The Ideal Home for You, Based on Your Zodiac Sign

Each zodiac sign gravitates to different home features, and consulting the stars can give you a fun perspective on your style. Read on to find your ideal home, based on your horoscope. And tell us in the comments if it sounds like you! Aquarius (January 20 to February 18) A dreamer and connector, you like a home that reflects your…

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Trulia’s 12 Houses: July Horoscope

July is usually a hot month, and it could get even hotter with Venus moving retrograde on July 25. Venus is all about beautification, negotiations, values, and (yes) even money. Before month’s end, load up on charm for that raise, get your poise on to seal a business deal, haggle the heck out of a housing bid, and refine and…

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5 Signs It’s Time To Replace Your Windows

Your house may not be able to talk to you, but nevertheless it gives you signs when something’s not right. A home’s windows are particularly communicative. Although they don’t last forever, high-quality, well-maintained windows could last for 20 years or more, but there are many factors at play. (Windows in a coastal city like Charleston, SC, might age faster than…

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Get the Vintage Americana Look for 4th of July and Beyond

Few things say classic summer like American-inspired decor. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, a little red, white and blue really brings in the spirit of the season. Instead of just hanging up a flag or two, go full-on Americana for a fresh take on patriotic. This unique mix of finds gives a new spin to traditional Americana decor. Red…

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Conquering Kitchen Clutter

Keeping your kitchen tidy and organized can be tough. As the heart of the home, it’s often used for much more than food prep and eating – it tends to be the primary gathering area for family activity. To get your kitchen clutter under control, tackle the following three trouble spots. Countertops Kitchen counters seem to be the “drop zone” for folks of…

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10 Ways to Make a Small Bathroom Look Bigger

Small bathroom spaces aren’t found just in apartments and condos – they’re in our guest bathrooms and powder rooms, too. Since no one likes feeling crowded, here are a few tips for making any small bathroom seem bigger – no wall demolition required. 1. Brighten the room Bring in as much light as possible. Light, bright rooms always feel more…

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The Dos and Don’ts of Adding Curb Appeal

Curb appeal means the aesthetic charm of a home when first seen from the road according to the Urban Dictionary. Another definition says it’s the attractiveness of the exterior of a residential property. However you define curb appeal, we all want it. You don’t need to wait until your house goes on the market to cultivate this allure either. Start…

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Found On Trulia: 6 Hottest Homes On Pinterest

From Colonials to craftsmans, we’re back with another round of the homes you’re digging on Pinterest: the playground of our home decor dreams. Below are six gorgeous homes for sale on Trulia that we love this month — and they’re all still on the market! So sit back and drink in the gorgeous Pinterest home decor inspiration — from Dallas, TX, real…

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Is Your Bathroom a Total Snooze Fest? (It Doesn’t Have to Be)

The current trend of turning household bathrooms into spa-like retreats isn’t a bad one, per se. Whether waking up with a hot shower or relaxing before bed in a soothing bath, everyone appreciates a crisp, clean palette and great lighting for getting prepped. And neutrals make sense for installed features like bathtubs and sinks – things that are difficult and…

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AIA President: ATL Could be ‘Amazing, Horrifying, or Both’

[Atlanta from downtown to Midtown from Stone Mountain. Photo: Greg Foster] Gregory Walker (applicable acronyms: LEED AP, AIA, NCARB) isn’t just any old Atlanta architect with an abundance of letters after his name. He’s a Founding Partner at Houser Walker Architecture and also the current President of AIA Georgia. Educated at Auburn and Harvard universities, Walker has been an architect…

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