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.

Maximizing Your Home: Rambler or Ranch-Style House

If you’ve driven around an older neighborhood at some point in your life, you’ve likely noticed that in some cases the homes had a certain style – flat and sprawled out. Chances are, you’re looking at an established neighborhood from the middle of the 1900s where ramblers (also known as ranch homes, depending on which side of the country you’re on) were all the rage. These homes have recently become “en vogue” after a several-decade hiatus. If you find yourself attracted to the style and would like to know more about them, read on.

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Maximizing Your Home: Condominium

Condominiums, or better known as condos, are an important piece of the housing puzzle. If you find yourself wanting a nice place to live but prefer to spend your time doing things other than landscaping, you might be interested in what living in a condo has to offer you. In this article, we’ll discuss what is a condo, some advantages and disadvantages of living in one, and a few styling tips for making a condo a home.

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How to Lay a Flagstone Pathway in an Existing Lawn

There is something timelessly appealing about a pathway. Maybe it’s because it takes the guesswork out of wondering where, in fact, we should be headed. It’s all laid out in front of us, and all we need to do is walk that way. Or maybe it’s appealing because it combines form with function – a beautiful way to keep the lawn from appearing trampled on a well-worn (albeit unofficial) path.

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Dipped in Colors: A Guide to Monochromatic Styling

Are you thinking about transforming your bedroom, kitchen, home office or even your entire home into a clean and chic, monochromatic scheme? We’ve got a guide that will not only inspire but help you choose which color to run with and how to decorate around that theme. Scroll through, sit back and relax as we help to give you the tools and ideas you need for your own monochromatic styling. Dip your rooms, nooks and crannies into your favorite color and create something unique, fresh and incredibly versatile.

Dipped in Chocolate.

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15 Tips On How To Make Your Ceiling Look Higher

Ceilings are not exactly the main detail that you pay attention to when you first enter a house, but they do have a major impact in maintaining a sense of freedom and space. Everybody knows that these are vital if you want to create that particularly welcoming feeling! A room with low ceilings may give you the impression of living in a small bird cage.

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How to Build a Garden Hose Hanger (Beginner DIY)

Summertime is upon us, which for many of us means we find ourselves using the garden hose a lot more than we have been. If you’re tired of seeing your well-tended yard graffiti’d by the sprawling hose day after day, here’s a great solution for you: build your own hose hanger. This is a very inexpensive project that can be built in no time at all, even if you’re a beginner DIYer.

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Color Psychology For Nursery Rooms. Learn How Color Affects Your Baby’s Behavior

When decorating a room, we base our color choices on our preferences and, while that’s ok most of the times, color selection is not exactly a simple process. Each color has different effects on the human body and mind and it’s important to take these into consideration, especially when decorating the nursery room. After all, you want what’s best for your baby. Learn how color influences the development and behavior of your child and find the best color for his or her room.

Warm Colors.

Modern color scheme

image by Chad Jackson 

Warm colors usually stimulate the mind and energize the body. They make large spaces feel cozy and welcoming. However, they are not particularly relaxing so they’re not that great during the bedtime, especially for very energetic kids.

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