2015

Your Space: How To Create A Cozy Corner At Home Just For You

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Do you dream of having your own space to retreat to at the end of a busy day? If so, you're not alone. Having a place to relax is probably at the top of nearly every busy person's wish list. The great thing about having a personal space for relaxation is how easy it is to create one. With a few essential items and minimal furnishings, you can have a cozy space to rest and refresh yourself any time of the day.

7 December 2015

4 Benefits Of Owning An Adjustable Mattress

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If you're like most Americans, you've probably slept on a traditional mattress for the majority of your life. While there are many different types of traditional mattresses on the market, they lack the versatility and benefits of an adjustable mattress. Some of the many benefits of purchasing an adjustable mattress include: A Bed to Fit Your Lifestyle An adjustable bed gives you so many options for how you use your bedroom.

19 October 2015

3 Places To Sell Your Handcrafted Furniture

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If you are particularly good at making handcrafted furniture in your shop and would like to sell it in furniture stores, there are a few ways you can go about it. Most of these marketing approaches require little more than the courage to enter a shop and talk to the owner. As long as you are not the shy type, you should have no problem taking your furniture to one of these three places to get your handmade furniture sold.

19 August 2015

Eames furniture: A mid-century American classic

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When we think of mid-century American furniture, nothing stands out quite like the work of Charles and Ray Eames. This modern, sleek, and interesting furniture is well loved by fans and collectors alike. Some pieces of Eames furniture can be worth quite a bit, since the production of most pieces were limited. If you're in the market for Eames furniture or you have a piece and don't know much about it, here's some information to help you determine its provenance and potential worth.

22 June 2015

How To Decorate A Little Girl's Bedroom

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If you're decorating your little girl's bedroom, you are nothing but lucky! There are endless possibilities to make your little girl feel like a princess and have a fun room to play in by herself or with friends. Here are some ideas that might inspire you. The Door - Even though you leave the regular door up, consider having a carpenter making a door-within-a-door so that your little girl and her playmates will have their own entryway.

17 June 2015

5 Ways To Get More Out Of Your Small Apartment

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Short on space in your house or apartment? There are ways to embrace a small home rather than just trying to upgrade to a larger living area. Here are some fun, simple ways to make any small space seem like more. Hang the TV. Get the television off the ground or cabinets and up onto the wall. Then use the space below the TV to create useful surfaces with a slim dresser, table or bookshelf.

2 June 2015

How To Clean Your Outdoor Furniture

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Outdoor furniture looks great in the store, all pristine and new. When you get it home however, and leave it outside all season long, it can get pretty filthy. Between rain, air-borne dust and everyday use, your furniture will build up with dirt and stains that can be difficult to remove. Your furniture needs to be cleaned differently depending on the material of your furniture. See below for tips on how to clean your outdoor patio furniture to keep it looking like new.

7 April 2015

Two Tips For Ordering Modern Furniture Online For A New Study

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If you have the means to add a study to an already existing home, quality modern furniture is key for giving your new room a striking, intelligent look. While ordering your furniture online will mean that you'll be able to choose from a wider variety of desks, chairs, and bookcases, it's harder to visualize furniture in your room that you can't see up close. Remember these two tips to ensure that the online furniture you get goes well with your study.

20 March 2015

5 Great Tricks For Keeping Your Mattress In Good Shape

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A high-quality mattress is easy on your back and will help you sleep much better at night. However, mattresses are not exactly cheap to replace, so you should try to keep yours in the best possible shape. Here are five great tricks for keeping your mattress in good shape. Vacuum It Your carpeting is not the only thing in your house the needs to be vacuumed. Your mattress could also benefit from regular vacuuming, especially if you let your cat or dog sleep on it.

17 March 2015

How To Fix A Broken Leg On A Wood Dining Table Chair

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Some people like to lean back on a dining room chair as they discuss the day's events over dinner. The problem is most dining room chairs are not meant to be used this way and the pressure exerted on the chair's legs can cause one of them to snap. For many years, this meant that you would have to go out and find a replacement chair that matched the others around your dining room table.

5 March 2015