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Ten Home Décor Trends for Your Rental

(StatePoint) Just because you’re a renter doesn’t mean you need to settle for bland, boring décor. You can make more of your space in an inexpensive yet trendy way.

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Thursday 08/14/2014
Stay on Top of Design Trends When Updating Your Home Décor
Updated: August 14, 2014 - 3:33 am

(StatePoint) Whether you have a traditionally styled interior or your home sports more contemporary décor, you can stay on top of design trends when refreshing your home’s look.

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Wednesday 08/06/2014
Quick, Easy Ways to add Warmth to Your Home Décor for Fall
Updated: August 06, 2014 - 3:32 am

(StatePoint) We all get bored from time to time and want to change things up. While it’s easy to add items to your wardrobe or try a new hairstyle, it may not always feel as easy to change the look and feel of your home.

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Tuesday 07/22/2014
Home Improvement Tips to Make the Most of Small Spaces
Updated: August 14, 2014 - 3:33 am

(StatePoint) No matter where you live, you want to make the most of your available living and storage space.

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Monday 07/07/2014
Art evolves with new technology
Updated: September 13, 2014 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - Can you imagine a museum without paintings? Technology has impacted society in countless ways but many overlook its impact on the arts. The very phrase “the arts” might evoke images of oils, watercolors or sculpture but technology is inspiring a whole new generation of artists who are using new mediums to create their masterpieces.

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Tuesday 07/01/2014
Tricks for less mess and stress this summer - indoors and out
Updated: September 03, 2014 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - Summer vacation means children, teens and in-betweens are spending more time at home, resulting in more messes, mud and madness. By tackling a few projects around the home now, you’ll be able to sit back, relax and enjoy the beautiful weather and carefree days ahead.

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Monday 06/09/2014
Small Touches Can Make a Big Impact on Your Home’s Interior Design
Updated: June 09, 2014 - 3:38 am

(StatePoint) For homeowners looking to make a big interior design splash while staying on-trend, it’s all about focusing on little touches, say experts.

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Tuesday 06/03/2014
Spruce Up Your Home this Summer for Under $100
Updated: June 03, 2014 - 3:35 am

(StatePoint) Looking for an easy and inexpensive way to refresh your home this summer? With a little inspiration and work you can give your home a quick makeover within a limited budget.

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Tuesday 05/13/2014
Fresh ideas for summer alfresco entertaining
Updated: September 17, 2014 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - Warm days are calling, as summer traditionally kicks off the outdoor entertaining season. But this year, tradition takes a new direction. More hosts are breaking the boundaries of indoor versus outdoor entertaining. Gone are the paper plates and plastic cups. Instead, people are daring to take their dinnerware outside.

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Monday 05/12/2014
Outdoor Furniture Trends
Posted: May 12, 2014

 Outdoor furniture in Florida is trending more modern with clean, simple lines and plush seating.

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Customize your lampshades
Posted: May 12, 2014

Changing your lampshades is a simple strategy for energizing a room.

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Thursday 05/08/2014
What to Know When Redoing Your Home’s Flooring
Updated: May 08, 2014 - 3:33 am

(StatePoint) Whether you’re purchasing a home or remodeling your current one, floors are perhaps the biggest piece of your home investment puzzle. They’re also the literal base from which all other design choices are made.

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Monday 03/17/2014
New Technology Can Help with Home Improvement Projects
Updated: March 18, 2014 - 3:32 am

(StatePoint) Will you be remodeling your home or doing any home improvement projects this season? Planning ahead and using new available technologies can help you design and prioritize your updates and projects.

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Tuesday 09/11/2012
Home decor tips to take the bite out of winter energy bills
Posted: September 11, 2012

For many of us, cooler weather means higher utility bills. As the temperatures drop, it takes more energy and money to power our homes. Research conducted by EnergyStar.gov found that lighting accounts for 12 percent and heating nearly 30 percent of energy usage in an average American home.

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Monday 08/27/2012
Refrigerator makeover: Keeping your most-used appliance tidy and clean
Posted: August 27, 2012

(ARA) – The new school year is upon us and with it comes hectic schedules and harried mornings that make weekdays a mad dash. With school lunches to make, snacks to prepare and evening meals to plan, getting out the door on time can be a challenge. Having the house in order and a few things made ahead of time can be a huge convenience that means a world of difference in those time-crunched minutes.

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Creating a personal paradise in your own home
Posted: June 27, 2012

What does "paradise" mean to you? For most of us, thoughts of paradise conjure up sundrenched beaches and glistening waters, swaying palm trees and a bright tropical drink with a tiny umbrella on the top.

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Wednesday 04/18/2012
Spring cleaning plans? Tips from the pros help you get the best clean
Posted: April 18, 2012

(ARA) - Warm weather has arrived and Americans are planning to shake out the rugs and wash the windows for the unofficial tradition of spring cleaning ... or are they?

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Wednesday 03/14/2012
DIY your way to a fairytale wedding
Posted: March 14, 2012

(ARA) - You've dreamed of this day your entire life - from the vows to the dress to the reception decor. But often, it can take a king's ransom to make the fairytale wedding of your dreams a reality.

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