Inexpensive Ways to Freshen Up Your Bedroom

You might think you spend a lot of your day in the kitchen or your living room, but did you realize that it is your bedroom where you spend the most time? As much as one-third of your life is spent sleeping. Add an hour before and an hour when you wake up, and that’s a lot of time you spend in the one room that gets the least attention when it comes to decorating. That’s no surprise because it is one room that can be difficult to furnish. Take a look around your bedroom right now. Does it look a little basic? Would you like to give it an upgrade but don’t have the budget to be too reckless? Here are some suggestions that won’t break the bank.

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How to Plan the Perfect Garden Party

Are you thinking about throwing a garden party this summer? If so, you’ll probably be giving careful thought to all the aspects of the party from settings to food/drink menus to mood music.

One of the first things to look at is the size of your garden and the number of guests that it could realistically hold. You might initially feel like throwing the invites wide open, only to later realize that space is a bit tight, so take the time to determine who you’d most like to attend and work from there until you’ve reached a reasonable maximum. Once you’ve finalized the guest list, you can begin sending out invites to get a clear picture of expected attendance.
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Beat The Rainy Day Blues With Your Kids

Don’t you just hate it when the rain starts to pour down outside? While it can create a rather lovely sound on the window pane, it leaves you and the kids trapped indoors. This can become miserable all too quickly and the days drag. This can be a nightmare, particularly through the summer when the kids have an endless supply of days off school. So, how can you vanquish those rainy day blues for good? Well, there are some great activities to consider in and out of the house.

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7 Gifts Your Lady Deserves From You On International Women’s Day

Contributed by Sant Kumar

International Women’s Day is just around the corner, March 8th. It’s the time when not just women but men should celebrate the power women possess. From being born until the last stage of life, it’s ususally a woman playing the main role. For the indomitable soul, an encompassing strength that woman have, it’s time to celebrate the special woman in your life and thank them for being with you on the journey.
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Bedroom Lighting Ideas for a Truly Relaxing Space

Often, one of the most overlooked areas of bedroom interior design is the lighting configuration. People are often under the illusion that, because bedrooms should be a space to inspire sleep, lighting is simply not important. However, this is one of the most important areas of interior design which should never be disregarded. Lighting can turn your space into a truly functional, relaxing room that’ll be suited to a range of activities. These bedroom lighting ideas will turn even the most dimly-lit room into a cozy, comforting space that you’ll never want to leave, especially on those cold winter mornings.

Bedroom lighting should be at the forefront of bedroom interior design and is just as important as choosing the furniture and wallpaper. Ambient, task and accent lighting configurations are the most useful in bedrooms. Ambient lighting mimics natural lighting, softly illuminating the entire room, whereas accent lighting highlights important features in the room, such as the bed. Task lighting serves a specific purpose; allowing you to read in bed, light up a mirror or illuminate the inside of a wardrobe.
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6 Ideas For An Amazing Outdoor Wedding

Contributed by Ilse Franckaert

Having an indoor wedding is much easier as compared to an outdoor wedding because you have the temperature under control, it’s neither too hot nor too cold. If you haven’t sent out your invitations give it another thought. In an outdoor wedding, you have to deal with a lot of things that are out of your control like temperature, lighting, insects among others. However, braving those obstacles can give you the perfect day. Here are a few tips to help you plan an amazing outdoor wedding.

Comfortable seating

If you want your wedding to be a success, you should consider the guests level of comfort. While you get ready, most of them will be at the venue before you, and they will have to sit for a long time too. In which case their seating should be comfortable if you’re going for some classy outdoor chairs remember to provide them with pillows or some cushions.
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7 Amazing Exercise Ideas for Individuals of Every Age

Exercise helps us to revitalize the weak cells in our body and also improves the circulation of blood which makes your heart stronger. You should perform physical activities regularly. Some exercises are beneficial to be performed and should become a part of your daily routine. However, some activities can be useful for young adults while can harm or affect the organs and function of the body parts of the senior citizen. Following are some exercises that can be performed by individuals of all age:
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Home Door Ideas: How to Make an Entrance

Guest post contributed by Jason Rohde

Are you dreaming of a home that could make the eyes of your guests widen with awe the moment they step up to your front door? It is possible to build an amazing home. With the right style and design, you’ll have people wishing their homes were similar to yours.

As you might already know, an impressive home is an integration of perfectly designed components. One of these components is the front door. An amazing front door not only has a perfect design but also merges beautifully with the other exterior components of the home.
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5 Easy to Prepare Ahead Breakfast Ideas Everyone will Love

Think about your mornings: How much do you have to get done before you get out the door for the day? If you work, you have to prep yourself and possibly prep lunch also. If you have kids, you have to help them get dressed and pack up for the day, as well as get their lunches ready. You might also try to squeeze in a workout or some clean-up duties, too—so that you don’t have to come home to a messy house.
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