Category: Home Decor

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DIY Music Themed Decor For Your Home

 

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Unique and Creative Flooring Ideas

   

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6 Designer Living Rooms We Love

 

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Easy Kitchen Renovation Tips

Kitchen renovations are marvelous if you have the time or the money to do it. If budget is the issue, we’ve found some fantastic tips to help you update your kitchen without spending a fortune. #1- Add Trim to the Drawers – Just adding trim to your kitchen drawers will instantly give them an added […]

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Budget-Friendly Kitchen Updates

 

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Unique, Low Cost Flooring Ideas

If you’re looking for low-cost and unique flooring ideas, consider these nontraditional DIY ideas that put everyday salvaged materials to good use. Belted Flooring If you’re a fan of recycling and reusing, you are going to like reclaimed leather belt flooring. The old belts are honed to identical thickness, then glued into panels that can […]

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7 Holiday Decor Ideas for Your Dining Room

Decorating for the holidays can be fun but it can also be a challenge. Using the same decor year after year means that your gorgeous dining table may be old and boring within just a year or two because everyone’s already seen it! Here are a few great ideas to change up your dining room […]

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9 Bathroom Decor Trends

What’s hot? What’s not? Can I do it myself? For those of you that are thinking about remodeling, here are a few fantastic trends for your bathroom! 1) Obscure glass, along with a sheer window shade or a leaded glass window done with frosty translucent glass. 2) Get a free-standing tub or build out your […]

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6 DIY Shower Curtain Ideas

Shower curtains have a specific purpose; to keep water off your floor. Unless you have glass shower doors, they are a necessity and because they take up a large area in your bathroom, they become a key design element as well. A gorgeous shower curtain can completely change the look and feel of your bathroom. […]

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How to Put a Little Romance in Your Bedroom

When you see your bedroom, does it scream romance or does it scream HELP? You would be surprised at all the bedrooms that screaming for help in the romance department. Most people leave their bedroom for last: the last room they decorate, the last room they clean, etc. If you are married, this can cause […]

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DIY Valentine's Day

DIY Personalized Chalkboard Vase

Dear Marc: Valentine’s day is coming up and I wanted to make something a little different this year for my wife. She loves getting flowers but she never has a vase to put them in. I thought it might be nice to give her a personalized vase this year with flowers. Any ideas? Stephen Dear […]

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Whimsical Potted House Number

Dear Marc: We are renovating the front of our home. I am looking for a whimsical way to display our house number. I don’t want another metal number on the wall! I love your projects! Can you help me think of something? Darlene Dear Darlene: That’s a great question! I love to visit new places […]

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Wall Hooks from Repurposed Antique Knobs

Dear Marc: I found old cabinet knobs at a flea market that I really like. I thought they were really unique and fun! I’ve seen people making hooks out of knobs. Can you show me how to do this? Marianne Dear Marianne, There is nothing more gratifying than the thrill of the hunt at a […]

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DIY Button Monogram

Dear Marc: I found a jar full of buttons from my days as a seamstress. I don’t do as much sewing as I used to so I think they’re going to go to waste. Do you have a neat project I can do to re-purpose these? Some of these I’ve had for years so it […]

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DIY Faux Mercury Vase

Dear Marc: I take off my rings when I wash dishes, but I am a little worried that they will fall down the drain. Do you have a trendy way to store my rings while I clean? Abbey Dear Abbey: There is nothing more gut wrenching than hearing the clink of your gold band hit […]

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Painting Tips: Never Forget Your Paint Colours Again

Dear Marc: I painted our bedroom a few years ago and our walls need touch ups. I thought we had leftover paint but I don’t think we kept any. We don’t have a lot of storage, so we try not to keep extra supplies around the house. I don’t remember what the paint colour is […]

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Doily DIY

DIY Doily Planter

Dear Marc: I love your column! Your DIY projects are so inspiring! While spring cleaning, I stumbled upon paper doilies. I was going to throw them out, then thought you might know a way to re purpose them. Melanie Dear Melanie: Doilies were once my grandmother’s decorating must-have. They were delicate, fun, and full of […]

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DIY Gold Dipped Vase

Dear Marc: I have been buying flowers lately. I enjoy having fresh flowers in the house and I like to change around the type of flower and vase displayed. I’d like to make a clear glass vase that I bought at the dollar store look more expensive. Any ideas? Jane Dear Jane: One of the […]

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DIY Crepe Paper Flower Ball

Dear Marc: I woke up one morning two weeks after the festivities were done to find that my decorations were still hung around the house. I have concluded that I’m not the best with seasonal decor. I am so busy that it’s hard for me to find time to decorate let alone undecorate between seasons. […]

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DIY Boutique Accessories

Dear Marc: I started organizing my garage this week. I knew I had to do something when I couldn’t open my passenger door without hitting something. I found a box of garden ornaments that I had collected when I was in my previous home. Our new home has no room for a garden, so I […]

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DIY Chalkboard Labels

DIY Chalkboard Labels

Dear Marc: I find it hard organizing my kitchen cupboards. I used to love cooking but now I get so discouraged because I can never find the right ingredients in my disorganized kitchen. Help! Veronica Dear Veronica: Any chef will tell you that a well organized kitchen is the key to enjoying your culinary activities. […]

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DIY Felt Flower Throw Pillow

Dear Marc: I love to accessorize! I try to change things around using seasonal themes but I’m running out of inspiration. I’ve done everything over the years and now I want to try something unique and affordable. Help! Jill Dear Jill: Accessories are like icing on a cake – if you have a sweet tooth, […]

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DIY Coffee Filter Flowers

DIY Coffee Filter Flowers

Dear Marc: I have always wanted to learn how to make my own paper flowers. I can’t keep the real ones alive long enough to enjoy them, so artificial flowers might be a better fit for me. What supplies do I need to make paper flowers and where do I start? Katie Dear Katie: My […]

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Bathroom Organization

Chic Bathroom Organization Ideas for Low-Storage Bathrooms

Dear Marc: I’m at a loss as to what I need to do with my bathroom to make it look beautiful. My main concern is the lack of storage. Everything is out in the open – my mouthwash, toothbrush, cotton balls, and Q-tips. What should I do with with these articles when I don’t have […]

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DIY Flower Throw Pillow

DIY Flower Throw Pillow

Dear Marc: I have a plain accent pillow that I bought at a discount outlet. I thought it would be nice to sew a little design onto its front to make it look more fancy. What kind of design do you suggest? Claire Dear Claire: Everyone loves a good bargain! Especially one that has exceptional […]

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