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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 Sew a Lightweight Quilt: Two Quick and Easy Methods for Summer Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on July 14, 2017

How to Sew a Lightweight Quilt: Two Quick and Easy Methods for Summer

I don’t know about your household, but our bedding needs change significantly with each season. The thing I’ve learned is this: great bedding is all about layering opportunities. This tutorial will show you two very simple, informal ways to throw together a lightweight comforter for the summer season. A word of warning, though: If you’re...

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How to Arrange Flowers in Floral Foam Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on June 29, 2017

How to Arrange Flowers in Floral Foam

Who doesn’t love the look of a fresh flower centerpiece? (Answer: No one. Everyone loves them.) Flower bouquets look beautiful, they smell lovely, and they can be customized to fit nearly any color scheme for any occasion. The only drawback might be that they seem so, well, intimidating. This tutorial will break down the flower...

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Glass Bottle Cutter: Basic Tutorial and Product Reviews Full story

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

Glass Bottle Cutter: Basic Tutorial and Product Reviews

You may have seen a bunch of DIY projects popping up online lately involving glass bottle cutting. I will be the first to admit that I was hesitant to try this DIY method because cutting glass just seems so, I don’t know, messy and risky. The reviews I’ve read have been all over the place,...

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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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