4 Accent Pieces to Take Your Living Room from Shabby to Chic

When it comes to improving the look of your living room, you may think that you have to change out all your couches and other pieces of furniture. However, replacing all these can be expensive, and that expense may be holding you back from enjoying a new look. Luckily, you can change the look of your whole room with a few simple changes. Here are four simple accent pieces that will give your living room a makeover. Continue reading “4 Accent Pieces to Take Your Living Room from Shabby to Chic”

Why Stamped Concrete is a Great Complement to Your Lawn and Garden

Having a beautiful lawn or garden helps you enjoy your home more. It also makes it more attractive for visitors and neighbors too. And if your preparing to move, a well-manicured yard is a key part of curb appeal. But to help you enjoy your green areas more, it’s important to have fantastic walkways or patios that pass alongside or right through your grass and flowers. One of the best and most versatile materials you can use is stamped concrete.

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Surviving the Summer Heat (Tips And Tricks)

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Summers in Australia are known for being very hot, and the heat can seem unbearable at times, but if you live in an area that normally has a colder climate, many homes do not have air conditioning, and surviving in the extreme temperatures becomes a challenge. We’ve all been there tossing and turning in bed, struggling because our sweat has us glued to the sheets. The following steps can help you keep cool during a heatwave even if you do have an air-conditioner at home. 

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5 Edging Ideas for Your Asphalt Driveway 

The edges of your asphalt driveway are the first areas to show wear and tear. These edges tend to soften and crumble sooner than the other areas of the pavement. This is because the edges are less compact and are more prone to damage from surrounding vegetation, whether from the roots of the plants and trees nearby or from the runoff water coming from the yard. In these cases, you may opt to put some edging on your driveway to protect the asphalt from natural wear and tear. Not only driveway edges will protect your asphalt, placing borders on your driveway also enhances your home’s curb appeal by highlighting your driveway from your home’s landscape.

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6 Ways to Make Your Living Room More Cozy

We have no doubt that you have done your best to make the living room as cozy as possible. After all, this room takes the center stage of the social life that takes part inside every home. However, there are always new additions to the living room that can improve its overall décor and in most cases, these fixtures do come cheap. We’ll help with the creativity par and list 6 improvements, while all you need to put in is some labor and love for interior design.

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Think Ahead: 4 Ways to Prepare Yourself for a Large Home Renovation

If you and your family are getting ready to have renovations done to your home, you could be wondering how to prepare for the project. After all, a home renovation can be expensive and disruptive to your day-to-day lifestyle, but you can help ensure that you are prepared by following these tips.

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Love to Celebrate? 4 Holiday Decorations You Can Easily Make

Do you celebrate the holidays but find it hard to come up with easy ways to decorate? Many people have trouble with this but there are a few easy decorating tips that can help you out for your next holiday. These tips will get you decorating in record time but will make you look like you are a pro.

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How Venetian Polished Plaster Can Be Beneficial For Your House

The use of wall finish is not very new, and it dates back to centuries ago. You might have seen different types of wall treatments like drywall or vinyl before but Venetian polished plaster can be described as the current trend which is enjoying a sweeping popularity. 

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4 Things to Consider When Revamping the Master Bedroom

You likely spend at least eight hours each night in your home’s master bedroom, so it is important to have a place that is inviting and beautiful. To create a master bedroom that is more attractive and comfortable, here are four things that you should consider.

Wall Paint and Decor

The first things that you notice in a master bedroom are the colors of the walls and the wall decor. Experts suggest selecting a relaxing and pale color such as light blue, green or pink rather than having intense colors. Select a type of paint that is easy to wash so that you can keep your master bedroom clean and free of odors. You can augment the walls with wallpaper edging and artwork. To promote restful sleep, select artwork such as paintings or photographs that help you to relax and feel calmer at night.

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