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Tips for Arranging a Great Room
When your kitchen, dining room, and living space are all in one open floor plan, arranging the furniture can be tricky. These tips make it easy.
Living Room Arranging: TV vs. Fireplace
It's a common living room arranging dilemma: should your seating face the fireplace or TV? We show you a layout that works for both.tables. Position small tables next to furniture for easy access. Add a coffee table to the center. Coffee tables should be 1/2 to 2/3 the length of your sofa. For more arranging tips, go to bhg.com/arrangingvideos.
Christmas Garland: 3 Easy Ideas
See how to transform every day supplies into gorgeous Christmas garlands -- think cupcake liners, drinking straws, and paper.is so easy, even the kids can do it. Finally, create a winter wonderland in any room using paper cut into leaf shapes. With a little glue and string, this garland is an understated delight. Even
Birch Bark Garland, A Natural Way to Decorate for Christmas
Three supplies and 30 minutes is all it takes to create a gorgeous garland made from thin birch bark. It looks stunning on Christmas trees or hung from your holiday mantel.[MUSIC] Birch Bark Garland. You'll need: Hot-glue gun, scissors, birth bark sheets (available from etsy.com). Cut birch bark into strips. Form loops and hot-glue into place. Repeat with remaining strips until you have desired length.
Pretty Christmas Garland: Make It with Cupcake Liners!
Use up mismatched cupcake liners in a creative way -- as Christmas garland! This incredibly easy holiday craft (you'll just need liners, a stapler, and some glue dots) will pretty-up any Christmas door or entryway.
Pretty Christmas Garland: Make It with Paper!
With a little bit of time and just a handful of supplies, you can make a pretty Christmas garland that costs just pennies. This holiday decoration will make your mantle extra merry.a round paper punch, red cardstock, white floral wire and a hot glue gun . Trace the leaf template onto both vellum and cardstock and cut them out. Using the scoring template from bhg.com, which has been traced onto cardboard and cut out, score each leaf several times using a bone folder. Do this on a cushioned surface such as a cutting mat. Gently, fold the leaf along the score line. Repeat the process to make several more leaves. Using a hot glue gun , attach the stems of the leaves to a piece of string, alternating vellum and cardstock leaves. Using a paper punch, make several circles from red cardstock. Cut three pieces of white floral wire, fold each strand in half and twist it. Sandwich a piece of wire between two red circles and hot glue gun together. Twist three of the wire strands together to make a cluster. Repeat the process to make several more clusters. Using a hot glue gun , attach the berries to the box of every third or fourth leaf on the garland. Finally, hang your garland.
Discover how to define your decorating style with these helpful insights and ideas.What's your style and how can you express your style at home ? Decorating becomes so fun and simple when you let your personality guide the way. Here are few tips for finding your decorating style.
Design a Traditional Kitchen
Create a kitchen with a sophisticated and timeless appeal. See how to create a kitchen with traditional style.to the island and the molding around the room. Texture, in the chicken wire cabinet doors inserts, tiled floor and backsplash keeps the tonal scheme from falling flat . Rich cabinet finishes, and a symmetrical design, are undeniably traditional. The island and the cabinets, around the window, look like built in
Ideas for a Stylish TV Wall
Have a big tv in your living room? Keep it from being an eyesore with these ideas for decorating your tv wall.Now that it's on its own, a TV can look like a black hole against the wall. Avoid this situation by hanging shelves around and below it, to help it blend in. Another way to keep it from standing out, is by hanging rectangular art on the same wall. Since the shapes are similar, they can help camouflage the TV. And while they say every room needs a bit of black, don't let your TV be the only thing in that color. Offset the screen with other dark pieces in the room, such as a dark wood console or black picture frames . With these few decorating tricks you'll be able to take the big screen TV from eye sore to eye catching . [MUSIC]
Designer Tips from Luxe Rooms: Kitchens
Incorporate real-life tips from these luxe kitchens into your own kitchen design and get a high end look for less.Renovating your kitchen ? These luxe spaces provide inspiring ideas for any budget. Maybe you don't have the large space and lofty ceiling of this kitchen