Recent Home Accessories Articles

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9 Adorable DIY End Tables

Posted by Laura Firszt | Apr 26, 2015

End tables are "in" right now. These practical furniture pieces are just the right size to hold a lamp, a houseplant or two, and a few plates of goodies at a casual gathering. Not only...

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Bring a Spring Feeling to Your Home with Flowery Decor

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 29, 2014

Isn't it ironic that just as the daylight hours start getting longer, the worst of the wintry weather begins to hit? In the Northern Hemisphere, the solstice is December 21 or 22, but...

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Favorable Feng Shui Gifts to Enhance Your Friends' Home

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 01, 2014

If you're looking for presents for the holiday season, host/ess gifts, or housewarming offerings, why not look to feng shui? Green and affordable, feng shui-inspired gifts bring positive...

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Use the Hidden Meaning of Color to Enhance Your Home

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 04, 2014

Are you redecorating your home -- or just looking to buy a few fun accessories? Give some careful thought to the colors you choose. According to both Western color psychology and Chinese...

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D├ęcor Knockoffs Are Nifty, Newsy and Eco-Friendly

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 13, 2014

No doubt about it, shopping is fun. However, do-it-yourself is even more fun … plus it's cheaper and greener besides! As the crafting movement grows increasingly popular, more...

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How to Create a Fashionable Painted Floor Cloth

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 30, 2014

In home fashion, they say what goes around comes around. This may be the reason why floor cloths have come back into style. Traditional décor in the US for the past 300 years,...

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7 Special Touches that Make Your House a Home

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 29, 2014

Winter's coming … which means that you will most likely be spending a lot more time indoors. Now's the time to be insulating garage doors and checking your furnace and all that...

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Practical Ways to Green Your Home Sewing Hobby

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 28, 2014

Sewing is a fun and practical hobby that helps aficionados save money while getting exactly the fashion look that they want. If you are a "sewist," as they say, you can bring together...