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Kitchen on a Budget

By Monica B.

When moving into an apartment you always want it to be comfortable even though it’s not always a permanent stay. Spending a ton of money to make it comfortable and fabulous is not always the case.  Starting with the kitchen small changes can have a big effect on how your kitchen looks.

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Reclaiming Wood for your Cottage Space

Reclaiming Wood for your Cottage Space

Getting that cottage décor to exactly what we are looking for, isn’t always an easy hurtle to jump.  A very popular look in decorating today is the weather wood, and country home trend. Not all of us have antiques, or naturally beautiful “weathered with time” furniture pieces, for that one of a kind look that goes hand in hand with the country home feel.

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Be Bold!

A beach themed bedroom can provide a mini vacation during drab seasons of the year. Paint the walls in relaxing colors found at the beach and accessorize with souvenirs from beach vacations. The beach theme sets a relaxing tone perfect for a bedroom. Shells are an attractive and inexpensive way to accessorize. Contain a collection of small shells in a glass bowl. Arrange large shells on night stands and shelves. Fill a shadow box with favorite shells and hang on the wall. Use bedding that incorporates a shell design. Beach colors include shades of tan, white, blue, green and brown. Go with a crisp blue and white palette, or use a combination of several beach colors on the wall. Use wall paper or border emphasizing light, airy colors such as white, tan, light blue or green. Or, use dark colors to give the room the feel of a light house or boat house. Decorate with items found along the beach. Use framed posters and prints of hot dog stands and changing booths. Add sailboats, life preservers and palm trees. Use light colored woods and wicker for picture frames and accents. Decorate your windows in style with light colored room darkening cellular shades with top down bottom up feature that will give you that warm and cool feeling but still giving you privacy. Most importantly go heavy on the beach theme with bedding printed with shells, waves or palm trees. Or apply a light touch by using solid colored sheets and blankets in beach colors. Consider adding decorative pillows with beach themes. Having your bedroom “beached out” adds a sense of love for nature and also clean, breezy with a coastal style.

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Great Gift Ideas

By: Gloria H

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Valentines day is almost here and you still haven’t purchased that special someone a gift.  You can tell that they want something a little different this year, but they’re not coming right out and saying that.  Sure a box of choclates and a teddy bear are a sweet idea and will put a smile on any ones face, just one problem, thats what you got last year.  Time is ticking and you have no clue what to do, well that’s where I can help.  Creating a romantic bedroom setting with a Serenity shade is a sure way to say I love you.  Not only will this be an unexpected gift, but they will be thanking you for years to come.  Our Serenity shade gives you the best of both worlds by combining the tilting feature of a blind with the soft and elegant look and feel of a fabric shade.  The Serenity is avabile in soft neutral colors, and our most popular are powder and hazelnut.  With the range of neutral colors you are sure to find one that will work well for you.

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