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My Home: My Design

When I purchased my first home, I knew that I wanted something a little different. Instead of copying my friend's and family members' homes, I decided to invest in interesting, truly unique pieces for my place. I also learned how to do a huge range of DIY projects to make my space truly special. However, I knew that I wanted to share some of these ideas with others, which is why I started this blog. Check out this website to learn all about interesting home decor ideas, so that you can make your home somewhere that other people love to be.

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Make A Splash With Your Contemporary Remodel

24 February 2017
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Contemporary style is very popular for kitchens because who doesn't want modernity in their food prep area? As an interior design style, contemporary is characterized by sleek lines and some minimalism. However, it's also an adaptable style that you can modify to your tastes. Make over your kitchen with updated modern décor. Color Scheme The best way to achieve a cohesive design is with a set color scheme. You can use something like your tiles as inspiration or settle on the palette ahead of time. Read More …

Decorate Your Home With Shabby Chic Style

7 November 2016
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The name says it all – shabby chic is a style that's supposed to look sophisticated yet timeworn at the same time. In fact, shabby chic incorporates elements of cottage design. The style features weathered furniture with pretty pastel florals. White is an important color to set the look off. Add charm to your home with shabby chic décor with the following elements. Painted Furniture While white is the foundational color of shabby chic décor, the goal is to create a mix of seemingly unrelated furniture instead of a matched set. Read More …

Three Ways To Make Your Rental Home Feel Like Home

21 March 2016
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When you live in a rental property, the landlord may not want you to make any major changes to the property so that they can easily rent it to someone else when you leave. There are things that you can do to make the house feel more like home without causing any damage to the property. Use the following guide to learn a few temporary customizations you can make to the house. Read More …

Making The Change From Carpeting To Wood Flooring

14 March 2016
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If you have a room in your home with worn out carpeting, you may have contemplated removing it so you could enjoy the original wood flooring hiding underneath. Revitalizing a wood floor involves a lot of work but the appearance of the result is one you can be proud of. Here are some instructions to follow when ripping out carpeting and restoring the wood floor panels underneath. Taking Out The Carpeting  Remove any molding from your walls using the claw end of a hammer so you can see the ends of the carpeting it was covering. Read More …

Reigning In The Decor: How To Tastefully Decorate With A Western-Inspired Theme

9 March 2016
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Decorating can be downright overwhelming when trying to follow a specific theme. Overdoing it and ending up with a room looking like a movie set or a theme park instead of a comfortable and visually appealing space is a strong possibility. Western decor is one of those style options that encompasses several different elements. From the iconic people — cowboys, frontiers and Native Americans — to the animal mascots — horses and snakes — choosing the right balance of design pieces is key. Read More …