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 Design with Mystical, In-Between Colors

Those strange yet interesting in-between colors like green-gold or grey-lilac seem subtle but they can have a great effect on your décor. Here are some great ones to try on your walls.

Update Your Neutrals!

Neutrals are Classic but They Can Also Be Trendy

Your background color in a room doesn’t have to remain a commonly used neutral shade, such as white or beige. By adding influences of other color palettes, you can achieve something a bit more intriguing that won’t interfere with the rest of your color scheme.


Pumpkin Adorned Patios: Decor Ideas

Pumpkins are a quintessential fall decor piece. Big or small, orange or white, on the patio or on the porch; whatever the case may be, we all need pumpkins to decorate for the Autumn season, in and around the house! Mix them with gourds, piled them on hay bails or use them along with all of your creepy, spooky Halloween pieces. Take a look at all the lovely ways to adorn your patio (or porch) with pumpkins!

1. Halloween faces.

Cover the porch with bouts of Jack-o-Laterns! Carve a bunch of faces into lots of fun-shaped pumpkins for a fun and playful Halloween night!


Beautiful, Charming Lavender Nurseries: Ideas & Inspiration

O goodness, is there a more exciting time than planning and decorating for the new arrival of a beautiful baby? And when you are preparing for a little one to take a spot in the guest room, you have to start thinking from the ground up. Colors, furniture, design and set-up … it’s all important. And it’s especially important for a baby! Lavender may be the color for your baby-to-be.

If you’re a fan of tradition, using a warmer, richer shade of lavender may be what you need to compliment any subtle prints or color pairing. Beige, mint green or even a leafy green work really well with a darker shade of this pretty purple.


How to Mix and Match Furniture Pieces

The days of needing to buy perfectly matching furniture sets are over. No longer do you need a love seat that’s just a smaller version of your sofa and side tables that are just the same as your coffee table.In fact, your tables, shelves, chairs and other furniture don’t even need to be the same color or wood tone in order to make up a cohesive and well-designed room.

Mixed and matched pieces can look just as good while giving your space some character, but there are some things to consider before simply picking out whichever pieces catch your eye.


How to Achieve Stunning Scandinavian Décor

Scandinavian décor is becoming very popular for 2013/2014 home design. Here are tips on how to add it to your living space, infusing your home with crisp trendiness.

What is Scandinavian Décor?

Warm Touches Break the Ice

Scandinavian décor is represented by elegance and ease, set off with a bit of cozy home design thrown in for good measure. The look includes some important aspects, such as the following.


How to Design a Contemporary Combo Room

A combination room is one that has double uses. For instance, it might be a bedroom and study or kitchen integrated into the dining room. You need a bit of extra care when designing a combination room as you want to invigorate it with style while ensuring the room’s contrasting functions do not clash. Here are some tips.

Unite Color, Not Function.

A Main Color Brings Unity to the Combo Room


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