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Christmas Tree made out of sticks

DIY Trees and Wreaths

8 Unique Holiday Decoration Ideas Let your creative juices flow this season by decorating for the holidays with a little sizzle and festive flair. Whether you have a small space, a large loft, or just want to break free from the traditional tree in the corner, we think you’ll be inspired by these exciting and unique...
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2015 Pantone color of the year Marsala

Friday Finds: 2015 Pantone Color of the Year

Design World Reacts to Marsala The 2015 Pantone Color of the Year exploded onto the scene with plenty of fanfare. Marsala is a rich, earthy red, inspired by the fortified Sicilian wine. It invokes sophistication and natural earthiness with its deep hues. The color is “nurturing and fulfilling,” says Leatrice Eiseman Executive Director of the...
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decorating with black and white

Using the Color of Contrast

Decorating with Black and White Color is such an important part of design that we sometimes forget the power of simple contrasts. Black and white is a classic design theme that refuses to go away, even in a world dominated by a full spectrum of color choices. The simplicity of black and white belies its...
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purple, green wild printed wallpaper

Wallpaper Wednesday: Should I Use Wallpaper or Should I Paint

Design Decision: Paint vs. Wallpaper Before there was Apple vs. PC, Coke vs. Pepsi, or red vs. blue, there was a primal conflict that drew sharp battle lines. When you wanted to make a change in your surroundings, which did you choose: paint or wallpaper? If wallpaper sounds a bit old-fashioned, you may have missed...
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painted pumpkins friday finds decorating fall

Friday Finds: Easy Decorating Tips for Fall

7 Ways to Spruce Up Your Home This Season Fall is marked by loss of daylight, as we glide from the equinox to the winter solstice. Seasonal decorating can help take away the sting of that loss of sunshine. Here are seven simple tips to brighten and lighten for fall: Welcome the Season Wreaths made of...
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picture of sliding glass door window treatment

Window Treatment Wednesday: Best Window Treatments for Sliding Glass Doors

How to Choose the Best Window Treatments for Sliding Glass Doors From color schemes to safety, we spoke with Shannon Scarrella, manager of Hirshfield’s Window Fashions, to reveal the best way to determine the ideal window treatments for your sliding glass doors.
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Retro wallpaper

Wallcovering Wednesday: When to go Retro with Wallpaper

Retro is Relative Your children might think of the 1990s as retro, while your grandmother is nostalgic for the 1930s. For you? Maybe the 1980s are more your style. So whether it’s the bold colors and psychedelic patterns of the 1970s, the delicate florals of the 1930s or tiny geometric designs of the 1950s you’re...
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Friday Finds: Exterior Painting Tips for Fall Weather

Things to know when painting in cool weather Rather than endure the sweltering summer heat, many people prefer to take on exterior painting projects in cooler, more temperate fall weather. However, crisp mornings and warm afternoons often give way to cool evenings and when the thermometer drops, painters must take heed of special precautions. If...
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{window treatment wednesday: picking the right window treatment}

Shop at Home to find the Right Window Treatment In the store or on the pages of a magazine they seem so perfect, so beautiful and ridiculously simple to install and yet like so many things, do-it-yourself window treatments are not always what they seem. There are so many variables to consider when selecting window treatments and...
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{wallpaper solutions for your home}

Wallcovering Wednesday: Fabric-Backed Vinyl Wallpaper Fabric backed vinyl wallpaper is a great solution to many common wallcovering problems. This wallpaper has durable fabric backing and a vinyl surface, which makes it almost invincible. They’re a superhero against dings, scratching, stains and standard wear and tear without being damaged. The benefits of fabric-backed vinyl are virtually...
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