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Your backyard canvas: 3 ways to create an outdoor living area as unique as you are

Its amazing to contemplate that all the famous paintings in history — from da Vincis Mona Lisa to van Goghs Starry Night — are essentially formed from three primary colors. Artists skillfully combine red, yellow and blue to formulate an infinite range of colors to bring their paintings to life.Likewise, when creating your own outdoor living space, you can combine three basic elements — decking, railing and lighting — in nearly endless ways to "paint" a personal masterpiece of fun... read more
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Transform your home in a weekend with these DIY projects

Summertime isnt just for vacations or weekends at the cabin. Summer weekends — with longer days — are ideal opportunities for quick and inexpensive DIY projects that make a big statement around the home.The average American homeowner spent nearly $3,000 on home improvements in 2015, according to a Statista report. The following list of affordable projects can be...
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5 affordable weekend DIY projects that completely recreate your home

The cold months of winter have a batten-down-the-hatches feel to them, don't they? Fortunately, they're over. Now that summer is here, you want to spread out, bask in the beautiful weather and finally tackle those home improvement projects you were eyeing during those colder months.Now is the perfect time to make a big impact on your home, and...
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Simple steps to create the perfect outdoor oasis

Summer is home to many of the years most beautiful days, so who can blame you for wanting to spend them all outside? Your yard becomes your living room and your patio the kitchen. Its your home away from home, which begs the question — do you like your current digs?If your home's outdoor space lacks the comfort...
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DIY done simple: 5 projects you can tackle in a weekend

This time of year was made for DIY projects. The weather is perfect, the projects have mounted, youve got the time and the motivation. Now if only you had the budget.Not to worry, DIY doesnt have to be synonymous with expensive! There are plenty of impactful DIY projects that can be tackled quickly and affordably in just a...
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