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April 2016

There are 7 blog entries for April 2016.

There are two types of people in the world – those that become stressed while moving and those that won’t openly admit it. Moving should be an adventure, a fresh start in a new community with new neighbors in a new home, but we all know the truth though and unfortunately it is quite the opposite.

The real truth of the matter is that moving shouldn’t be as stressful as it normally becomes. Multiple strategies exist to minimize the moving parts (no pun intended), streamline the process, and reduce induced stress along the way. A few of these tips and tricks have been highlighted below. Be sure to explore implementing these methods so your family can truly bask in the moment of a new, exciting environment.

Utilize a flyaway bag

Preparation is the

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People are always chasing a dream – a dream job, a dream spouse, and even a dream house. When folks consider the elements of a dream home, more often than not, the concept of a theater size, theater quality viewing system is on the wish list. Simply search the internet for home theater systems, click to view only images, and then prepare for the crème de la crème of home theaters – substantially large screens located in gigantic rooms capable of seating over 15 people comfortably.

Lets face it, most people are financially capable or perhaps even willing to design and purchase something that grand (or dare we say ostentatious). Instead, an average consumer simply wishes to have a dedicated room for viewing screenplays beyond the normal experience (i.e.

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Open concept layouts are all the rage in the home construction industry. Large rooms offer space for genuine creativity without the constraints of four constricting walls, but this can be a difficult plan to decorate for at times. Is there too much walking room? Are the furniture spaces too segregated? What about the fact that a singular color scheme in a large room can seem rather imposing?

The increasing desire for spacious open concepts most likely won’t see any downward trends in the near future so instead lets explore simple methods for softening and creatively decorating these vast layouts. Below are a few simple actions that, when combined, can innovatively leverage the available room and create distinct spaces.

Define the purpose before the

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It often seems that people are searching for their own oasis, whether it is an infatuation with flowing waterfalls, vast beaches, stoic mountains, or the rolling plains. While in search of these paradises, people forget the power of creation. With a little hard work, research, and ingenuity, homeowners can bring the paradise – yes, even waterfalls – to their own backyard.


There are even special touches that can be incorporated to add that extra pizzazz. Bringing the wild to your backyard adds a flavor of uniqueness while seemingly adding a perception of untouched, untamed nature. For instance, enticing birds to coalescence in your backyard can create this visual of untamed environment. How is this accomplished though? Below are a few tips to help

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There exist a plethora of conventional methods to home security and safety on the internet. These lists often contain common sense tactics that, though effective if undetected, may be avoided and bypassed by keen burglars.

Yes, even the most elaborative of deterrents can’t detract a highly skilled burglar determined on entering the premises. However, the methods listed below offer unique strategies to decrease the probability of entrance to the property and, even more importantly, harm to the occupants. What is the common denominator amongst each of them? Outside the box creativity.

Forget the nightstand

We see it all the time in the movies. Where are the weapons stored? How about the valuables? The lack of unoriginality has led to numerous

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Whether forced due to monetary constraints or selected as part of a chosen minimalistic philosophy, a movement of living in smaller spaces has emerged resulting in unique and creative solutions to utilize the available space efficiently. From decorative space saving techniques within kitchens to multipurpose rooms leveraged for dual functionality, below are a few tips to effectively leverage available space while maintaining a decorative and inviting environment.

Unique kitchen cabinets for storage

Typical homes include pantries and a substantial amount of cabinet space but as properties have decreased in square footage some of these aspects have followed a similar trend, even at times being eliminated entirely. If you’re facing this conundrum,

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 The purpose of decorating any child’s room is to create a safe place where they can learn, play, and discover their likes and dislikes. There are numerous and ingenious ways to promote this type of atmosphere. For instance, painting an entire wall with chalkboard paint allowing him to draw unabatedly will give him a sense of freedom and ownership within his room. Additionally, incorporating game-like furniture (e.g., beanbags in the shape of chess pieces) adds a flare of uniqueness and playfulness to the décor. For other specific ideas on how to decorate a boy’s room, follow the tips below.

Start with the paint color

Now that the purpose has been highlighted, the first tangible step is to select a paint color. Most parents lean towards the

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