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Beyond Curb Appeal: When It Pays to Stand Out

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 10, 2014

Popular wisdom says that when you put your home up for sale, it should be made to appear as bland and beige as possible. Well, like a lot of popular wisdom, this idea is only partially...


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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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Murals Add an Artistic Touch to Home Decor

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 30, 2014

Are you an artist in your heart? If so, you most probably use your home as a canvas to express your free-spirited style. A design trend that may appeal to you is decorating one wall...


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Health and Safety Tips for Indoor DIY

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 27, 2014

If you are a serious lover of do-it-yourself, you rarely let anything slow you down. Day after day, you put in your time crafting, painting, building, growing … doing whatever...


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Gray Home Decor -- Love It or Hate It?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 18, 2014

Gray's role in home décor is changing. Variations on this color have long been popular for the outside of your house -- think smoke-hued exterior walls and San Francisco-fog...