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7 Tables You Can Easily Make from Upcycled Materials

Pssst… your home called. It would love a new coffee table to call its own, and maybe a set of side tables or end tables to keep the coffee table company. Your dining room and bedroom chimed in too, also wanting tables of their own. You could buy any random table on sale at IKEA or an import store, but where’s the fun in that? Instead, export a little of your own personality into a table you can design and …

What Your Mother Never Taught You About Home Decor

Moms are great for teaching us the important things in life… and even a little bit about adulting. But we’ll bet Mom didn’t mention much about home decor (mine sure didn’t). Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. 1. Take Your Time Decorating doesn’t have to mean outfitting the entire room (or home) with items found in one mad shopping spree. Take your time: buy pieces as you can afford them and let your “collection” of furnishings and decor pieces grow …

How to Spruce Up Your Kid’s Room with 5 DIY Projects

Back-to-school season is the perfect opportunity for a fresh start – a new wardrobe and outlook to go along with the new school year. Help your kids enjoy this time of new beginnings with a bedroom makeover on a budget. Simple upgrades such as a fresh paint color on a dresser, new drawer hardware or even a custom area rug gives their bedroom a brand new look. Out with the old, in with the bold! 1. Ombre Upgrade Hand-me-down dressers: so …

How to Decorate with Mismatched Furniture

Mismatched furniture doesn’t have to look like a room full of yard sale finds, even if it is (Shhh, we won’t tell!). Interior decorators, the budget conscious, and those with an eye for the eclectic all use these techniques to transform a room’s look from bored to adored.  The best part is, you’ll develop a knack for knowing what works along the way, coming up with your own spin on interior style. Pick a Theme, Any Theme Creating a theme …

Decor Tips for People Who Hate Decorating

Decorating isn’t your favorite thing; in fact, it’s not even in your top 50. Don’t worry – your space can still look amazing without spending countless hours planning its design. These simple tips will allow your inner interior designer to shine through. You just may end up impressing yourself. 1. Declutter Now to some people, decluttering may not sound like a decorating tip, but it’s probably the most important part of the process. Remove everything that has no reason to …