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How To, Tips, and Advice

If you’re on a budget and would like to save a few bucks (so you can splurge elsewhere), or you’re unsure of how to go about creating the functional and aesthetic home of your dreams, or you simply love the thrill of accomplishment when you do something on your own, Homedit’s How-To section of articles is the ultimate helpful guide. Here are found tips and advice for a variety of home decorating questions and challenges.

10 Value-Adding Home Interior Tips Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on June 21, 2017

10 Value-Adding Home Interior Tips

Whether you’re looking to sell your home or are simply ready for a change and looking long-term, there are certain renovations you can make to your home that will add value. The key is to keep in mind broad appeal if you’re selling – what changes will appeal to the greatest number of people? –and...

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10 Ways to Fill Empty Corners With Floor Vases Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on May 31, 2017

10 Ways to Fill Empty Corners With Floor Vases

Corners are tough spaces. Many times, they are awkwardly placed between doorways or windows, making them impossible to fill with furniture. If they’re too dark or too bright, a plant won’t survive. If they’re too shallow, shelves aren’t an option. You probably have a particular corner in mind right now. The solution to the dilemma...

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Raised Garden Beds 101: Tips on Planning, Building, & Using Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on May 23, 2017

Raised Garden Beds 101: Tips on Planning, Building, & Using

Raised garden beds are one of the best tools for gardening. They minimize weeds, they allow for greater organization and access, they facilitate planting and harvesting, and they just look beautiful. There are also about a million different ways to implement raised garden beds into your life – from simple planter pots to 3’ high...

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How to Decorate a Dining Room to be Better than Comfort Food Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on May 15, 2017

How to Decorate a Dining Room to be Better than Comfort Food

The dining room can wear a variety of hats in a home. A place to gather and eat together, sure, but there’s more to a dining room than that. Homework, bill pay, board games, crafts, and a variety of activities may happen in your dining room. The décor of the dining room should align with...

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How to Hang Curtains: A Basic Guide Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on May 11, 2017

How to Hang Curtains: A Basic Guide

Curtains (or other window treatments) are like the shoes of a room – they complete the room and either add a flourish of undeniable style and taste or they deaden everything else good. There are some tricks of the trade, some dos and don’ts if you will, about how to hang curtains for optimum form...

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How to Sew a Pillowcase: Two Simple Methods Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on May 3, 2017

How to Sew a Pillowcase: Two Simple Methods

I don’t know about anyone else, but I have an aversion to bed-in-a-bag sets. It’s too much match-y-ness for my taste. (Although, if coordinated fabrics make your heart sing, far be it from me to judge. Sing away, heart. Sing away.) Sewing your own pillowcases is a super fast and easy way to break up...

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How to Use Zen Décor Concepts in Modern Design Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on May 2, 2017

How to Use Zen Décor Concepts in Modern Design

If five people were to hear the words, “zen décor,” they would probably visualize five distinctly different spaces. This is because, although “Zen” originates from Japan as a type of Buddhism that emphasizes the value of meditation and intuition. While some people still maintain this concept of zen, zen can also mean something else to...

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How to Sew a Bolster Pillow Like a Professional Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on April 27, 2017

How to Sew a Bolster Pillow Like a Professional

Bolster pillows are those long, cylindrical pillows that make a fantastic addition on any bed, both aesthetically and functionally. They provide excellent neck or back support, and they just look pretty because they break up the right angle-ness of all the other bed pillows. It is this very rounded nature, however, that makes sewing a...

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