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How To Make Old Pillows From Aunt Sally Trendy And Usable Instead Of Old And Antique?

How To Make Old Pillows From Aunt Sally Trendy And Usable Instead Of Old And Antique?

So your Aunt Sally has just given you a few decorative pillows. But there is one problem – they were decorative in the 1960s and still smell like the 1960s. Do not throw these decorative pillows away! Think about how much you would spend at Pier 1 for decorative pillows that are almost exactly what you […]

Gas Or Electric For The Dream Oven

Gas Or Electric For The Dream Oven

Electric oven versus gas oven is the topic of frequent debate between people who dabble in cooking. Natural gas ovens are what restaurant chefs go crazy over, but cooks like the evenness in temperature with the electric ovens. If you are in the market for a new oven and cannot decide whether to purchase a […]

Art Deco Or Traditional Style For A Welcoming Home

Art Deco Or Traditional Style For A Welcoming Home

When deciding how to furnish your home you may wonder whether to decorate with a taste towards art deco or you may find yourself being drawn by the traditional style. Both styles have their own way of making a space feel like home. Choose accessories that match your tastes and find furnishings that make your […]

How To Correctly And Appropriately Use Stencils To Re-Design Rooms In Your Home?

How To Correctly And Appropriately Use Stencils To Re-Design Rooms In Your Home?

Stenciling on walls has become quite the trend lately. People are stenciling in dining rooms, living rooms, hallways, bathrooms, bedrooms and home offices. Stenciling is usually done in the form of words such as “dream” “live” “love” and “laugh” although oftentimes people are stenciling complete phrases like the serenity prayer, The Irish Blessing, among many others. People are also […]

A Smart Electricity Bill Is A Great Help In Any Home

A Smart Electricity Bill Is A Great Help In Any Home

The debate whether LED lights or conventional light bulbs are best choice for a home has been argued back and forth. Conventional light bulbs are what most people use to light their homes but the push towards being green has resulted in people moving towards LED lighting. [Lighting Techniques] What is the difference between LED […]

A Mountain Retreat Is An Enjoyable Home Away From Home

A Mountain Retreat Is An Enjoyable Home Away From Home

Many people wish for a peaceful retreat away from the hustle of their busy lives. A mountain cabin is the perfect place to enjoy the beauty of nature and to relax from the worries of work. You may also want a cabin to use for the times when you go fishing or hunting or simply […]

How To Make Your Home Smell Good?

How To Make Your Home Smell Good?

Everyone wants their home to smell good. By having a good smelling home you want a cozy and inviting home that smells like vanilla, lavender, freshly baked pies, maybe fresh linens. You do not want a home that smells like bacon or pets. So how do you make your house smell good for your own […]

An Indoor Greenhouse Is A Great Idea For Any Home

An Indoor Greenhouse Is A Great Idea For Any Home

Whether you are in an office, an apartment or just don’t have time for an outdoor garden, consider an indoor green space. Having plants inside your home livens up your space and cleans the air quality in a stuffy house or office. You can bring the beauty of the outdoors in on a very small […]

Innovative Contemporary Seating

Innovative Contemporary Seating

We have collated some exciting and innovative contemporary seating designs from all over which combine the unusual and creative and translate it into objects of furniture in ways not hitherto contemplated: The Smile Chair, so called for obvious reasons, does at first glance appear as though it may reasonably topple over the minute you sat […]

How To Completely Change The Look Of Your House With Just A Small Bit Of Paint?

How To Completely Change The Look Of Your House With Just A Small Bit Of Paint?

Due to the recession and current economic status many of us that would regularly remodel our bedroom, living room, or kitchen or even entire home are not doing so this year. In fact many of us choose to remodel once a season because we get sick of the way things are looking and we want […]