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If you’ve ever decorated an apartment on a budget, chances are you’ve ventured into an IKEA a time or two. We love IKEA for their affordable and wide selection of everything home. IKEA is your one-stop shop for furnishing your new place without breaking the bank. There is something that you may not have realized while decorating your tiny post-graduate apartment, though. IKEA is full of pieces you can easily transform to look much more high-end than they really are. With these tricks, there’s no …

Forget losing weight or — gasp! — giving up wine for the New Year. A truly great resolution is something you enjoy working on just as much as you enjoy the results. So enough with the punishing New Year’s promises. This year, why not try a home decor resolution instead? Here are our top ten decorating resolutions to get your home in its best shape ever as you ring in 2017. 1. Ready, Set, Tech! Get prepped for new projects …

Fall foliage is one of the most beautiful things to photograph. It’s many people’s favorite season for a reason — the cool, crisp weather, the pumpkin spiced-everything, and most spectacularly, the color change featuring trees that turn from summer green to brilliant shades of orange, red and yellow. Because of the dramatic colors, fall leaves can be tricky to shoot great photos of. If you’re looking to take some photos to make your fall memories more tangible, here are some …

“Photography is 50% photographer, 40% light, and 10% equipment.” Let’s look at that 40%, shall we?To keep it simple, we’ll say there are two kinds of light: hard and soft. What’s the difference? It’s like comparing a sunny day to an overcast day. Soft light reduces shadows, texture, and contrast while hard light does just the opposite. Hard light has harder edges, a more abrupt transition between illumination and shadow, and heightened contrast. Soft Hard Clouds, overcast skies, and fog …