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April Home To-Do List

It’s the first week of April and you know there’s a whole list of spring cleaning items that need to be checked off. But it’s difficult to remember everything that needs to be done around the house on a daily basis let alone the monthly duties our loyal homes expect. For your convenience and simplicity, here’s a handy system for brushing off the winter and then getting everything done for the warmer months! If you ha
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Home

Tips for Decorating Your Temporary Home

Most people are guilty of this decorating issue: not decorating a rental home because you know that you’re going to move to another rental or you’re going to be purchasing a home soon. What may be seen as a waste of money actually is not. Is it a waste to make wherever you are currently living feel exactly like the home that you want to love living in? We think the answer is no. Most leases are for a year (plenty of
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Garage Door

Spring Cleaning: An Organized Garage

(Yes, it can exist.) Do basements and garages ever get any love? They’re both places where the main ideas are storing, stacking, and hiding. The only difference is that you don’t park your car in the basement, and depending on the state of your garage, you may not park your car there, either. If that’s the case, it’s time to do a little organizing in the garage, in spring cleaning fashion, but in a permanent manner.
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Colorful Rug

Buying the Perfect Area Rug

Is a rug important? Does it REALLY tie it all together? And is there such a thing as a rug that works well in the dining room? Yes! And, yes. And, yes again! A rug is important and the size of it is MOST important. A dining room rug that is both practical, stylish, and the right size for the room and furniture is not easy to find. The correct rug, though, the one that is beautiful, works with your life, and your room
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Black and White Kitchen

Black and White Kitchens!

The neutral palette of black and white is not only clean, classic and sophisticated, but it’s also a great color combination for grounding a more eclectic room. Black and white is also just a cool, modern combination in of itself that can be dramatic or classic depending on what you want in your kitchen. Sleek Modernity What does this style include in the kitchen? Black and white EVERYTHING. Cabinets. Major appliance
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More Is More, More, More! Welcoming “Maximalism”!

Is the designing part of your brain filled with patterns and prints; colors and uniquely shaped wall art? Do white walls bore you, and do bare floors feel like a hospital? In your opinion, has the minimalism trend gone on for just too long? If your best home is painted with COLOR, and printed wallpaper is hung on every available wall, this post is for you. If your best home has beds piled high with textured quilts an
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Green Shamrock

Fun, Creative, and Green: It’s St. Patrick’s Day!

You have your green outfit picked out, and your pinching fingers ready for the forgetful people. But what of the rest of the festivities? What about the food? Some simple home décor? The crafts for your children to make? We have some fun, easy, and delicious St. Patrick’s Day activities that can prolong the celebration all day! This craft is simple, easy, and one where your kids can help. It’ll turn out so cute you m
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Bathroom with Color

Bathroom Inspiration: Color!

Bathrooms should receive just as much love and care as every other room in your home. Make sure it’s a room that you love, but watch that your house guests don’t start running a bath because they feel so relaxed and happy. There’s nothing like an injection of color to show it that you care but there are other unique details that can make your bathroom feel like a special room, too. Let’s get creative with the space t
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Empty Nest

Empty Nesters: Downsizing Can Mean Upgrading!

Have you looked around your home recently and come to a new realization: I don’t need all of this space anymore! Maybe you have two bedrooms and now you only need one. Maybe the finished basement is only collecting dust. And the big backyard? Maybe you just need a small patio on which to relax. The kids may have moved out, and you’re tired of cleaning spaces you don’t use anymore. Downgrading the square footage of yo
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Harvard Brushed Steel 3 Lamp Multi-Pack

Featured Friday: Harvard Brushed Steel 3 Lamp Multi-Pack

Trusted brand, Stylecraft, is Featured “Friday-ing” with the Harvard Brushed Steel Lamp line! Fill all of your lighting needs with two table lamps and one floor lamp which are modern brushed chrome bases and topped with white lamp shades. Stop into your local American Freight store, and make sure you ask about layaway and delivery policies, too, for sofas, bedroom furniture, dining sets, and even mattress
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