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Has some unfortunate accident caused a small burn to appear on your favorite bedroom carpet? While this may seem like a problem with no reasonable solution - save spending a lot of money on a professional repair service - there's actually a fairly simple and inexpensive way to fix the problem yourself. It may take a little time, so try to set aside at least a couple of hours...more
Looking for a DIY project to spruce up your bathroom? There are plenty of great projects that can help you get the perfect look you've always been looking for. How about upgrading your towel bar? With a couple of hours, a few simple household tools and a plank of wood or two, you can have a nice, rustic set. Best of all, you can find reclaimed wood for free, so the project...more
Just because you're on a budget doesn't mean your bathroom can't look absolutely gorgeous. In fact, with the right eye for décor, you can practically decorate the space entirely using items found at the a thrift store. It just takes a little bit of careful searching and some DIY know-how. With the right tools, you'll have the bathroom of your dreams in no time. Here are some...more
Unfortunately, it's easy to lose track of due dates and records if you don't have an organized mail system. Rather than just throwing the pile on the table and sorting through it when you get a chance, consider developing an easy system to help you organize and sort through your mail faster. That way, you won't be accumulating piles of it in unsightly places or risk losing...more
If you're lucky enough to have a walk-in closet connected to your bedroom, you may be wondering if you're maximizing this most coveted of spaces. Sure, you can use it as a place to store all of your things, but what if you'd like to make it a little more visually appealing as well? There's no reason you have to sacrifice style for function, or vice versa. Here are some tips on...more
Your bedroom is supposed to be an escape from the chaos of everyday life. However, it can be difficult to feel particularly serene when the room is littered with dirty clothes, half-read books and piles of mail. How much are you really taking advantage of the free space you have in the bedroom? Even if your closet is filled to the brim, you can remove unwanted clutter, which...more
No one likes walking into a smelly house. Get rid of any lingering smells by tackling them with these solutions, which will stop odor at the source. Kitchen Tons of funky stuff goes on in the kitchen, and the garbage is a huge culprit. Counteract the stench with these tips. 1. A bowl of vinegar on the counter will soak up smells from strong foods like fish, notes Good...more
Window treatments are a great way to establish your bedroom's style - you can do a surprising amount with the space without committing to heavy, expensive furniture or something semi-permanent like a paint job. If you're trying to figure out what your bedroom's aesthetic will be like, try starting with the windows. It'll help set the rest of the room's tone and may inspire...more
If you have friends coming over for the weekend, your guest room may require some sprucing up. After all, it might have been a while since you've had people over, so it's important to go through the room and ensure it's clean and ready for visitors. If you're looking for some inspiration, HGTV recommends having a look at what hotels are up to - after all, they're in the...more
Curtains are capable of more than simply keeping the sun out of your eyes in the morning. With a bit of design know-how, you can bolster your bedroom's décor with an inexpensive, easy-to-install bit of drapery. Here are some tips to help you get the most out of your curtains. The type of curtain you choose may be informed by how you want your bedroom to be perceived. They...more