Embroidery Is Back! 8 Ways To Showcase Stitches in Your Home

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Think embroidery is old-fashioned? Here’s why needlecrafts, crewel, and other nifty stitches are making a comeback, and how to decorate your home with them.

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Needle crafts may seem like a throwback to the Victorian era—and pretty much the exact opposite of the way you’d like to decorate your home today. But we’re here to tell you that embroidery, crewelwork, and other nifty stitches are worth investigating again.

These looks are actually making a resurgence in part because people are getting tired of mass-produced, big-box home decor that has been dominating the market.


“Needlework shows more personality, less uniformity, and it matches the hot trend of self-expression,” says Drew Henry of Design Dudes.

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4 Simple Ways To Accessorise Your Bathroom

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Bathrooms are like a sanctuary for relaxation and solitude. So, you might have a beautiful home but your taste could be questionable if you do not have an equally well-designed bathroom. You want to feel refreshed when you step out of your bathroom and for that you require a revitalising ambiance. We have mentioned below some ways that would help you accessorise your bathroom with a sprinkle of elegance. 

4 Simple Ways To Accessorise Your Bathroom

1. Simplicity is the key

It’s extremely simple to get overpowered with subtleties. Your focus shouldn’t be on elaborate designs and expensive pieces, rather concentrate on the little things that draw your attention when someone first enters your bathroom. 

  • First and foremost, ensure that your bathroom always smells nice. Place some pleasantly scented candles on a shelf, use fragrant essential oils or, use an automatic air freshener. 
  • Consider adding a beautiful rug on your
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7 Ways French Gobelins Tapestries Will Transform Your Room

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Want to decorate with French tapestries that will transform your home with totally wonderful effect?
Then use the tips here on how to transform any room to one that you will fall in love with.
You can also read my post about the different types of French tapestries here for even more ideas.
If you love to add a touch of class that is unique to French home decor, then have a look at these 7 French tapestry ideas to get you started.
And we’ll also have a look at some interesting facts about the Gobelins as well.
To see the huge variety of French tapestries, see this page here for all in this category.
Let’s get started!

1. Turn your room into a French palace window or balcony opening

Castles and palaces shows off the elegant and distinctive look and feel of French decor.
Their architecture is grand

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5 Ways to Save on your Bathroom Renovation

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Learn 5 different ways to save on your bathroom renovation without sacrificing style.

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I am so excited to be participating in a brand new link up hosted by Carrie from Lovely, Etc!  I have to admit, Carrie’s blog was one of the first I ever followed AND I used her planked wall tutorial as inspiration for a feature wall in our master bedroom.  So, I’m kinda really crazy excited that she invited me to parcticipate 🙂

The link up is called DIY For Less and is all about budget friendly projects/decorations/DIYs, etc.  Which is great!  We are all about sticking to the budget here (if only we had told our 25 year old selves this 😉 ).  Each month will be a different theme all centered around doing/making/DIYing for less.

This month, we are chatting all things BATHROOM.

We are deep into master bathrooms renovation planning here.  And by

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7 Ways to Update a Basic Bathroom

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Sure, the ever-functional bathroom is sometimes swept aside in favor of decorating more grandiose rooms. But your bathroom doesn’t have to be boring! It’s the little details that count, so we’ve rounded up seven easy DIY updates for every part of the room, from the walls down to the bottom of your vanity. They’re also inexpensive and quick—you can complete some of these projects in a day. Dust off your tools this weekend and make your bathroom look its best.

 

Pick out new paint

Pick out new paint.

A new color scheme instantly changes the mood of a room. It’s important to use color carefully in a bathroom, since a color choice can easily overwhelm what is often one of the smallest rooms in a house. Pale blues, greens and grays are popular picks for their calming, spa-like qualities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deck the walls with art.

Just because a bathroom is functional doesn’t mean it can’t

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6 Ways to Make Your Bathroom Feel like a Spa Experience

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And the big reveal is….oh, wait this is not that post. That means I still have an ugly bathroom.

Darn.

Anyways, with 2017 being the year we finally get to the bathroom overhaul, I thought I would share some of the direction of the atmosphere and decor.Everyone needs a trip to the spa once in a while. It’s like a getaway and a refresh from the stresses of everyday life, if only for one hour. However, the expense of frequent trips often keep the spa experience a rare indulgence for us budget minded gals and gents. 

What if you could bring the spa as often as you wish...in your own bathroom? Dreamy! The best and easiest ways to create a r luxury spa experience bathroom without remodeling.

What if you could bring the spa as often as you wish…in your own bathroom? Dreamy, right?

Check out these simple tips for making your bathroom a haven of relaxation without breaking the bank.

Turn your bathroom into a luxury spa experience with these budget friendly and simple tips

Kick the Bathroom Clutter

Clutter is without-a-doubt the worst offense to the idea of a relaxing space. In most any

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8 Easy and Affordable Ways to Upgrade Your Kitchen

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It’s been said that the kitchen is the heart of a home. That’s because for many families, it’s where you spend most of your time – whether it’s preparing meals, doing homework or chatting over a cup of coffee.

Kitchens are not just for cooking anymore. With the increasing busyness of family life and the popularity of open concept floor plans, the kitchen has slowly become the new living room. But if your kitchen is starting to feel outdated, it may not be your favorite place to spend time.

According to Home Advisor, the average cost of a kitchen remodel is more than $20,000. But luckily, there are some easy – and affordable – ways to give your old kitchen a fresh new look.Here are 8 tips to spruce up your kitchen without breaking the bank: 

  1. Paint your cabinets. You don’t have to completely replace all of the
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8 Ways to Use Dryer Lint in Your Backyard and Garden

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Dryer lint should be collected after each load of laundry to prevent a fire hazard. Here are some good uses for that debris in your garden and yard!

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When dryer lint piles up, it can become a fire hazard. In fact, 34 percent of home dryer fires are caused by failing to clean out the dryer, according to the U.S. Fire Administration. But before you toss that dryer lint, consider using it for one of these purposes.

  1. Start a fire. Dryer lint is flammable, which is why we’re urged to clean out the trap after each load of laundry. Collect it in a sealed jar to use as tinder the next time you start a fire in your backyard fire pit. For a self-contained fire starter, stuff cardboard toilet
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7 Ways To Incorporate Pink Home Decor

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When you think about the color pink, do you think of little kids in tutus or refined pink home decor? It’s more likely that most will think of the former. Barbies, playrooms, fashion runways, and lipstick have taken over pink and given many the idea that it can’t be used for anything except frilly, super feminine, and child-centered purposes. Pink is a more versatile color than most people give it credit for. Using pink home decor doesn’t automatically define a space as “girly.” Depending on how you stage it, your home can successfully and effortlessly display unique pink decor. If bright colors, in general, are your design style, our Spring Inspired Interior Design Trends post will give you even more inspiration. Continue reading for the top 7 ways to incorporate pink home decor into any space.

1. One Bold Pink Decor Piece

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Living room design by Decorilla online interior designer,

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Cleaning Bathroom: Ways You Clean Your Bathroom Wrong

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The places you forget to clean, plus tips and tricks to clean your bathroom more quickly and effectively.

You clean surfaces at room temperature

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Heating your tub, sink, and tiles just 10 degrees above normal air temperature can double the effectiveness of alkaline cleansers. Fill your tub or sink with the hottest water you can run from the tap and let it sit for a few minutes before scrubbing and cleaning bathroom areas.

You scrub your plastic shower curtains

Don’t waste any energy scrubbing a shower curtain liner when cleaning bathroom areas. Throw it into the washing machine with a couple of towels, a cup of vinegar, and run for about five minutes. Let the towels and curtain soak in the water for an hour before turning the machine back on to finish the cycle. Hang to dry. Make sure

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