Front Yard Neighborhoods

Today at DG2 Home, we will be focusing on what makes a neighborhood great. Is it the homes? The landscaping? The sense of community or all of the above? With the world being such a social media and technology driven environment, the art of knowing...

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Fall Planters

Missouri and Mother Nature have a funny relationship. August was gorgeous and crisp and gave everyone a taste of fall. September has been hot and humid and ready for the pool again. Well until the days stay consistent and you are wanting to add some...

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Courtyards

When I hear the word courtyard, I instantly think of a giant hotel brand. But what is a courtyard? The definition is that a courtyard is a circumscribed area, often surrounded by buildings that is open to the sky.   You typically would find a courtyard in...

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Outdoor Rugs

Adding a rug to a room is like adding nail polish to your hands.   It just gives that extra layer of color and style and warmth. It hides flaws and creates a great overall appearance. So why not add outdoor rugs to porches and patios? Here...

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Beacon Hill Beauties

Traveling is so important. When you travel as a designer, you open your mind to different climates, textiles, landscape and materials. As a traveler, you experience new smells, tastes, cultures and people. You don't even have to go far from home to experience the joys...

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Curb Appeal

According to the dictionary, curb appeal means the visual attractiveness of a house as seen from the street.   One of the services that DG2 Home provides is a curb appeal sketch and recommendations. Head over to our dg2home.com website to look at some examples. We are...

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Send Me Plants!

With Valentine's Day quickly approaching, let's skip the chocolate and send roses. Not cut roses, but rose shrubs!   Planting rose shrubs after the last frost in spring is the perfect time to plant. Otherwise, at least 10 weeks before the first frost in the fall. And...

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‘Tis the Season

  It's December 1st and if you are decorating for the holidays, don't forget to decorate the exterior. Between exterior lights, window boxes, urns and door wreaths, this is a great time to create a seasonal warmth.   When it comes to exterior lights, do you prefer white lights?...

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First Impressions: After Dark

We are now at the last topic of how to make a great first impression on your home, whether you are working to sell your home or just add in some curb appeal updates.   This week's topic is After Dark. What does your home look like at night?...

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First Impressions: Driveway

What is the state of your driveway?   Cracked? Stained? Covered in sidewalk chalk?   Often, the driveway is overlooked as an aesthetic fix, but a little can go a long way when cleaning it up for curb appeal. To completely resurface a driveway, you could spend around $2,000. Minor cracks...

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