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Home Organization: Tips to Keep a Tidy Home

Let’s face it, there are times when clutter seems to sneak up on us and pile up, eventually leading to chaos. Home organization can be a hassle with daily busy schedules. Most of us desire to keep things in place and in order. This dilemma can be avoided. With just a few minutes daily, you can declutter your living space soon enough. A tidy space helps maximize efficiency for home life as well as at work. Here are some techniques and organization skills you can use for tidying up your space. It is important to find the organization ideas that work best for your lifestyle. …
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How to Find the Perfect Apartment

There is a growing number of individuals and families who choose to be renters rather than homeowners. In the past decades, one of the ultimate dreams of an individual is to own a home. As of 2013, in a survey conducted by Hart Research, 54% of adults prefer renting over buying a property. One of the unavoidable challenges every renter faces is moving. As soon as you have finalized your decision to move, the next considerations also queue up. For practical purposes, you simply cannot just pack your things and go, especially if you have a lot of items that you want to keep. …
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Holiday Gifts: Hostess Gifts to Bring to a Holiday Party

An excellent way to show appreciation to party hostesses is with a small token. Giving a gift to a hostess is the perfect gesture to thank them for thinking of you and extending the invitation. There are appropriate occasions when bringing presents is ideal. These include parties held at the host’s residence, particularly housewarming, dinner parties, potlucks, among others.  The same applies when you are invited to graduation celebrations, showers, and other parties where gifts may be expected. Apply the golden rule of guests – never come empty-handed! We have the perfect solution to help you in the gift department this holiday season.  …
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There’s Plenty of Room for Company with a Sleeper Sofa

The sleeper sofa is one of the most multifunctional pieces of furniture. Most small homes or apartments do not have a guest room. During the holiday season there are occasions where additional sleep arrangements are needed to accommodate overnight guests. The sleeper sofa does the job efficiently. With it’s seamless mobility to extend from within the standard cushions of a couch, it has become a top choice when buying furniture, especially among studio apartment dwellers. When choosing a sleeper sofa, you need to consider your personal requirements for using it.  Know the types of sleeper sofas available as well as the materials used. Sizes also differ so keep that in mind when deciding placement.  …
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Host a Party: Entertaining in a Small Apartment

While hosting a party in a small apartment may seem like a challenge, it can be done. When you get invited to parties hosted by your friends or loved ones in their homes, you may be inspired to host a house party in the near future. Do not be embarrassed to take on the challenge if you really feel the urge to extend your hospitality through hosting. Your small studio apartment or condominium unit in the city is a perfect place for intimate gatherings. Entertaining in the smaller space may be more fun than you think. Here are some party ideas and hacks you can use. …
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Holiday Furniture: Revamp Your Home for the Holidays

When preparing for the major festivities, swapping your existing décor with holiday décor instantly changes the mood.  You may have to set-up the major rooms of your home to welcome and entertain guests. How can you revamp your space and make it both festive and inviting? Do you have a particular theme or do you switch each year? …
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5 Tips for Planning the Perfect Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving is one of the biggest holidays of the year. How can one not be concerned, especially if family and guests are expected to attend? As Thanksgiving Day draws near, many may still be scrambling to prepare. What’s the menu? How much space is needed for guests? The process can be stressful. With these tips, not only will you survive this holiday, but you’ll find time to relax and enjoy with family and friends. Proper planning will make the day pleasant and unforgettable with memories.  …
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Feng Shui Your Home

Interested in redesigning your space? Try incorporating Feng Shui elements. The belief system in Feng Shui revolves around the chi, a continuously flowing energy. This affects everything; and it can be good or bad energy. The objective is to use the good energy to divert the bad one. To effectively use the good energy, arrange your furniture in a strategic way. Many Chinese people, who have been using these methods in their homes for centuries, believe that the right arrangement will also bring good fortune to the household. Here are some tips you can utilize to Feng Shui your home. …
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Then vs. Now: Living Room Furniture

When it comes to choosing the type of living room furniture, you have a multitude of choices. To simplify, furniture styles can be categorized into two major groups: the traditional and the contemporary. Each style group has its own unique qualities that hold a distinctive class of its own. …

Turn the Old into New: Furniture Restoration

 When you see an old piece of furniture or one that is probably an antique, it may be tempting to acquire it and have it undergo a furniture restoration procedure to make it look more updated. Perhaps you have inherited some old furniture from a relative who has no need of such items in their homes. Well, it could be dirt cheap or even free. Of course, it may be worth considering. Now you are wracking your brains trying to figure out how it could blend with your home interiors.  It may seem logical to start stripping off the old paint or varnish and replace it with something more updated. Hold that thought. Consider these important factors: …
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