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3 Last-Minute Home Fixes

The stress of getting your house Christmas-ready for guests can sometimes damper your holiday spirit. Before that happens, get your home ready with these stress-free household fixes. Carpets and Rugs You’ve probably heard this before; when in a rush, sweep everything under the carpet. Carpets and rugs are great for hiding flaws in your flooring […]

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Benefits of Transformable Furnishing

Everybody needs a breath of fresh air once in awhile, check out these videos of transformable furnishings that inspired the Home+Living team this week. Benefits of Transformable Furnishing   The simplicity of the concept unburdens your life, giving you more space for creativity. Spell your personality with designs that are uniquely defined by each designer […]

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5 Ways to Streamline your Entry Way

Often overlooked, the entry way is likely the most cluttered spot in a home. Put your best foot forward with these great ideas to streamline your space. Empty Flat Surfaces Install a floating shelf to visually extend the entry way. It also doubles up as an additional storage space, especially useful for people who are […]

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Hanging Garden in 5 Easy Steps

A hanging garden is a great way to add life to your home without limiting your space. Follow these quick steps to easily install a hanging garden of your own, who says we can’t have summer all year round? 1. Start with a small hanging pot, some potting soil, a hook, gardening supplies, and your […]

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Living Art

Jazz up the home with these wallpaper placements in the living room.    Rather than placing wallpaper along the whole stretch of wall, this homeowner has made the pattern stand out as a focal point by adding a baroque border for nice touch. The metallic sheen on the geometric wallpaper seen here enhances the Oriental […]

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Big In Japan

More than just minimalist furniture, tatami mats and neutral colour palettes, here’s how to do the Japanese invasion right with these home furnishings and accessories.  According to Japan Talk, there are 9 principles of Japanese Art and Culture. Rather than just merely referring to the style as zen or minimalist, we have remixed some of […]

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Clashing Graphics

A clashing graphic scheme makes a statement in home design that peels back the adventurous spirit of the homeowner. When done right, the mix is eclectic and visually interesting. Here’s some clashes that might work.  Stripes and Florals For a country-inspired look, stripes and florals make a great style statement. One lends a certain fluidity […]

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Nature Infusion

Short of uprooting a whole tree for your living room, there are other ways to include flowers and plants in the family space in less intrusive ways. Print Art Create print art of close up photographs of nature from your personal collection which lend an intimate touch to any space. Canvas art also lasts a lifetime […]

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Cinnamon Power

In a study, the aroma in a room enables participants of the study to concentrate and perform better at tasks. Here are our nifty ways to use cinnamon around the living room. Freshen A Room Place a dish of ground cinnamon at the television console. This envelops the viewing area with a sweet scent. Scent […]

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Baroque-style Comeback!

Baroque designs are no longer the exclusive domain of dauphins and duchesses. Formerly made popular in the 1600s amidst the opulence of Papal Rome, Italy, the movement spread across to most of Europe, gaining favour amongst the aristocrats who were keen to display their might and control. Here’s how to pick baroque-style furnishings for your […]