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making your house a home

  • Planning A Long Distance Move? Make The Event Less Stressful On Your Teen

    Planning for a major long distance move can produce fear and anxiety for teens as they face social insecurities, process intense emotions, and make their way through an overwhelming adjustment period while getting settled into a new neighborhood and home. But these issues don't have to ruin the overall moving experience, which is sure to be just as exciting as it is scary. In addition to hiring professional movers to take some weight off the shoulders of your entire family, you can lessen the stress on your teen during and after your big move:

  • 7 Easy Sewing Projects Perfect For Beginners

    If you've been longing to learn how to sew but are afraid it might be too complicated and frustrating, you'll be glad to know that there are many projects designed to help beginners learn the skills they need to go on to more complex creations. Following are seven projects that are easy for those who are new to the mysteries of sewing to master. Reversible Scarves Making reversible scarves is as easy as selecting complementary cotton fabrics, cutting them out in the desired size and shape, and sewing the two sides together.

  • 5 Cornice Options To Make Your Drapery Treatment Stand Out

    One of the biggest decoration choices in most rooms is the drapery treatment. The material, placement, and style of drapes can drastically change the look and feel of a room. While you are deciding on drapes for your room, you will have to decide whether you want a valence, cornice, or a clean, uncovered top. A cornice can be easily made to match your drapes and provide interest to your room.

  • How to Salvage Hardwood Flooring for Reuse

    Old hardwood flooring adds its own character and history to a home you can't find in new engineered or bamboo wood flooring. When a friend or neighbor will be tearing out their home's old hardwood flooring, you can remove it yourself to salvage it and have it installed in your own home. Here are some tips to help you successfully remove old hardwood flooring for reuse in your own home. Determine the Flooring's Usability

  • To Prevent Rodents From Entering Your Home, Look Outside Your House

    The most effective method of rodent control is prevention. If critters can't get into your home, then the damage they are able to cause is greatly diminished. Many preventative measures focus on physically preventing mice, rats and other rodents from entering a house, but there are also steps you can take when landscaping your home to deter rodents from coming indoors. Here's how you can reduce the risk of rodents entering your home by making adjustments to a few things in the yard.

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    making your house a home

    The place we call home should be just that - a home. You should feel nothing but comfort and peace when you are at home. The layout and the way that you decorate your home will have a significant impact on the level of comfort you experience. This blog will provide you with several tips that will help you create the most comfortable and inviting place to call home. By the time you reach the conclusion, you will have ideas swirling through your mind of what you will do to your home next to improve how it looks and feels.

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