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1  HOME SWEET HOME / Exterior Decorating / Yard Art / Gardening: Discussion and Questions / Re: Suggestions for sprucing up a very boring front yard? on: January 21, 2014 02:58:11 PM
I am not an expert on xeroscaping, but maybe some large rocks or decorative fencing below the window where people in a wetter climate would put shrubs.  Maybe some pots of flowering cactus or other low-water plants to add a little color for at least part of the year? Or some contrasting gravel to make fake "flower beds?"

For the house itself, shutters on the windows would add a bit more contrast. Or to go out on a limb - people used to put up awnings over windows in the days before air-conditioning.  That might be another way to inject some color. 

Great ideas! Thank you!! The shutter suggestion is genius! I found some great DIY shutter ideas on Pinterest. Definitely going to have to do that this weekend. =)
2  HOME SWEET HOME / Exterior Decorating / Yard Art / Gardening: Discussion and Questions / Suggestions for sprucing up a very boring front yard? on: January 21, 2014 09:17:25 AM
Hello guys!
I am very clueless when it comes to this kind of stuff and I don't even know where to start. Does anyone have any ideas and suggestions to add some curb appeal to our very boring, very brown house? Any help would be greatly appreciated!!
3  HOME SWEET HOME / Interior Decorating: Discussion and Questions / In desperate need of ideas - Living Room =) on: February 27, 2010 03:22:11 PM
My husband used to have his own room/setup for his media equipment.  However, we just moved into an apartment and now it's in the living room.  How can I make this area look nicer?

4  MORE ART, LESS CRAFT / More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works / Re: My half of the personal swap with FoxyBlue on: February 27, 2010 03:21:56 PM
Wow! I absolutely love the dragon.  All of is way cute.
5  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Rainbow Patchwork Skirt on: February 27, 2010 03:20:26 PM
Wow! That is absolutely beautiful.  Grin
6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: one yard of fabric= great dress on: February 27, 2010 03:19:05 PM
Oh my Gosh!  So cute!!
7  HOME SWEET HOME / Interior Decorating: Discussion and Questions / WWYD? Small living room on: September 10, 2009 10:40:09 AM
I have absolutely NO skills/talent when it comes to Home Decorating.  You ladies are all so amazing!  I was hoping maybe I could get some ideas off of you?

I uploaded the photos via Craftster Photo Hosting and they are in my Member Gallery.  Is there somewhere else I should put these to make it more convenient?

Anyways, we are saving up for a few large items and don't have a lot of money to spend on Interior Decorating.  I would love some low-budget ideas for updating this room and making it more inviting.   I don't mind doing the work!  I like the wall color, but if you have an amazing idea that involves painting over it, that would be fine too.

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