Decorate an Open Floor Plan

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Fill your freezer and your friends’ at a casserole swap. Everyone brings two homemade casseroles —...

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  • Brighten on a BudgetBrighten on a Budget

    Brighten on a Budget An inexpensive way to brighten a dark corner is to hang a mirror that reflects light from...
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  • Plant-Filled PondPlant-Filled Pond

    Plant-Filled Pond From either direction along this brick path, the pond beckons visitors to come closer for a better...
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  • Life OutdoorsLife Outdoors

    People who entertain often will appreciate a kitchen that blends into the garden. This one includes a sink, grill,...
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  • Edible GardensEdible Gardens

    Old School Flair A vegetable patch next to a clothesline harks back to a time when people raised their own cabbages...
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  • Gorgeous Flower GardensGorgeous Flower Gardens

    Basket of Blooms A hanging basket of trailing foliage or flowers like lobelia, impatiens, and pelargonium can give...
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  • Shade GardensShade Gardens

    Back in the Woods A mature tree has been pruned so just enough sunlight penetrates the canopy to support the shade...
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  • Small-Space Container GardensSmall-Space Container Gardens

    Ceramic Style Containers can hold everything from groundcovers to flowering plants to small trees. When combining...
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