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Home Lighting: 5 Modern Design Trends for 2012

When it comes to home decor, lighting is sometimes overlooked. However, a well lit room has an influence on our personal well-being and by adding extra light the ambiance of a room can be changed easily. Over the past years, a new focus on home lighting has devveloped. As colors and lighting transform our moods [...]
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Transform Your Home With Decorative Molding

Many heritage homes were built with beautiful and intricate molding around the doors, windows, baseboards and ceilings. These elegant features transformed simple rooms into works of art. Modern building trends are much different. With a focus on lowering construction costs, elaborate moldings are rarely found in new construction. Simple, inexpensive trim is normally used for [...]
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Change Your Architectural Hardware to Give Your Home a Facelift

If you’re looking for a no fuss way to give your home a facelift that doesn’t involve going anywhere near a paint pot then why not think about changing your architectural hardware? Often when people move homes they are keen to redecorate but they don’t consider changing door and cupboard handles, knockers, or window casements. [...]
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Ode to a Lamp

I have a serious yen for lamps. I won’t call it an obsession because I can look at those beautifully artistic sources of light and actually keep moving without always purchasing, but I love them. And I squeal at the sight of a pretty lamp just as delighted as I do over pretty shoes on [...]
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4 Tips to Transform your Dining Room on a Budget

Transforming a room sounds like a costly project, when in actual fact you can transform the appearance of a room with a lick of paint and some tasteful accessorizing. Dining rooms are one of the rooms with an entertainment purpose, which is why many homeowners feel it important for the room to be looking exquisite. [...]
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The Benefits of a Storage Footstool

When it comes to choosing a new suite of furniture for your living room, you will find that there are many options available.  You can go for a sofa with chairs, a corner sofa, a three and a two-seater sofa or any combination you prefer.  These days, one of the more popular items you can [...]
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Indoor Fountains for a Stress-Free Home

Stress is everywhere! Noises, pollution, pressure, problems, and everything that make you worn out, irascible, and more like an undead is stress. All you want to do is to erase all this nightmares that kept bugging you the whole day. So you look for solutions to release those negative vibes that trickles down your nerves. [...]
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The Perfect Study Area

The kids are heading back to school, and their study areas should be ready for them. An ideal area meets each student’s specific needs and style. Everything In or Out? First and foremost, the area has to meet the student’s organizational style. There are basic two types of organizers: the “everything in” and the “everything [...]
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One to Watch – TV frames and Interior Designs

Modern flat screen TVs are a great improvement on traditional models – offering simpler and easier designs which integrate into any style of interior design.  Generally requiring less space than the traditional hefty box a flat screen is certainly easier to handle.  Even so, a TV can take over a living room, but most modern [...]
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Acceptable Viewing – How to Fit a TV into a Design Scheme

Modern TVs are well designed and fit better into most homes than their counterparts from another age – about 20 years ago.  While the latest HD flat screen takes up less room than ever before – for the design conscious, at least, it can present something of a headache.  TVs, even the sleekest, can stick [...]