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Symbols and Meanings in Your Decor

Symbols and Meanings in Your Decor

Adding decor elements in your home can be the finishing touch to a look. They add character to a side table or blank wall, they are the added expressions that make the space feel complete. Have you ever thought about the meaning or symbolism behind them? Some popular decor and themed elements right now are; animals rocks and minerals thai symbolism chinese symbolism and more Animals Cats; Now Im not a big domestic cat lover, however the cat itself has…

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Spring is Here

Spring is Here

For those of you who have a green thumb, and to those of you who want to learn, Spring is Here… Victoria Day weekend in Canada marks the time when it is typically safe to start your outdoor gardening. At this time of year the likelihood of a frost is pretty slim. There are some variety of plants that should still be brought in at night if it is cool, but overall you should be in the clear. Spring gardening…

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Crafts and Home Decor With Leaves

Crafts and Home Decor With Leaves

Every year many people are faced with the never ending piles of leaves that are left behind by the trees on the property. There are many natural comfort options and thermal uses for the garden that leaves are great for. But what about other more creative options… Aside from the almost unlimited children’s crafts that can be done with leaves, there are a lot of really great decor elements that can be creature using leaves as well. At this time…

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Staging Your Home

Staging Your Home

The spring and summer real estate season is here and it’s moving in full force. If you are someone considering putting your home up for sale there are some things you should be considering… As a decorator I have seen a lot of home owners make the mistake of not presenting their home to its maximum potential because they think the market right now will hold its own… This way of thinking is not completely wrong, but why leave any…

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Growing Hibiscus

Growing Hibiscus

Hibiscus is a beautiful flowering plant that can be used as a great patio or terrace plant in the summer, but is also a great indoor plant all year round or during the colder months. Flowering plants love the heat and need sun in order to bloom, so make sure to pick the right spot for this wonderful plant. Once you have the spot picked out its time for the fun stuff… The shopping… I would suggest to start with…

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Outdoor Heaters and Fire Pit Reviews

Outdoor Heaters and Fire Pit Reviews

There are tons of products out there and tons of places to buy them. Patio heaters and fire pits are a really popular addition to any outdoor space and decor. Here are a few I found as examples of whats available to you. Hampton Bay Patio Heater Overall Ranking: 4.5 stars Price: $198 Website: homedepot.ca INTRODUCTION This product has 45,000 BTU stainless steel burner. It has a powder coated finish and an elegant look. Assembled it stands 86.6″ high and 31.5″ wide. PROS/CONS…

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Shade Loving Plants

Shade Loving Plants

Planning for the shade spots in your garden can seem challenging. We all have that area in the garden that gets neglected because we just don’t know what to do with it. I like a good challenge, and I’m hoping that we can discover some solutions for you here. I don’t know about you but I get excited when spring comes and I start to see all the garden centre’s open. When is comes to your garden, just like anything, it…

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Welcome

Welcome

Decorating and creating the perfect indoor and outdoor living space can be challenging at times. Sometimes you just don’t know where to start. Or you start and have no idea where you are going with it. Or half way through you are afraid of how it will turn out. Decorating is a fun and exciting way to express yourself, it is my hope that through exploring my site that we can work together in creating the prefect living space that…

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