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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.

Space and Delineation in Design: Making it Seem More than What it Is Full story

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

Space and Delineation in Design: Making it Seem More than What it Is

We all know how important the use of space is in great design – space affects the room’s functionality, visual appeal, and design capacity. In fact, to define space, it is: a continuous area or expanse that is free, available, or unoccupied; the dimensions of height, depth, and width within which all things exist and...

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10 Opportunities to Practice Your Sponge Painting Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on February 21, 2017

10 Opportunities to Practice Your Sponge Painting

Have you ever considered taking up the lost art of sponge painting? Just the idea of it probably brings to mind your mother’s bedroom with splotchy pink walls and rose clad duvet. During the 90’s everyone was sponge painting every available wall in their homes. And believe it or not, you can continue the forgotten...

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10 Ways to Improve Your Beadboard Ceiling Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on February 20, 2017

10 Ways to Improve Your Beadboard Ceiling

Beadboard is like the homeowners bandaid. With a few nails and a free Saturday, you can turn a surface with ugly paint or cracking plaster into a lovely ridged surface of beauty. But did you know that you can install beadboard on your ceiling as well as your walls? It is a great upgrade from textured...

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How to Make Your Tray Ceiling Feel Like Home Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on February 16, 2017

How to Make Your Tray Ceiling Feel Like Home

A house with a tray ceiling can be a selling point or a detriment, depending on how it’s styled. If styled poorly, it makes a room, whether it’s an entry way or a living room or a bedroom, feel too large and drafty. You wonder how you can ever make such an enormous space feel...

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10 Reasons to Love Your Vaulted Ceiling Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on February 15, 2017

10 Reasons to Love Your Vaulted Ceiling

There are two kinds of people in this world. People that love vaulted ceilings and people that don’t. The people that love them look for a house with those high spaces. They can come up with a hundred ways that vaulted ceilings are a good thing. But those of us that don’t prefer those spaces...

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How to Decorate a Kitchen…Without Losing Countertop Space Full story

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

How to Decorate a Kitchen…Without Losing Countertop Space

The kitchen, we’ve all heard, is the heart of the home. It’s not only the place to prepare food; it’s the gathering place, the homework area, the snack stop, the place where conversations go beyond small talk and face value. As the center of the home’s architectural universe, the kitchen deserves to look its best....

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14 Tips For Making Your Office Cozier This Winter Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on January 20, 2017

14 Tips For Making Your Office Cozier This Winter

While it is so satisfying to make your home cozy and comfortable for the winter months, the fact of the matter is that most of us spend more time at the office. Maybe it’s a cubicle, maybe it has four walls or maybe it’s in your own home, but after our holiday vacations are over,...

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