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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.

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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Vintage Inspired Style in Contemporary Design Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on April 26, 2017

Vintage Inspired Style in Contemporary Design

“Vintage” is a word that’s used so commonly throughout the design world these days, it can be hard to identify what, exactly, the word means. Perhaps surprisingly, vintage doesn’t necessarily refer to anything used, second-hand, worn, or old, although those are certainly identifiers of vintage pieces sometimes. In this article, we’re going to take a...

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How to Sew a Fitted Sheet out of a Flat Sheet Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on April 20, 2017

How to Sew a Fitted Sheet out of a Flat Sheet

I don’t know about the rest of the households across the world, but we seem to have acquired an abundance of flat sheets but are usually hunting for a fitted one. Perhaps because fitted sheets wear out faster than the flat ones, so we toss it out but keep the flat. Regardless of the reason,...

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How to Clean Brass Simply and Effectively Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on April 13, 2017

How to Clean Brass Simply and Effectively

There are plenty of natural methods to be found online for cleaning and polishing brass. The question is, which (if any) of these methods work? Which are worth your time? We undertook an experiment of four common brass cleaning and polishing methods, using regular ingredients you likely have on-hand (most of them all natural) and...

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Painted Furniture: How to Prep, Paint and Seal a Dining Table Full story

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

Painted Furniture: How to Prep, Paint and Seal a Dining Table

When we think of painted furniture, we often think of chairs or credenzas, bookshelves or desks. But, for many of us, the dining table is a vital piece of painted furniture. Dining tables are often one of the highest traffic horizontal surfaces in the entire home. They need to be able to withstand just about...

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How to Make a Bed: Different Ideas with Everyday Bedding Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on April 10, 2017

How to Make a Bed: Different Ideas with Everyday Bedding

Making a bed is just about the most fundamental part of bedroom maintenance that there is. But sometimes we feel a little inadequate about our ability to make a bed. As in a magazine-worthy bed. The kind where, when we walk into our bedroom, we stand there just for a minute and admire the made...

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Open Floor Plans: Pros of Cons and Tips for Decorating Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on April 5, 2017

Open Floor Plans: Pros of Cons and Tips for Decorating

Before we jump in to talking about the pros and cons of open floor plans, it might be a good idea to talk about what this means, or in other words to define open. Open, in this instance, describes the layout of a larger space that functions as multiple rooms or functionalities within that single...

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15 Ways to Organize Your Laundry Room Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on April 3, 2017

15 Ways to Organize Your Laundry Room

Laundry rooms come in all shapes and sizes. If you are lucky enough to have your own washer and dryer, they can be stored anywhere from a small closet to a whole room. No matter what size you have, there are lots of laundry room ideas to encourage you to make your even your laundry...

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