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Unpacking the places you live inside and out.

How to brighten up your basement? West Michigan blogger and entertainer extraordinare Rebecca Lemon has a few suggestions up her sleeve that will make any previously drab space feel fresh! 

Closets could be caves full of clutter. Unused items pile up year after year, taking up valuable space for new items you just bought. Your closet should be easy to navigate when you start your day. Allard Design offers some welcome tips to help you and inspire your closets.

If you want to enjoy your outdoor space with minimal work, you’re not alone. The number one landscaping trend this year is rooted in low-maintenance, high-hardiness plants. But maintaining a beautiful, albeit undemanding, property takes initial planning. That’s where professionals Kim Blanchard of Knapp Valley Gardens, Dan Monsma of Monsma Landscape & Maintenance, and Kathy Warner of Harder & Warner Landscaping and Garden Center come in.  

To change the look and feel of a room, add a splash of color.

The Sistine Chapel, The Louvre Museum, and the Vatican are all places that come to mind when we think about beautiful ceilings, but this "forgotten fifth plane" is often neglected in our own homes. Why? It's a blank slate, so to speak, with very little obstruction. There are endless possibilities for this area of your home.

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