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When Buying A New Bed, Size Matters

If you’ve never bought a bed before or haven’t purchased a new bed in the last 10 years, you’ll have an easier time shopping by remembering one simple thing – size matters. 

How big do you want your bed to be? First, consider your current needs.  Are you downsizing or upsizing? Do you want your

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Keeping Kitchen Counters Clutter-free

Today’s kitchens are filled with all kinds of gastronomical gadgets, from coffee bean grinders to indoor rotisseries. You have everything you need to prepare five star cuisine, yet kitchen trends are leaning toward minimalism. That means you can show off your white marble countertops, commercial range and custom backsplash, if you put away the other

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The Importance of Thread Count in Bed Linens

You spend one-third of your life between the sheets. What can make your sleeping experience more enjoyable? Buying better quality sheets is one answer. You can go for a higher thread count, but there is more you need to know. 

Thread count in bed linens is only about the number of threads per square inch

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Create a Homework Haven for Your Child

Hard work and dedication are keys to success, but so is having the right space to do homework. Children can truly benefit from working in a quiet haven away from distractions where they can be comfortable and productive. 

You can help your child create a homework haven. All you need is a dedicated space that

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Revitalize Your Home Office

Feeling overwhelmed as you try to get office work done at home? In as little as a few hours, your cluttered home office space can become an efficient machine, capable of maximizing your productivity, and ensuring better time management.

Prioritize

It’s all within easy reach. In fact, reach is one of the first concepts to

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Best Ways to Mix Patterns In Your Décor

You’ve seen attractive rooms in home decorating magazines and wonder how the designers know certain patterns will mix so well together. 

There are definitely tricks of the trade that are foolproof in any room, and you can learn them, too. 

Recognizing which patterns go well together really boils down to the opposites attract theory. Soft

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Save Time Installing Wallpaper

Don’t let the size of a wallpaper job daunt you. Today’s wallpapers are easier to install than ever, especially if you have the right tools and organization. 

The right tools

Get your tools together first, so you don’t have to stop in the middle of the job to run to the paint store.

Removing wallpaper

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Install a Doggie Door

Once again, you’ve been held up by work. And your dog hasn’t been outside all day. By the time you get home, you and your dog are anxious, quivering wrecks. Is there a better way?

Yes, you can create a portal in your back door to a small fenced patio or yard, so the dog

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The Importance of Mood Lighting

Bright lights are great for entertaining and daily activities, but when you want the mood to be quieter, or more intimate, just turn the lights down.

That’s how easily you can use lighting placement and intensity to capture the energy or quietude that you want.

Here are several suggestions to choose lighting that will give

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