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 Choose The Lighting Fixtures For Your Home – A Room-By-Room Guide

Choosing the lighting fixtures for the house is one of the details you need to plan when decorating a new space. But the decision is not easy, not even if you’re planning a simple makeover or renovation. But you have to be organized and to to take things one by one, room by room.

Entryway.

A large floor lamp in a corner can give you the extra mood lighting this area needs

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How To Add Privacy And Make A Statement With A Curtain Wall

I love how much curtains can change the décor in a room. By simply including this décor element into a room’s design you can easily change the mood and the atmosphere. The bedroom becomes more inviting and cozy, the living room has a more elegant allure and even the dining room can benefit from such a feature. But curtains can be more than just a window treatment. They can also be used in other ways.

This decorative metal chain curtain definitely makes a statement

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Spring Cleaning: A Room-by-Room Guide

There’s something about the change in seasons, especially winter into spring, that makes us want to start fresh. This is probably why spring cleaning is so common – out with the old and grey, in with the new and fresh. But deep cleaning an entire house can be a daunting task, so much so that it sometimes never gets done at all because we don’t know where to even begin.

We know everyone’s time is valuable, which is why we created this Homedit spring cleaning guide. This guide provides an efficient and thorough game plan for your spring cleaning this year, taking you from room to room and focusing on getting in, getting it done, and getting out.

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Skirted Sofas: When and How to Choose Them

Are you a little intimidated by the pleated skirt? Do you associate them with visiting your grandmother’s house when you were younger? Do you crave contemporary style and, therefore, automatically discount the skirted sofa? Are you simply not sure what to think of this detail on what is likely the largest piece of furniture in your home?

If so, you’re not alone. But I’m here to make a case for the skirted sofa. These large pieces can be the make-or-break factor of a stylish space. They can be the star, and they can be the background, and they can be anywhere in between. Here are some ways the skirted sofa has been used effectively and, might I say, with stylish perfection:

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Low-Cost Changes You Can Make To Help Your Property Sell

When selling a property we all want to reap maximum value from the sale. This post takes a look at ten low-cost changes you can make to your property to help it sell. So, let’s take a look…

1. Clean up the exterior of your property.

The exterior of your house is obviously the first thing potential buyers are going to notice when they approach your property. This presents you with the perfect opportunity to wow them from the minute they lay eyes on your home. Begin by trimming the bushes, mowing the lawn, and wiping down your garden furniture.

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How to Use Books as Home Decor

Books are a staple in any home. But instead of just storing them on an out-of-the-way bookshelf or in boxes under your bed, why not use them to enhance your style and decorate your home? Here are a few ways you can make your book collection into stylish home décor.

Floor to Ceiling Bookshelves.

books on table

floor to ceiling bookshelves

The simplest way to show off your books is by simply displaying them on shelves. Large bookshelves make a great statement and show off your entire collection. Just be sure to arrange your books in a way that is aesthetically pleasing, and it won’t look like you just ran out of storage space.

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How to Incorporate Ceiling Beams into your Style

Exposed ceiling beams are an interesting architectural feature and have the ability to make a space feel utterly unique. Sometimes, though, you might wonder if your individual design style fits into a space with ceiling beams. Say you’re on the hunt for a great apartment and you’ve found a perfect candidate…but you’re not sure if the ceiling beams will throw off your whole décor vibe. Ever been there? Or maybe you’re looking to design and build your own home but aren’t quite sure which direction to take with the great room’s ceilings.

Fortunately, there’s a huge variety of the style and type of ceiling beams, and if you like the look, you’ll certainly be able to find the right match for you. Here are some ideas for different types of ceiling beams and the styles that they’ve been matched with.

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