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The expression “if these walls could talk” has always inspired me. I believe your walls should talk. They are blank canvases in your home for full self-expression. One of the first comments people make when they enter my home is that they love how our walls tell a story. Our home is filled with beautiful art from family photos taken by both professional photographers and myself to art done by my children. I believe our walls should talk and tell …

At Fracture, we love giving gifts. We also love celebrating individuals and organizations that give back to their community. Check out this story about a nonprofit summer camp from Ontario, Canada, called Project Canoe. The camp staff received Fractures as their annual gift last year. Executive Director Tim Richardson shared the story. What is Project Canoe? We use the outdoors, including wilderness canoe trips, to create a transformative environment in which youth develop life skills, social competencies and resiliency, thereby fostering …

‘Tis the season for spring cleaning. Rather than handling all the chores yourself, here are 7 awesome ways to get the kids involved – and even excited about it. Motivate with Music Listen to upbeat music to get the kids – and the adults – motivated, no matter which cleaning tasks you plan on tackling. Use one of your workout playlists to inspire everyone into active mode, or just pick some fun songs from a Youtube or Spotify playlist. Allow …

If you’ve ever decorated an apartment on a budget, chances are you’ve ventured into an IKEA a time or two. We love IKEA for their affordable and wide selection of everything home. IKEA is your one-stop shop for furnishing your new place without breaking the bank. There is something that you may not have realized while decorating your tiny post-graduate apartment, though. IKEA is full of pieces you can easily transform to look much more high-end than they really are. With these tricks, there’s no …

Whether you’re planning a New Year’s Eve celebration for the immediate family or including a dozen of your closest friends and their children, a kid-friendly party doesn’t have to be boring. In fact, it can be far more entertaining than an adults-only soiree! Incorporate some of these nine ideas to keep the evening fun for all ages. 1. Let’s Get Things Poppin’ If your New Year’s Party is all about the kiddos, it helps to have an action plan so …

You don’t have to wait until the baby is born to start decorating that nursery – even if you’ve asked the doctor to keep the forthcoming child’s gender a secret. A gender-neutral nursery allows even more room for creativity when it comes to decor; the only limits are your own imagination. Here are six adorable inspiration rooms and ideas to help get those creative juices flowing. 1. Rainbow Polka Dots Even if you opt for all-white walls, you don’t have …