Are you working for your home or is it working for you? If you’re constantly tripping over furniture, digging through overfilled drawers, or avoiding looking in a particular spot so you won’t have to see how ill-suited some of your accessories are, then it’s time to help your home work for you – not the other way around. These Feng Shui tips are a great way to get started. Get rid of your junk One of the tenants of Feng Shui is minimalism. That means saying goodbye to junk drawers … [Read more...] about Simple Feng Shui Tips to Help Your Home Work Better for You
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Having a small budget doesn’t mean you can’t decorate your home the way you want to, it just means you need to get a little creative. Here are eight tips to help you get what you want while staying within your budget. 1. Brighten blank walls without painting the whole room By the time you buy all the supplies you need, it can be expensive to paint an entire room, yet white walls can lack personality. A great compromise is to buy a large blank canvas and then paint it a solid color. You’ll … [Read more...] about 8 Tips for Decorating on a Limited Budget
Many Americans don’t get enough sleep and often they feel helpless to do anything to change it. A recent article in Architectural Digest, 5 Design Choices for the Best Night’s Sleep, offers some interesting ideas on how simple design choices could improve your nightly sleep. 1. Invest in blackout curtains Melatonin, a hormone that helps regulate sleep, only comes out when it’s dark. As a result, anything you can do to make your bedroom as dark as possible will help with sleep. Half Price … [Read more...] about 5 Ways Your Interior Design Choices Could Help You Sleep Better
Home staging can be extremely useful when you’re selling a house – but only if it’s done correctly. According to an article in Thurston Talk, Home Staging – What It Is and What It Isn’t, many people misunderstand exactly what home staging is – and what it isn’t. First of all, it’s important to understand that interior decorating is not the same thing as staging. It’s also important to note that home staging should not take advantage of the latest trends. It’s actually a creative science that … [Read more...] about Do You Understand the Ins and Outs of Home Staging?
Summer’s here and many people couldn’t be happier. As you go out and enjoy the lovely sunny afternoons, don’t forget to bring some of that sunshine inside. Zing! By Quicken Loans published an article, Brightening Your Home for the Summer, that has some unique ideas on how to bring the brightness inside. Add new, exciting accent colors If you’re not a person who likes bold, bright colors, you can try adding small pops throughout your home. We recommend making small, easily changeable home … [Read more...] about Learn How to Brighten Up Your Home for Summer
It might be hard to imagine and it may come as a surprise when you first consider it, but according to an article in the News Wheel it’s really happened, and you can make it happen too: Turning Recycled Car Parts Into Home Decor. Believe it or not, you don’t have to be a professional interior designer to take auto parts and turn them into incredible, personalized home accessories. You may need to do a bit of wiring, some soldering, and you’ll need plenty of imagination, but in the end you can … [Read more...] about Car Parts into Home Décor? It’s Really Happening!