The succulent garden trend. So what do we need to know to get started?

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Images of succulent gardens are raging on social media, but is it an in-real-life trend? I’ve been reading about succulents and interviews with growers and sellers, and the popularity of the fun-shaped thick-leaved beauties is real. So the #succulents on Instagram that’s ranking at about 2.5 million posts is reflecting … see more

Theresa is asking: Are we going back to black in our dream kitchens?

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While there has been a surge back to black in European markets, the trend to black and other options has been slower elsewhere. But it is picking up as a trend. Black and darker colors have made their way back into the kitchen (just take a peek at Pinterest), and now there are really good alternatives to stainless steel in appliance finishes. see more

MyFixitUpLife Pallet Projects: DIY this rolling pallet table/cooler/planter

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WIN one of MyFixitUpLife’s pallet projects at the Philadelphia Home Show Philadelphia Home Show, 1/22 at 4pm. Or, see how we made it below…But… Let’s start with a promo code for discounted entry right here. We’ll be giving the pallet table of awesomeness away after our appearance on 1/22 at … see more

Design lessons for Alzheimer’s disease and Autism spectrum families

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We have a unique opportunity to help our clients, friends, and family who have a family member with autism or Alzheimer’s. Design and remodeling is about problem solving. And there are a lot of us with loved ones whose lives are centered around a disease or condition. My attention has … see more