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Removing Clutter – As Featured on iVillage

Designing and decorating one’s home can be lots of fun, but before you start, editing old possessions is critical. We all tend to hold on to sentimental items, old clothing, accessories we no longer enjoy or use, books we have read that are now just collecting dust  – the list goes on and on. Once you purge, you’ll have a […]

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Before You Begin Your Kitchen Remodel – Do Your Homework!

The time has come to take the plunge and remodel your kitchen. The prospect can be daunting. Where does one begin? It’s a challenge for many people to get the kitchen remodel they dream of at a price they can afford, so planning ahead wisely and hiring the right people is critical. If there are numerous structural changes, it might […]

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De-Clutter and Feng Shui Your Home For 2013

2013 has arrived and what a wonderful time to bring fresh energy into your home for the New Year! Good light, fresh scents, no clutter. Here are a few simple tips for making your house a happy and more functional home, beginning with your bedroom closets and your kitchen: BEDROOM CLOSETS FENG SHUI: The general Feng Shui guideline to keeping a […]

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10 Household Tips – From Storage to Candle Care to Florals

1. Remove water rings on wood tables by mixing equal amounts of mayonnaise and ashes. Make a paste, then take a soft cloth and rub gently in the direction of the wood grain. NOTE: This may not work if the stain is very old. 2. Store electrical cords in empty toilet paper rolls. 3. Wash and dry good carving knives […]

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11 Easy, Fast, High-Impact Decorating Ideas

1. Try placing some new decorative pillows on your sofa. Throw a lively shawl or throw over the back. 2. Add visual impact to shelves by placing some books upright, stacking others, and placing decorative objects on or in between. 3. Wallpaper or paint a fun color on the inside of a cabinet. 4. Move your art around. We stop […]

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