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If you have a room which may lead out to your deck and/or swimming pool, you know the damage that can take place from people leaving a path through it with chlorine residue on their feet. The carpet will begin, over time to show evidence of major fading... 

Known among commoners as church steeples, cocklebur and sticklewort, this species originated around 63 AD in Turkey. Mithridates Eupator, a King at that time, loved herbalism and introduced this plant to the masses Later, Pliny said it represented authority,... 

Cranberry Christmas Wreaths were very popular during the earlier part of the last century, when popcorn, cranberries and dried fruits were strung and used as decorations for the holidays. This small craft is big on style and can be used inside or out... 

Victorian decorating is a layered ostentatious look. Florals, dried flowers, needle pointed and cross stitch accessories and amazing hues and textures. Mix your colors, using subtle shaded of mauve, purple, deep green and red, dark burgundy and deep blue,... 

Some of the most popular designers today are working in vintage motifs, looking to the classics of Victorian, Art Deco, and even the 50’s and 60’s for decorating ideas. Because of the privacy a bathroom affords, it’s also become a... 

Next to a closet, bathrooms are usually the smallest spaces in any home. Nonetheless, upgrades in a bathroom rank very highly among the renovations that add to a home’s value. Because of space constraints, it can be difficult to get exactly what... 

Metal roofing offers many benefits to homeowners, not the least of which is improved property value. These energy efficient roofs are cutting edge, and provide homeowners with a good diversity of color and styles from which to choose. Additionally,... 

This gorgeous swag would look superb on the mantel or draped on the fireplace, as well as on a sideboard or buffet. It’s made by you, from a rich mix of many varied materials, including being made from pine boughs. The bluish pine (spruce) that... 

Decorative Window Films which are also titled faux stains, or faux stained glass, or frosted window films. A horse, by any other name, so they say. These are actually frosted or stained glass lookalikes that can be used to add a decorator effect over... 

You know how it goes don’t you. That gorgeous antique glass you just bought is cloudy and nearly opaque instead of the crystal clear transparent beauty that its supposed to be. THere are a couple ways to try to bring it back to its original beauty,... 

Making a stained glass window or mirror is a unique and interesting project that you can use to add a personal touch to your room, or to a mirror. Whatever your style, your home decor will be bettered by the use of a painted stained glass design for... 

Adding some sparkle and fun to your kitchen is easy this season with all the new small appliances popping up all over the market. With some of these fun and interesting small appliances you can add treats to the parties and delicious and healthy foods... 

At certain times in life, under specific circumstances, designing a handicapped bathroom becomes a necessity. For individuals who are wheel chair bound, for example, daily personal care can become very painful, and asking for help seriously undermines... 

Planning a co-ed bathroom is a highly delicate operation. Let’s face it, men and women use their bathroom spaces differently, they like different types of accents/d├ęcor and no matter the gender most people still think of the bathroom as a private... 

This is a very fun craft item, but also a very messy one. So, before you start find a spot with plenty of surface area in which to work, and cover that table/countertop with a garbage bag that you tape securely into place. This will make clean up a... 

This candle holder/candelabra is perfect for rustic decorating styles, as well as country or southwestern decorating, and it will look well in any room in your home. When you make one as a gift you will want to make one for yourself for special occasion... 

These candle chandeliers make the perfect gift and are lovely when hung above a table or over an end table. The candle chandelier uses inexpensive parts to make and take less than an hour to put together, making them a thoughtful, yet easy gift to make... 

Southwestern Decorating has become far more popular than it has ever been the past few years, and increasingly, even those who live in the northeastern parts of the US and in some UK homes, Native American design and elements are being used in home decorating. Southwestern... 

When considering repairing or replacing your roof remember one vital thing: Your roof is the guardian of your home when it comes to the elements. If you live in a volatile area, you’ll want to find a good harmony between the overall visual impact... 

One of the most popular and universal Christmas traditions is the tree. This tradition began a long time ago in Northern Europe where evergreens were regarded as sacred. After all, they stayed green throughout the winter so their spirits must be powerful.... 

Being Blackfeet, nothing is more interesting to me than Native decorating. That is inclusive of those things from my own area, but also from further southwestern areas, Hopi, Navajo and Apache, which are magnificent in their colors and craftsmanship. There... 

Picking floors for the basement can be tricky business because basements often come with a set of restrictions that make you creep around every possible flooring option with the fear of impending doom in the form of moisture looming in the future.... 

A beautifully executed basement remodeling project can give you the perfect space for entertaining, a den for family activities, a game room, and even a top line home theater.Basements should be more heavily lit than above-grade rooms. Maximize both... 

When it comes time to replace your basement windows, don’t just toss in anything. Choosing wisely can improve not only your home’s security and energy efficiency, but also protect against leaks and improve your home’s value. Like ... 

Leather sofas and furniture sets come in a wide array of styles textures and colors, and are available in so many different price ranges that they are most assuredly your best bet for new furniture. One of the idea ways to improve your living rooms decor,...