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Fall/Winter 2019 Issue

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In the Fall/Winter 2019 issue of Coming Home magazine, we’re inviting you to press pause on the hustle and bustle mindset and really think about how you spend your moments. These lifestyle articles for homeowners are all about time.

Home is Where the Art Is (P. 10)

When you think of public art, you probably envision a historical sculpture at the park or a mural downtown, but public artwork comes in many forms, shapes, and sizes. Put simply—public art is art in public spaces. It’s designed to draw attention to places or ideas, celebrate local culture, or inform civic memory. A street artist and senior program manager from Americans for the Arts share why public art is important. 

Budget-Friendly Kitchen Updates (P. 14)

Updated kitchens are typically at the top of a buyer’s must-have list. This type of project can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to break the bank. Even the smallest updates can make a big difference and catch the eye of a buyer. Read this article for some kitchen updates on a budget, including:

  • Swapping out hardware
  • Adding a backsplash
  • Painting cabinets

Picture Perfect (P. 16)

Trust us; a headache-free family photo session is possible. Here, an expert photographer is telling us her top family photo outfits, ideas, tips, and more!

Home Fire Safety & Prevention (P. 19)

Holiday traditions have a way of bringing together family, friends, and neighbors. However, most popular holiday festivities also invite some added risks to your home. If you want to keep your loved ones safe this season, follow these six crucial fire home safety tips.

Up Next (P. 22)

We’ve asked homeowners’ association (HOA) experts to identify HOA trends that homeowners across North America can expect to see, such as:

  • Electric vehicle charging stations
  • Neighborhood events
  • Exclusive amenities
  • Pet-friendly communities
  • Environmental initiatives
  • And more!