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6 Stylish Ways to Transform Your Bedroom This Season

October 23, 2019

By Patrick Adams As time goes on, it’s pretty normal that a sort of ennui sets in when it comes to our own home. We get bored a bit with the same old thing. Sure, on one level this is the comfort that we get used to, comfort that is ever-present, a sense of security and safety is there just for us. And yet, we do get bored. So, why not change things up, at least a little? We suggest…

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Low Budget Home Remodeling Tips

September 21, 2019
Someone using several cans of different paint.

By Sally Norton You’re running on a tight budget, but your home is in dire need of remodeling? Don’t worry – speaking from experience, this is a problem that can be solved with a little know-how. Most of us have been in the same situation, so we know how hard it is to make adjustments that will drastically improve your home, and not lose a ton of money in the process. If you have kids and other expenses, saving enough…

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Decor Tips: Make Summer Colorful

July 31, 2019

Purple Flowers. Image Credit The Princess and the Pickle     Summer is summer (unless you’re in the UK where…well… Summer got more rain than the whole year). So why not add a splash of color on those walls to add a bit of fun and brightness when those rainy days are in. I came across a brand in prints and very original designs called The Princess and The Pickle (fun name and promising) and they got a cute set…

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Getting your Garden Ready for Summer

May 22, 2019
copper fire rim garden decor

Ah Summer! Meaning Garden time, BBQ’s, sun time in those chairs and getting a tan. But after this windy winter, is your garden ready? Here are a couple of things a Summer garden needs:   BBQ     The king of Summer! I was raised as having family over the weekend and having a good ol’ BBQ while chatting and spending the day around table and food. You have BBQ’s to any pocket and fitting anywhere, round or square, to…

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Home Decor with Candles fit for a Queen

March 15, 2019

I love a good decor, using my scents and candles. The problem is that some candles look good, smell good when you smell them in their package but what about when you lit them up? No scent and a burning smell. I am very picky about my scents and candles. The notion is that the expensive the candle, the better quality it is, actually it’s not far from that, but I came across a brand that I didn’t know and…

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Household decluttering tips and hacks

February 19, 2019

Winter is almost over which means that the perfect time for fresh starts will arrive. But, before you can start dealing with and enjoying all that life has in store for you, you need to clean your house. Both your “psychological house” and your actual house. While I can only advise you to read good books and be kind to yourself for the first one, there are numerous things I’m going to tell you about the second, actual one. Here…

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How to redecorate your kid’s room on a tight budget

January 14, 2019
A white children’s room with wooden toys.

Let’s face it – no matter how good of a parent you are yourself, your child’s surroundings will also play a large role in their happiness. And if we’re talking about younger children, growing up in a nice home means they’ll develop better as well. But if you’ve just moved to a new home, and you’re on a budget, what should you focus on decorating? Obviously – you want to redecorate your kid’s room first. Regardless of whether it’s your…

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Mom’s Retreat: How to Create Your Perfect Bedroom

January 10, 2019

It’s not just a hectic work schedule that can wear a working mom down. Sometimes, it’s our own home that feels like too much work as well. Things can easily get out of hand and for a mom, it might feel as if the kids, clutter and chores have taken over. Well, it’s time to take the power back! You need to create your own sanctuary and a place to retreat and take a break when everything feels overwhelming. Your…

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Beautify your Bedroom

December 12, 2018

(Dresser Image Updated) Our Bedroom is our nest. Our safe space, where our dreams, sorrows, hopes and love concentrates. My Home decor represents what I am, but my bedroom is who I am without masks or without limits. It’s me in a whole. Deep but the truth, don’t you think? So why not make the bedroom more you. You don’t need to buy much or spend a lot, simple things, little touches or pieces will make it step by step.…

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