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Daring Dining Rooms

by Lori Sciame May 12th, 2016
Uninspired and dull.  At least that's the way many homeowners describe their dining rooms.  What a shame.  Instead of being an afterthought, a room that plays host to family and friends, and that features eating and great conversation as its main activities, should be
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DR Decorating Basics

by Lori Sciame May 5th, 2016
The task of decorating a dining room effectively can be accomplished easier than one might think.  All it takes is a back to basics mindset.

First, determine the following:
1. How often the room will be used?
2. Who will use the room?
3. What purposes will the room serve?
4. How will it be connected stylistically with the rest of the home?
Armed with the answers to these four questions, the process of creating the dining room of your dreams should be a breeze.

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Fantastic Entryway Furniture

by Lori Sciame April 28th, 2016
The entryway of a home provides guests with the first glimpse of the homeowner's style.  Decorating choices for this space, including furniture styles, will combine to present a specific theme, ranging from rustic to ultra-modern.

While each piece of furniture chosen exudes a specific style, it also has the honor of serving a specific function. Check out the following stylish choices - ones that also provide fantastic functionality.

The Gem of Hidden Storage

Most families have a lot of STUFF. Having enough
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  • DIY Plaster Rose Candle Holders

    by Kimberly Hays April 26th, 2016
    Plaster of Paris is a versatile craft material that is used in making molds and other crafts. It is often used in children’s crafts to make molds of their hands and feet, or for pouring into molds to dry, and then paint. I happened to come up a new way to use it that has a really stunning outcome. Inspired by picking up some fabric flowers at a thrift
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  • Entryway Window Treatments

    by Lori Sciame April 21st, 2016
    The right window treatments create a finished look.  This fact holds true even for the entryway of a home. So, instead of neglecting this area, decorate it with care.  If you do, your guests will certainly appreciate your keen attention to detail.

    A new decorating trend in entryways is the static cling privacy window film.  This amazing product can dress up the windows on a door, no matter how large
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  • Your Furnace Repair: Don’t Get Ripped Off

    by R. Carnavale April 19th, 2016
    Your trusty furnace has been faithfully churning out every time it's been cold and yet now, it doesn't seem to be working right -- maybe there's an odd rattle or worse, no heat. What will you do? Will you need a repair or a new furnace? Dealing with hardware stores and furnace repair shops can be tricky, so you'll want to prepare yourself as best you can by doing
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