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Romantic Cottage Decor Sets Hearts A-Flutter

There's hardly a woman alive who hasn't longed for a room decorated in soft, floral, pink and white splendor. That's the very essence of Romantic Cottage style. Romantic Cottage is often confused with Shabby Chic style but the two have very distinct identities.

Forget the Appliances: Now it's GE Home Security

People everywhere are having home security systems installed. You're wondering how they could choose among the many different products on the market. You've read the ads, and seen the promises from companies you've never heard ...

How to Faux Paint Broken Plaster Walls

Often featured in restaurants and homes, broken plaster walls provide a rustic design element to the structure. Achieve the illusion of exposed brick behind a broken wall using paint without having to do any actual masonry work. Make these broken sections as large or as small as you want using only

Paint Changes the Look in One Swipe

Paint is one of the quickest ways to change the look of your house. You can redo your house with a contemporary aesthetic just by changing your paint. Paint works on virtually any surface, and it comes in a myriad of colors and finishes.

How to Match Existing Wall Paint Color

Whether you have patched a hole in your wall or you are touching up the paint in different areas of your house, you will need to find a very close match for the color you were using before. This isn't the easiest thing to do, as getting an exact match is close to impossible. There are tricks you can

Factors Related to Global Warming

As the world population increases, factors related to global warming are increasing. An increasing number of nations throughout the world are becoming industrialized and their need for electricity is growing along with the need for ...

Garage Sale Tips: How to Have a Successful Garage Sale

Plan and organize for a successful garage sale with our step-by-step garage sale guide including garage sale tips, planning advice, pricing helps and fun garage sale ideas from the Guide to Budget Decorating at

Unique Baby Nursery Ideas

Baby girls often end up in pink nurseries. How about a punk nursery?at the nursery image by Eric Issel??e from Fotolia.comMany baby nurseries draw from the same limited palette of colors and decorations, revolving around pastel colors and cute baby animals. Whether you're a motorcycle...

Removing Oil Based Paint

Oil-based gloss and matte paints give a great, long-lasting finish but stains from paint splatters and spillages can be difficult to remove completely. The key to removing oil-based paint is to remove as much of the paint as soon as possible. The longer you leave the paint, the more difficult it is

Decorative Storage Boxes With Lids

If you are looking for attractive and functional items to add to your home or office decor, pretty storage boxes with lids can serve that purpose well. You can easily incorporate various sizes of storage containers in any room of your home or office space.

About Down Pillows and Comforters

Down is one of the premier materials used in the construction of pillows and comforters. It offers warmth and coziness. Comforters and pillows come in a variety of sizes. The colors are pretty limited though, and usually only come in white or off-white. Down pillows and comforters are an alternative

Buy Massage Chair - Some Guidelines To Follow

When it comes time to buy massage chair, there are a few things that you might want to consider before you go out and buy one. First and foremost, technology is always changing and this ...

Decorating Ideas for a Computer

Turn a plain computer into a custom-designed repair image by UBE from Fotolia.comYou custom-painted your bike when you were 10, and every one of your coffee mugs has a handmade personalized design. Nothing you touch remains plain and unadorned, so your computer should be...