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Starting a Painting Project?

Starting a Painting Project?

Recently I started a painting project. I asked my husband to grab me a few things I needed on his way home from work, I was suprised that he had no clue what I needed, he was more then willing to go with a specific list, but wouldn’t be able to walk in to Home Depot and get what I needed. So here is a post created for those of you who need a list to get you started. Choosing the…

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Interior Lighting

Interior Lighting

Interior lighting is one of those projects that almost seems to get forgotten when people are considering updating a room or decorating their home. There is a lot more involved in doing your lighting then you may think. You need to consider the size of the fixture in proportion to the space, the color of the bulbs because they will effect your paint and finishes colors, and the style or theme you are working within when choosing the fixture. To…

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Your Christmas Table, Start to Finish

Your Christmas Table, Start to Finish

Entertaining at your home for Christmas can be very stressful. You are secretly or not so secretly concerned about what your family and friends will think of what your house looks like or how the presentation was laid out. We all have those people in our families that say not to make a fuss for them, but are the first people to call everyone after the fact and complain about everything they didn’t like. Let’s get prepared and own your…

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Refreshing Your Bathroom

Refreshing Your Bathroom

The season of entertaining is among us. Over the year we have had the best intentions to redo the kitchen, or paint the living room. We go to the laundry room and think… I would love to make this more functional. You get into the washroom in the morning and have your shower and think… This bathroom needs a totally new look. But of course life gets in the way and the budget doesn’t allow for those large makeover looks…

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Fish Tanks as Decor

Fish Tanks as Decor

I’m sure at some point in your life you have enjoyed the relaxing sounds of trickling water, wether it from a fountain, running water, or the flowing water in a fish tank. The use of a fish tank as part of a rooms decor is popular for some, for others they like them but feel like it’s a lot of work, or they are concerned they won’t know how to care for the fish. I am not a fish expert…

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Symbols and Meanings in Your Decor

Symbols and Meanings in Your Decor

Adding decor elements in your home can be the finishing touch to a look. They add character to a side table or blank wall, they are the added expressions that make the space feel complete. Have you ever thought about the meaning or symbolism behind them? Some popular decor and themed elements right now are; animals rocks and minerals thai symbolism chinese symbolism and more Animals Cats; Now Im not a big domestic cat lover, however the cat itself has…

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Spring is Here

Spring is Here

For those of you who have a green thumb, and to those of you who want to learn, Spring is Here… Victoria Day weekend in Canada marks the time when it is typically safe to start your outdoor gardening. At this time of year the likelihood of a frost is pretty slim. There are some variety of plants that should still be brought in at night if it is cool, but overall you should be in the clear. Spring gardening…

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Stones and Their Meanings

Stones and Their Meanings

Stones and minerals are said to have all sorts of healing powers and energizing components. Feng Shui methods use rocks as grounders in a space, a way of bringing in an outdoor element and having it help create a balamce of energies. Rock are known to contain a vibrating  force that sends off vibes of a range of benifits. There are tones of different stones and minerals you can find and use in the home. The variety of colors are…

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Creating a Cozy Rustic Living Space

Creating a Cozy Rustic Living Space

When the weather outside is frightful we all start to think of a warm spot by the fire. The go to theme for winter is a rustic cozy living space.. Winter has really been a tough one this year, tones of snow and slush, and record cold temperatures. All that in mind, there is nothing better then coming home after a long day at work to the perfect cozy space, just calling to you to warm up and relax. This…

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Crafts and Home Decor With Leaves

Crafts and Home Decor With Leaves

Every year many people are faced with the never ending piles of leaves that are left behind by the trees on the property. There are many natural comfort options and thermal uses for the garden that leaves are great for. But what about other more creative options… Aside from the almost unlimited children’s crafts that can be done with leaves, there are a lot of really great decor elements that can be creature using leaves as well. At this time…

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