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Can't Afford Expensive Art? Create Your Own Scrapbook Paper Statement Piece

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When you first get your own home or apartment, it can be difficult to stare at the blank walls. You know what you want your living space to look like, but you just can’t afford the investment into nice pieces. Thankfully, there are many ways to create elegant and classic rooms without the cost of purchasing expensive pieces of art. Scrapbook paper is a great way to create a specific vision at a low cost. Read More»

Things To Consider Before Purchasing Custom Drapes

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When you decide to purchase custom drapes for your home, you are able to choose the fabric, color, style and pattern that suits your own individual tastes, and while you may pay more for this luxury, custom drapes afford you more flexibility in terms of your own design preferences and personal needs. Here are some things to consider before purchasing your new window treatments. Measure Right To determine the amount of fabric that will be necessary to make your drapes, accurate measurements will need to be taken. Read More»

Technologies That Can Help Your Hearing-Impaired Child

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If your child has hearing loss, it can be difficult to know what to do. Luckily, there are more options today than ever before for helping people of all ages deal with hearing loss. With the help of one or more of these new technologies, your child can have a life that is just as good as a child that has normal hearing.   Hearing Aids A hearing aid is a small device that is placed in a person’s ear. Read More»

Get Outta Town! 4 Surprising Items For Your Bug-Out Bag

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Between 1998 and 2010, natural disasters affected over 26 million Americans. Of that number, 12,366 lives were lost.  From home fires and earthquakes to sinkholes and floods, the importance of preparing for disaster is easy to see. Fortunately, millions of people are prepping for natural, economic, or biblical disasters. If you are considering stocking up on supplies and building an emergency preparedness kit, a bug-out bag is imperative for your survival. Read More»

3 Toxic Compounds Found In Dirty Chimney Flues

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The National Fire Protection Association recommends that homeowners have their chimney inspected for defects and thick soot deposits every twelve months. The actual amount of time between cleanings depends on how often you use your fireplace. Although you might be tempted to use commercially available granules or logs to clean your chimney, it is important to understand the risk of releasing toxic compounds in the soot during this process. Professional cleaning methods drastically reduce the potential for exposure to the harmful substances listed below. Read More»

3 Ways To Incorporate Greige: Decorating With A Safe, Yet Satisfying Color Palette

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In the interior decorating world, greige is a word used to define any and all combinations of gray and beige. Dubbed one of the most prized color palettes of 2014 by a popular home remodeling blog, greige colors are bright enough to meet the modern-day detest of bland, sterile-looking neutrals, but neutral enough to offer long-lasting, timeless appeal. Do you want to join the droves of interior designers and do-it-yourselfers enjoying this palette as their go-to color scheme? Read More»

3 Uncommon & Unforgettable Gifts For Aging Parents

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Grown children may come in all sizes and shapes, but many still have one thing in common – difficulty in deciding what to give their parents for birthdays, holidays and special occasions. Trendy clothes and geeky gadgets rarely seem appropriate, especially when looking for something parents can enjoy together. Do not despair, however, because giving parents a wonderful gift they will want to enjoy often and cherish together is a goal that can be accomplished. Read More»

Three Important Tips For Gorgeous Living Room Furniture Arrangement And Design

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When was the last time you rearranged or revamped your living room? If the answer is never, you might benefit from updating your arrangement with more modern style rules. While picking the right pieces is important, it’s also vital that you understand how to design a gorgeous living room from the ground up. Your chosen design should suit your lifestyle and the room size itself. Curious about how to do it just right? Read More»

4 Common Furniture Blemishes And How To Fix Them

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Wooden furniture can be some of the most pleasant to have in your home - the material gives a truly rustic feel to any room. Imagine a lounge filled with antique wooden chairs, or an oak kitchen table that gives off a great country feeling. Although wood can be a very attractive material, it can become damaged fairly easily and the blemishes show up very clearly. As such, you’ll want to tackle any of these problems as soon as they become apparent in order to salvage your furniture. Read More»

Got Boys? Tips And Tricks To Remove And Prevent That Boy Bathroom Smell

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The purchase of your home was a large expense. Fortunately, cleaning and maintenance are the effective for protecting your investment. However, if you have one or more boys living in your house, keeping your space clean can be challenging. This can be even more overwhelming in the bathroom. If your bathroom has that unappealing boy smell, utilizing some tips and tricks can improve the odor. To get started, here are a few natural tips for removing and preventing that boy smell from your bathroom. Read More»