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Around the House 2012
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Local designer suggests taking your time when decorating a new home or refreshing a current space

Dover interior designer Nathan Paternoster gives useful advice to homeowners ready to decorate a new home or freshen up a current space. There is no need to rush when it comes to color and decor, after all, you're going to live in the space so it is best to take gradual steps to create a space you...

A great summer party begins with a great theme

You don't have to be Martha Stewart to play hostess for your neighborhood's most-talked about party. You just need a good theme and a little imagination for a successful summer party.

Garage sale buys can bring home bed bugs, safety hazards

Garage sales offer great savings, but be selective about what items you buy at them. Saving money is never worth bed bugs or other safety issues that could possibly come with the hunt for great bargains.

Read the directions to avoid the frustrations of assembly

Hours of fiddling around with flat pack furniture, and inevitably ending up with a slanting bookcase, can be avoided by completing a few easy steps before assembly.

Get outside and play

We've waited all winter to go back outside. Now that warmer weather is here and the days are longer, it's the perfect opportunity to make your backyard a place for games.

Cultivating faith, peace and hope

Jon Brown has been working with his bonsai trees for 30 years and has learned a lot along the way. Not only is he creating beautiful trees and a peaceful place for reflection, he is growing in his own faith.

As energy costs soar, the clothesline makes a comeback around the house

The clothesline fell out of popularity when the automatic dryer became commonplace in American homes. Where once we hung our dungarees as well as our Sunday best to dry in the open air, now we simply toss them into a appliance that uses more energy than any other except the refrigerator. As energy...

Old sign find permanent place in Ragersville couple’s home

After the family business closed, the Hicks family decided to repurpose the sign that greeted customers for decades at Ragersville Cheese House. The sign is now a high backed bench that at the Hicks' home in the village.

Plenty of ways to bring summer right into your home

When the weather turns warm and the days long, it is a perfect time to make your house a reflection of all things summer.

Stop and smell the roses: Arboretum’s garden a beautiful venue for a wedding or just a visit

The Garden of Roses of Legend and Romance is the perfect venue for a rose lover's wedding. Located at the Secrest Arboretum in Wooster on the campus of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, the garden was dedicated in 1970 and has been growing and flourishing ever since.

Make sloped lawns livable with retaining walls

Gain some valuable living space and stop losing topsoil off your sloped lawn. Retaining walls can be helpful and beautiful, but make sure you take the necessary steps and precautions to ensure a long life for your wall.

Cultivating faith, peace and hope

Jon Brown has been working with his bonsai trees for 30 years and has learned a lot along the way. Not only is he creating beautiful trees and a peaceful place for reflection, he is growing in his own faith.

There are plenty of ways to bring the summer right into your home

When the weather turns warm and the days long, it is a perfect time to make your house a reflection of all things summer.

Stop and smell the roses: Arboretum’s garden a beautiful venue for a wedding or just a visit

As a symbol of love and passion, the rose is often found in bridal bouquets and adorning wedding venues whether the site is a church, banquet hall or a relative’s living room. But there’s one location in Wayne County where couples may choose to tie the knot where the roses are already provided –...

Avoid flat pack hassle with planning

Hours of fiddling around with flat pack furniture, and inevitably ending up with a slanting bookcase, can be avoided by completing a few easy steps before assembly.

Make sloped lawns livable with retaining walls

Gain some valuable living space and stop losing topsoil off your sloped lawn. Retaining walls can be helpful and beautiful, but make sure you take the necessary steps and precautions to ensure a long life for your wall.

How to merge both your houses into one beautiful home for two

Newlywed, newly engaged or even just downsizing to a smaller living space¿merging his and hers into one cohesive space can be a challenge. Here are eight decorating tips that will make a new space beautiful without ditching anyone¿s favorite things.

To throw a great summer party, begin by finding a great theme

You don't have to be Martha Stewart to play hostess for your neighborhood's most-talked about party. You just need a good theme and a little imagination.

Garage sale buys can bring home bed bugs, safety hazards

Garage sales offer great savings, but be selective about what items you buy at them.

Plenty of ways to prioritize your energy needs at home

Saving money on energy costs is easy when you prioritize the needs around the house.

As members of the family, pets need special attention in winter

Pets are safest indoors in cold weather. If they must be outside take measures to keep them warm and dry.



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