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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 for the Modern Bathroom Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on October 24, 2017

Feng Shui for the Modern Bathroom

The bathroom is more than just a place where the toilet resides. When arranged and decorated appropriately, a feng shui bathroom provides a space for purification (releasing unwanted qi) and renewal (absorbing positive qi). Bathrooms can exude vitality, serenity, and freshness. In fact, the bathroom is one of three spaces (bedroom and kitchen are the...

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How to Install a Redwood Deck Floor Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on October 20, 2017

How to Install a Redwood Deck Floor

The fall season is the perfect time to finish up those value-adding projects around your yard, particularly if you live in a part of the world where winter hits hard and stays long. And nothing adds value to a home’s exterior like a gorgeous redwood deck. This tutorial will show you a step-by-step method that’s...

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How to Install Deck Joists Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on October 17, 2017

How to Install Deck Joists

If you’re building a deck, you’re going to need to support the deck floor. The deck floor support comes from a variety of places – first the deck footings (posts), second the deck frame and beams, and third the deck joists. Installing the joists is a highly satisfying part of deck building, because after they’re installed...

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Feng Shui Your Living Room: Location, Layout, Furniture, and Overall Vibe Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on October 16, 2017

Feng Shui Your Living Room: Location, Layout, Furniture, and Overall Vibe

The living room is an important space in any home, whether it’s a loft, a studio apartment, a duplex, a single family home, or a mansion. The reason the living room is so important is because it’s the primary social space in the home, whether among the residents themselves or invited guests as well. Using...

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10 Coffee Tables that Incorporate the Rule of Three Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on October 13, 2017

10 Coffee Tables that Incorporate the Rule of Three

Any decorator will tell you there are certain rules to follow as you begin to curate the decor in your home. Like what size a rug should be and where to hang your curtains. They are rules that really make your space look better and more pulled together. One of these decorating laws we call...

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How to Build a Deck Frame Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on October 12, 2017

How to Build a Deck Frame

When your deck posts are all installed, it’s time to build the deck frame. The frame in this tutorial essentially represents all the primary support beams that your deck will require – the perimeter, of course, and also a few beams running through the center of the deck perimeter to support the middle sections of...

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Feng Shui and Your Living Room Sofa Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on October 11, 2017

Feng Shui and Your Living Room Sofa

Feng shui, in some circles, is associated with the art of placement. While it’s true to some extent that the way that furniture, such as the sofa, is placed in the living room impacts the overall flow and feel of the space, it doesn’t necessarily follow that furniture must be arranged in a precise way...

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15 Living Rooms to Help You Master Scandinavian Design Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on September 28, 2017

15 Living Rooms to Help You Master Scandinavian Design

It’s not new or particularly mind blowing, but the concept of scandinavian design still holds some wonder and freshness whenever you come across it. There is just something about a distinctly scandinavian space that is so appealing. Maybe it’s the classy neutral color story. Maybe it’s the lack of clutter. Whatever the case, scandinavian design...

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