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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.

DIY Rolled Edge Fabric Lampshade Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Claire Wilson, on March 21, 2016

DIY Rolled Edge Fabric Lampshade

Making your own rolled edge lampshade is not as difficult as one might imagine and only takes around 1 hour. This is the second lampshade I have made for my home and I love that I can choose a fabric which compliments my home decor and neutral color schemes. I’ll show you how to make...

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DIY Simple and Natural Microwave Cleaner Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on March 11, 2016

DIY Simple and Natural Microwave Cleaner

During a family movie night, where multiple bags of microwave popcorn have been popped and consumed, it’s hard to say what’s scarier – the climax of the movie where all looks lost for the good guys, or the inside of the microwave. Actually, at our house anyway, it’s not hard at all. The microwave wins...

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Do You Need a Formal Living Room or a More Casual Space? Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Vera Dordick, on February 29, 2016

Do You Need a Formal Living Room or a More Casual Space?

The terms “living room” and “drawing room” were often used interchangeably in the world of interior design, but now there are even more terms for the social spaces of a home: “family room,” “den,” “study” and “great room” have sprung up in recent years. So what are the differences between these spaces? Although they all...

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Make the Most of Your Home Renovation Budget Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Vera Dordick, on February 25, 2016

Make the Most of Your Home Renovation Budget

So you’re going to renovate…great!  But now what?  You have a total figure you can spend on your home renovation, but how are you going to approach the design process so that you get the end result you want and a smooth experience? Jeffrey Douglas of the Douglas Design Studio explained exactly what you need to...

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15 Organizing Tips and Tricks for the Best College Dorm Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on February 24, 2016

15 Organizing Tips and Tricks for the Best College Dorm

Graduations are in sight and you seniors are anticipating jetting off to college. The classes, the people, the living away from home, there are so many things to look forward to when you graduate. But you’ve probably heard the horror stories about the dorm rooms that might have you a little anxious. There are so...

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10 Spaces You Forget to Clean and How to Clean Them Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on February 19, 2016

10 Spaces You Forget to Clean and How to Clean Them

Nowadays, the sun is starting to show it’s rays more often and the temperatures are teasing us with warmth. They can’t help but remind us that spring is not far away. And with a new fresh season comes the inevitable spring cleaning. There’s just something in us that must shake out the dust that has...

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Mastering Your French Country Decorating in 10 Steps Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on February 12, 2016

Mastering Your French Country Decorating in 10 Steps

Scandinavian decorating cannot resist adding warm knits and furs to minimal black and white spaces. Shabby chic goes for as much pink and lace as humanly possible. Country styling has eyes for plaid patterns and rough raw wood. But oh the French. French Country decorating definitely hits on all the perfections in interior styling. It’s not...

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