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How to Furnish Your Apartment on a Budget

Whether trying to furnish a dorm room or a first apartment after college, saving money is key for anyone just starting out on their own. Trying to stock your new pad full of furniture straight off the showroom floor is an expensive proposition that many people just can’t afford. Fortunately, your new place doesn’t have [...]
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Tips for Decorating a Studio Apartment

If you live in a studio apartment, you’ve probably discovered that it can be challenging to make a single room look and feel like a home. Limited space and an accumulation of belongings may have you wondering what can be done to make your apartment a more pleasant place to be. If your studio apartment [...]
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Rag Rolling, White-Washing and Staining – Adapt Pine Furniture with Stains and Washes

Pine furniture is a very popular type, especially in the UK, and makes an affordable option for some great furniture. It is one of the most common types of wood in the world, and it’s understandable that it’s manufactured into furniture as it has a lovely color, is lightweight and easy to work with. However, [...]
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Bathroom Mirror: More Than Just Vanity

“Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?” I glumly asked my decades old mirror. The truth is, this mirror came with the standard plastic cabinet which had become brittle and yellowed through the years. Before we installed the light-filtering glass blocks, the bathroom had been exposed to lots of sunlight [...]
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Setting Up Your New Home Office

you’ll have to do is prepare and set up a home work space. A crucial part of being productive is making sure that you have a good working environment, away from the distractions of your home. It’s really important that you are able to shut the door and feel like you’re at work. If you’ve [...]
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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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Tips for Cleaning Leather Sofas

Getting a mark or stain on your expensive leather sofas can be a devastating incident so you need to make sure your kitchen cleaning cupboard is stocked up with a few handy solutions which will tackle the stain removal issue There are a few things to consider when tackling stains on a sofa and even [...]
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Reupholstering a Sofa

Whether it is due to age, a few pet mishaps, or relentless assault from the kids, furniture does not always age so gracefully. When your sofa has become worn, outdated, or simply does not mesh well with your décor, reupholstering a sofa can breathe new life into your old furniture while potentially saving a lot [...]
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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. [...]