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If you find that you can’t keep a plant because you don’t have a green thumb, try this forest-style planter for your home. It’s a foolproof, long-lasting alternative to traditional houseplants. And decorating your home is even easier when you forage in your garden for rocks, branches, and driftwood to bring this beautiful...Read more
In The Home
1. Nest: The Nest Protect nest.com I may not be a character from "T'was the Night Before Christmas," but I do look forward to "settling in for a long winter's nap" after this busy season. I know I'll enjoy it even more securely thanks to this. No one likes the idea they're not keeping their home as safe and...Read more
Garden Studio
A nice bottle of wine is always a perfect gift for a host or hostess. We have all seen the velvet wine bags sold in stores these days—they're nice, but they lack individuality. Even worse are the plastic or foil bags that your liquor store will offer. Don't do it! A few years ago, I created a wine bouquet that can be wrapped around any bottle of...Read more
sMARt Tips
I have always been known for wrapping small and large items with great style and passion, but this year I upped the ante by wrapping my garage door. This project is simple, easy to do, and will make for a festive holiday décor on one of the most unexpected places. Don't worry, the instructions allow you to use your garage door without...Read more
Garden Studio
Anyone can purchase a wreath for the holiday, but other than that ready-made red bow, what real interest does it have? A wreath represents warmth and cheer on your front door that are just a knock away.Read more
Out and About
By participating in the contest, each entrant agrees to abide by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements and understands that the results of the contest, as determined by Mar Jennings and his team, are final in all respects. The contest is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where...Read more
Out and About
With Halloween right around the corner, you might find yourself invited to a party and need a clever last minute costume. But, who has time to run out to the store and rummage around the picked-over remains of party supply stores? Be resourceful. There are a lot of costumes that can be pulled together using items you probably already own. I am...Read more