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Junk Style Decorating: Eclectic Uses for Architectural Salvage and Cast-Offs

Junk Style Decorating: Eclectic Uses for Architectural Salvage and Cast-Offs

Junking is all the rage and a perfect way to recycle. Dumpsters, flea markets, yard sales, auctions and church bazaars are great places to look for the kitch and funky items a decorator and collector desires. Repairing and re-using these items to suit her taste is a satisfying way to add some style to her […]

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Hanging Wallpaper Made Easy: DIY Home Decor Using Wall Coverings and Decorative Borders

Hanging Wallpaper Made Easy: DIY Home Decor Using Wall Coverings and Decorative Borders

There are actually two things that the information in this article will help with – hanging wallpaper and installing decorative borders. Borders are usually installed at the top of the walls. They set off the room without the expense of installing crown molding. They’re also great for decorating baby’s nursery room; they help develop the […]

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Decorating with Less: How to Have a Beautiful House with a Small Budget

A beautiful house does not have to mean a mansion filled with expensive furniture. It can mean a cozy cottage, an enigmatic loft, a flat with a fun personality. The key to a beautiful home is that it reflects the unique personalities of those who live there. Open It Up This is not the Victorian […]

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Streamline, Organize, Customize a Bedroom Closet for Simple Living

Simple Closet Organization: Streamline, Organize, Customize a Bedroom Closet for Simple Living

The bedroom closet is sometimes the last stand in reorganizing and simplifying a home. Yet it’s one of the most used areas of a house and should be first in efficiency. Simple closet organization can make a big difference in a daily routine. Many people have bedroom closets they’d never dream of letting anyone else […]

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Living Room

Breaking It Down by Principle: Design Principles Help You Analyze Your Rooms

Take a good look at the room you want to analyze. Get comfortable with everything in the room and how it makes you feel. Then begin walking through the design principles. Colour. How does the wall colour make you feel? What about the other colours in the room? Do they add to the feelings you […]

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Modern Vintage Wall Art Ideas

Modern Vintage Wall Art Ideas

Blank wall space in an apartment, condo or house can be intimidating if there are no obvious existing pieces for it. There are plenty of affordable wall art options that can help create a cozy, chic, and eclectic living space without going over budget. Vintage Posters Add instant glamor to a living room with a […]

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New Countertop Materials: Glass Counters Offer a Fresh Look

New Countertop Materials: Glass Counters Offer a Fresh Look

The countertop is one of the most important decisions to make when designing a bathroom or kitchen. The style, color and material will help to drive all other choices and aspects of the design. Glass countertops offer new styles, colors and options for homeowners to choose from. Types of Glass Counters Available There are many […]

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Closet Design

Closet Designing – The Design Process: How to Design a Closet

Every closet has four possible components to meet different needs. The components are: Long Hang – to hang dresses, suits, or pants by the cuff Short Hang – to hang blouses, shirts, or folded pants Shelves – to store items like shoes, accessories, boxes, and other stored items Drawers – to store and contain items, […]

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Repairs Wooden Sash Window

Hand made wooden sash windows to compliment our beautiful furniture range

There’s a certain elegance that comes from beautifully constructed wooden sash windows that simply cannot be ignored or overlooked. You might ask yourself why furnish your home with modern, luxury items and then ignore key features in a property such as beautifully handcrafted sash windows. It just doesn’t make a great deal of sense to […]

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Moderne Interiors: French and American Historical Design

Both Moderne: Fashioning the French Interior and Interiors: The Home Since 1700 offer insightful looks into the development of modern interior design. Yet both are quite different. Interiors focuses on the North American and Western European design of middle class homes, while Moderne is purely French, filled with full-page plates that began a decorating era […]

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