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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.

How to Install Board and Batten Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on July 21, 2016

How to Install Board and Batten

Board and batten detailing a charming aesthetic on the walls. It has been used in interior and exterior designs for many years, adding timeless appeal and interesting architectural elements to otherwise ho-hum walls. If you love the look of board and batten but are uncertain on its installation ins and outs, this tutorial will walk...

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How to Smooth Textured Venetian Plaster Walls Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on July 14, 2016

How to Smooth Textured Venetian Plaster Walls

There is certainly a place in design for textured walls; however, not all textured walls are created equal, and not all designs thrive with a textured wall. If you have textured walls, specifically Venetian plaster textured walls, and you’re looking to smooth them out, there is a simple strategy for creating flat walls. Simple, but...

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How to Refinish Wooden Dining Chairs: A Step-by-Step Guide from Start to Finish Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on July 8, 2016

How to Refinish Wooden Dining Chairs: A Step-by-Step Guide from Start to Finish

Wooden furniture is one of the most wonderful inventions, isn’t it? Wood in and of itself is a gorgeous material, and when it’s used for furniture, it’s just perfection. Except, of course, when that furniture is dining room chairs…and it’s old and beat up and not very pretty anymore. But there’s great news, and that...

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10 Tips To Master Your Modern Photo Wall Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on July 1, 2016

10 Tips To Master Your Modern Photo Wall

Modern decorating can be beautiful but difficult to find inspiration, mostly because many people think that modern means minimal. That is untrue. Modern styling incorporates simple colors, clean lines and smooth textures, but there’s no one that says you should skip the wall art to have a modern living room. In fact, having a photo wall...

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How to Paint an Exterior Door as in, Shut the Front Door! Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on June 27, 2016

How to Paint an Exterior Door as in, Shut the Front Door!

Probably the least expensive yet most impactful ways you can update the look of your exterior front entry is to paint the front door. Such a huge chunk of color, front-and-center, is certainly one of the most visual aspects of your front entry space. That’s why picking the perfect front door color and painting it...

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How to Mount a Light On Top of a Mirror Bathroom Vanity Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on June 23, 2016

How to Mount a Light On Top of a Mirror Bathroom Vanity

Customized spaces, even bathroom spaces, always look and feel more expensive than generic, builder-grade ones. One way to customize your bathroom, no matter the style or size, is to install an oversized vanity mirror and mount a bathroom lighting fixture on top of the mirror face itself. This strategy allows you to maximize your vanity...

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How to Install a Tile Shower Corner Shelf Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on June 22, 2016

How to Install a Tile Shower Corner Shelf

While shower niche shelves are space-saving wonders of the world, they are not a practical option for some tub surround/shower spaces. If your shower is on an exterior wall, for example, a niche shelf would eliminate much-needed exterior wall insulation. The plumbing wall, with its pipes and what-not, can be tricky if not impossible to maneuver...

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