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 Decorate a Studio Apartment

Got a super-small studio apartment? Just because your square footage may be lacking doesn’t mean your style has to be! There are actually quite a few tips and tricks to decorating a studio apartment stylishly…and smartly. We’ve put together a guide of some basic ideas and strategies to help you make the most of your tiny apartment, no matter what your style or taste.

1. Maximized Use & Layout.

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How To Use Gray Around The House Without Making It Look Boring

Solid and stable, gray as a color is detached, neutral and impartial. It’s the color of compromise as it’s neither black nor white but a transitional shade between the two. When using it in interior design, gray creates a quiet and calm ambiance and is a popular choice in contemporary decors. It’s a very practical color which you can use in any room of the house and even outside. But how gray interacts with the rest of the design is a whole other issue. We can offer a few pointers to help with that.

Gray exterior walls.

If you want, you can also add a little bit of energy to the design with a colored front door

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15 Best Ways to Make your Home Smell Good

Does your home smell good? I mean, does it really smell good? Because, let’s face it, life can get in the way, busy and important items on our agendas can overtake our senses, and sometimes that leads us with either a home that doesn’t smell particularly fresh…or, worse, one that downright stinks. And a home that smells fresh is one that people want to be in.

Never fear, though. Here are 15 of the best methods or tips for making your home smell good. As a bonus, they’re by and large inexpensive, toxin-free, and homemade, which means with the smallest bit of effort on your part, your home can smell great for years to come.

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How To Achieve Harmony In A Small Bedroom With DIY Projects

Small bedroom interiors are usually very straight-forward and simple and it’s why they often get overlooked. Yet small rooms are often the most difficult to work with, simply because you have to be clever when choosing all the details of the decor in order to fit everything inside while maintaining a pleasant and inviting ambiance. And what better way to do that than with a few simple DIY projects?

Customized headboards.

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Making the Most of Your Historic Home

Most of us would agree that historic homes are fascinating. It’s remarkable, isn’t it, the way that doorways were shorter, hallways narrower, and rooms themselves were all around smaller “back then.” It’s one thing to walk through a historical home and imagine life living there; it’s quite another thing altogether to actually be living in one. If this idea appeals to you, or if you’re already enjoying the quirks of a historic home lifestyle, you might find the following article interesting.

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Living Off The Grid – Is A Cabin Right For You?

Do you love the relaxed privacy of getting away from it all? Appreciate a slower pace on occasion, where you can check out the stars and get back to your roots? If so, you might be just the candidate for cabin living. In this article, we’ll discuss what a cabin is, what are the benefits and disadvantages of living in one, and some ways you could style one should you be so inclined. We hope you find this article helpful and/or interesting.

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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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