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22 Stunning Kitchen Backsplash Ideas for Your White Kitchen

Are you looking for kitchen backsplash ideas for your white kitchen? Check out these stunning kitchen backsplash ideas that will give your home a classic and timeless look. Let these kitchen backsplash designs inspire your next home renovation. Kitchen Backsplash Ideas Herringbone The timeless beauty of the white herringbone backsplash will bring an elegant and

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Butler's Pantry ideas

12 Extravagant Butler’s Pantry Only Found in Multi-Million Dollar Homes

If you’re someone who loves to host guests, then a Butler’s Pantry is an essential feature to have in your luxury home. These butler pantries serve as a bar and entertaining prep area where you can showcase your prized crystal glassware and fine liquor. Here are extravagant Butler’s Pantries that are found in multi-million dollar

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Woman in Front of House

17 Things to Do ASAP to Prepare Your Home for Spring (Free Home Maintenance Checklist)

Spring has finally arrived, and it’s time to start preparing your home for the new season. To make it easier for you, we’ve put together a free checklist that you can download and use right away. It includes all the essential tasks that you need to do to get your home in shape for the

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White Kitchen

21 Stunning White Kitchen Ideas that Will Make Your Home Look Expensive

Are you renovating your home and looking for white kitchen ideas? When it comes to home renovations, a white kitchen is a timeless choice as it is universally appreciated and is unlikely to go out of style. Below are white kitchen design ideas that will make your home look expensive. 1. Classic White Kitchen with

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Contemporary Christmas House Tour in CT

A Contemporary Pink and Gold Christmas House Tour in CT

Step inside the contemporary pink and gold Christmas house tour in Connecticut. The living room dazzles with a striking tree set against subtle pink and gold touches, while the dining area features a minimalist table arrangement adorned with shimmering gold cutlery. This modern twist on holiday décor seamlessly blends sophistication with seasonal merriment, offering a

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Christmas House Tour new canaan ct

Classic Christmas House Tour in New Canaan CT

Welcome to a Christmas house tour in the picturesque town of New Canaan, Connecticut, where timeless elegance and classic holiday decor come together.  Christmas House Tour: Exterior As you approach this beautiful home, you’re greeted by a simple yet charming exterior adorned with fresh outdoor wreaths and lush evergreen garlands. The spacious front porch beckons

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Air Purifying Plant to remove formaldehyde

5 Best Air Purifying Indoor Plants to Remove Formaldehyde from the Air

Formaldehyde is one of the most common air toxins polluting our indoor air. It can contribute to sick building syndrome. The good news is, some houseplants are good air purifying indoor plants for removing formaldehyde. Below are the 5 best air purifying houseplants for removing formaldehyde. We based our research on a  NASA research study

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Rhododendrons

Do you Need to Water Rhododendrons in the Summer? (When and How?)

Are you wondering if you need to water your rhododendrons in the Summer? Is rainwater sufficient for your rhododendrons? If supplemental watering is needed for Rhododendrons in the summer, how frequently should you be watering your rhododendrons? Similar to Azaleas, Rhododendrons have shallow root systems and will benefit from regular watering in the summer. The

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Corn Plant Dracena fragrans Massangeana

10 Tips on How to Care for your Corn Plant (Dracaena fragrans Massangeana)

Corn Plant (Dracaena fragrans “Massangeana”) is an easy-to-grow houseplant that can tolerate a wide range of conditions. It will live in low light or full sun conditions. Similar to other Dracaena plants, it is also known to be an air purifying plant because it is very effective in removing air pollutants from the air. Your

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Dracaena deremensis Warneckei Houseplant

10 Tips on How to Care for your Dracaena Warneckii

Dracaena “Warneckii” (Dracaena deremensis “Warneckii”) is an easy-to-grow houseplant with beautiful glossy leaves. If you are looking for an air purifying plant, Dracaena ‘Warneckii’ is a good choice since it is one of the most effective houseplants for cleaning the air. Do know that your Dracaena Warneckii plant is toxic to pets and humans so

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Dracaena deremensis 'Janet Craig'

10 Tips on How to Care for your Dracaena Janet Craig

Dracaena “Janet Craig” (Dracaena deremensis “Janet Craig”) is an easy-to-grow houseplant that can tolerate low light conditions. Similar to other Dracaena plants, it is also known to be an air purifying plant because it is very effective in removing air pollutants from the air. Dracaena ‘Janet Craig’ has it all- it is an attractive houseplant

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Chinese Evergreen (Aglaonema)

10 Tips on How to Care for your Chinese Evergreen (Aglaonema)

Chinese Evergreen (Aglaonema species) are easy-to-grow houseplants. It is tolerant of low light conditions and can take some neglect. Chinese Evergreen is also an effective air purifying plant that makes it great for the home and office. There are many varieties of Chinese Evergreen, ranging from dark green leaves to variegated leaves. If you are

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Best houseplants for beginners

12 Best Houseplants for Beginners (Easy to Grow, Impossible to Kill Houseplants)

Are you looking for houseplants that are great for beginners? The best houseplants for beginners are houseplants that can tolerate a wide range of lighting conditions and can tolerate abuse from their owners. These houseplants are resilient and will survive even if you forget to water them! Below is a list of the best houseplants

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Kalanchoe

9 Tips on How to Care for Your Kalanchoe Plant (Infographic)

Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe blossfeldiana) are beautiful flowering houseplants that are in full bloom during the winter holiday season. After the holidays, when the blooms fade, many people throw away their kalanchoe plants, but this perennial plant is actually evergreen and will continue to bloom year after year. Since Kalanchoe is a short-day plant, there are several

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Angel Wing Begonia

8 Tips on How to Care for Your Angel Wing Begonia (Infographic)

Angel Wing Begonia is a popular houseplant. It has stunningly attractive angel-wing shaped foliage which is much loved by many indoor gardeners. Angel wing begonias are easy to grow and will flower indoors. There are hundreds of varieties of Angel wing begonias. Our favorites are the polka-dot leaf Begonia maculata, the fragrant flowers of Begonia

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Lucky Bamboo

9 Tips on How to Care for Your Lucky Bamboo (Dracaena braunii Infographic)

Lucky Bamboo (Dracaena braunii) is a very popular houseplant known to bring good luck and prosperity. Fortunately, it can tolerate very low light conditions since it is commonly seen in windowless indoor spaces in homes, offices, receptionist desks, and next to cash registers in stores. Lucky Bamboo can be grown in potting soil but it

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African Milk Tree

8 Tips on How to Care for Your African Milk Tree (Euphorbia trigona Infographic)

African Milk Tree (Euphorbia trigona) is a succulent houseplant. It is a tall cactus-looking plant and makes a great addition to your cactus display. It has fewer spines than most cactus plants so it could be a better choice if you are looking for cactus-looking plants with less spine. However, know that African Milk Tree

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String of Hearts

9 Tips on How to Care for Your String of Hearts (Ceropegia woodii Infographic)

String of Hearts (Ceropegia woodii) is a popular hanging houseplant known for its beautiful heart-shaped leaves. It’s a fast-growing plant and will thrive in sunny locations. It looks great perched on a tall bookshelf or hanging from the top of a sunny stairwell. Here are tips on how to care for your String of Hearts

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rhododendrons How to Care Guide

Lazy Gardener’s Guide: How to Grow Rhododendrons (Infographic)

Rhododendrons (Rhododendron species) are beautiful flowering shrubs that will keep producing gorgeous flowers year after year. If you are looking for a flowering shrub that thrives in shady locations, then rhododendrons are your best bet. The best part is you don’t need to do much for your rhododendrons to produce beautiful blooms. Perfect for the

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Hydrangeas

Lazy Gardener’s Guide: How to Grow Hydrangeas (Infographic)

Hydrangeas (Hydrangea species) are classic flowering garden shrubs. Gardeners love growing Hydrangeas because they are so easy to grow. They will bloom brilliantly with no effort from the gardener. Perfect for the lazy gardener. Here are tips on how to grow Hydrangeas in your garden. Hydrangeas Infographic Tips on How to Grow Hydrangeas 1. Your

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tulips

Lazy Gardener’s Guide: How to Grow Tulips (Infographic)

Tulips (Tulipa species) are beautiful flowering bulbs. World-renowned for their colorful blossoms, tulips are easy-to-grow perennial flowering bulbs. They will come back year after year without much effort from the gardener. Perfect for the lazy gardener. Here are tips on how to grow tulips in your garden. Tulips Infographic 6 Tips on How to Grow

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Pothos (Epipremnum aureum)

8 Tips on How to Care for Your Pothos (Epipremnum aureum Infographic)

Pothos (Epipremnum aureum) is a very popular houseplant. It’s a low-maintenance houseplant that is impossible to kill. Your pothos can tolerate low light conditions, which is great for beginners. Plus it has beautiful, shiny heart-shaped leaves that look great dangling from a hanging basket or perched on a high bookshelf. Do know that your pothos

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Dragon Tree (Dracaena marginata)

9 Tips on How to Care for Your Dragon Tree (Dracaena marginata Infographic)

Dragon Tree (Dracaena marginata previously known as Dracaena reflexa) is a popular houseplant since it is one of the few indoor trees that can tolerate medium/low light conditions. It has graceful, ribbon-like leaves that are attractive and will make a statement as a centerpiece plant. It is also known to bring luck. Your Dragon Tree

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Watermelon Peperomia

8 Tips on How to Care for Your Watermelon Peperomia (Peperomia argyreia Infographic)

Watermelon Peperomia (Peperomia argyreia) is a popular houseplant. It is called Watermelon Peperomia because its leaves have patterns similar to watermelon rinds. It’s a small houseplant with beautiful cream-colored and green foliage. It is also an easy-to-grow houseplant that does well in artificial light. Your Watermelon Peperomia will be happy on office desks and on

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Emerald Ripple Peperomia (Peperomia caperata)

8 Tips on How to Care for Your Emerald Ripple Peperomia (Infographic)

Emerald Ripple Peperomia (Peperomia caperata) is a popular houseplant with beautiful wrinkled, heart-shaped leaves. The foliage colors are gorgeous with color combinations of greenish to purplish. It’s fairly easy to grow your Peperomia caperata since it does well in artificial light. A nice little houseplant for office desks and on bookshelves.  Here are tips on

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Pepper Face (Peperomia obtusifolia)

8 Tips to Care for Your Pepper Face (Peperomia obtusifolia Infographic)

Pepper Face  (Peperomia obtusifolia) is a popular houseplant that is easy to grow. Its graceful, waxy leaves make a great addition to plant groupings in your indoor space. Compared to other Peperomia species, Peperomisa obtusifolia is the easiest to grow. It is tolerant of a wide variety of conditions such as low light conditions. Here

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Satin Pothos

8 Tips on How to Care for Your Satin Pothos (Scindapsus pictus Infographic)

Satin Pothos (Scindapsus pictus) is a popular houseplant because it is so easy to grow. A low-maintenance houseplant with beautiful silvery, green leaves, it will look beautiful in a hanging basket or on a bookshelf. It is also tolerant of low light conditions which makes it great for beginners. Just be aware that your satin

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Heartleaf Philodendron

8 Tips on How to Care for Your Heartleaf Philodendron (Infographic)

Heartleaf Philodendron (Philodendron hederaceum) is one of the most popular houseplants in the world. It is a low-maintenance, fast-growing, easy houseplant to grow indoors. Your Heartleaf Philodendron can tolerate a wide range of conditions and will thrive almost anywhere indoors including low light conditions. It will look great in a hanging basket or on a

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String of Pearls

8 Tips on How to Care for Your String of Pearls (Senecio rowleyanus Infographic)

String of Pearls (Senecio rowleyanus) is a popular hanging houseplant sought after for its unique look. It is a hanging succulent with cascading strings of green pearls. It looks great in hanging baskets plus you will enjoy the spicy cinnamon fragrant every time you walk past it. Here are tips on how to care for

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Philodendron Selloum

9 Tips on How to Care for Your Philodendron Selloum (Infographic)

Philodendron Selloum (Thaumatophyllum bipinnatifidum formerly called Philodendron bipinnatifidum) is a popular houseplant with beautiful bold, jungle-like foliage. It is a large houseplant that can grow to 6 feet tall. It’s a houseplant with many names and was formerly classified as a Philodendron species. Now it’s reclassified to the genus Thaumatophyllum. Here are tips on how

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Kentia Palm

8 Tips on How to Care for Your Kentia Palm (Howea forsteriana Infographic)

Kentia Palm (Howea forsteriana and Howea belmoreana) is a popular houseplant with beautiful cascading palm leaves. It is a slow-growing houseplant that can grow to 8-10 feet tall as an indoor palm. Kentia Palm is a humid-loving indoor palm that will do well in bathrooms. Here are tips on how to care for your Kentia

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Nerve Plant

8 Tips on How to Care for Your Nerve Plant (Fittonia albivenis Infographic)

Nerve Plant (Fittonia albivenis) is a beautiful houseplant with striking lace-like patterned foliage. It is not the easiest houseplant to care for since Nerve Plants have high moisture and humidity requirements. It’s best to keep your Nerve Plant in a terrarium otherwise the upkeep to maintain the constant humidity will become too much. Otherwise, a

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Kris Plant Alocasia sanderiana

8 Tips on How to Care for Your Kris Plant (Alocasia sanderiana Infographic)

Kris Plant or African Mask Plant (Alocasia sanderiana or Alocasia amazonica) is a very popular houseplant with beautifully patterned leaves. The interesting leaves make it a great addition to indoor spaces. It is a houseplant that likes warmer temperatures. It’s a humid-loving houseplant and will do great in a bathroom with a window. If you

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ZZ Plant

8 Tips on How to Care for Your ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia infographic)

ZZ Plant or Zanzibar Gem (Zamioculcas zamiifolia) is a very popular houseplant because it is tough and low maintenance. It can tolerate low light which makes it an easy houseplant to grow at home. Your Zanzibar Gem is known for its beautiful foliage with glossy, thick, fern-like leaves. If you have children and pets at

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Creeping Fig

7 Tips on How to Care for Your Creeping Fig (Ficus Pumila Infographic)

The Creeping Fig (Ficus Pumila) is a woody vine with attractive heart-shaped leaves. It’s a fast growing houseplant. It’s not uncommon to discover the vine covering the surface of the container and climbing over the edges of the pot. When planted outside, Creeping Fig vines can cover stone walls and houses. If you are looking

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rubber tree

9 Tips on How to Care for Rubber Tree Indoors (Infographic)

Rubber Tree (Ficus elastica) is a very popular houseplant that is fairly low maintenance. Known for its bold, glossy leaves. Your Rubber Plant will make a statement in any indoor space. There are many beautiful cultivars of Rubber plants. Ficus elastica variegata is a stunning ficus plant with magnificent white, green, and pink leaves. Rubber

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ponytail palm

7 Tips on How to Care for Your Ponytail Palm (Infographic)

Ponytail Palm (Beaucarnea recurvata) are large plants with striking, lush, cascading leaves. The leaves look like a ponytail (hence the name)!  From my personal experience, Ponytail Palm is the easiest houseplant to care for. It is truly a low maintenance, drought resistant plant. You don’t need to water it everyday so it’s really easy to

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Haworthia

7 Tips on How to Care for Your Haworthia Plant (Infographic)

Haworthia (Haworthia sp.) are popular indoor succulents. Haworthias are low maintenance plants that are easy to grow and great for beginners. They are small plants that looks like small versions of aloe plants with zebra stripes and markings. There are around 150 species of Haworthias, some of the more popular indoor species of Haworthia are

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Monstera Plant or Swiss Cheese Plant (Monstera deliciosa

9 Tips on How to Care For Your Monstera Houseplant (FREE Printables)

Monstera Plant or Swiss Cheese Plant (Monstera deliciosa) is a beautiful houseplant known for its large green leaves with holes and slits (thus the name Swiss Cheese Plant). It gives off a tropical jungle vibe and is often seen in the backdrop of Instagram-worthy photos. Monstera plants are low maintenance houseplants that don’t require a

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