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25 Thrifty Ways to Redesign Your Bathroom on a Dime

Making the most of your bathroom doesn’t require a complete overhaul—just some creativity and budget-friendly knowhow. Learn how to add style and character at an affordable price.

1. Revitalize Your Claw-Foot Tub

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Sometimes an old tub simply needs a boost. Rather than replacing an old timeless cast-iron claw-foot tub, save a bundle by reglazing it instead. You can make it a graphic focal point by coloring the outside a deep or vibrant hue, or give it a soft contrast between a white interior and muted exterior, whichever treatment suits your space.

2. Have Fun With Wallpaper

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Add color and pattern with coated wallpaper that’s easy to clean and can stand up to high humidity, or make your own graphic wall covering, available inexpensive peel-and-stick designs.

3. Use Faux Candles

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Use battery-powered LED wax pillars to create

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4 Simple Ways To Accessorise Your Bathroom

Bathrooms are like a sanctuary for relaxation and solitude. So, you might have a beautiful home but your taste could be questionable if you do not have an equally well-designed bathroom. You want to feel refreshed when you step out of your bathroom and for that you require a revitalising ambiance. We have mentioned below some ways that would help you accessorise your bathroom with a sprinkle of elegance. 

4 Simple Ways To Accessorise Your Bathroom

1. Simplicity is the key

It’s extremely simple to get overpowered with subtleties. Your focus shouldn’t be on elaborate designs and expensive pieces, rather concentrate on the little things that draw your attention when someone first enters your bathroom. 

  • First and foremost, ensure that your bathroom always smells nice. Place some pleasantly scented candles on a shelf, use fragrant essential oils or, use an automatic air freshener. 
  • Consider adding a beautiful rug on your
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27 Best Ways to Upgrade Your Kitchen, According to Experts

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They say the kitchen is the heart of the home, but your culinary space has probably seen better days. Whether your house’s appliances are so old they’re practically antiques or you just don’t find yourself loving the previous owner’s design choices, chances are high you’re eager to do a kitchen remodel. After all, they’re often among the most desired changes to a home. The only problem? They’re also among the priciest. According to Remodeling magazine’s 2019 “Cost vs. Value” report, a mid-range kitchen remodel costs $66,196, on average, while a high-end upgrade costs an average of $131,510.

But fortunately, you don’t have to break the bank—or even knock down a single wall—to get the kitchen of your dreams. We asked top industry experts for the best ways to completely change your kitchen without going broke. Soon, you’ll love the space you’re cooking in!

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While investing in a new fridge,

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3 Ways to Clean the Outside of a House

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Cleaning the outside of your house might seem like a huge task, but all you’ll need is some soapy water and a garden hose to get started. If you find any stains on your walls or doors, scrub soapy water onto them to remove them. Then, spray your walls with the hose starting at the top. Starting from the top will prevent dirt from falling onto parts of the walls you’ve already cleaned. If water isn’t enough to clean

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7 Ways French Gobelins Tapestries Will Transform Your Room

Want to decorate with French tapestries that will transform your home with totally wonderful effect?
Then use the tips here on how to transform any room to one that you will fall in love with.
You can also read my post about the different types of French tapestries here for even more ideas.
If you love to add a touch of class that is unique to French home decor, then have a look at these 7 French tapestry ideas to get you started.
And we’ll also have a look at some interesting facts about the Gobelins as well.
To see the huge variety of French tapestries, see this page here for all in this category.
Let’s get started!

1. Turn your room into a French palace window or balcony opening

Castles and palaces shows off the elegant and distinctive look and feel of French decor.
Their architecture is grand

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7 Ways to Update a Basic Bathroom

Sure, the ever-functional bathroom is sometimes swept aside in favor of decorating more grandiose rooms. But your bathroom doesn’t have to be boring! It’s the little details that count, so we’ve rounded up seven easy DIY updates for every part of the room, from the walls down to the bottom of your vanity. They’re also inexpensive and quick—you can complete some of these projects in a day. Dust off your tools this weekend and make your bathroom look its best.

 

Pick out new paint

Pick out new paint.

A new color scheme instantly changes the mood of a room. It’s important to use color carefully in a bathroom, since a color choice can easily overwhelm what is often one of the smallest rooms in a house. Pale blues, greens and grays are popular picks for their calming, spa-like qualities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deck the walls with art.

Just because a bathroom is functional doesn’t mean it can’t

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6 Simple Ways to Boost Your Bathroom With Plant Power

In moments of crisis, it’s the simple things that matter. Whether that’s reading a satisfying line in a book, letting out a hearty laugh with a friend, or listening to a dance-worthy song, these tiny acts give us the chance to exhale. In design, one of the easiest and most popular decompressors these days seems to be through the addition of plants. 

“Indoor plants can enhance a space, boost your mood, and decrease your stress—all reasons why you’d want at least one plant in every room of your home,” says Erin Marino, director of brand marketing at The Sill. 

While you may already have a plant or two in a living space, one room where you might especially need to unwind is the bathroom. And as it turns out, that can be an ideal spot for greenery. “There are a number of plant varieties that thrive in the warm, sometimes

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6 ways to get more kitchen space

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No matter how small your kitchen is, you can always find clever ways to make more room. 

From expanding your counter space, to using overlooked storage opportunities, you can expand the usefulness of your kitchen without a renovation. Here are six easy ideas.


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Make more counter space

If you need an extra flat surface while preparing meals, look no further than your kitchen drawers. Open the top drawer and lay a cutting board across it for an extra surface in a pinch.

Assuming you aren’t actively using your stove, you can also rest a cutting board on top of the burners (making sure they are off and not warm or hot) to gain some extra prep space.

Create an instant island

If you have room, try a permanent solution by adding a small island in the

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6 Ways to Make Your Bathroom Feel like a Spa Experience

And the big reveal is….oh, wait this is not that post. That means I still have an ugly bathroom.

Darn.

Anyways, with 2017 being the year we finally get to the bathroom overhaul, I thought I would share some of the direction of the atmosphere and decor.Everyone needs a trip to the spa once in a while. It’s like a getaway and a refresh from the stresses of everyday life, if only for one hour. However, the expense of frequent trips often keep the spa experience a rare indulgence for us budget minded gals and gents. 

What if you could bring the spa as often as you wish...in your own bathroom? Dreamy! The best and easiest ways to create a r luxury spa experience bathroom without remodeling.

What if you could bring the spa as often as you wish…in your own bathroom? Dreamy, right?

Check out these simple tips for making your bathroom a haven of relaxation without breaking the bank.

Turn your bathroom into a luxury spa experience with these budget friendly and simple tips

Kick the Bathroom Clutter

Clutter is without-a-doubt the worst offense to the idea of a relaxing space. In most any

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8 Easy and Affordable Ways to Upgrade Your Kitchen

It’s been said that the kitchen is the heart of a home. That’s because for many families, it’s where you spend most of your time – whether it’s preparing meals, doing homework or chatting over a cup of coffee.

Kitchens are not just for cooking anymore. With the increasing busyness of family life and the popularity of open concept floor plans, the kitchen has slowly become the new living room. But if your kitchen is starting to feel outdated, it may not be your favorite place to spend time.

According to Home Advisor, the average cost of a kitchen remodel is more than $20,000. But luckily, there are some easy – and affordable – ways to give your old kitchen a fresh new look.Here are 8 tips to spruce up your kitchen without breaking the bank: 

  1. Paint your cabinets. You don’t have to completely replace all of the
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