Repotting Plants: Give Them a New Home Sweet Home

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Repotting your plants might seem like a hassle, but you would be amazed at how they spring back to life in a few weeks. All it takes is a little root pruning, fresh potting mix, a larger pot – and maybe a little TLC to get them back on their feet.

Best of all, repotting gives you the opportunity to elevate your home with planters that have personalities to match your unique decorating tastes. Besides, an unhealthy plant is an ugly plant, right?

Follow these tips to give your pla…

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Repotting your plants might seem like a hassle, but you would be amazed at how they spring back to life in a few weeks. All it takes is a little root pruning, fresh potting mix, a larger pot – and maybe a little TLC to get them back on their feet.

Best of all, repotting gives you the opportunity to elevate your home with planters that have personalities to match your unique decorating tastes. Besides, an unhealthy plant is an ugly plant, right?

Follow these tips to give your pla…

5 Trends in New Home Construction

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In the world of apparel fashion, trends go in and out in a matter of months. For interior design, trends may change year to year. But home construction changes much more slowly – on the scale of decades.

Home fashions take a while to build momentum, but they are happening. Here’s a look at five trends in the world of home construction and beyond.

Solar roofing

If you haven’t been paying attention, it might feel as if the current solar renaissance came out …

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In the world of apparel fashion, trends go in and out in a matter of months. For interior design, trends may change year to year. But home construction changes much more slowly – on the scale of decades.

Home fashions take a while to build momentum, but they are happening. Here’s a look at five trends in the world of home construction and beyond.

Solar roofing

If you haven’t been paying attention, it might feel as if the current solar renaissance came out …

It's 'Greenery' for 2017! How Pantone Picks the Color of the Year

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Now fashion houses can complete their 2017 collections, and designers can choose their paints. Pantone has announced the Color of the Year: Greenery, offering “the reassurance we yearn for amid a tumultuous social and political environment,” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute.<img style="float:right;margin: 0 0 15px 15px" src="http://cdn2.blog-media.zi…

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Now fashion houses can complete their 2017 collections, and designers can choose their paints. Pantone has announced the Color of the Year: Greenery, offering “the reassurance we yearn for amid a tumultuous social and political environment,” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute.<img style="float:right;margin: 0 0 15px 15px" src="http://cdn2.blog-media.zi…

DIY: Turn a Dresser Into a Double-Duty Entertainment Center

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In studio apartments, guest bedrooms, and other small spaces where storage is at a premium, we demand a little extra from our furnishings.

With this easy project, you’ll turn a vintage (or just hand-me-down) dresser into an entertainment center that does double duty.

In addition to providing a handy place to stash out-of-season clothes and extra linens, it also serves to corral remotes, chargers, and all the other tech clutter than can keep your space from looking tidy.<…

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In studio apartments, guest bedrooms, and other small spaces where storage is at a premium, we demand a little extra from our furnishings.

With this easy project, you’ll turn a vintage (or just hand-me-down) dresser into an entertainment center that does double duty.

In addition to providing a handy place to stash out-of-season clothes and extra linens, it also serves to corral remotes, chargers, and all the other tech clutter than can keep your space from looking tidy.<…

Holiday Gifts That You and Your Pet Will Love

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If you’re planning to spoil your pets this holiday season, instead of the usual toys and treats, consider a pet-centric gadget or home accessory that will not entertain your fur kid, but also enhance your home – and your pet parenting experience, too.

Microchip pet feeder

When pet food sits out, it can attracts flies and other vermin – not to mention, it becomes unpalatable after several hours. A microchip-activated pet feeder, such as the SureFeed, solves these pro…

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If you’re planning to spoil your pets this holiday season, instead of the usual toys and treats, consider a pet-centric gadget or home accessory that will not entertain your fur kid, but also enhance your home – and your pet parenting experience, too.

Microchip pet feeder

When pet food sits out, it can attracts flies and other vermin – not to mention, it becomes unpalatable after several hours. A microchip-activated pet feeder, such as the SureFeed, solves these pro…

Don’t write off REITs, especially this unsexy sector

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Investors may be missing out on a good buy, especially in one fast-growing REIT sector: warehouses….

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Investors may be missing out on a good buy, especially in one fast-growing REIT sector: warehouses….

Leonardo DiCaprio Is No Longer the Wolf of This California Ranch

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shutterstock_383516680Leonardo DiCaprio sold one of his more modest homes a few weeks ago — a classic California ranch home with mid-century modern leanings. The price tag: $2.24 million, a smidge less than the $2.4 million he was asking.

The…

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shutterstock_383516680Leonardo DiCaprio sold one of his more modest homes a few weeks ago — a classic California ranch home with mid-century modern leanings. The price tag: $2.24 million, a smidge less than the $2.4 million he was asking.

The…

The Happiest Place on Earth? Tour Disney's Palm Springs Home

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Walt Disney’s Palm Springs paradise home can be yours for $899,000 – and just a wish upon a star.

Built in 1962 when Disney’s famous “Walt Disney Presents” changed to “Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color,” the desert retreat is lively with cartoon-colored decor.

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Walt Disney’s Palm Springs paradise home can be yours for $899,000 – and just a wish upon a star.

Built in 1962 when Disney’s famous “Walt Disney Presents” changed to “Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color,” the desert retreat is lively with cartoon-colored decor.

<img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-208951" src="http://cdn2.blog-media.zillowstatic.com/…

One of your monthly housing bills may get bigger

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Home equity lines of credit are susceptible to a rise in interest rates, which means they just got more expensive….

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Home equity lines of credit are susceptible to a rise in interest rates, which means they just got more expensive….

How to Decorate Simply for the Holidays (With Big Impact)

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You may have dreams of decorating your home like it’s a display window at a fancy department store, but then reality strikes: You’ve still got gift shopping and wrapping to do, holiday parties to attend and host … not to mention your everyday life to live.

Don’t get overwhelmed. Go for intentional minimalism. Some years, less is more.

Simple decor can still have a big impact – not the least of which is relieving you of some <a href="http://www.zillow….

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You may have dreams of decorating your home like it’s a display window at a fancy department store, but then reality strikes: You’ve still got gift shopping and wrapping to do, holiday parties to attend and host … not to mention your everyday life to live.

Don’t get overwhelmed. Go for intentional minimalism. Some years, less is more.

Simple decor can still have a big impact – not the least of which is relieving you of some <a href="http://www.zillow….