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 Create a Peaceful Living Space

The living area should be one that is relaxing and peaceful. When you get home from a hard day at work you want to unwind and chill out. The decoration of your living room plays a vital role in whether you are allowed to do this or not.

After all, if your living room is filled to the brim with bold and harsh colours then your mind will find it extremely difficult to relax. Nevertheless, if you use the following tips in this article then you will have no issue creating the perfect peaceful living space…


Cabin Fever: How to Achieve the Cabin Look for Cozy, Trendy Décor

Cabin-inspired décor is always a winner when it comes to making the home cozy, and it doesn’t only have to be an option during the winter months. Here are some great ideas for bringing trendy cabin décor into a space.

A Modern Take on Cabins.

Mix Old with New

Cabin décor does not need to make you think that it is limited to vintage or classic ideas. Keep your wood furnishings and/or fireplace (that are signature items of the cabin look), but bring trendy items into the room too, such as television units or modern furniture. In this way the cabin feeling receives a fashionable spin while still maintaining its roots in vintage charm.


5 Ideas for Creating a More Organized Closet Space

I’m constantly amazed at how much I find myself wishing for more space. “If only I had an extra bedroom to put stuff in.” “Another closet here would be great. A walk-in, that is.” “Where am I going to keep all this?” The truth is, though, that when I buckle down and organize the spaces that I actually already have, finding the necessary place to store things isn’t as hard as it originally seemed.

Sometimes it just takes a little inspiration, a little elbow grease, and a little re-prioritizing to create a dream storage space. Here are five ideas for maximizing the organization potential of your bedroom closet(s):


Keeping the Dog of the House Stylish and Organized – 10 Tips

Does your pup rule the house? Are the toys, blankets and bones thrown all over the house? They sure are at my house with my little Aussie pup running amok. The good news is that there are plenty of ways to keep our furry, four-legged friends stylish and organized so they feel secure and we feel tidy.

1. Contain all the dog food and treats.

Have a large container for all the doggy kibble and have some nice size tins for all the yummy treats. I keep the food right outside the kitchen door in the garage and my stylish canister on top of the pantry for an easy grab and an out-of-sight (out-of-nostril) look.


Smart Stairs: Squeezing Space Out of Your Staircase

If you’re anything like me, you find home design and décor inspiration just about everywhere. It’s a fantastic feeling, I think, to be inspired…but sometimes translating that inspiration into reality can be a challenge.

In this article, you will find a few inspirational photos of how some homeowners have maximized their staircase space (often, this is “dead space” in a home, but it doesn’t have to be!). Then, these over-the-top-awesome photos will be followed by some other (also great) ideas of how average people with average budgets and home/building constraints might translate the space-saving ideas on a smaller, perhaps more manageable scale. But still with style. I like to call this “Dreamy Inspiration vs. Real Implementation.”


Adorning and Decorating the Front Porch for Fall

Fall, the most cozy time of the year, is right on our coattails. And if you haven’t already, then it’s time to adorn the house with some fall-inspired decor. What’s first on the list? The front porch of course! Welcome your guests and give the face of your house a much-needed, curbside boost by decorating the front porch for fall. From gourds to husks, there are plenty of subtle and big ways to celebrate the season. Take a look at some inspiration and start decorating!

1. Lots of Pumpkins.

Stack your pumpkins! Use all sizes and colors to create a funky entrance to your home. Get the kids involved and go to the pumpkin patch to pick out their favorites.


Fun Color Duos for the Bedroom: Their Mood and Meanings

Are you thinking of redecorating the bedroom? Or are you starting fresh in a new apartment? Have you bought your first house with your loved one and want to make the bedroom, for the both of you, the most special of the rest? Well, it’s time to start talking colors. Have you thought about the mood you want? Or what you want the colors of the bedroom to reflect? Well, don’t fret, we’re here sharing great color duos for the bedroom, plus their meanings and the moods they emit. Take a look!

1. Pale Blue & Springtime Yellow.

For a light and wispy feel, try pale blues with pops of springtime yellow for a youthful, natural bedroom. The calmness of the blue and energy from the yellow create a positive atmosphere for a positive, vibrant person.


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