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Three Tips to Organize Your Backyard for Fun All Summer

Like many families with young children, our summers seem to fly by. We have trips planned to the beach, we’re going camping and hiking, and we like to get out for a few baseball outings. However, the best part of summer is lived right in our backyards.

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    Simple and Easy Fourth of July Decor Ideas to Inspire You

    Fourth of July is coming up so get ready for some red, white and blue decor ideas to inspire your crafty side. We’ve rounded up four of our favorites to share with you.

    Four Creative Container Gardens You’ll Want to Make this Weekend

    While container gardening is a great solution if you have little or no space in your garden, it has also evolved as a creative way to add color and personality to your exterior.

    Must-Have Colors to Add to Your Exterior This Spring

    Spring is a great time to easily add a fresh pop of color to your exterior—without breaking the bank. From flowers to cushions, we’ve got lots of ideas for brightening up your exterior with the trendiest new colors for spring.

    How to Plan and Budget for Your Exterior Home Projects

    You’ve moved into a new house and can’t wait to make it your own. But how do you plan for all the exterior home updates you’re envisioning? When is the best time of year, how long will your projects take, and how much will each project cost?

    Celebrating Two Years of LiveAbode!

    Happy 2nd anniversary LiveAbode! We thank you, our readers, for continuing to enjoy exterior design as much as we do.

    From the Ground Up: How to Plan Your Exterior Home Design

    What is it like to design and build your dream home? This is part 3 of a 4-part content series, following interior designer Jodi G. on her journey from the design, building process and completion of her new country home.