4 Easy DIY Christmas Projects

Sure, you could buy everything at the store, but what’s the fun in that? I looked for some common household items that were around the house and transformed them into the most adorable holiday gifts!!! Mason Jars have been popular for many DIY projects; this is like a little magic in a jar… just sweet! Some little child would love this night light on their bedside table.
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The Warmth of Gold…

As the days cool, gold can warm your home in surprising ways. Looking for the perfect accents to complement your home décor? Embrace one of today’s hottest trend, gold. Some say gold is the new Chrome. We’re not just seeing classic polished gold but rose gold, brushed gold, warmer platinum’s and pretty much everything in between.For many, glitz and sparkle are elements to steer clear of.  As a matter of fact, they feel that way about all metallic finishes. But gold is actually a wonderful neutral that pairs beautifully with other colors. A deep chocolate brown table, for example, balances out gold and prevents it from looking or feeling brassy. This room, bathed in grey with lots of texture is jaw dropingly beautiful!!!
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Fall DIY Projects.. Happy Thanksgiving!!

The holidays have arrived and I am a sucker for setting a festive table. There is something about hosting family or friends that just makes me happy. Growing up my mom always made things beautiful and entertained in style.  With Thanksgiving right around the corner,  there are so many neat little projects you can do with your family! Here is a fun way I found to repurpose those old plastic Easter eggs and incorporate them into your Thanksgiving decor:

Here are the materials you will need:
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Hello November!!

 

November is here and leaf raking is in full swing. If you live in a house, there’s a good chance you want to improve it. Whether you’re eyeing a new snow blower, or think you need new windows The Home Expo brings experts in each field to help with all your questions. As winter draws near there are some steps we need to take to button up our homes for the winter!
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A Recipe for Success..

Well, it’s been a few days since I’ve posted here on the blog, and what better way to say hello again than to share some before and after photos. The secret to getting a renovation just right is to do your homework!  Research is the key to getting what you want. Study magazines and books to get an idea of the look you want. Visit friends, family members and colleagues who have renovated recently. Consider your lifestyle and the needs of your family, both in the short and long term. Discuss your project with a designer or decorator for contractor recommendations.

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Fall Cliches..

About the only thing that makes bidding summer farewell easier, is the gorgeous fall season that awaits. With the cooler weather upon us you can embrace all those cozy elements of fall. Think changing leaves, pumpkins, corn stalks and a return to cozy fabrics with texture and a little heavier weight.
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Design Within Reach..

Projects are always a journey, sometimes (or most times) they start slowly. Finding contractors and building a team to execute the inspired idea you have can, well… be a journey in itself.  But the outcome is why you enter the adventure.

The Times Union Home Expo is a great venue to find resources that will help you get on the road to building or renovating your home.
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Trending in Design..Large Master Bathrooms

It’s time for the largest Home Expo trade show in the upstate area and we are delighted to be back. As always we’re talking design, trends and new innovative products. Our home improvement and home remodeling show is a wonderful place to get really great ideas for your next home improvement or home remodeling project. At The Times Union Home Show you can find highly qualified companies to help you tackle your home improvement and home renovation needs.
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