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15 Ways to use Binder Clips

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White To Bright Interior Design Challenge

Traditional Living Room by Seattle Architects & Building Designers Paul Moon Design ~ An all white or neutral room scheme can look really boring. There is only so much interest you can add with textured furniture, rugs, lighting and fabrics.

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DIY: Fluffy White Paper Lantern

Other by Chicago Interior Designers & Decorators Nichole Loiacono Design   I have found some great ideas for DIY projects on the Houzz website. One of my favourites is the Solar Powered Outdoor Table LampĀ (by Shelly Lear) which is one

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How to Sell Stuff for Free

Most people have stuff to sell, whether it’s items you no longer need, unwanted gifts or crafts you’ve made. The internet is a wonderful place for selling and these days there is a site to suit everyone. Unfortunately, a lot

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10 Great Spring Cleaning Tips

I don’t know what it is about Spring that makes us want to throw open the windows and clean the house, the traditional Spring Clean. Perhaps it’s the longer days and extra light which highlights the dirty windows, the cobwebs,

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Flowers and Vintage China

I have a huge collection of vintage china and it is my pride and joy, I love the delicacy of the porcelain, the pretty patterns but also the incredible robustness, these pieces have survived many years! I am always looking

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DIY Christmas Decorations

DIY Christmas Decorations for your home: For more DIY ideas, see my Pinterest board: DIY Christmas Decorations…. 1. Rosemary Wreath 2. Ribbon Card Holder Take a length of wide ribbon and glue Christmas cards to it, then hang from the

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Bonfire Party Ideas

A collection of great ideas to make your Bonfire party even better! For even more ideas, visit my Pinterest Board. 1. Welcome your guests: 2. A Cocktail to get things going: 3. Something for the Kids: 4. Your table centrepiece

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Halloween Ideas

Halloween will be here before we know it, so time for some research for my Halloween Party! As usual there is a wonderful collection of ideas on Pinterest and I have been busy pinning my favourites to my Board: Halloween

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Autumn/Fall Decorating Ideas

I love Autumn when all the trees start to change colour, the beautiful oranges, reds and russets are so inspiring as a colour palette. Why not bring the outdoors in with these great decorating ideas courtesy of Better Homes and

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