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Word Up: Applying Vinyl Wall Words
"where you want it before you apply it. Use tape to gently hold it place, step back... Don’t apply a vinyl wall decal to a freshly painted wall. You should let fresh paint... before applying a decal to it. 3. Always wash your walls before applying a vinyl... so if you're going to use one in a bathroom, you may want to explore that option... recently applied a big, vinyl number "3" to a flea market find platter I picked up for..."
Have You Heard the Hues? 15 Colors You May Not Know About
Name-drop these shades at holiday parties — or better, try one on your walls — and expand your palette possibilities
"You never know when you might need to pump up your vocabulary. With the holidays... approaching, you might soon find yourself in a friendly game of Scrabble or having cocktail... colors you probably have never heard of but will love to get to know.... thank you. So many that I didn't know! Thank you for this wonderful article. I... cheery. As you come in the front door you face a large painting framed in black with the..."
8 Questions to Help You See Through Green Hype
With the ecofriendly bandwagon picking up some dubious passengers, here's how to tell truly green products and services from the imposters
"will help you sift through the marketing hype, so you can feel good about what you bring... Before you buy a product claiming to be good for the environment, it's important to... important to you. Then if you actually are serious about it, you need to understand the... years, if you took good care of them, but now manufacturers prepare you to have to replace... what lens you apply, which is typically based upon your value system. For some it means..."
Get Organized: Are You a Piler or a Filer?
Tote out the bins and baskets and learn how to be an organized piler if file cabinets leave you cringing
"everything you don't absolutely need! You can't take it with you, folks. I'm both! I'm... Thank you so much for a wonderful idea! For the filers, unless you live it, you wouldn't... Thank you, thank you, thank you Alison.I am looking forward to getting my piles in... sounds like you have found something that works for you too. Pilers unite! Lanie Brown... that's you. But he did sweetly say, I love you anyway, messy piles and all. Phew...."
You Don’t Need a Workout Room, Just a Well-Trained Home
"the way you set up your TV, work station or kitchen can help you stay fit this year... month as you set out to lose that holiday 5 … or 10. Of course you know you have to... but did you know you can recruit your home to help, simply by applying some of the... inspire you to burn calories, boost your metabolism and outsmart hunger. Browse photos... thank you Susan! I love the socks idea...put them on and skate your way to a shinny..."
Cozy Outdoor Rooms Let You Snuggle Up to Fall
Drape a throw and let the firelight glow. These ideas for your outdoor room will make fast friends of you and autumn
"Whether you love playing the social butterfly or prefer to cozy up in a nest for two... we have you covered. Soak up inspiration from these outdoor rooms that get it right... ideas to apply in your own space.... shade you need. Small ones you can DIY and don't need as much tension so you can... hell. You would need to anchor the screening at regular intervals. Can you buy shade... and yes you would need to cement the posts into the ground. I don't think you are..."
Which Wallcovering Is Right for You?
"photo 9! YOU can apply a wall stencil, even an all-over pattern! YOU can tackle MOST... decide what you and if you aren't sure, you don't have to look any further than here at... know: YOU can hang wallpaper! YOU can paint a wall, including textural and faux... can tell you that you can do it too and all it takes is a few hours at your computer... Thank you!!! BTW, if you click on the words "Architect Wall Flats" in my above comment..."
10 Things Decorators Want You to Know About What They Do
They do more than pick pretty colors. Here's what decorators can do for you — and how you can help them
"do for you — and how you can help them... Are you curious about what decorators do? Ever wonder where those fees go, what they... Thank you Thank you Thank you for writing this article!!! I am here to say that not... and once you hire a designer you trust, trust the one you hired!!! To Grizzly, I... something. You may not like it. When a designer tells you no, no thank you, I would love... experiences you are describing! Where are you located? Is this a general problem in your..."
You Showed Us: 20 Nutty Home Fixes
We made the call for your Band-Aid solutions around the house, and you delivered. Here's how you are making what's broken work again
"house, and you delivered. Here's how you are making what's broken work again... asked you all what kinds of nutty fixes you’ve made around your house. Duct tape... think, if you had a dishwasher That didnt work and wouldn't stay closed and you Could... VickyD, you're more fortunate than you know! ;-) We've used artificial trees for 30... workmanship you will ever see. Thank you, Ellen Schafer-decker. I do believe like many..."
Houzz Call: What Has Mom Taught You About Making a Home?
Whether your mother taught you to cook and clean or how to order takeout and let messes be, we'd like to hear about it
"taught you to cook and clean or how to order takeout and let messes be, we'd like... taught you about creating a welcoming, functional home. Post a picture if you can... and if you disturbed the "lines", she'd know you were in the room "you have no reason... does, you can learn from her! If she can't sew you fill the gap (that's me!), if... teaches you all to sing complicated harmonies (that's her!) you love singing the rest..."
What You Need to Know Before Painting Brick
Sure, painted brick can be a great look. But you need to take some risks into account. Here's how to paint brick like a pro
"look. But you need to take some risks into account. Here's how to paint brick like a... would you do with it? @ bobbi p---You can use artist's acrylics and apply them undiluted... brick. If you absolutely have to do something to it, why don't you stain it? Just my... or two you paint. But after that, you start to lose the texture of the brick (and... this, and you still see some of the brick's varying colors. You can just lighten the..."
10 Problems Your House May Be Trying to Show You
Ignore some of these signs and you may end up with major issues. We tell you which are normal and which are cause for concern
"signs and you may end up with major issues. We tell you which are normal and which are... That way you can catch problems early. If you own an older home, you should do a thorough... something you've got to take care of. Dawson recommends that you do a good walk around... to tell you all sorts of things. The way it sounds; the way it smells. And there are... to tip you off that something isn’t right. “Everything is moving all the time, expanding..."
Experience Your New Home — Before You Build It
Photorealistic renderings can give you a clearer picture of the house you're planning before you take the leap
"can give you a clearer picture of the house you're planning before you take the leap... isn't what you wanted. Make sure you know what you're getting before you pay to have it... difficult. If you miss something, there's a chance you'll invest your money on something... to help you experience your home before you take the leap of faith to have it built... before you have them done. Companies that specialize in these renderings may charge..."
Do You Have a Signature Color? Here's How to Find and Use It
You don't need a TV show or legendary brand to play style maven at home — you just need a color of your own
"You don't need a TV show or legendary brand to play style maven at home — you just... thank you Here here, Sigrid!! :) It's often said that you should look at your favorite... thank you for your post. It is interesting when people associate you with a colour... you, with your style or your personality, and only then you start thinking about... olldbobbi, you even have coral in your houzz profile pic! The white you surround yourself..."
Decluttering — Don't Let Fear Hold You Back
"Sure, you might make a mistake when tackling a decluttering project, but that's OK... So you know you want to declutter. Or perhaps you know you need to, but the thought... anything you know you want to give away. Tackling what you already know you're willing... with what you know you want to get rid of. If you aren't sure about something, that's... Once you have taken care of everything you know needs to go, focus on setting aside..."