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How to Decorate a Small Foyer

In addition to serving as the official welcoming point of a home, a small foyer is also one of the most functional rooms in the house. Although it may be small in size, it doesn't have to come up short on style or fulfilling its purpose. Whether you have a traditional or modern decor, you can select

Creative Ways to Cover a Table

Setting the table does not need to be boring. With some creativity and the inspiration from good ideas, create a table covering that is entertaining, exotic and even fun for the kids. Creating unique and expressive table coverings could become a regular family project, or they may be a fun thing you

Lamp Decorating Ideas

Decorating your own lamp is not only more fun than buying a pre-decorated one, it is less expensive. This is also the best way to get a lamp that will perfectly fit into your home's décor. There are many inexpensive, relatively easy ways to decorate a standard lamp.

How to Purchase the Right Garbage Can

A garbage can is one of the most important things in your home because it helps you to keep the home clean. However, not all trash cans are of high quality and sometimes you will ...

Homemade Indoor Flagpole Stand

Flags kept indoors can be kept in flag stands, much as they are when they are set up outside. While you can purchase already built flag stands from stores, homemade flag stands aren't terribly difficult to construct, as all you need is something with an opening big enough to fit a flagpole and stron

How to Decorate a Kitchen in Red and Gold

Decorating your kitchen in red and gold is a bold move and will enhance the room's aesthetic feel. However, you'll have to be judicious in how you use these strong colors together. Just remember to play the colors off one another--they should be equal and complementary to one another. A few items in

Styles And Ways To Use Waterproof Tarps

What exactly is a tarp? It can be made of a variety of materials. What classifies it a tarp are the evenly spaced holes set with grommets around the edges. That is what makes the ...

Can You Decorate Tastefully with Sports Memorabilia?

Many sports fans are collectors of sport memorabilia, which tends to gather in corners, spread throughout a house or tacked up on a wall without much consideration of the rules of tasteful decor. For many ...

How to Make a Small Bedroom Appear Larger

Small bedrooms offer a different challenge when decorating but they aren't anything to fear. The most important thing to remember when working with small rooms is keeping a sense of balance in the space you have. You can make a small bedroom feel larger by working with each aspect of your bedroom. F

Beaded Curtains Are Back

Beaded curtains have made some headway since their debut in the 60's. These are the curtains that are made of long strings of beads and hang in doorways. They aren't entirely made of beads these days either.

How to Make a Fireside Snowy Pinecone Basket

Dressing up your hearth is a great way to quickly bring the holidays and the cool, crisp look of winter inside. Even if you live in a balmy climate, this pleasant snowy pinecone basket will help you get in the seasonal mood. This basket is extremely simple to make and can be assembled in less than 3

How to Paint Fake Brick

Fake brick as a variety of uses. You may need to create an entire faux brick wall, fireplace or structure in your home to give it a more edgy or urban look. You may need some fake brick to use in a theater production or independent film. Use paint and plaster or foam to create the look of brick whic

Guide to Portable Heaters

It doesn't matter if you want to heat a large room, small enclosed room or a large outdoor space there is a portable heater that will be perfect for you and this portable heaters review ...

Levolor Wood Blinds - For Style And Warmth!

Blinds are useful in houses which have glass windows and doors. They are used so that you can block the harmful effects of the sun from entering the house and to get some privacy.

How to Make Your Own Spreader Bar?

If you have bought a hammock and want to expand the fabric to get large surface area, you can make your own spreader bars. Spreader bars are used to hold the fabric open and enlarge ...