerate Aerating the lawn in late fall is a great idea. Although the grass Read more [...]
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Six Fall Porch Decorating Ideas

Fall is a great time of year for decorating the front porch. Adding a few seasonal touches to the front porch can add some personality and pizzazz to your front entryway. The best part about decorating for fall is that it doesn’t need to take a lot of time or effort. Here are six easy fall porch decorating ideas that are as simple as pumpkin pie. Plus, they won’t break the bank. Street address numbers Get into the season by dressing up your street address numerals. The rest of the year they Read more [...]