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Creating a Vintage Look for Less

It seems these days many households are turning to vintage design for their home furnishings. The latest trends towards 40’s, 50’s and 60’s inspired design have caused quite the frenzy in the vintage shopping scene. They have even spawned an onslaught of second hand stores, used furniture shops and even on-line vintage boutiques. Not too [...]
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The Best Ways to Baby Proof Your Home

Congrats! You’ve just brought home your wonderful little bundle of joy and are ready to begin the long and always eventful journey of parenthood. Unfortunately, this journey doesn’t come with a road map, and many objects will be closer than they appear. Even though your infant can’t lift her head or even roll over yet [...]
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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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Making Your New House into a Home

After a hard day at work, the only thing that you want to do is to spend some time relaxing at home. The best way to do this is to create a space that you will want to return to time and time again. By decorating your home to reflect your own personal tastes and [...]
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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 When your sofa has become worn, outdated, or simply does not mesh well with your décor, reupholstering a sofa can breathe new life into your old furniture while potentially saving a lot [...]
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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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Top 5 Sofa Fabrics

The comfy sofa, it is what everyone wants as the center of their living space. Whether it is a formal sitting or the family room, the couch is the place to relax. Picking the right couch can be a hard task. Not every sofa is comfortable or perfect for your setting. There are many factors [...]
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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 [...]
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Help! My Living Room is Caught in a Time Warp

Isn’t it amazing how our homes can slowly get out of date without us even realizing it? This very thought crossed my mind a couple of months back when it suddenly dawned on me that my living room had been caught in a time warp. It wasn’t that anything was really that bad. It is [...]
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Easy Updates For Your Living Room

If your living room seems uninviting or dull, then you definitely want to perk the space up. Your room should reflect your style and not revolve around your TV and direct sat tv. There are small ways to completely change up how your living room looks and feels without spending a fortune. Use one or [...]