Whether you are painting furniture to extend its life or to give your room a different look, there are a few tips and tricks you should follow.

One of the most important tips to follow is to use the right kind of paint. Scrubbable latex enamel paints work well for furniture, especially wood furniture. You also want to use a good brush, not only to get good, even coats but also to prevent things such as brush hairs being left behind in the paint.

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Whether you are buying a new sectional for your small home or you are moving it from a larger space, it is important to have accurate measurements before you try to make it fit in your tiny space. Knowing whether it will fit through your doorway and if it can be arranged in your living room so you aren’t blocking windows or doors with your sofa will save a lot of time.

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Bathrooms are essential rooms in our home, but too many of them are tightly spaced, making us feel cramped every time we are in them. The issue that many people face is that as soon as they realize their bathrooms are cramped, they don’t know what to do with them!

If you want a quick and easy way to open up your bathroom, use a large mirror. The mirror over the sink should be the largest Read the rest of this entry »

Rethink Your Living Room: Five Inspiring Design Ideas

1. Remove The Excess
You may not be aware of the fact that you live in a cluttered home. One of the best ways to change the perspective of your living room is to get rid of all excess furniture.

2. Eliminate Non-Essential Items
Have you ever heard of the phrase less is more? It is a wonderful piece of advice for homeowners. Rethink your living space and only keep the essential items.

3. Make Use of The Walls
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Accessories for a brick fireplace range from fireplace tools and other necessities to dcor. Styles and colors of accessories will depend on the color of your fireplace brick, other colors in the room and your home’s style.

Every fireplace needs a grate. Grates can be actual cast iron gates with decorative carvings, or hanging mesh curtains. You can also choose between folding, moveable grates and fully attached grates. Dark brick can be accentuated with a black grate and tools, brightened up with Read the rest of this entry »

When you are someone who is looking for a great design choice with regards to your home, you might be thinking about an accent wall. An accent wall has something that sets it apart from the rest of the room while bringing the rest of the room into clearer focus. However, if you are not sure that a flat coat of paint will give you what you need, what about wallpaper!

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