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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.

Feng Shui in the Bedroom: All About the Bed Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on September 25, 2017

Feng Shui in the Bedroom: All About the Bed

Feng shui, an ancient Chinese method and science of spatial arrangement, helps people to design a balanced home and be happier, healthier, and more successful as a result. The bedroom is particularly important in feng shui, because the bedroom is a sanctuary of sorts. In the bedroom, we’ll focus this article on the primary furnishing:...

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How to Install Pergola Posts Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on September 13, 2017

How to Install Pergola Posts

Building a pergola is a wonderful way to add value to your home and your life. Pergolas are instant gathering places and provide a beautiful boost to the exterior of your home. In order to build a pergola, of course, you will need to install the pergola posts. This article uses the post brackets that...

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How to Install Pergola Post Brackets Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on September 7, 2017

How to Install Pergola Post Brackets

If you’re building a pergola, you will need to find a way to install your pergola posts. There is a simple way to install footings (check out this article on installing deck footings) if you want to put the posts directly into the concrete, but many experts contend that for the long-term, installing post brackets...

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10 Reasons Tray Ceilings Are Meant For You Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on August 31, 2017

10 Reasons Tray Ceilings Are Meant For You

Do you feel like you’re living in a box? Many homes can feel too squarish with their straight walls, straight floors and straight ceilings. You can paint and carpet all you like, but you’ll still have a flat surface above your head. Lucky for you, there is a simple way to fix the whole view....

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How Install Concrete Deck Footings Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on August 28, 2017

How Install Concrete Deck Footings

This is a tutorial that shows a step-by-step method for installing concrete deck footings, specifically for a low deck or wood patio. There are a variety of ways to do this, of course, but this is a very fast and relatively simple way that we’ve used for multiple projects with excellent results. The key for...

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12 Ways to Incorporate a Coffered Ceiling Into Your Home Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on August 16, 2017

12 Ways to Incorporate a Coffered Ceiling Into Your Home

When designing and decorating your home, there are some elements that seem like they’re reserved for the grand houses with tons of square footage. It’s easy to think that the only place you would find a tray ceiling or big sparkling chandelier would be in a mansion. The same goes for coffered ceilings. However, you...

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15 Inspiring Wallpapered Bedrooms Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on August 7, 2017

15 Inspiring Wallpapered Bedrooms

When we move into a new home, one of the very first things we do is change the walls. Putting on a fresh coat of paint somehow makes a room feel more like our own. Like wiping away the remnants of the previous owner’s tastes and preferences will help us infuse our own personality into...

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How To Make The Most of Your Attic Master Bedroom Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on August 3, 2017

How To Make The Most of Your Attic Master Bedroom

Owners of old houses, pay attention. When your home comes with wrinkle lines like wonky doors, chippy wooden floors and odd little built-ins, you’re probably dealing with an attic bedroom or two. These spaces probably seemed sweet and charming when you first moved in, but over time and bedroom styling, you find out just how frustrating...

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