Celebrate the arrival of the cherry blossoms with blush-toned accent pieces from these local home stores. Blush pink has a certain subtlety that’s reminiscent of a Parisian parlour. But you don’t need your passport to add some French flair [...]
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Mindfulness and Utility Shape 2018’s Gardening Trends In 2018, gardens will do much more than provide attractive accents around homes. Environmental concerns and awareness of the calming effects of nature are having a big impact on garden design and [...]
Simplifying gives both you and those in your community a fresh start. While January is often thought of as a time of renewal, it can also represent a fresh start—in more ways than one. Come the early part of [...]
How technology is changing the way people find and sell homes. Technology is causing some confusion today about whether people really need to use a Realtor to buy or sell a house. People think that with all the online [...]
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Congratulations! You’ve decided to remodel your home, install an addition, or perhaps even engage in new home construction. It’s an exciting time, filled with anticipation of the wonderful new surroundings you and your family will enjoy for years to [...]
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A current Febreze campaign states “You’ve gone nose blind” to things like pet odors in your car or smells in your home. Scientifically, they’re correct. When you enter a new environment, you quickly notice the distinct odors, whether they [...]
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If you vowed to get more organized in the new year, reconfiguring your closets can go a long way toward achieving your goal. Installing a system where everything has a place and things are easy to take out—and put [...]
Exotic plants may be beautiful, but in a delicate ecosystem with ongoing construction projects, Northern Virginia’s native wildlife is in serious danger. To have a healthy ecosystem, an abundance of plant [...]
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