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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.

What Is Contemporary Design? Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on February 8, 2016

What Is Contemporary Design?

Let’s talk about contemporary design for a minute, shall we? It’s often confused with, or described interchangeably as, modern design. Although perhaps some elements of modern design carry through into contemporary design, the two styles certainly have their differences. In this article, we’ll take a look at the definition of contemporary design, how it is...

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Styling Plywood Flooring In Your Home Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on February 5, 2016

Styling Plywood Flooring In Your Home

If there’s one thing most people want in their home, it’s wood flooring. Having wood underfoot makes your floors easy to clean and maintain, unlike carpet which wears and stains. I am one of the few lucky ones to move into a house that already has wood floors, however I know many people don’t have...

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Pros & Cons of Monochromatic Décor Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on February 3, 2016

Pros & Cons of Monochromatic Décor

As you may or may not already know, monochromatic decor is where one color is selected as the foundational color and any color used in the space is part of that color’s colorway. In other words, one color’s family is used on almost every surface or textile in the space. Of course, this doesn’t mean...

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How To Set Up Your Own Meditation Room – Creating A Design Plan Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Simona Ganea, on January 28, 2016

How To Set Up Your Own Meditation Room – Creating A Design Plan

Although the exact benefits of meditation are still being uncovered and there is to clear definition of this type of activity, everything discovered so far indicates positive results. It would seem that meditation can improve the quality of your life in various ways and, as a result, having a meditation room or a special place...

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What Elegance is in Today’s Design…and How to Achieve It Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on January 27, 2016

What Elegance is in Today’s Design…and How to Achieve It

At its core, elegance is the characteristic of being “graceful and stylish in appearance or manner.” Elegance is attractive, mature, and sophisticated while still being approachable. Elegance, particularly in design and personal style, is one of the first qualities that outsiders notice, and elegance certainly causes a favorable and lasting first impression. But the word...

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DIY Natural Wood Floor Polishing Cleaner Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on January 25, 2016

DIY Natural Wood Floor Polishing Cleaner

Many commercial wood floor cleaners produce sub-par results in treating your beautiful hardwood floors well. Some are abrasive, others contain wax (and, after many “cleanings,” end up coating your floors with excess wax and making them dull), still others fail to actually clean the wood floor. Plus, commercial cleaners can be harmful to the environment...

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12 Tips for Decorating Your Valentines Day Table Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on January 25, 2016

12 Tips for Decorating Your Valentines Day Table

By the abundance of heart shaped boxes and red envelopes you find at the store, you probably noticed that the holiday of love is just a few weeks away. For some, this is a great opportunity to spoil your significant other. For others, it’s just a reminder that they’ll be spending February 14th with Netflix....

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