Decorating with Color: Tips from BHG

With an almost infinite roster of color options, it can be a challenge to winnow down a palette to the right hues. Learn how to develop your eye for color and pick out the best colors for your decorating with these designer tips courtesy of Better Homes and Garden. START RIGHT Start with a color you love. Even if it?s not a trend at the moment, it will always be on trend in a space that resonates with you. —Khristian A. Howell, textile designer and color expert NATURE’S COLORS What’s more livable than the colors found right outside your back door? Look to earthy, natural colors — blues, greens, beige, and taupe — when choosing color for your rooms.—Sehra Han, designer

Spring Spruce-Up

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We had some snow flurries in our area of NJ this past weekend but there is no denying that spring in in the air.  In fact, it officially started today at 7:02 am.  And if you are like us, this is also the time of year when you start to think about sprucing up your home both inside and out.  Jennifer and I have a lot to do this spring. 

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Here are just some of the projects on our list. • Replace the roof on the garage—check…completed two weeks ago • Clean out garage—still to be done • Paint our nephew’s room—Jennifer completed this this past weekend • Sort and donate old clothes to Salvation Army • Spruce up the yard and garden —visit to garden center in near future • Build a new kitchen table—Jennifer’s goal And so much more!

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To get tips and ideas for our projects, we’ve been religiously watching HGTVand DIY Network.  Here are some tips we picked from the latter. Read more