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The 7 Deadly Sins Of Home Decorating

There are 7 deadly sins of home decorating which you should avoid! When you commit these sins, they make your space look boring, stuffy, and outdated. On the other hand, they could make your home just look overdone or wacky!  Together let's take a look. Sin 1 - Painting Without Trying a Color Swatch First! The first deadly sin is painting...

6 DIY Projects Made From Reclaimed Wood

Savvy DIY enthusiasts created these 6 DIY projects made from reclaimed wood. Of course, reclaimed wood makes any project unique. So if you have good carpentry skills, you create unique design features like these! BENCHES MADE FROM RECLAIMED WOOD First off, you can start by crafting a bench made from recycled pallets for a first project! They are easy to build. DOORS You...

6 Adorable Uses For Mason Jars in Your Home Decor

Here are 6 adorable uses for mason jars in your home decor. Of course, we've talked before about how to use mason jars in rustic farmhouse decor. But there are so many ways to use them, that these are only a few! Mason jars are so affordable and have so many uses. With a little creative thinking and a bit...

The Top Hardwood Flooring Trends for 2018

The top hardwood flooring trends for 2018 are so easy on the eyes! You're going to love to hear that hardwood floors remain ever popular. Because of their durability and long wear, homeowners remain in love with hardwood flooring this year. Here are those top trends. GREY IS OUT, GREIGE IS IN Grey floors are losing popularity. Greige is overtaking the flooring...

Meet Oceanside: The Sherwin-Williams 2018 Color Of The Year

Meet Oceanside the Sherwin-Williams 2018 Color of the Year. This blue is intense, rich, and lustrous. This shade nestles itself someplace between the colors of deep indigo and peacock blue. Indeed, you can apply this shade anyplace in your home for a posh feeling. Last year's shade was Poised Taupe, a lavish neutral. On the other hand, Oceanside is a color...

My DIY New Year’s Resolutions for 2018

My DIY New Year's resolutions are simple yet complicated. Because I love DIY projects, they're fun to tackle. But for some reason, I always put off those bigger projects. I've been in my home for almost 4 years. The original owners built it in 1965, and they never updated it. What was state of the art at the time is...

Top 5 Reasons To Love A Tiny Home

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Here are the top 5 reasons to love a tiny home. As home prices have skyrocketed, people have fallen in love with this new concept. In fact, the idea of ditching a huge home has become quite appealing! So let's take a look at why so many people love tiny homes! A CONNECTION TO THE OUTDOORS: Because of the small size, tiny...

5 Practical Ideas for a Perfect Home Renovation

Looking for nifty ideas to spruce up your home? Yearning to add something exciting to your domestic life? Wanting to transform your place into something new and modern? You've come to the right post then. The Internet is a treasure trove of home improvement ideas from owners all over the globe. Let's take a gander at some of the more...

Why American Barn Homes Are Such A Hot Trend

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Here's a quick photographic rundown to show you why American barn homes are such a hot trend right now. Indeed, this barn home is rugged. The trend started in the USA in the heart of Texas. Why not? The barn home is sturdy and stands up to extreme weather. In fact, some would argue that they are sturdier than a...

5 Rooms That Are Perfect When You Decorate With Gold

Decorate with gold and you will be on the newest metallic trend! Create the perfect canvas and use gold throughout these 5 rooms. You will have a look that's classy, elegant, and right on point. When you decorate with gold, keep in mind that gold is neutral. You may confidently pair it with white for a bright, fun look. On...

Dazzle Your Senses With These 10 Rooms With White Furniture

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Dazzle your senses when you look at these 10 rooms with white furniture. White is a color that's easy to use. It goes with everything. In addition, it looks crisp and fresh. Because it's a neutral color, decorators pair white any color or metallic finish. Furthermore, you can set the mood of the room with white furniture. You can use...

5 Essential Elements For Rustic Farmhouse Decor In Your Living Room

If you love a cozy feel, take a look at these 5 essential elements for rustic farmhouse decor. Indeed, the rustic look is happening. Now! It combines rustic decor with cozy comfort. In fact, it looks charming, warm, and inviting. So kick off your shoes and take a seat. Let's look at the essentials that give you the rustic farmhouse...

Feel The Heat: Tropical Design Elements That Art “Hot” Today

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Feel the heat with tropical design elements. Indeed, the the trend is "hot" today. Don't fear the tropical look. We aren't talking about your Granny's parlor in Florida. We are showing you the modern, casual look.  When you incorporate small pops of the tropics in your decor, you will get that easy feeling. In fact, it's easy to go insta-tropics with...

Mixing Patterns In Your Decor – Follow These Five Easy Tips

Mixing patterns in your decor is easy when you follow these five easy tips. Patterns add visual interest. This means that you will have a more high-end looking room. In addition, mixed patterns add color and warmth. TIP 1: USE ODD NUMBERS OF PATTERNS First, use odd numbers of patterns. Odd numbers are more pleasing to the human eye. Start with three...

The Modern Way To Use Red In Your Home

There is a fresh, modern way to use red in your home. Of course, red is a traditional color. Indeed, it's classic. However, decorators are using reds in fresh ways to keep the look modern. Modern red is a rich, rustic barn red. In addition, bright cheerful reds trend...well, red hot. Traditional in shade, decorators have made this classic new...

5 Smart Ways To Use Mirrors In A Small Home or Apartment

Read on to learn 5 smart ways to use mirrors in a small home or apartment. Because they reflect light, mirrors can make any room look bigger. In fact, decorators use mirrors to achieve many styles. From modern to glam to country chic, you should be using mirrors! First, consider mirrors for the kitchen. Cabinets are instantly updated. Narrow kitchens...

The Art Of Layering Textures In Your Home

Join me in looking at the art of layering textures in your home. The look of layered textures is fabulous. In fact, it's downright posh! Also, layers add a feeling of cozy warmth. It invites you to curl up in a blanket. Perhaps it makes you want to curl your toes into a warm run. Indeed, I do love this boho...

Top 5 Wallpaper Trends In 2017 – Contemporary Options In Wallpaper

Let's look at the top 5 wallpaper trends in 2017. It's true! Indeed, decorators are choosing wallpaper. Because the choices are almost endless, you can choose almost any color, pattern, or texture. In fact, you can choose from more wallpaper than ever before. The wallpaper trend is hot. Of course, you might think wallpaper is stodgy. However, wallpapers trend hot...