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Our top five trends for fall décor

2018 Fall decor ideas
As the temperatures begin to drop it can only mean one thing: fall is on the way. This is the time we start to reach for a sweater when the sun sets, when warm, hearty soups replace light, refreshing salads and plans for the upcoming holidays are starting to take shape.  Fall is a beautiful time of the year, and it’s a wonderful time to decorate your home and get it ready for parties up ahead, or simply ready for the cozy, comfortable nights you’ll spend in on the couch with a good book and a glass of wine or hot chocolate.  To get you inspired for fall decorating, we’ve put together our top five trends that are here to stay, long after that last leaf falls from the tree.  Gold and Velvet  There’s no question gold is a top home décor trend for fall 2018 (and for fashion, too). But we aren’t just talking about gold accents like candleholders, picture frames or for the ...
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Tasteful Cincinnati Landscaping - Welcome The Bounty Of Fruits & Vegetables At Your Home

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  With the right landscaping your home can increase in value and be that much more inviting.  ImageLink - https://pixabay.com/en/welcome-sign-garden-sign-760358/ For a long time, Cincinnati landscaping was the sole domain of flowers and foliage because they are colorful and pretty. But in recent times, many people have also been using vegetables and fruits for landscaping around their Southern Ohio yards.  Just like flowers, vegetables, and fruits are also colorful, and make a pretty picture. Using the right fruits and veggies for the season to landscape not only looks pleasing but also has a number of advantages. Landscaping is often done where there isn't enough space for a full fledged garden. Landscaping utilizes the available space to create an appealing yard or garden complete with flowers, veggies, or fruit trees.  You can even change the design of your existin...
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Outdoor Lighting – Fun to Functional Options to Illuminate Your Personal Taste

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The outside area of your home is as important as the inside. While decking up the interiors with beautiful lights, do not neglect the outdoors. Whether it's a yard, a patio, a garden, or a swimming pool, outdoor illumination is the key to make your house stand out in the dark, and during parties. In fact, with clever lighting options, you can totally transform the appearance of any home. The outdoor space around a house is usually where people love to gather on a nice day. The patio, the poolside, the deck, or the garden are all opportunities to enjoy time together when the weather is nice. And in order to enjoy the outdoors after sundown, proper lighting is a must. Whether you're looking to light up your backyard deck, or keep away intruders, there are outdoor lighting options available for every style and taste. Factors to consider when shopping for outdoor lights Should you buy w...
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How to Effectively Illuminate Rooms With Proper Lighting Fixtures

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Whether it's for reading, working, or relaxing, the right lighting can enhance the look and feel of any space in a home.  Needless to say, the same kind of lighting doesn't suit the entire house. Therefore, lighting fixtures should be chosen according to the space. What works for the bedroom may be too faint for the living room, while outdoor lighting is too bright for the bedroom, and so on. Knowing what kind of lights to use for illuminating each room can significantly enhance your home's interior and quality of life. Style and function are two essential elements that can help you decide on a lighting fixture for your home.  The best thing about the right kind of lighting is how its diffusion makes the space more appealing and inviting. Any room that has the right illumination will appeal to you more and encourage you to enjoy that environment more – you and others as well! S...
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