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Kitchen and bathroom remodeling on the rise

You bought a home. You have been putting off remodeling the kitchen for some time. But now the appliances need to be replaced. It’s time for the 30-year-old kitchen to be updated. That’s when Sandy Holston of Vision Flooring and Interiors comes in.

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Thursday 02/23/2017
5 spring DIY craft projects to make old stuff new again
Updated: February 24, 2017 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - Spring isn’t just the season to clean out old junk from your home, it’s also the perfect time to tackle some DIY craft projects that repurpose household items and give them new life. Repurposing, or “upcycling,” is one of the hottest trends in home decor and design for 2017, according to online DIY community Hometalk.com. Before you throw away an old book case, battered picture frame or wooden industrial spool, why not think of ways to upcycle those items instead?

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Monday 02/20/2017
5 fun ways to decorate for spring
Updated: February 24, 2017 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - Spring is the perfect time to shake things up with your home decor. As Mother Nature transforms her landscape with fresh buds and blooms, you’re probably longing to refresh your home, too. These five easy craft projects are perfect family activities and the results will add touches of springtime throughout the house.

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Wednesday 02/15/2017
6 Ways to Update Home Décor this Spring
Updated: February 16, 2017 - 1:32 am

(StatePoint) Spring is the perfect time re-evaluate your home’s décor and color palette. After the long winter season, interiors often need a facelift.

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Durable Décor Upgrades that Add Comfort and Style to Your Home
Updated: February 16, 2017 - 1:32 am

(StatePoint) Interior upgrades should make a big impact -- adding style and comfort to your home. They should also last a long time, even if you have a busy household, with lots of foot traffic.

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Tuesday 11/22/2016
5 budgeting tips to host a spirited, not spendy holiday party
Updated: November 23, 2016 - 1:32 am

(BPT) - If you find the guests attending your upcoming holiday party delightful, but the bills associated with hosting frightful, here are five tips to know. So on with the snow, the glow and the show!

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Wednesday 11/16/2016
The many moods of modern design
Updated: November 17, 2016 - 1:32 am

(BPT) - With roots dating back to the 1920's and 1930's, modern interior design encompasses a wide variety of aesthetics and moods. From an urban industrial loft to a sleek beach house, the versatility of modern design can morph to match a variety of environments. Whether you prefer raw spaces and reclaimed materials or crisp lines and minimal embellishment, there’s a modern flavor to fit your personal style.

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Thursday 11/03/2016
5 hot home trends for 2017
Posted: November 03, 2016

(BPT) - The choice to remodel a home is growing among U.S. homeowners. In fact, Americans will spend $31.2 billion in 2016 to remodel 1.8 million kitchens and 2.5 million bathrooms, according to the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA). Some experts predict this number to rise into 2017.

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Wednesday 11/02/2016
How to Add a Unique Twist to Your Holiday Décor this Season
Updated: November 03, 2016 - 1:32 am

(StatePoint) We all love our holiday traditions, and that includes the way we deck the halls -- from special ornaments to favorite festive wreaths. However, you may be looking for ways to revamp the tried-and-true look, especially when entertaining friends and family.

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Tuesday 10/25/2016
Tree trimming 101: Dazzling decorating easy as 1-2-3
Updated: November 02, 2016 - 1:32 am

(BPT) - Shiny silver and gold, the warm glow of lights, dazzling bursts of color — O Christmas tree, your magic helps fill our homes with laughter and love during this merriest of seasons. And while gathering together to trim the tree is a beloved family tradition for many of us, let's be honest; for others, it’s an intimidating decorating nightmare. But don’t be overwhelmed, it’s easy to go from dazed to dazzling with a few insider tips.

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Tuesday 10/18/2016
Talking turkey: It's platter season
Updated: October 26, 2016 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - What’s your idea of the perfect Thanksgiving meal? A big family buffet, or perhaps an intimate evening with a few close friends? Thanksgiving brings us together from near and far for all sorts of fun-filled traditions that are uniquely our own. And while those traditions may vary somewhat as families grow and our lives change over time, there’s one constant at the heart of Thanksgiving entertaining — the beloved turkey platter.

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Tuesday 02/21/2017
Bold and Blended
Updated: February 23, 2017 - 1:34 am

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Trends to Enhance Your Outdoor Living Space
Updated: February 23, 2017 - 1:34 am

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How to Create the Closet of Your Dreams
Updated: February 23, 2017 - 1:34 am

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5 Ways to Add Luxury to Your Laundry Room
Updated: February 23, 2017 - 1:34 am

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Cleaning Hacks to Tackle Each Room of Your Home
Updated: February 23, 2017 - 1:34 am

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6 surprising spots in the home you can transform with a wholesale club membership
Posted: February 21, 2017

(BPT) - You may already know a wholesale club is a great place to buy groceries, but your membership in a club like BJ’s Wholesale can also help you save money in virtually every room of the house, not just the kitchen and pantry.

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Wednesday 02/15/2017
What to Know Before Replacing Home Flooring
Updated: February 16, 2017 - 1:32 am

(StatePoint) Whether you are building a new house or making upgrades on a current home, there is a lot to consider when it comes to flooring. It’s important to keep in mind that the choices available have changed in recent years.

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From Clogs to Backups: 3 Simple DIY Plumbing Fixes
Updated: February 16, 2017 - 1:32 am

(StatePoint) If the idea of doing-it-yourself where plumbing is concerned sounds intimidating, fear not. There are many simple fixes to common plumbing problems that just about anyone can take care of without professional assistance. More importantly, performing these simple maintenance tasks as they are needed can prevent larger problems from occurring.

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Tuesday 02/14/2017
On-Trend Transformations
Updated: February 16, 2017 - 1:32 am

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Easy Home Upgrades
Updated: February 16, 2017 - 1:32 am

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Tuesday 02/21/2017
Bold and Blended
Updated: February 23, 2017 - 1:34 am

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Trends to Enhance Your Outdoor Living Space
Updated: February 23, 2017 - 1:34 am

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How to Create the Closet of Your Dreams
Updated: February 23, 2017 - 1:34 am

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5 Ways to Add Luxury to Your Laundry Room
Updated: February 23, 2017 - 1:34 am

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Cleaning Hacks to Tackle Each Room of Your Home
Updated: February 23, 2017 - 1:34 am

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Wednesday 02/15/2017
How to Spruce Up Your Garden with Bird Safety in Mind
Updated: February 16, 2017 - 1:32 am

(StatePoint) You may not realize it, but the average residential property can be hazardous to local wildlife without proper precautions taken.

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A Beautiful Lawn in Less Time
Updated: February 16, 2017 - 1:32 am

(StatePoint) For homeowners looking to create a more inviting outdoor living space, it all starts with a beautiful lawn. But without the right routines and tools, achieving and maintaining a top-quality yard can be time consuming.

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Expand your outdoor living experience with a retaining wall
Updated: February 16, 2017 - 1:32 am

(BPT) - There are many popular ways people chose to get the most out of their outdoor living space these days. They build a fireplace or a fire pit, install lighting or a water feature, add a paver patio or outdoor kitchen, or plant a garden or trees — the possibilities are limited only to a person’s imagination and budget. However, accommodating these upgrades can be a challenge if the area is excessively sloped. In those situations, functional square footage can easily be added to the outdoor living space by building a small retaining wall.

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Tuesday 02/14/2017
On-Trend Transformations
Updated: February 16, 2017 - 1:32 am

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Easy Home Upgrades
Updated: February 16, 2017 - 1:32 am

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