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February, 2021 - Issue #196
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On Trend
New Year, New Looks

Make a Stylish First Impression with a Fresh Front Door
Santa Clarita's finest homes have a handle on curb appeal thanks to the high-quality craftsmanship and high-end design of T.M. Cobb doors, available locally from Mike's Windows & Doors. Designed to withstand the elements, T.M. Cobb doors can be custom finished for a one-of-a-kind look, or select from their Premiere Collection with Tuscan decorative glass. The Southwest Collection, another SCV favorite, boasts premium-grade red knotty alder wood that welcomes guests with a warm patina.
Mike's Windows & Doors 296-9195

Add Functionality to your Pool
Before 2020, many of us had never spent so much time at home. Now that our houses are often doubling as recreational and exercise centers, pool designers are getting creative. On the docket for 2021 pools are lazy rivers, Baja ledges with loungers and umbrella sleeves, lounging walls, fitness options, swim-up bars and other resort-feel additions that make "home" the best place to be. Already have a pool? Invest in your home by renewing or remodeling your pool coping, tile or replastering your pool with a beautiful mini-pebble finish. Upgrade your lights to color LED, add a water feature or upgrade your equipment for energy efficiency or WIFI control.
Thomas Pools 218-1269

Up Design & Lower Maintenance with New Wood-look Tiles
In 2021, the world is lightening up - and so are design options for flooring that have all the variance, dimension and versatility of wood... in tile form. From rustic whites that appear distressed to sundrenched light shades that epitomize coastal couture, these easy-to-maintain floors will be in high demand this year.
Brent's Carpet One 255-3337


Celebrate 2021 with Pantone's Colors of the Year
Leave it to Pantone to set the tone for 2021 by declaring not one but two colors as the "Color of the Year."

We're hoping that 2021 is extra in all the right ways and we're here for the design trend setter's declaration that these shades are: "A marriage of color conveying a message of strength and hopefulness that is both enduring and uplifting."

So, how do we incorporate the Pantone Ultimate Gray and Pantone Illuminating union that is, "practical and rock solid but at the same time warming and optimistic?" Let's find out!

Meet the Colors of the Year
According to Pantone, this color pairing is a way for people to, "fortify themselves with energy, clarity and hope to overcome the continuing uncertainty," with "spirited and emboldening shades" that satisfy our human quest for vitality. We're sold!

Pantone 13-0647 Illuminating is, "a bright and cheerful yellow sparkling with vivacity, a warming yellow shade imbued with solar power."

Pantone 17-5104 Ultimate Gray is, "emblematic of solid and dependable elements which are everlasting and provide a firm foundation. The colors of pebbles on the beach and natural elements whose weathered appearance highlights an ability to stand the test of time, Ultimate Gray quietly assures, encouraging feelings of composure, steadiness and resilience."

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A Yellow that's Mellow
A cheerful yellow accent wall can raise spirits and lift the look of your space.
ALLBRiGHT 1-800-PAINTING 294-1159

Gray Suits You
The newest neutral, gray furnishings are easy to work into any established interior design.
A Royal Suite 259-7000

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Grow On
Learn the Basics of Sustainable Landscaping with SCV Water's February Gardening Class

Free Live Online Course Runs February 6
Thinking about starting your landscape project? The pros at SCV Water will show you where to start! Learn about the basic elements included in sustainable landscaping, including ways to preserve natural resources, be water-wise and still have a landscape that meets your needs. This class runs Saturday, February 6 from 9am to 11am.
The class will focus on the topic for 45 minutes to one hour, followed by a question-and-answer session at the end. All presentations are recorded and available for viewing on the website one week after the live class. Participants will also be able to download the presentation.

Mark Your Calendars!
2021 Virtual Gardening Class Schedule
All classes are virtual - sign up online!
Saturdays from 9am to 11am.
February 6 The Basics of Sustainable Landscaping
March 6 Designing a Sustainable Landscape
April 3 Waterwise Vegetable Gardening
May 1 Irrigation Basics for a Sustainable Landscape
June 12 Managing Soils and Fertilizers in the SCV
July 10 Controlling Weeds, Pests, and Diseases
August 7 Top 30 Plants for the SCV
September 18 Water Saving Turf Care and Substitutes
October 16 Perennials and Natives for SCV
November 13 Maintaining a Sustainable Landscape
December 11 Trees and Shrubs for the SCV
To register for a class, log on. yourscvwater.com/gardening-classes

A Rose by Any Other Name
Bare-root rose-planting season is here - and so are over 100 varieties of the thorned beauty at Green Thumb Nursery in Old Town Newhall. Pick up your favorites, plus a few new bloomers, while they still have time to establish healthy root systems before the SCV heat turns up.
Green Thumb Nursery 259-1071
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