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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.

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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5 Reasons To Put Shiplap Walls In Every Room Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on August 1, 2017

5 Reasons To Put Shiplap Walls In Every Room

Since the popular home renovating show Fixer Upper has been around, shiplap has been on the decorating menu. Hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines find a way to incorporate shiplap walls somewhere into every single home that they renovate. And now everyone else is too. When you fall down the farmhouse decor hole, you’ll find multitudes of...

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How to Mount a Deck Frame to Concrete Foundation Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on July 27, 2017

How to Mount a Deck Frame to Concrete Foundation

If you are planning on building a low deck or wood patio next to the concrete foundation(check out how to remove concrete slabs from patio), you might have an excellent opportunity to really solidify the deck frame by mounting it to the foundation itself. This eliminates the need for post holes and additional concrete right...

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Best Way to Remove Concrete Slabs on a Patio Full story

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

Best Way to Remove Concrete Slabs on a Patio

If you have old, cracked, uneven, or non-level concrete slabs on your patio, you may be thinking about removing the concrete in order to upgrade your patio. And this may seem a daunting, if not impossible, task. The good news is, though, if you have the proper tools and a little bit of manpower, you...

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How to Sew a Lightweight Quilt: Two Quick and Easy Methods for Summer Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on July 14, 2017

How to Sew a Lightweight Quilt: Two Quick and Easy Methods for Summer

I don’t know about your household, but our bedding needs change significantly with each season. The thing I’ve learned is this: great bedding is all about layering opportunities. This tutorial will show you two very simple, informal ways to throw together a lightweight comforter for the summer season. A word of warning, though: If you’re...

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How to Arrange Flowers in Floral Foam Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on June 29, 2017

How to Arrange Flowers in Floral Foam

Who doesn’t love the look of a fresh flower centerpiece? (Answer: No one. Everyone loves them.) Flower bouquets look beautiful, they smell lovely, and they can be customized to fit nearly any color scheme for any occasion. The only drawback might be that they seem so, well, intimidating. This tutorial will break down the flower...

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Glass Bottle Cutter: Basic Tutorial and Product Reviews Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on June 23, 2017

Glass Bottle Cutter: Basic Tutorial and Product Reviews

You may have seen a bunch of DIY projects popping up online lately involving glass bottle cutting. I will be the first to admit that I was hesitant to try this DIY method because cutting glass just seems so, I don’t know, messy and risky. The reviews I’ve read have been all over the place,...

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10 Value-Adding Home Interior Tips Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Brittney Smart, on June 21, 2017

10 Value-Adding Home Interior Tips

Whether you’re looking to sell your home or are simply ready for a change and looking long-term, there are certain renovations you can make to your home that will add value. The key is to keep in mind broad appeal if you’re selling – what changes will appeal to the greatest number of people? –and...

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