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Kitchen countertops

countertops

If you are thinking of renovating your kitchen or simply updating your countertops, you may want to look into some of the pros and cons of the different materials available. Wood or butcher block PROS: easy to clean, smooth surface, can be sanded and resealed as needed. CONS: expensive, price varies depending on the type of wood, maintenance required, can …

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Dining Room Lighting

Crystal Chandeliers For Dining Room1

When choosing a chandelier or pendant light for your dining room, you need to consider whether the decor of your room is casual or formal, as well as the size of your dining space. An oversized chandelier will overwhelm a room, while an undersized chandelier will look out of place. To choose the right size chandelier or pendant light, measure …

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Spring Decorating

Spring Scents Basset Hound

Spring, the perfect time to start on your spring cleaning and freshening up your exterior and interior home decor. Here are some simple and inexpensive ideas to add color to your space by simply using what you may already have. Lets start with your front entrance. A little splash of color to your front door, a pretty wreath to greet …

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Painting your kitchen cabinets

Red Painted Cabinet Traditional Kitchen

If your kitchen wood cabinets are in good condition but simply need a makeover, painting  them is an inexpensive and effective option. You can hand paint them, spray paint them yourself or have it professionally done. Having them professionally spray painted is still a much cheaper option than replacing them with low end cabinets. Semi-gloss paint is recommended as it …

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An old dresser turns into a bathroom vanity

Refurbished Dresser Traditional Bathroom4

If you are looking to add character and a custom made look to your bathroom, refurbishing an old dresser into a bathroom vanity is a great option. Garage sales, auctions, Craig’s List and antique shops are some great ways to find what you are looking for. Here are some ideas of how these old dressers can be transformed: Add country …

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