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Nothing says fall like fireside hues, cinnamon-scented pinecones, and pumpkin spice lattes. The annual arrival of October always seems to widen the opportunities to express your fall spirit. Here are a few of our favorites this year. Front Porch The front door sets the tone so make sure it’s festive and tasteful. Wreaths have always been, and will probably always be, an extremely popular element to the front porch. Erin from “Earnest Home Co.” has a beautiful way to make …

You don’t have to spent a fortune to give your home a fresh update. A home that looks expensive feels more luxurious, which can also enhance the sense of well-being, prosperity and contentment for those within it. Give yourself these beneficial lifestyle boosts by upgrading your abode one detail at a time, no billionaire budget required. Royal Crown Inexpensive, boring cabinets or walls? Not anymore! Upgrade each wall cabinet with crown molding along the top. This trick works whether the cabinets reach …

These DIY wall art projects will leave your friends thinking you’re a creative genius. (Well, you are, so it’s time to realize it!) Any of these ideas can be customized for color, size and shape, so wake up your inner child and get crafting! Wax Your Wall One box of crayons + one artist’s canvas + glue = awesome DIY wall art. This epic piece of abstract art doesn’t cost much to make, plus, you get to melt things. Arrange …

Who said style has to be expensive? Exercise your DIY skills and treat yourself to a rug worthy of a designer label on a discount-store budget. Here are ten project ideas to get you started. 1. Style, Squared Carpet squares – those samples and scraps found around almost any carpet retailer – are the secret to making a colorful area rug that looks store bought. Call around to find carpet stores with the best deals and selections on carpet squares; $1 …

If you were to sum up the job requirements of being a mom, it would easily be the most difficult job on the planet. The job description would read something like this: “Looking for someone to stand, bend, move, drive, clean or otherwise exert herself for 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This person must have extensive knowledge of medicine, culinary arts, organization, therapy, conflict resolution, finance and completing science project poster boards. Must be willing to give …

Raising children is hard work, and it’s even harder when the kids aren’t yours. Go Au Pair starts as a childcare provider for families across the country, but this cultural exchange program leaves both au pairs and families with a lifelong bond.  Now here at Fracture, we’re more than familiar with making lasting memories. So we teamed up with Go Au Pair to provide au pairs and their host families with a Fracture plaque to commemorate their experience.  “Thank you …