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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 Achieve an Eclectic Style Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on November 21, 2013

How to Achieve an Eclectic Style

A style that is genuinely eclectic is difficult to desegregate and categorize and classify. Eclectic style, by definition, is one that mixes and matches, breaks the rules, embraces contemporary and vintage, is subtle and showoff. Someone who’s drawn to the eclectic is someone who appreciates the beauty of a treasured item, who gravitates toward the...

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Designing Your Own Place Setting: Tips & Where To Start Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on November 20, 2013

Designing Your Own Place Setting: Tips & Where To Start

Your meal begins with how the table is set. From the glasses to the table runner, every piece deserves a bit of thought and vision. It could be a dinner party or your little girl’s 5th birthday celebration, whatever the occasion, it’s imperative that you know how to design your own place setting! 1. Know...

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How to Achieve a Mid-Century Modern Style Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on November 19, 2013

How to Achieve a Mid-Century Modern Style

During the middle of the 20th century, from the mid-1940s to the 1970s, catalyzed by postwar effects, is the setting for what has come to be known as mid-century modern style. This style is a bridge between old and new, natural and modern. During this time, designers made bold aesthetic leaps with contemporary patterns, geometric...

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How to Get Your Home Ready for Holiday Guests Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Anne Pilon, on November 18, 2013

How to Get Your Home Ready for Holiday Guests

It’s the time of year when many homes are preparing to host dinners and parties and even overnight guests. This may seem like a simple project, but there are many things to consider. Here are a few tips to help you prepare for hosting guests this holiday season. Increase Seating. It’s a pretty simple concept:...

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How to Achieve an Industrial Style Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on November 18, 2013

How to Achieve an Industrial Style

Industrial style was born within the commercial market when old, bare warehouses and similar structures became new shops, offices, restaurants, even apartments. Rather than demolish the remaining essence of the warehouse, designers began to embrace the rawness and conscientiously construct a style around it. Industrial style is known for its utter lack of pretense, for...

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How to Achieve a Cottage Style Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on November 16, 2013

How to Achieve a Cottage Style

What comes to mind when you hear the word “cottage?” For me, it’s something like a humble, storybook home of crumbling stone, with an ancient wooden water wheel creaking along the side and lush flowering greenery wildly clamoring along the edges. The picture is complete in a rose-tinted hue, full of simplicity and serenity. Cozy,...

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10 Everday Chores That Will Keep Your Home Clean Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on November 14, 2013

10 Everday Chores That Will Keep Your Home Clean

Sometimes all you have to do are simple tasks, everyday, to keep your home neat and clean. From the kitchen to the bathroom, if you make a point to take five to ten minutes out of everyday to do some chores, then your home will be kept clean everyday of the week! 1. Sweep the...

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