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Spring is the perfect time to open the windows and freshen up your home -- as well as your decor. From deciding on what colour to paint your bedroom to finding the best deals on your favourite art pieces, decorating a home can be an exciting process for many homeowners and renters alike.
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Many of us are a little (OK, a lot) obsessed with home design so it's only natural that it comes up in dinner-party conversation or during a girl's night out. Or at the bus stop, or in the dentist's chair. Sometimes, however, we're stuck for a quick way to sum up our aesthetic. Here are 10 ways to communicate your home decor style succinctly -- so you can even do it on an elevator ride.
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It's simpler than you think.
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How do you bring spring into your home and get a designer look on budget? Here are a few tips and tricks get the look you are after without breaking the bank.
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Think reuse before recycle!
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Confetti and sparkles and noisemakers galore!
Chairs that have their back against each other? That's a no-no.
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The faux gingerbread house idea is just brilliant.
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Now you can have a gallery of your own.
You can do better than just setting up some mood lighting.
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Once the furniture sets are settled and the walls are painted, it's time for someone to decorate the bare walls with eye catching and interesting photography prints. When thinking about decorating your walls, the first thing that comes to mind is a painting, a family portrait and wallpaper.
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Dreaming of a whole new home look, but don't want to start from scratch? We can help. Welcome to the world of "seasonal adjustment" and decorative "tweaks." Today's epistle will help turn tricks without upsetting your bank manager. Our counsel, carefully heeded, proffers design elasticity like never before.