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Five ways to make your home eco-friendly

January 14, 2021

Family Features An earth-friendly approach to your home isn’t just good for the environment. Making minor adjustments with sustainability in mind can enhance your enjoyment and comfort while reducing expenses related to energy consumption. Harness the sun’s rays. There’s a reason bright rooms with plenty of natural light tend to be warmer: that light carries…

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Breathe easy: What you need to know before buying an air purifier

January 8, 2021

BPT More people than ever before are considering room air filters and purifiers to protect themselves against COVID-19 indoors. But do these devices really make a difference? Air purifiers and filters can help reduce airborne contaminants, including viruses, in a home, office or other confined space. While an air purifier by itself is not enough…

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Enrich home design with a timeless sense of style

December 24, 2020

BPT The worlds of fashion and interior design intersect in more ways than one. From thoughtful details to bold palettes and shapes, both disciplines play an important role in evoking personal style. In order to ensure home design demonstrates a bespoke sense of style that lasts, one must consider how all elements involved work together…

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End 2020 on a high note with these holiday hacks!

December 4, 2020

BPT While 2020 has been a rollercoaster of emotions for all of us, this year’s holiday season doesn’t have to be. These hacks will help you navigate the new norm this holiday shopping season — and make sure 2020 ends on a stress-free note. Channel your inner Clark Griswold.  Go all out with holiday decorating…

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Get crafty this year and spread a bunch of holiday cheer

November 26, 2020

BPT Holiday decorations bring a smile to everyone’s face, and this year, we could all use that now more than ever. Crafting seasonal décor instead of shopping for it gives you and your family something to occupy your extra time at home and helps you avoid big crowds and shopping stress. Perhaps you’ll make wooden…

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Colorful kitchen inspiration

November 13, 2020

Five impactful, on-trend cabinet stylings Family Features The kitchen is the heart of many homes, and careful planning is a necessity when it comes to redesigning this essential living space. Picking out cabinetry — and a color for those cabinets, in particular — can be a challenging process. Everything from the style of your cabinets…

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Halloween week is here! How to celebrate in a safe and fun way

October 30, 2020

BPT Every year, you count down the days until Halloween. You love selecting costumes for your whole family, indulging in all your favorite treats and celebrating with friends. But this year is different — while you long to celebrate the holiday to the fullest, you also want to make choices to keep your family and…

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An outside-the-box, DIY Halloween costume combination

October 30, 2020

Family Features Even though Halloween may look a little different this year for many families, there are still ways to make the most of popular seasonal traditions, like costumes, spooky decor and festive treats. Rather than venturing out to look for a costume, get creative at home with everyday craft supplies and delivery boxes to…

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Fall home decor trends: Comforting hues, flexible design

September 17, 2020

By Kim Cook New York-based designer Glenn Gissler painted this New York loft in Benjamin Moore’s deep, rich Van Buren Brown, with columns and ceilings in crisp Decorator’s White. A long tuxedo-style sofa in milk chocolate-y velvet anchors the space along with tonal modern art. The result is a chic, contemporary yet cozy and eminently…

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Top tips for weathering storm season

September 10, 2020

BPT September is the most common month for hurricanes to make U.S. landfall, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, and with severe storms and tornadoes appearing around the country, it is more important than ever to take steps and be prepared before, during and after a storm. One of the biggest threats during…

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