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Posted on 11/29/2021
BURKE, VA Real Estate Market Update 11/29/2021
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Posted on 11/28/2021
A Beginner's Guide to Decoupage
If you’re wanting a fun and inexpensive way to create custom home decor, search no further than decoupage. Decoupage is the art of gluing layers of paper to other surfaces to achieve unique designs and textures. All you need to get into decoupage is a good paint brush and a jar of Mod Podge or other decoupage glue....
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Posted on 11/21/2021
Tips to Blend Your Traditional Furniture With Eclectic Design Accents
There's something about mixing two styles together that can add a lot of spice to a room. Unexpected touches and accents add the personality that people remember. Yet there's a danger to this approach because it's relatively easy to go overboard. Finding the right balance will have everything to do with the impression you create. Eclectic and Traditional...
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Posted on 11/14/2021
How to Build Your Own Backyard Fire Pit
Evenings in the backyard are always more cozy with a fire pit. If you’ve been wanting to upgrade your yard with a fire pit of your own, the good news is that there are plenty of ways to build one. One of the easiest ways is by building a ring out of retaining wall blocks. We’ll go over...
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Posted on 11/07/2021
3 Current Tech Trends for Smarter, Better Homes
Photo by Sound On from Pexels Adoption of new technology has always been crucial to the success of architectural design and construction. Ever since the invention of the wheel, humans have been developing new and creative ways to improve their processes and their outcomes. Today, the increased accessibility and popularity of technological enhancement in our daily lives has...
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Posted on 10/31/2021
Prepare Your Home Exterior for Staging
Image by F. Muhammad from Pixabay Selling your home requires staging your home. Staging means preparing your home for showings, tours or professional photography aimed at advertising and selling your property to potential buyers. While staging the interior of the home is crucial, preparing the exterior is just as important. Your goal is to make the best possible...
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Posted on 10/29/2021
BURKE, VA Real Estate Market Update 10/29/2021
Click here to view BURKE, VA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 10/24/2021
Budget-Friendly Front Yard Ideas
Improving your front yard doesn’t have to cost a fortune. In fact, there are many inexpensive changes you can make that will completely transform the look and feel of the outdoor space. If you’re willing to do the work yourself you can DIY most projects to save even more money on labor costs. Here are some of the...
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Posted on 10/17/2021
Living Room Curtain Ideas to Inspire
The right window treatments can add personality and depth to any room. No matter the size or amount of windows in a space, curtains are a key part of your interior design and personal style. If you’re wanting to refresh the look of your living room with new curtains, here are some great ideas to inspire you: Matching...
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Posted on 10/10/2021
Decorative Accents for Every Kitchen Design
Whether you have recently renovated your kitchen or you are simply trying to give your existing kitchen a fresh look, you will find that accent pieces are a welcome addition to your decor theme. The kitchen is a room that needs to be both practical and functional as well as pleasing to the eye. While you likely aren't...
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Posted on 10/03/2021
What You Need to Know About Crawlspace Foundations
Photo by Life Of Pix from Pexels When determining what type of foundation is best for your new home, you need to take several factors into consideration. Going through the list of the pros and cons of each type of foundation instead of looking at one type of foundation at a time will help you determine which method...
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