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Fallin' Into Fall

Does fall seem like a magical time of year to anyone else? It's a beautiful time of year where the outside world is brimming with the richest, warmest colors. Bringing those colors and feelings into your home could make it feel magical too. Here are some easy DIY ideas that you can do to prepare your home for fall!

Painted Acorns

Painted Acorns This simple twist on something found in nature is so fun and simple!

Lid Pumpkin...

Easy Fall Decorations

Fall is my favorite time of year, by far. Greet the season in style with some easy Fall decorations. Click on the link or the photo for the tutorial.

Wood Slice Pumpkin

This easy craft from A Night Owl would be perfect for classy Halloween decorations, and can even carry you into Thanksgiving!

Painted Wood Slice Pumpkins

Fall Table Runner

No one has to know how easy this Fall table runner is from ...

5 Homemade Father's Day Gifts

Father's Day is coming up this Sunday, June 16th. If you're stumped as to what to get for your doting Dad, here are 5 homemade Father's Day gifts you can pull together quickly!

Ultimate Burger Kit

If your Dad is the king of the grill, get him ready for his next backyard soiree with an ultimate burger kit. Gather up his favorite barbecue sauce, condiments, seasonings, and trimmings. Grab a cookbook full of great burger recipes or a fun grilling apron and potholders like these from Perpetual Kid and combine everything in a nice bucket or bag for him.

5 Homemade Father's Day gifts...

5 DIY Easter Crafts

With Easter just right around the corner here in Central Kentucky, we at Milestone Realty Consultants have compiled 5 DIY crafts for you! Easter Bunny Gift Jars

5 DIY Easter crafts

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The Idea Room gives you step by step instructions on how to make adorable Easter bunny gift jars. Use empty spaghetti jars, baby food containers, or any other glass bottles to hold candies or to serve drinks at your Easter lunch. ...

5 DIY Valentine's Day Gifts

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, you've probably been brainstorming ideas for gifts to give your significant other...or maybe we've just now reminded you about it. Either way, now is the time to get started thinking of ideas. While flowers, cards, and chocolates are always nice, something homemade is always a little more special. If you aren't really the Martha Stewart type, here are 5 easy DIY projects you can make for your sweetie this Valentine's Day.

For the coffee-lover:

These cute coffee mugs from The Weekend Homemaker are a perfect craft for the person who loves all things coffee. Put a bag of their favorite coffee beans inside the cup, or a gift card to a local coffee house for some added interest.

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Decorating Your Home: The Dining Room Table

Each Friday until Christmas, we’ll be featuring a different area of your Kentucky home to decorate for the holidays. Last week, we showed you step-by-step instructions on how to wrap a present. This week, our last Friday before Christmas, we will focus on setting your dinner table for Christmas dinner. When decorating for the holiday season, many people remember to decorate the yard, the Christmas tree and the mantle, but what about the dining room table? You want your dinner guests to be transformed into the holiday season mood immediately upon entering the dining room. Decorating the table for the Christmas dinner is a great way to make the day even more memorable. Here are...

Christmas Gifts For New Home Buyers

Christmas shopping can be a chore. Between navigating the circus that is the mall parking lot and trying to find the perfect gift for the person who has EVERYTHING, let us help make your shopping trip a little easier with some gift ideas for the person who has just moved in to a new Kentucky home this year! Below is our top 10 list of gifts for first time homebuyers.

1. Lawn Equipment. Chances are, the first time homebuyer is moving into their new digs from some sort of rental unit. Most of the time, most (if not all) of the lawn care is provided. Help ease them into yard work and numb the big upfront cost by purchasing basic items. Lawn equipment like shovels, garden...

Decorating Your Home: How to Wrap a Present

Each Friday until Christmas, we’ll be featuring a different area of your Kentucky home to decorate for the holidays. Last week, we showed you different examples of how to decorate your mantel. This week, we will focus on gift wrapping.

I think wrapping gifts is probably one of my favorite things to do around the holidays. I’m sure I’m probably part of the minority, but I’ve always liked the fact that you can dress up a present just by using different kinds of wrapping paper or decorations. From ribbons and bows to tinsel and paper, the possibilities for different kinds of wrapping are endless! For those of you who are wrapping-challenged, here are step by step instructions from WikiHow on how to wrap the perfect present.

Step 1: Remove all price tags. There's nothing...

Decorating Your Home: The Mantel

Each Friday until Christmas, we’ll be featuring a different area of your Kentucky home to decorate for the holidays. Last Friday, we talked about different ways to decorate the outside of your home. This week, we will focus on the decorations for your mantel.

Have your stockings been hung by the chimney with care? If not, get your creative juices flowing by taking a look at these examples on how to decorate your mantel for the holidays.
  • Think about what you can do above and below a mantel. Create depth by using tall glass containers filled with...

Decorating Your Home: The Outside

Each Friday until Christmas, we’ll be featuring a different area of your home to decorate for the holidays. Last week, we gave you instructions on how to decorate your tree. This week, we will focus on the decorations for the outside of your Kentucky home. I would venture a guess that a majority of the population are somewhere in the middle of of being like Clark Griswold and going all out, and an Ebenezar Scrooge and putting no decorations out when it comes to decorating outside for the holidays! Here are a few tips on how to decorate the outside of your home for Christmas.
  • Start with your...

Things To Do On a Road Trip

Have you ever felt like Clark Griswold whenever your family takes a road trip? Things don't go according to plan, you get lost, or the kids drive you crazy? As today is the busiest travel day of the year, we at Milestone Realty Consultants thought it would be appropriate to post a few ideas to keep the kids entertained and Mom and Dad’s sanity intact as you pass the time on the long car/plane/train ride to wherever your holiday festivities may be.

Games

  • “Name That Tune”: A passenger in the car will hum the tune...

Back To School Ideas

It's hard to believe that students in the Bluegrass are getting ready to go back to school. Whether you're a parent is a newcomer to the all of the "getting ready for school" activities , or you're a seasoned veteran, here are a few ideas to make the trasition from summer fun to school days easy and exciting!

1. A great way to start the year off with a BANG is making sure your child has a nutritious lunch. Lisa Storms gives some...

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