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Five Inspiring Home Entry Ways

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For function or fashion, your entryway should always be one of the most inspiring spaces in your home. All houses both big and small share this common area where you the opportunity is created to set the tone for your designs style. Whether you prefer country farmhouse chic or a modern, edgy look, here are 5 inspiring spaces that are sure to leave you with entryway envy. 

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Adding Metal Art to Your Garden

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You’re inspired by metal garden art. You’ve dreamed of incorporating it into your yard, yet want to make sure it’s fitting, tasteful and high enough quality to last. Look no further for inspiration! We’ve composed a list of three unique designs to inspire your home garden and three unique places in Connecticut to experience metal garden art if you don’t have a spot of your own.   Factors to consider when choosing garden art and metal garden decor include, size, color, style, and even patina. Naturally, we support buying art pieces from local artisans and makers.   Determine your style...

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Refurbishing Your Outdoor Metal Furniture

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Refurbishing Your Outdoor Metal Furniture   Even the highest quality metal furniture can become unsightly without care. Care for lawn and patio sets includes keeping an eye out for paint chipping, flaking and rusting and making sure to store it under shelter during the winter months.   What can you do if your patio furniture has become worn and needs a refresher?   Scrape any loose or flaking paint - Prep is the most important part of your refurbishing job! Be sure to use a sturdy wire brush and remove any flaking or chipping paint. For your safety, please be...

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6 Victorian Era Fence Styles - For Historic Homes

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While materials have changed over the years, many styles have continued to honor a by-gone era. 

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