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Decorating Ideas for Foyers With Green Paint

The foyer is the first part of your home a guest will see, so it is an important way to make a first impression about your home's design. While an entryway can go overlooked, something as simple as a coat of paint can make a strong statement. The color green is versatile and dynamic, making it a str

How to Decorate a Sports Theme Family Room

Your family room is probably one of the busiest rooms in the house--where family and friends converge to watch TV, play games and hang out. Decorating your family room with a sports theme makes perfect sense for a home full of sports fans. The decor should reflect the theme, yet be welcoming to gues

How to Faux Finish Brass

There's nothing like aged brass accents to give an air of sophistication to a room or a fixture. A piece of brass covered in rich patina appears that it has traveled through the ages, and seems to breathe history.However, legitimate antiques are often expensive and cost prohibitive, but

Fireplace mantel- Ameliorates Your House’s Ambience

A lot of people do not take into consideration the affect that a fireplace mantel can have on your home. But to understand this a bit further you must venture into the world of interior ...

A Perfect Time For A Redesign!

This is the time of year where everyone makes resolutions. Did you ever think of a resolution for your home? This is the perfect time for an interior redesign.

Yoga Room Decorating And Design Ideas

If you are lucky enough to have a separate room in your home for yoga practice, then you'll want to be sure to decorate it to reflect the rooms use.

How to Steam Press Sheets

A steam press is a machine that combines the capabilities of a regular clothes iron with a large-scale size that can be used for much bigger projects. The press looks like a large table with an equal-sized lid. The items to be steamed are placed between the plates. Using a steam press allows you to

Buying Tips For Hampton Bay Ceiling Fans

Ceiling fans are more than just fixtures that you install on your ceiling. In fact, these fans can come in handy during summer and winter where the surroundings can be hot and cold. How does a ceiling fan work during summer? When the air is warm, the ceiling fan helps circulate cool air around the r

Buying Bathroom Hardware - What You Need to Know About Towel Bars

Towel bars are a valuable component of the bathroom. They are an accessory as well as a functional device. Selecting one that is of quality design and good craftsmanship will add to the overall look of the bathroom quite substantially and last for years to come.

Simple Tips To Choose The Best Non Stick Cookware

Non stick cookware sets are probably the best cooking utensils available today. It is convenient, easy and a pleasure to cook in these utensils. Most people prefer to use these utensils as it is easy ...

How to Repair a Torn Air Mattress

Air mattresses come in handy when you need an extra bed or if you are on a camping trip. Unfortunately, they often tear, leaving you on a cold floor in the middle of the night. Repairing a tear in an air mattress is simple, so bring a repair kit with you if you bring an air mattress on a trip. If yo

Southern Home Decorating Tips

Learn how to decorate Southern homes.southern home image by Denise Kappa from Fotolia.comWith home styles in the South that range from low country cottages in Beaufort, South Carolina, to elegant plantation homes in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, it might be tempting to decorate all Southern...

Ideas for Covering the Exterior of a Cinderblock Basement

Bricks can improve the appearance of a cinderblock wall behind them.brick wall 3 image by chrisharvey from Fotolia.comMany people choose cinderblocks as the building material for most basements, because they supply strength, the cost is low and they have good resistance against moisture...

Adding More Class With Accent Pillows for Sofa

You have the right color on the walls, and a sofa set that complements the wall color. You also have the right furniture, lighting and carpet, but something is still missing. You need to add ...

How to Spice Up Your Paint Jobs With Colorshift Paints

If you are tired of the same old paint jobs in your home, consider spicing up the colors with a can of Colorshift Paint. This paint can be used around the house to create a diverse array of colors, without the extra work. Once Colorshift is applied to an object you will notice a change in colors by

Ceiling Fans – Making the Best Choices

Whenever you decide to install ceiling fans into your place either as part of your original house design or home upgrade, bear in mind that there are some things that need to be carefully considered. ...

Tips to Choosing Area Rugs

There is an area rug to fit every decor style.persian rug image by Gina Smith from Fotolia.comArea rugs add warmth, color and texture to a room and they can be used over any type of flooring, even wall-to-wall carpeting. An area rug helps break up the space of a larger room, making it...