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Pergolas are fancy outdoor shades that have for long been used in Europe to provide shade without the roof being fully covered

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Their popularity has spread around the world due to their beauty and stylish look, especially during summer. The easiest way to identify a pergola is that it’s a simple structure made of columns that support a grid roof that can either be sheltered or left open to let sunbeams sip in. Pergolas can be free standing or attached to the main house. Most people can’t tell the difference between a pergola, pagoda, gazebo, arbor and even a pavilion. The common fact between all these structures is that they are found outside in your backyard or out in the deck. However,...

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Pergolas are fancy outdoor shades that have for long been used in Europe to provide shade without the roof being fully covered

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Their popularity has spread around the world due to their beauty and stylish look, especially during summer. The easiest way to identify a pergola is that it’s a simple structure made of columns that support a grid roof that can either be sheltered or left open to let sunbeams sip in. Pergolas can be free standing or attached to the main house. Most people can’t tell the difference between a pergola, pagoda, gazebo, arbor and even a pavilion. The common fact between all these structures is that they are found outside in your backyard or out in the deck. However,...

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Turn Your Bathroom Into a Mini Jungle With These Shower-Friendly Plants

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Showers (especially in rental bathrooms) can feel a bit drab when there’s little more to look at than your shampoo bottles and a novelty curtain. Here’s an idea that will give your space calming spa vibes in one go: Add a plant or two. While it may seem counterintuitive to bring greenery into a space that regularly fills up with suds, experts say it can actually be the ideal habitat for it to thrive. “The plants will love the steam and moisture boost, and the gentle rain will clean dust and debris off their leaves,” says Joyce Mast, the self-described...

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This post has been a long time coming, in more ways than one! I have long wanted to share a tour of my home with you AND I have so much to share with you about what’s happening behind the blog in my life

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In this photo I’m in the process of carting all my house plants off to my husband’s office because we’re MOVING!… but we’ll be on the road for the next month! Here goes… Life Update I wanted to do a house tour for you guys after we bought our townhouse a few years ago, but never got around to it. This spring when we put it on the market to sell, it finally looked how I wanted it to look (ironic). I took a bunch of photos, was about to put together a blog post, then I thought better of...

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