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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.

Reclaiming Wood For Today’s Modern Homes Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Vera Dordick, on April 24, 2015

Reclaiming Wood For Today’s Modern Homes

If the term “reclaimed wood” conjures up images of rustic cabins and country charm it’s time you took another look at this material. Modern designers and architects increasingly turn to reclaimed wood and other components to lend a unique persona to modern homes – both for the exterior as well as for interior spaces. Popular...

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How To Style A Sleeping Porch: Colors, Designs & Accents Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on April 23, 2015

How To Style A Sleeping Porch: Colors, Designs & Accents

A sleeping porch is designed for resting and enjoying throughout the warmer months of the year. A covered deck, balcony or patio can seamlessly transform into one of these cozy corners with the right kind of furnishings and stylized accessories. Read a favorite book in the evenings, take midday naps or enjoy the nighttime in...

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12 Ways to Put Marble In Your Home That You Can Buy or DIY Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on April 21, 2015

12 Ways to Put Marble In Your Home That You Can Buy or DIY

There are certain materials in decorating that really are timeless. While palm patterned wallpaper fades in and out of fashion, marble really is here to stay. It’s so classic and durable and easily incorporated into any design scheme. Yes, whether you’re going for French rustic or 70’s boho, a touch of marble just brings everything...

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How A Home Could Look Like If It Had Upholstered Walls Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Simona Ganea, on April 13, 2015

How A Home Could Look Like If It Had Upholstered Walls

Upholstered walls are not exactly a common interior design feature but they definitely represent an interesting option, one which you could explore further through examples. Have you ever tried to imagine how your home could look like if it had upholstered walls? Perhaps you can better visualize that if you had some references to use....

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10 Tips for Bringing Spring to Your Front Porch Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on April 7, 2015

10 Tips for Bringing Spring to Your Front Porch

As spring makes its way into view, people get out and about, going for drives and walks and bike rides. The sunshine is addicting for every age. But with all those eyes outdoors, we can’t get away with minimal front porches anymore. Winter has taken it’s cold and snow away so it’s time to make...

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Triadic Color Scheme: What Is It And How Is It Used? Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on April 2, 2015

Triadic Color Scheme: What Is It And How Is It Used?

Just like analogous, a triadic color scheme is easier to understand than it may sound. Instead of grouping three or more colors that neighbor each on the color wheel, you’ll be taking three colors that are equally spaced and decorating your space with these beautiful, contrasting shades. This too will create a harmonious look but...

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A Closer Look at Bamboo Flooring: The Pros & Cons Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on March 31, 2015

A Closer Look at Bamboo Flooring: The Pros & Cons

Bamboo floors have become more popular in recent years, due to their many similarities to hardwood flooring. Bamboo flooring has a chic, exotic look but is still relatively inexpensive, which makes it a highly appealing flooring option for many. But understanding the benefits and drawbacks of any type of flooring before installation is critical in...

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