If an overhaul of your home is simply not in the budget but you really need to make some changes, there are some affordable ways to bring new life to your old décor. Simple changes can make a big difference to brighten up a room, perk up worn décor, and give your home a whole new look. Paint Isn’t Just For Walls A coat of paint is the quickest and easiest way to make a change on a budget, and it doesn’t have to be only the walls. Consider painting an old coffee table a new color to give it new life. Paint an accent wall to brighten up the room, and avoid the cost and labor of painting the whole house. Take a coat of paint to and old lamp—just be sure to get the right paint for the material—or to your chairs or old wooden bar stools. Paint can be used in a variety of ways to change the look of the home. Simple Furniture Changes Give old furniture and accessories a new look by changing out something small and easy. New throw cushions can be bought at low prices from discount stores and can really change the […]
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Having kids can mean a lot of changes in your home and life, but it doesn’t mean you have to give up having a beautifully decorated home. While certain décor styles may no longer make sense for you, there are some great ways to make your home kid-friendly and fun while still being stylish. Bright Colors And Shapes Look to mid-century décor for ideas that kids will find fun and fresh but adults will find classic and clean. Brightly colored bar stools, chairs, and modern looking furniture can make a very kid-friendly environment with a classy adult touch. Throw pillows in bright colors are fun for kids to use as on-the-floor seating, and can also brighten up the older furniture in your house. If you don’t want to buy new furniture until the kids are no longer spilling all over it, simply update it with cushions. Family Room Fun Your family room is a place for everyone to hang out, so it should welcome the kids as well as you. Look for functional furniture that does double duty. A coffee table that has storage underneath is perfect for stashing toys and books. Storage ottomans provide more places to hide kid’s […]
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A home is a place where we create precious memories with those that we love, which is why photos are a big part of what makes a house into a home. Pictures have a way of transporting you to another time and place through memories that are forever recorded and can be framed for all to see. If you are hanging pictures in your home, make sure that you keep in mind a few simple tips to keep your images picture perfect. Keep It Together Group similar photos together for a customized collage look. When you put photos with the same theme or pattern together, you give the appearance of a framed print collection. The Significance Of Support When hanging photos, the hooks that you use should be able to hold a minimum of four times the weight of the frame. This will help ensure that the hook is strong enough to hold up over time, plus you won’t have to worry about the accidental breakage of your glass frames. Be Level Use a level to make sure that your photos are straight and look pleasing to the eye. In addition to a level, there are a number of tools […]
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