• July 4, 2020

DIY Fireplace Makeover Part One: Updating Mantel Moldings

In need of a fireplace makeover?  Read and watch how we did ours to get inspiration for your DIY fireplace makeover.  This is part one in a series of blog posts and videos showing the progress.  Thanks to DAP for sponsoring this post, all opinions are ours.

Since we moved into our house a couple years ago we have done a LOT of work making the house ours.  But, one caveat is when there is a lot to do, we tend to start but not finish anything!  There have been literally so many things to do that once something is

Build a Reclaimed Wood Herringbone Coffee Table in 5 Easy Steps

Would you love to have a beautiful reclaimed wood coffee table that can be built in 5 easy steps?  This herringbone coffee table with hairpin legs is the project for you! Using plywood and wood planks, this plan is simple and affordable!

 

Hi Remodelaholics! It’s LZ from The Summery Umbrella, and I’m super pumped about this new project today!

I’ve created projects out of reclaimed wood like this beautiful Mason Jar Pendant Light as well as my stunning Potting Bench.

Today is going to be ANOTHER gorgeous and stunning reclaimed wood project! You can most definitely accomplish this cutie

Get This Look: Traditional and Timeless Living Room

A mixture of modern, traditional, and farmhouse design elements make this timeless living room an absolute showstopper. Neutral grays and whites are accented beautifully with contrasting wood finishes. Attention to detail is found in everything from the gallery lighting highlighting the custom built-ins to the unique wood legs of the coffee table. Combining furniture and decor from several different styles gives the living room personality while also creating classic harmony.

This timeless living room is from this traditional style home built by RC Dent Construction and designed by Remedy Furniture and Design Center. Ready to style your own timeless living

Why you need a butterfly garden – and how to plant it – The Middle-Sized Garden

June 28th, 2020 Posted In: Garden style & living, Wildlife & eco

Have you considered planting your borders as a ‘butterfly garden?’

We all know it’s important to support bees, because the decline in pollinating insects is potentially such a threat to our food supply.

But butterflies are an important sign of a healthy eco-system. And they, too, are pollinators.

According to Jane Moore, author of Planting For Butterflies, The Grower’s Guide to Creating a Flutter, ‘butterflies are a good barometer of the environment generally, because they’re sensitive to environmental changes. There’s a lot that can

Home Office Faces Legal Challenge Over UK Child Citizenship Charges

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English country garden style – what it is and how to achieve it – The Middle-Sized Garden

June 21st, 2020 Posted In: Garden style & living

English country garden style is loved all over the world.

But many beautiful ‘English country’ gardens are not even in England.

So it can be quite a difficult style to define. I’ve asked a range of experts to say what they think English country style is, with tips on how to achieve it in your own garden. These are the key elements:

  1. Wide path or paths
  2. Large borders – even in a small garden
  3. Roses
  4. Lots of flowers through the seasons
  5. Topiary or sculpture for winter interest
  6. Self-seeding plants
  7. A lawn

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What is cottage garden style? And how to achieve it… – The Middle-Sized Garden

June 14th, 2020 Posted In: Garden style & living, Garden trends & design

Cottage garden style means a colourful mix of flowers, packed in together with herbs and edibles. It is relaxed and pretty – but are there secrets or rules you need to know to make it work in your garden?

I think that English cottage garden style is experiencing a moment of popularity this year.

Sue Oriel’s cottage garden – she grows flowers for British flower growers Country Lane Flowers in much of her garden, but she has hedged off a ‘cottage garden‘ area beside

Three Lions” Perfectly Captures The Masochism Of Supporting England

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