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No Space For A Bar Set? No Problem! How To Fit A Fully Functioning Bar In Less Space Than A Dresser

Every entertainer dreams of having just a little more room – but if you really want a home bar set and simply don’t have the space, a bar cabinet or steam trunk style bar setup is a great way to get the drinks flowing while still leaving plenty of room for your guests to mingle! Continue reading

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A Few Quick Tips To Make Your Small Space More Livable

Sometimes the small spaces in your home can seem hopeless: that one small room or cramped corner you just don’t know what to do with. But there are plenty of ways to visually expand your space without knocking out any walls. With just a few easy tweaks, you’ll find that “cozy” doesn’t have to be a euphemism. Continue reading

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Make Your Mattress Last: How To Keep Your Bed Clean, Comfy, And Bug Free

With all the scare tactics encouraging you to buy new mattresses more often, it can be hard to separate fact from gross-out factor. Here’s everything you need to know about keeping your bed safe, clean, and comfortable in the long term. Continue reading

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A New Way To Sit… For Your Health? Why To Upgrade To A Balance Ball Chair

We’re learning more every day about the dangers of a sedentary lifestyle, and recently we’ve found that it doesn’t just apply to after hours, but your work day as well. Even if you get recommended amounts of exercise, if you spend all day sitting, you’re putting your health at risk. A balance ball chair is a great way to keep your body working even when you’re sitting still, and can help cancel out many of the negative effects of sitting…without making you quit your day job. Continue reading

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Get With The Reflection: Decorating With Mirrors

If you’re in the market for something to hang on your living room walls, consider a decorative wall mirror. While your first instinct might say painting, a good mirror can do more than a mere print – it can help increase both light and apparent space in your room, imitate architectural features you wouldn’t be able to get otherwise, and generally look great! Continue reading

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Bunk Up: Bunk Beds To Help Ease Your Kids’ Room Growing Pains

It’s the age old problem: how to fit two growing kids in one room. The easy answer is bunk beds, but you can do better than two beds stacked on top of each other, and probably should! Here we’ll discuss ways to customize your bunks to maximize the space in your kids’ room and minimize the inevitable sibling rivalries. Continue reading

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Bunk Up: Space Saving, Multi-Function Bunk Beds (For Grownups Too!)

If you’re short on bedroom space, but can afford to have a smaller sized bed for yourself or your kid, one of the best ways to minimize your furniture footprint while maximizing usable space is to loft. I’m not talking your average two-kids-one-room bunk set, but raised beds that can fit desks, dressers, bookshelves, sofas, and chairs underneath, fitting all your bedroom building blocks into one small space. Continue reading

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The Most Magical Island: Kitchen Islands and Carts To Make Your Kitchen Storage Woes Disappear

If your kitchen is badly designed, a little on the small side, or just starting to edge on a little too full, adding a piece of furniture – a kitchen island or a kitchen cart – might be the best solution to your kitchen storage woes. While taking up a little more floor space, they can significantly increase your usable storage space – or just give you an extra place to put your stuff when you’re weaving through the kitchen working on a complex recipe. Continue reading

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Black And White And Rad All Over: Designing A Sleek, Modern Room In Just Two Colors

If you’re looking for a way to copycat some of the hottest modern room designs, this is the article for you. I’ve found tons of matches and look-alikes to help you build your very own black and white bedroom with less expensive, professional quality items. Continue reading

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Antique Furniture For A Modern Workspace: Things To Consider Before You Buy An Antique Desk

If you’re in the market for an antique desk, there are a few things you might want to consider before you buy. Do you want an authentic antique or would a replica be better? What’s your price range? And will an antique have the modern functionality you need for your home or work office? We’ll help you answer these questions and more! Continue reading

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