Lorrie Geiss' Blog

Posted on 05/22/2022
Electricity-Free DIY Outdoor Lighting
Proper lighting is essential to enjoying any outside space. Unfortunately, outdoor lighting can get complicated due to lack of access to electricity. Lack of electrical outlets and built-in light sources can make even the simplest ideas a hassle. Luckily, there are some excellent DIY options for decorative outdoor lighting that don’t require electricity. Here are some ideas to...
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Posted on 05/21/2022
6618 Altamont Avenue, Catonsville, MD 21228 is now new to the market!
Welcome home to this well maintained brick End of Group. Hardwood floors and a beautifully renovated kitchen! Open concept between the dining room and kitchen that won't disappoint! Granite countertops and an island w/ breakfast bar, wood floor, beautiful wood cabinetry, recessed and pendant lighting helps to keep the kitchen bright- all this will make you want to call this "HOME". Three nice sized bedrooms with wood floors and full bath complete the Upper floor. The primary bedroom has a built in wardrobe for all those extra pieces of clothes. The hall has a cedar lined closet. An updated bath with pedestal sink and marble floor ...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
How to Pack Your Kitchen for a Move
The kitchen is one of the most important parts of your home and also one of the hardest to pack for a move. The wide range of sizes, shapes and delicacy of items in your kitchen makes packing tricky and time-consuming. Luckily, there are some strategies you can use to make the process more efficient and also help...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
How Homeowners Can Reduce the Risk of a Chimney Fire
Homeowners sometimes visualize a chimney fire as an event that involves flames shooting out of the top like a flare. While that type certainly happens too often, slow-burning chimney fires tend to go undetected and place unsuspecting household members in harm's way. The good news for homeowners with fireplaces is reducing the risk of a chimney fire ranks...
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Posted on 05/01/2022
Understanding Land Art
Land art is a term originating in the art world of the 1960s. Also called earth art or earthworks, land art was born from a combination of reaction to the increasingly commercialized and commodified nature of art and environmental activism. Land art has remained popular throughout the decades and you can find many famous examples all over the...
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Posted on 04/29/2022
158 Greenmeadow Drive, Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093 is now new to the market!
Classic Rancher with open concept Living/Dining area, kitchen, 3 bedroom and a renovated full bath on main level. The kitchen is a super efficient galley kitchen with custom cabinets that feature pull-out shelves, drawer dividers and a built-in pantry. Additional living area in lower level - a family room/ 4th bedroom is completely private and connects to a finished full bath; the laundry area , utility room and a 20' x 19.5' rear addition finishes the lower level. Plenty of storage and one car garage. The addition has an outside entrance and 220 electrical wiring - this could be your dream art or yoga studio, woodworking or auto...
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Posted on 04/24/2022
Tips for Choosing the Ideal Screen Size for Home Theaters
When you’re setting up a home theater, choosing the right screen size is important. With a screen that’s not too big or too small, you and your family can look forward to having an enjoyable time watching movies at home. Keep the following tips in mind to make sure you end up with the perfect screen size in...
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Posted on 04/17/2022
DIY Furniture guide: How to make your own coffee table
To stretch your crafting skills while saving money on home decor, consider DIY furniture for your living room. From benches to shelving to accent tables, there are many projects for DIY enthusiasts of all experience levels. Here’s a guide for a new DIY hairpin leg coffee table to get you started: DIY Furniture materials you’ll need Scrap wood...
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Posted on 04/10/2022
No Art, No Problem: Ideas for Decorating an Empty Wall
When it comes to decorating, a blank wall is a blank canvas. However, it’s difficult to know how to use the space in an aesthetically pleasing way. You might have limitless possibilities, but where do you start? If you’re looking for ways to decorate an empty wall, we’ve put together some ideas to guide you. Gallery Walls Are...
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