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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 a Spanish Style Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on November 22, 2013

How to Achieve a Spanish Style

Spanish style is, at its core, grounded and earthy and majestic all at the same time. The humblest of natural materials join with rich, warm colors to create a cozy and genuine space in the grandest of homes. Spanish style emphasizes the relationship between the natural world and man’s world…and the beautiful merging of both....

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How to Achieve a Moroccan Style Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on November 22, 2013

How to Achieve a Moroccan Style

Rich in color, texture, and architectural design, Moroccan style is beloved by many – those who have traveled and seen the Marrakech style firsthand, and those who simply love its authenticity and perfect imperfection. Moroccan style is all about the individual craftsman, from handmade furniture to hand-woven tribal textiles, from hand-painted tiles to hand-laid mosaics....

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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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