• Garden Design

    Peninsula Spring Home and Garden Guide

    Acme 5 Lifestyle Furniture Explore the bohemian modern-mid century inspired showroom and store of Acme 5 Lifestyle,  located in the heart of San Pedro. They carry a full range of furniture, both interior and exterior, hand crafted by local and international artisans. Joshua Tree candles and ceramics, Moroccan cactus silk pillows, blankets from Mexico, baskets from Mali and Tunisian lampshades. Acme 5 Lifestyle 624 S Pacific Ave., San Pedro (424) 287-2177   Custom Design & Construction makes home remodeling stress-free Is your kitchen or bathroom outdated? Has your family outgrown your home? Trusted by thousands of homeowners over the past 34 years, Custom Design & Construction is the one stop shop…

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  • Home Improvement News

    Flipp survey reveals 75{28ab41d673507bfe0daf970418d2e81f9476b3e139564442359ad7402c370b16} of U.S. and Canadian households are planning home improvements this Spring Black Friday

    “Spring Black Friday is a shopping event that slowly turned into a key sales season for home and garden retailers, but it’s still relatively unknown to consumers,” says Nafisa Kassam, Flipp Chief Deals Officer. “From indoor DIY projects, to outdoor patio makeovers, our focus is to generate awareness for the shopping event that no one’s heard of and inspire consumers to get started on their home DIY renovation project now!” Additional findings from the survey revealed:  The majority of home improvement projects in the U.S. will get started in March through May, while Canadian residents are more likely to wait to kick things off between April through June. 90{28ab41d673507bfe0daf970418d2e81f9476b3e139564442359ad7402c370b16} of…

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  • Garden Design

    Chestnut Hill welcomes spring with outdoor Home and Garden Festival

    The Philadelphia Flower Show is a big attraction this spring, but before the outdoor show, there’s another horticultural event worth checking out. The Chestnut Hill Home and Garden Festival is coming up in May, bringing flowers, handmade furniture and more to the neighborhood’s cobblestone streets. RELATED: Food Truck Frenzy at Linvilla Orchards includes lots to eat, plus beer and music | Shofuso Japanese Cultural Center to reopen ahead of cherry blossom season During the festival on Sunday, May 2, more than 50 home and garden vendors will line historic Germantown Avenue in Chestnut Hill. Visitors can look at landscape, lawn and tree care, garden sculptures and garden displays, plants, flower baskets and terrariums, as…

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  • Bedroom Decoration

    5 easy and inexpensive ways to decorate for spring

    Decorating for each season doesn’t have to be an expensive task. There are easy and inexpensive ways to decorate for spring. Try hanging a faux floral wreath on your door or filling a vase with colorful Easter eggs. These items can be found at inexpensive stores or maybe even in your own home. Here are five easy and inexpensive ways to decorate for spring: Decorate with Flowers – Fresh or Faux Flowers can brighten up any space whether they are fresh or faux. Fresh Tulips on the dining room table, faux Eucalyptus in a small vase on my desk, and a floral arrangement by the kitchen sink are signs of spring.…

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  • Garden Design

    Spring Dispatch Home & Garden Show is on with some pandemic changes

    The Spring Dispatch Home & Garden Show is happening live and in person, but like everything else in this pandemic world, it won’t be business as usual.   The 65th annual event, which starts Saturday at the Ohio Expo Center, has been reconfigured to fit a COVID climate. The eight-day event will be smaller, held in one building instead of two, and will bypass the workshops and celebrities that have traditionally drawn crowds. In another effort to control traffic, all tickets will be sold in advance at dispatchshows.com at; no tickets will be sold to walk-up visitors. In addition, all guests must wear masks. “Our top priority is everybody’s safety,” said Stephen Zonars, general manager of the show. “We’ve worked long and…

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  • Kitchen Decoration

    Tammie’s Tips: Zero Waste spring break activities for kids

      By: Tammie Williamson, Assistant DirectorAustin Resource Recovery | City of Austin, Texas After a year of homes serving as makeshift classrooms, many parents have exhausted their creativity muscle to keep little ones entertained outside of virtual learning. Not to fear, Austin Resource Recovery is here to help you find ways to engage with your kiddos this spring break. These activities will encourage your kids to close the laptops, pause Netflix and teach zero waste practices, all while offering some hands-on fun! Leaf threading – Spring is a great time to get outside and explore. Venture into the backyard or take a walk around your neighborhood on a scavenger hunt for…

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