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12 Reclaimed Wood Problems & How to Fix Them

Reclaimed wood is a hot trend in household décor nowadays. And with good reason. This unique building material glows with a special aged patina. Wood cut from fully mature trees, as was the practice…

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Make Your Own Holiday Dried Fruit Garland

This year, Gardenista editor Erin made a dried fruit garland to decorate for the holidays. Here's how to recreate your own. In case there's a historian in the crowd, it should be noted that the hi…

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Transform Doors Into Creative Decorations

At Remodelista, we've looked into reclaimed doors as decor before (see 5 Quick Fixes: Repurposed Doors as Decor). Bon, a large, atmospheric bistro in Bucharest, Romania, takes the concept to a new l…

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10 White Ideas for Your Home

Why White White has ‘fresh’ associations. So, it makes you think clean sheets, new beginnings. Surprisngly, even though white is worn in mourning, it signifies a peaceful end and a journey toward a…

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Feng Shui for Pets?

What’s better for Fido’s wellness—having his water bowl near the eastern or western wall of your house? How about your cat’s scratching post—will kitty be more inclined to use it if it’s in the living…

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7 Beautiful Ideas for Using Blue

I recently painted my front door blue. On it, I nailed a white 'Welcome' sign. Ever since, I've been walking about with a spring in my step. The sight of the electric blue as soon as I enter my home f…

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5 Popular Pinterest DIY Wedding Tips

Pinterest is constantly popping with fun ideas and inspiration for how to redecorate your home, your boyfriend's wardrobe or even to help plan your wedding! Here are five super popular Pinterest DIY w…

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5 Ways Your House Can Ruin a Date

By David Aaron Moore, Networx So you think you’re ready to invite a potential romantic interest over to your home, perhaps for lunch or dinner? Think again. Take a look at your surroundings and mak…

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Create a Handmade Rag Rug for a Holiday Gift

Goal for the next week: Collect as many fabric scraps as possible and cut into strips. Goal for the next few weeks after that: Use my spare time to create a fun, funky rag rug to give as a holiday …

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Pops of Primary Color: Red Accents

From candy apple to brick, and every shade in between, a touch of red adds an unparalleled touch to interior design. Here are a few ways, large and small, to incorporate flashes of crimson into your h…

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I seriously need to be reminded of this sort of thing at the moment.

no surprise there,but that goes for many other items we touch.wash your hands as soon as possible.

I wish I didn't need any sleep at all!

Ever since my sister and I were kids, and we used to have 2 Robins come and feed from our hands, I h…

very interesting... and this woman is very brave for doing something like this, willingly!!!!