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How to Do an Affordable Bathroom Makeover

February 17, 2017

Is that older bathroom of yours looking a little…tired? With all the inspiration from home renovation shows and magazines, you probably have plenty of ideas on how to make an older space shine. The problem? Room renovations can be expensive—especially in places like the kitchen or bathroom. Luckily, small improvements can make a big difference,…

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You Still Haven’t Tried Rope Décor?

October 28, 2016 1

After spending the summer bouncing along the Eastern seaboard at friends’ homes, I can confirm this truth: You can shake the sand from your sandals, but it sticks in your mind. That explains my current obsession with rope design. It oozes sailor chic and utilitarian charm in every season. Designers and DIYers alike use it…

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Bathroom Storage Ideas

October 13, 2016

Bathroom storage: For you the phrase is an oxymoron. A bevy of cabinets and a nifty vanity? No way.  In your bathroom, towels end up competing for precious space with cleaning supplies and general toiletries, creating a room that’s the antithesis of relaxation. But your commode is no lost cause. Even if you’re not blessed…

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Guide to Bathroom Lighting

September 17, 2016

Considering the varied activities we perform in the bathroom, a multifaceted lighting system is your best choice for a well-lit room. The following lighting types all combine to create a functional and attractive bathroom lighting design. Ambient Also referred to as general lighting, ambient lighting illuminates the entire bathroom when you flip on the switch…

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Organize Your Bathroom for Spa-Like Tranquility

August 28, 2016

You know that feeling you get when you walk into a spa? Peaceful music, a faint whiff of lavender, dimmed lighting, florescent bulbs replaced with glowing candles. The feeling that, for at least the next hour, your ringer will be turned off. Work can’t reach you, kids can’t find you, and significant others can’t ask anything…

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