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4 Mistakes To Avoid When Picking Luxury Area Rugs

When picking luxury area rugs for one’s home, care must be taken in selecting one based on the specific room that needs to be decorated. In the case of a room used for entertaining or a formal family room, we share four mistakes to avoid.It is a common mistake to try and do one large rug in a room. You will be much better off, decoration and functionality wise, to have two separate sitting areas or a sitting area and a dining area. You do need to make sure that the décor in both settings is complementary..

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Ease Your Search For The Perfect Coffee Table

Your coffee table should look good, serve well and display a few accessories that reveal your personality – and do it all with style. No wonder the right one can be so hard to find. Shorten your search for this must-have piece by finding out what coffee table would best suit your room.Glass-topped tablesA glass-topped table visually enlarges a small space because it appears to take up less room than a solid table of the same size. The popular French Country look, with its swirly wrought-iron base, works..

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5 Key Pieces Of Furniture For Your First Home

Home is where the heart is… but when you put your heart into your home, you create a haven. We all want our homes to be beautiful and reflect our personalities. While long term renters already know the basics of outfitting a house, beginners are often confused as to where to start. To help beginner house owners or renters, here are the top five first things to invest in.The BedWe spend about a third of our entire lives sleeping. An average of 26 years! With this in mind, you can see why we put a bed..

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Your Buying Guide To A Perfect Headboard

A headboard pulls together the bedroom aesthetically, like a cover for a book. But it’s a practical feature, too. A headboard keeps the mattress in place so it doesn’t slide away from the wall, and provides back support if you want to sit up in bed.Picking out a headboard really begins with how you use your bed, and your sense of design. Avid nighttime reader? Perhaps you want a padded or quilted headboard so you can prop up against it. Always bumping into your bedside tables? Maybe you want a..

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Buying Tips For Kitchen Islands

A kitchen island is a great way to add value and style to your kitchen, while increasing storage capacity and workspace. At its most minimalist, an island is simply extra counter space – picture a big freestanding butcher block or narrow, counter-height table. At its maximalist best, consider a bespoke unit complete with built-in sink, appliances, expansive countertop big enough to cover work and social space (a breakfast bar, for instance), and undercounter storage galore. Here’s what to consider..

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