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Posted on 06/26/2022
3 Ways to Use Green in Your Bathroom Design
If your bathroom needs a refresh, consider going green—literally. While environmentally conscious materials and sustainable practices are excellent choices for your bathroom, so can the rejuvenating and calming choice of color. Bathrooms are more than a utilitarian space and should inspire a sense of comfort. Green might seem like an unexpected or intimidating choice in a world so...
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Posted on 06/19/2022
Wood DIY Ideas to Make Your Own Home Decor
Woodworking is the perfect way to combine DIY and home decor. You can make countless beautiful and functional pieces to enhance your personal style and improve your quality of life. Using reclaimed wood is especially beneficial because you can recycle materials that would otherwise go to waste. Here are some simple DIY ideas to add homemade reclaimed wood...
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Posted on 06/17/2022
80 Cartright Street #7B, Bridgeport, CT 06604 is now new to the market!
COMING SOON! Opportunity knocks! Perfect rental for JULY/AUGUST MOVE-IN ....or invest to lease!! Renovations are underway in this spacious condo in an unbeatable location! Enjoy the easy life in a low-maintenance condo in quiet Cartright Tower on the Bridgeport/Fairfield line. This light-filled studio unit with rich parquet floors offers a separate Kitchen, a Full Bathroom and TONS of closet space for all your storage needs! Featuring fresh paint throughout, new Kitchen, and updated Bath, a covered patio, and more... Step inside the door and visualize your favorite décor in the huge OPEN CONCEPT living space creating unlimited floor plan...
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Posted on 06/17/2022
80 Cartright Street #7B, Bridgeport, CT 06604 is now new to the market!
COMING SOON! Opportunity knocks! Perfect for Summer move-in ....or invest to lease!! Renovations are underway in this spacious condo in an unbeatable location! Why rent when you can own a low-maintenance condo in a quiet community on the Bridgeport/Fairfield line? This light-filled studio unit with rich parquet floors offers a separate Kitchen, a Full Bathroom and TONS of closet space! Featuring fresh paint throughout, new Kitchen, and updated Bath, a covered patio, and more... Step inside the door and visualize your décor in the huge open concept living space creating unlimited floor plan options!! Access the laundry room via elevator to...
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Posted on 06/12/2022
Design tips: 4 reasons to consider black and white decoration
If you're searching for a bold and effective color scheme for your next interior design project, consider black and white decoration. While it may seem simple or even dull, the combination of black and white can create dynamic and beautiful indoor spaces. Here are some reasons black and white decoration might be right for you: It works with...
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Posted on 06/11/2022
182 Orchard Hill Drive, Fairfield, CT 06824 now has a new price of $685,000!
FALL IN LOVE with 182 ORCHARD HILL DRIVE in a prime University neighborhood! A SPACIOUS, BEAUTIFULLY UPDATED, TURN-KEY 3 Bedroom Ranch with HEATED POOL on a lush .28 acre. Hardwood floors, recessed lighting and lovely garden views throughout the sun-filled Main Level will impress. Modern, open-concept flow in the Living Room and Dining Area highlight the timeless built-ins and wood-burning fireplace. The large Primary Bedroom, with dual walk-in closets, plus two other nice-sized Bedrooms, are just down the hall along with a stunning new Bathroom with double stall shower and a separate soaking tub. The Eat-in Kitchen with picture windows...
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Posted on 06/05/2022
Garden & lawn benches: How to choose the best bench for your yard
While many regard lawn benches as a ubiquitous and utilitarian outdoor feature, the right bench can make a stylish statement in your outdoor living space. But how do you choose the best bench for your yard? Here are some of the key factors to consider when shopping for the perfect garden or lawn bench: Locations & surfaces A...
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Posted on 05/29/2022
Make a Small Living Space Seem Larger with These 3 Tips
Small living spaces can present some unique challenges with furnishing and decorating. Whether you're dealing with a cramped living room or a tiny bedroom, there are some practical steps you can take to make your space feel larger and more functional. 1. Hang Window Treatments High The right window treatments can really open up even the smallest of...
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Posted on 05/22/2022
3 Fun Ideas to Keep You In-Touch With Long-Distance Loved Ones
Most of us are fairly accustomed to using long-distance technologies. But did you know you can use those same long-distance technologies to do more than communicate with the office? Here are 3 excellently entertaining ways to stay in-touch with your loved ones while having a blast. Virtual Tea/Coffee Having a warm cup of tea or coffee with loved...
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Posted on 05/22/2022
Another Property Sold - 17 Wakerobin Road, Norwalk, CT 06851
Fall in love with 17 WAKEROBIN RD in a quiet Cranbury neighborhood! An artist's canvas on which to create a haven for your busy lifestyle. Write your next chapter in this charming 3 Bedroom, 2 Full Bath Ranch/Contemporary home. Enjoy the ease of one-level living that opens out to a 275 sf composite deck and expansive yards! The Main Level floor plan is OPEN CONCEPT, featuring a Living Room with brick wood-burning fireplace that flows seamlessly into the Dining and Kitchen areas, and sliders open to a serene Zen garden or Sun Room with louvered windows. Down the hall are the Main Bedroom en suite, 2 more Bedrooms, and 2nd Bath with newer...
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Posted on 05/20/2022
182 Orchard Hill Drive, Fairfield, CT 06824 is now new to the market!
NEW! Don't miss this beautifully UPDATED, TURN-KEY 3 Bedroom Ranch with HEATED POOL on a lush .28 acre!! 182 ORCHARD HILL DRIVE in a prime University neighborhood! Hardwood floors, recessed lighting and lovely garden views throughout the sun-filled Main Level will impress. Modern, open-concept flow in the Living Room and Dining Area highlight the timeless built-ins and wood-burning fireplace. The large Primary Bedroom, with dual walk-in closets, plus two other nice-sized Bedrooms, are just down the hall along with a stunning new Bathroom with double stall shower and separate soaking tub. Eat-in Kitchen with picture windows overlooks the back...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
3 Simple Tips for Customizing Your Flower Pots
You don’t need to spend a fortune on expensive flower pots and planters. Decorating a plain pot and turning it into a custom piece is simple and inexpensive and can really make a difference in your plant collection’s aesthetic. No matter your style, terracotta pots make the perfect starting point for this project. Here are some tips you...
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