Central Virginia Home Magazine 2020 Summer
Flexible Spaces | Tips to Make Your Home Fit Your Life
Pick a Pepper | Popular Peppers for Every Taste
Hoop Dreams | At-Home Sports Courts
Metamorphosis of a House | Adapting a Home Over the Generations

DESIGN

Make a Splash | Backsplash Options that Put the Fun in Functional

A backsplash can make an average Joe or plain Jane feel like a veritable Rachel Ray or Guy Fieri, cooking the day away in a kitchen that is nothing ...
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Daybeds | Flexible, Fashionable Furnishings

Making a splash in the design world today, a daybed offers great flexibility when outfitting a space, and is prized for the functionality it offers. As a sofa/bed combo, ...
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IMPROVE

The Build Smart Institute | Preparing Today’s Kids for Tomorrow’s Future

It’s no secret the building trades lack skilled employees. When the recession hit in 2008, over 600,000 U.S. construction workers left the industry, never to return. This mass exodus left ...
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Water Woes | Solving Drainage Issues in Your Yard

BEING DILIGENT WITH INSPECTIONS AROUND YOUR HOME AND IN YOUR YARD CAN HELP ELIMINATE FUTURE PROBLEMS THAT COULD LEAD TO COSTLY SOLUTIONS IF NOT REMEDIED. While you can’t control the ...
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GARDEN

Summer Bouquet | Let Zinnias Work Magic in Your Garden

ZINNIAS ARE AN ANNUAL, BUT IF YOU DON’T DEADHEAD THE LAST FLOWER HEADS WHEN WINTER FREEZE KILLS THEM, THEY WILL RESEED IN SPRING. YOU CAN COLLECT DRIED ZINNIA HEADS ...
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Green Gardening | Best Practices that Are Good for the Earth and Your Yard

There are many reasons why making your garden more eco-friendly is a good idea: It reduces your impact on the earth, it helps attract pollinators, it’s better for your ...
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LIVE

All the Comforts of Home | Cozy and Practical Dorm Room Essentials

Minimalism has been trending for a few years now, but it’s nothing new for anyone who has ever moved into a college residence hall and was forced to fit ...
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Savory Summer Sides | Elevated Basics for Your Next Cookout

Summer is the best time of year for letting simple ingredients shine. With the bounty of fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs available, you can make dishes that are not ...
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