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How to Make Table Runners

Table runners can add color and style to your dining table or your buffet. They can highlight your centerpieces and create an added layer of interest to your table settings. You can make a basic table runner from inexpensive fabric. You don't need to be an expert at sewing to make this t...More...

How to Make a Daybed Comforter

A daybed gives you the option of using the daybed as a sofa by day and a bed by night. If the daybed has a trundle underneath it, the twin size mattresses of the trundle bed and daybed combine to form a king size bed. While you can use standard twin bedding for a daybed throw, it may not be wide eno...More...

Bedroom Furniture From the 1950s

Post World War II America in the 1950s was an era where women were enticed out of the factories, where they had worked through necessity and then choice, during the war, and back into the home and the kitchen. Many women would have preferred to stay in the workforce but those jobs were......More...

Corner Sofas And Macy's Collection

Macy's is a great store for nearly everything, and that includes sectionals or corner sofas. It has a large selection of styles and designs that most anyone would love. This store is nationwide, so most ... ...More...

Antiques - 17th Century Furniture

Most furniture from before around 1500 can only be found in museums.It would be extremely rare for an individual collector to have acquired a piece of that age....More...

How to Clean Old Stains Off a Knotty Pine Table

A knotty pine table adds rustic appeal to your decor. If you've purchased one secondhand or have received a hand-me-down, your pine wood table may come with old stains. While surface stains from spills and dribbles can be cleaned off easily, stains that have been absorbed into the wood, such as whit...More...

Metallic Interior Paint Colors

Learn about metallic paint colors.patterns of rust and paint image by Allen Penton from Fotolia.comInterior metallic paints are made by combining metallic pigment powders with latex interior paint. You can purchase the pigment powders separately and mix them yourself, but it is much......More...

How to Decorate a Living Wall Around a Wide-Screen TV

The sheer size of a wide-screen TV can be overwhelming, let alone hard to decorate around. To remedy this, choose decorative accessories that help showcase the TV, rather than detract from the area. Incorporating other design tricks like paint color also helps to tie the design together and create a...More...

How to Distress a Bookshelf

Distressed furniture has an old world charm that many people enjoy. Instead of purchasing an older bookshelf that may not be structurally sound, an artificially distressed bookshelf combines the strength of a new piece of furniture with the appearance of an old one. You can distress a bookshelf your...More...

How to Install Wainscoting

Wainscoting, (wooden panels covering the lower section of a wall and topped with a chair rail), has traditionally been associated with expensive wood and high-priced finishing carpenters. However, you can add the luxurious appearance of wainscoting to your home at minimal expense, using ordinary too...More...

Value City Furniture

Being one of the largest privately owned furniture retailers of the USA, the value city furniture proves to be much more than simply a renowned furniture store. The value city furniture is specialized in making quality range of name-brand domestic furniture that can fit to the taste and choice of al...More...

Where to Fit a Home Office When You Have No Space

So you live in small house or apartment and now you need a home office either because you are studying, or starting your own business, or even have a flexible working arrangement with your boss. The issue is, of course, where are you going to fit this new home office? Very few of us have entire empt...More...

Glass Tiles

A building does not look complete if the finishing is not done in a good way. Among the many finishes that can be fixed on the walls and on the floor, non will give you a more aesthetic look like that done using glass tiles....More...

Decorating a Nursery Room

An Empty RoomBefore we begin decorating a nursery, we often start with an empty room. Visions of what the room should look like gather in our thoughts as we scan every nook and cranny. We visualize what colors will suit our unborn child, what kind of theme we want the nursery to have and......More...

Plaster Painting Techniques

Plaster painting is a new trend in home decorating. The plastering itself is easy but time consuming, no matter the technique used. Plaster painting techniques can include rough plastering, strie and suede, and the use of beeswax. They are all easily accomplished at home and cost between $50 and $25...More...

Keeping Down Your AC Costs to a Minimum

Keeping down expenses - something everyone's always concerned about. So it might seem like a common problem, something that's experienced by most people. That fact does not make it any less stressful, however. And make ... ...More...