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DIY Toilet Seat Cover Art
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DIY Toilet Seat Cover Art

When you think of decorating your home, revamping the toilet seat cover probably isn't the first thing to come to mind. You could buy one of those fuzzy toilet lid covers or you could crochet one, but that may give your bathroom a slightly dated look. If you want to jazz up your bathroom without loo
How to Paint a Checkered Room
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How to Paint a Checkered Room

Decorating and painting are the easiest ways to make a home personal. Pick a color---any color---and let it accent your room like no other. Maybe you don't want one color; you might prefer a pattern on the walls. Painting has no rules, so do it. Checkering merely requires masking and taping. It can
Decorating Ideas For Renters
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Decorating Ideas For Renters

When it comes to decorating your home you have many options. That is, if you own your own home. However, if you're renting, then your options are limited. Normally, you won't be allowed to make any major changes such as painting the walls or putting down new flooring when you're renti
How to Decorate With Black & White
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How to Decorate With Black & White

If you want to infuse any room in your home with instant sophistication, update it with a black-and-white color scheme. This classy duo is timelessly elegant. You can use a black-and-white combination in any room, from a master bedroom or living room to a kitchen. Touches of bright color add vibranc
How to Fix a Broken Wood Frame for a Picture Painting
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How to Fix a Broken Wood Frame for a Picture Painting

No matter how great a painting is, if the wood frame that holds it is broken it distracts the observer away from the beauty of the painting. A broken wood frame also is at risk for falling off the wall, causing permanent damage to a painting. With a few basic tools you can fix your wooden frame to e
How to Paint a Bachelor Pad
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How to Paint a Bachelor Pad

Paint provides an inexpensive way to make a dramatic change in the look of your space. The color and style of paint you choose allows you to personalize your space so that it reflects your taste and lifestyle. Several modern tools make selecting a color easier. The ColorSnap
Tips for Painting Faux Stone Walkways & Concrete Floors
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Tips for Painting Faux Stone Walkways & Concrete Floors

Faux painting can turn a dull concrete walkway or floor into a custom looking stone floor. It is an easy technique, leaving lots of leeway for mistakes. By using the proper preparation, color and materials, you can become an artist overnight. Study what real stones look like and use pictures as refe
How to Make New Wallpaper Look Old
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How to Make New Wallpaper Look Old

Creaking floorboards, stair treads worn smooth, sun-faded wallpaper and crumbled plaster corners. The warmth and charm of many older homes comes from the subtle indications of its history. To help decorators achieve a sense of the past, many new wallpapers are designed as "classic," "antique" or "vi
Romantic Decor Extends to the Bathroom
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Romantic Decor Extends to the Bathroom

Why stop your Romantic-style decor at the bathroom door?!?
About Mattress Storage Bags
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About Mattress Storage Bags

Whether you are moving or storing items away, you need large boxes and storage bags to keep your furniture and items free from dust, dirt, water and insects. Mattresses are not exception. You want to protect your mattress as you move it to a different location or while it is in storage. Because matt
How to Remove White Water Haze From Varnished Wood Before Recoating
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How to Remove White Water Haze From Varnished Wood Before Recoating

Even the most carefully maintained furniture can develop white haze, spots or rings when a glass, wet towel or spill is left in contact with the wood. While varnish helps protect and beautify wood furniture, it won't stop white haze from forming. Removing the haze takes some time and effort, but it'
How to Make a Crude Ladder
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How to Make a Crude Ladder

If you have a need for a simple and crude homemade ladder, use scrap 2-by-4 timber to fashion the impromptu lift. Some basic construction techniques can yield a ladder suitable to get to a midrange height, such as up a tree or a ceiling. Be sure to check all rungs and connections before using the co
Types of Drape Folds
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Types of Drape Folds

Before adding new drapes to a window in your home, take the time and learn about the different styles of folding or pleating used by manufacturers and designers. The pleating style refers to the way the fabric drapes and folds over the windows. Depending on which type you choose, the drapes give the
How Does Reverse Osmosis Work To Make Your Tap Water Safer
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How Does Reverse Osmosis Work To Make Your Tap Water Safer

How does reverse osmosis work? It is a process by which your tap water passes through a semi-permeable membrane with a very fine pore. As this happens, certain contaminants are rejected such as some as ...
The use of Victorian lighting - An innovative way to revamp your living area
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The use of Victorian lighting - An innovative way to revamp your living area

Most of us often have this urge to change the look of our houses and living areas. We go for period furnitures, intricate show pieces, and other articles of home decor to create "areas" that ...
Designing Your Living Room on a Budget
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Designing Your Living Room on a Budget

Do you know what it takes to design your living room on a budget? The toughest part about living room design is simply cost and capability. For most people they don't understand how to properly design their living rooms while still keeping it affordable.
Wall Design Ideas for Family Photos
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Wall Design Ideas for Family Photos

A family photo wall brings memories back each time you view the pictures. Whether it's the time when your little girl lost both front teeth or the first time he hit a home run in baseball, the threads of your life come together in pictures. Allow the memories to be shared with others by creating a w
Outside Dog House Cleaning Tips
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Outside Dog House Cleaning Tips

The sleeping quarters of a dog that lives outside need the same regular cleaning that you would give an indoor dog's bed and quarters. The outside dog is particularly vulnerable to bacteria, parasites and the elements, and its house is the only refuge it has. Keeping the house clean helps to ensure
Kitchenaid KP26M1XNP - My Harsh Review
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Kitchenaid KP26M1XNP - My Harsh Review

The kitchenaid kp26m1xnp stand mixer is evidently one of the favorite stand mixers on Amazon. It couples great features, a powerful motor, ease of use with a very decent price. Kitchenaid is devoted to maintaining ...
Go Creative With Your Home Decor
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Go Creative With Your Home Decor

There are many elements which make up for a wonderful decor. One of the elements which contribute to a great decor is the color scheme, without a doubt. A color scheme can totally define a ...