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Finding the Perfect Vanity for Your Guest Room

by Marnie Bii October 17th, 2014 Home Have-to-Have
Creating a perfect retreat for your guests requires a little forethought about what makes for a comfortable stay. Guests should have somewhere to hang their clothes and store their toiletries to make the place feel more like home. In addition, guests need somewhere to get ready for bed and prepare for the new day. A fine vanity equipped with a comfortable bench, generous mirror, expansive tabletop and plenty of drawers works really well for this purpose. Here are two key features to look for in a nice vanity for
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Painting Your Guest Room on a Budget

by Jessica B. October 16th, 2014 Painting
Looking to spruce up your guest room, but don’t have a large budget? A fresh paint job can be a great way to breathe new life into an old room and give you a chance to test out your painting skills before you switch over to a more difficult room of the house. Here are a few things you should consider when setting to paint your guest room.

1) Leftover Paint – Have any leftover paint from old painting projects? Why not ‘recycle’ what you have and use it to paint your walls. Even if the colors are not all
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Avoid These Guest Bedroom Pitfalls

by Lori Sciame October 13th, 2014 Decorating, General
I am confident that most people want to be gracious hosts when guests arrive.  Ultimately, they hope their special guest will leave having had a positive experience, one that elicits a smile when he or she remembers the time spent in your home.

However, sometimes guests can't wait to leave, and when you try to invite them back, they politely refuse.  You are left wondering: What went wrong?  How did I fail?

To find out, let's explore a few common guest bedroom pitfalls.

A common mistake homeowner's
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Making Guest Room Repairs

by T Akery October 15th, 2014 Maintenance, Repairs
The guest room is a fundamentally important room for guests. Thus, you just can't leave it neglected even though you may not use it the majority of the time. So, here are some things to look at in the guest room before guests arrive.

Take the time to check out the light fixtures. Make sure that all the bulbs are in working order and tightly
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How to Paint a Plain Rug

by Kimberly Hays October 10th, 2014 Decorating, DIY
Decorating I recently picked up a new rug to place outside my front door, but it is just a plain, blah beige rug. I decided that I wanted to add some color to the rug, so I purchased some materials to paint it and give it some personality. The rug
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