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Simple Home Makeover Ideas: 5 Plants for Your Home

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Simple Home Makeover Ideas: 5 Plants for Your Home

If you’ve been looking for simple home makeover ideas, look no further. We’ve compiled a list of plants that will brighten up any room. Indoor plants not only liven up a room but also have incredible benefits for your overall well-being. Having just a few plants in your home has been shown to boost moods, reduce stress, and eliminate air pollutants. And don’t worry, you don’t have to stress about killing your new plant with these five low maintenance houseplants: 

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Cast-Iron Plant

The Cast-Iron Plant is as indestructible as its name. This low-maintenance plant loves low light and can survive even if you forget to water it for weeks! The Cast-Iron plant is great for brightening up darker corners of a room. This incredible plant is also known for its ability to improve air quality by absorbing harmful chemicals from cleaning products. 

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Chinese Evergreen

The Chinese Evergreen plant is one of the most durable plants you can get. This plant thrives off humidity, making it a perfect plant for your bathroom. But this plant can grow pretty much anywhere. The Chinese Evergreen is also referred to as the “lucky plant,” so it just might bring you good fortune. 

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Spider Plant

Spider plants are one of the most common household plants because of their adaptability. This plant is hardy and near impossible to kill, even if you were born without a green thumb. This dangling plant looks great in a hanging basket in any bedroom. One of the best things about this plant is that it is non-toxic to pets.

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Broadleaf Lady Palm

Broadleaf Lady Palms are a great choice if you are looking for a hardy plant to fill up a large area of space. These exceptional plants can grow between eight and 12 inches a year but can easily be pruned to a smaller size. This plant also removes airborne toxins in your home, including ammonia, formaldehyde, and carbon dioxide. The broadleaf lady palm is an excellent plant for a simple home makeover in any room. 

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Pothos plants are incredibly popular for beginners because they can survive pretty much anything. This vining plant looks great in hanging baskets, plant stands, or on a bookshelf. Because the Pothos plant is so tolerant of low-light, they are a great addition to any room. 

Even More Simple Home Makeover Ideas

Adding plants to your home is one simple home makeover idea to enhance your space. You can read all of our tips, suggestions, and ideas on our blog to help give your home a makeover. 

If you liked this article be sure to read Simple Tips to Make your Home Guest-Friendly, and 7 Simple Steps to Revamp your Home’s Curb Appeal. Be sure to let us know what topics interest you! We’d love to know. 

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Live Local Entertainment: EmeraldFest Concert Series

local concert series, emerald isle outdoor music fest

Live Local Entertainment: EmeraldFest Concert Series

We’re finally getting back to our “new” normal and enjoying outdoor activities in our communities. Tonight kicks off Emerald Isle’s 2021 EmeraldFest Concert Series which takes place at 6:30 pm at the Western Ocean Regional Beach Access.

This fun Summer concert series is always enjoyable so pick your favorite dates, bring your favorite date, your lawn chairs, or blanket, and get ready to enjoy some great music outdoors!

These free outdoor concerts will be held each Thursday evening throughout the Summer on Emerald Isle. Come on out and enjoy some great music with locals and visitors alike! No alcohol, please.

EmeraldFest Concert Series

EmeraldFest Concert Series – 2021 Lineup

Thursdays 6:30-8 pm at the Western Ocean Regional Access

  • June 24 – Pamlico Joe and Clean Water Flow (The Sound of Coastal Carolina)
  • July 1 – 4EverAll (Americana/Rock/Folk/Pop)
  • July 8 – The Mad Fiddler (Heartbeat of Music)
  • July 15 – Pure T Mommicked (Rock Alternative)
  • July 22 – Wicked Shimmies (Variety)
  • July 29 – Big Drink (Pop/Rock/Variety)
  • August 5 – Justin Castellano (Eclectic)
  • August 12 – Scearce and Ketner (Seagrass)
  • August 19 – Naked Knees (What a Party Sounds Like)

About Emerald Isle

Named the best beach in North Carolina by USA Today, Emerald Isle is a little slice of heaven for guests with an adventurous spirit. With choices like surfing, kayaking, kiteboarding, or paddleboarding there’s plenty to do. Families can take delight in miles of walking, jogging, and bike paths plus nature trails which are yours to enjoy in this pristine natural environment. You can spot white-tailed deer, a variety of birds, and waterfowl throughout the island.  Visit “The Point” to watch the absolutely breathtaking sunsets!

Live Local Entertainment Updates

For all the latest updates on live local entertainment on Emerald Isle and the EmeraldFest 2021 Concert Series, visit 2021 EmeraldFest Concert Series. Most importantly, have fun!