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Quick Tip: Holiday Decorating in a Bedroom (Halloween)

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Quick Tip: Holiday Decorating in a Bedroom (Halloween)

Achieving seasonal whimsy in a bedroom is as simple as adding a festive accent pillow, an in-season flower arrangement, wreath or garland, and adding a candle or two. Take it a step further and incorporate a soft sculpture, large figurine and/or holiday-specific lighting. You will be able to achieve a festive look that complements – and doesn’t clash – with your staple home accents.

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Quick Tip: Re-purposed Rubber Boot Tray

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

Quick Tip: Re-purposed Rubber Boot Tray | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

A rubber boot tray can do more than hold dirty boots and shoes. Use it in your car when transporting plants to prevent dirt and leaves from making a mess, or use it under a pet’s food and water dishes to prevent the contents from spilling onto your floors.

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Quick Tip: Bee and Insect Houses

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Quick Tip: Bee and Insect Houses | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Adding a bee (or insect house) to your backyard or garden is a great way to promote the health of bees and insects, and in turn, prolong the health and growth of your plants.
The Cedar Bee House to the left is ideal for attracting bees, while the Cedar Insect House to the right will attract bees and other desirable insects, while creating a chemical-free trap for unwanted insects. Learn more about the importance of bees and insects to your outdoor living spaces by clicking here.

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